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|May 3, 2019|
WASHINGTON--Attorney General William Barr “lied to Congress,?and President Donald Trump is obstructing justice by refusing to honor subpoenas from House Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday.
From the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to the Southern California coast, the Trump administration carries on in separating migrant families at rates that alarm immigration attorneys and advocates.
MENLO PARK, CA--Facebook said on Thursday it has permanently banned several far-right and anti-Semitic figures and organizations.
CVS Health is closing 46 of its stores, saying the locations were "underperforming" as the drugstore chain continues to shift more of its retail presence toward health care services.
NORCO ?(INT) ?The National Transportation Safety Board reported Thursday that the ‘flying wing?that crashed April 22nd at the California rehabilitation Center was performing a “barrel roll?
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?The region’s economy is still growing, but at a slower pace the second quarter of the year.
APPLE VALLEY ?(INT) ?Another Inland Empire case of suspected parental homicide and a missing child is being investigated.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Seniors and those with disabilities who receive SSI may also apply for CalFresh benefits beginning June 1st.
PERRIS ?(INT) ?A knife-wielding man who attacked and critically wounded another individual was shot and fatally injured in a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies Tuesday night
ONTARIO ?(INT) ?A once-raging fire at a 3-acre recycling center has been reduced to a smoldering mass of charred cardboard bales.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?The newest count of Riverside County’s homeless mirrors increases reported earlier in neighboring San Bernardino County.
INDIO ?(INT) ?Triple digit heat and desert winds failed to discourage country music fans as Stagecoach packed up at the Empire Polo Club Sunday.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?April has brought to an end the extended ski season in the San Bernardino Mountains.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?CoreLogic has proclaimed an end to the 7-year rise in median home prices in Southern California.
IDYLLWILD ?(INT) ?Limited access to the San Jacinto Mountains via Route 74 out of Hemet is being permitted.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Surplus government food will be given out this month.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?The opening of the spring weed abatement season is here.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - This week is winding up on the fair, mild side. But, a replay of last weekend is shaping up.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?A final Sierra snowpack survey for the winter-spring season puts the state in good water shape.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - Governor Newsom’s administration has announced it will begin the environmental review process for the construction of a single-tunnel project through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
LAS VEGAS - Kelly Clarkson hosted the Billboard Music Awards.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) - Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography are learning more about Southern California’s changing weather and what it means for the future.
SAN FRANCISCO--Eating out is already getting more expensive, as restaurants nationwide raise prices to cover rising rents and employee costs.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?California’s population is at the 40 million mark.
WASHINGTON - A study found that contaminants in California drinking water could lead to 15,000 cases of cancer among people who drink it for a lifetime.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?Governor Newsom says his May budget revision will include $15 million to help non-profit organizations that are targets of hate-motivated violence.
LOS ANGELES - John Singleton, an industry pioneer, who was the first African American to earn an Oscar nomination for best director, has died.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?Southern Californians are getting new neighbors like never before.
Bakersfield is becoming a more affordable option for millennials.
HOLLYWOOD - It's truly the Avengers' world. The opening weekend of "Avengers: Endgame" demolished box office records.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?Imported gasoline has arrived just in time to put the brakes on weeks of skyrocketing prices.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?So far this year, there have been 38 cases of measles in California, nearly double in one week.
Voters in San Bernardino’s 3rd Ward have some unfinished business. A special vote-by-mail election will be held Tuesday to determine who will fill the council seat previously held by John Valdivia who was elected mayor last November. The candidates are Juan Figueroa, Anthony Aguirre and Treasure Ortiz. (INT)
San Bernardino’s National Orange Show Fair got an earlier spring start and continues through Sunday. In previous years, the annual salute to the local citrus industry was known simply as the National Orange Show and coincided with Memorial Day festivities. (INT)
In Riverside, a motorist was killed late Wednesday night when his speeding pick-up truck crashed into the rear of a larger truck and caught fire. The victim was thrown from his overturned vehicle on Buena Vista Avenue below Mt. Rubidoux. (INT)
French Valley near Murrieta is about to get its first library. Construction will begin later this year. Four million people visit Riverside County’s 36 branch libraries each year. Economic Development Agency Director Rob Field noted that while other public library systems have been reducing hours and closing branches, the Riverside County library system continues to grow. (INT)
An Apple Valley motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when a pick-up truck towing a horse trailer pulled into the victim’s path on Highway 173 near the Mojave Forks Regional Park at Hesperia. No one else was injured. (INT)
Maritime smugglers are putting more pressure on the Border Patrol in the San Diego area. Authorities disclosed they intercepted three boats with 43 undocumented immigrants between Point Loma and Sunset Cliffs. Most were Mexican nationals. Their vessels were seized. (INT)
Backers of a bill are encouraging support of a stronger penalty for drivers who use their smartphones while behind the wheel. Assembly Bill 47 would add a point to a driver’s Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record, in addition to the current fine, for those who violate the state’s ban on using a handheld electronic device while driving. (INT)
A Coachella woman has turned over ownership of 38 dogs seized at her residence last week. Deborah Culwell is suspected of tossing seven other newborn puppies into a dumpster. Six survived and are being cared for by a foster volunteer. (INT)
More popular side roads in the San Bernardino National Forest are facing a prolonged closure in the wake of intense winter storms. The Forest Service says the closure of 22 miles of 1N09 between Highway 330 and Seven Oaks Road may last for a year. A similar closure has impacted Forest Road 1N45 (Santa Ana River Rd.) between Highway 38 and Glass Road in the Barton Flats area. Storm damage involves sink holes, mud and rock slides, cracked and undermined pavement and fallen trees. (INT)
Caltrans honored twelve of their employees who lost their lives while on the job in the Inland Empire. Thursday’s ceremony at the District 8 courtyard on West 4th Street in San Bernardino brought public awareness to motorist’s driving behavior to save lives. (INT
A 3-month investigation may have solved a homicide in Riverside’s Casa Blanca district. Police said Thursday they have arrested Kelvin Trayvone Taylor, 25, of Riverside. But, there was no mention of evidence that connected Taylor to the February slaying of Jordan Love. Love, 22, suffered extensive head injuries that claimed his life 4-days later. (INT
The California Highway Patrol is mounting an enhanced traffic enforcement campaign to stem a rising tide of injury and fatal traffic collisions in the San Gorgonio Pass area. It opens Monday and continues until September. (INT)
A High Desert pharmacist has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of illegally distributing the opioid oxycodone, admitting that she filled hundreds of counterfeit prescriptions. Pauline Tilton, 49, of Hesperia, a licensed pharmacist and the owner of Oasis Pharmacy in Victorville, admitted one count of distribution of oxycodone and one count of money laundering related to more than a quarter millions dollars of revenue generated by the illegal sales. (INT)
Speed and a motorcyclist without a helmet spelled tragedy in San Bernardino. Police say the dirt bike was not street-legal when it collided with a car. Jonathan Lee Durrer, 20, was killed and his 14-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries in the Tuesday afternoon crash at Portola and Christy Avenues. Eight motorcyclists were killed across the Inland Empire during April. (INT)
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has fined Southern California Gas Company $8 million for failing to issue and prorate timely monthly customer bills. It resulted in higher than normal bills and extended the billing period for a significant number of customers. Of the total penalty amount, $4.7 million will be allocated to customers that received delayed bills during the winter of 2015 and 2016 as a one-time $100 bill credit. (INT)
Omnitrans is marking the 5th anniversary of the sbX rapid transit bus line in San Bernardino. Over 3.4 million passengers have boarded the 60-foot articulated buses. (INT)
The San Bernardino County Tax Collector’s office holds its annual online auction of tax-defaulted properties beginning May 11th through the 17th. This tax sale auction consists of more than 1,600 properties that have been tax-defaulted for five or more years, and will include both newly-offered and re-offered properties. Opening bids start as low as $1,000. (INT)