| Sep 25, 2009
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Public health officials in Riverside County are urging residents to steer clear of bats acting strangely after a 15-year-old Hemet boy was bitten. The bat was rabid and the teenager was treated by a doctor last week after the bite.......
| Oct 20, 2009
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A San Bernardino County grand jury has indicted a man on five counts of murder in connection with a 2003 wildfire that destroyed 1,000 homes and resulted in the deaths of six people who lived in the path of the......
| Oct 23, 2009
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Robert Salgado, the colorful and often controversial chairman of the Soboba Band of Luise??o Indians, was arrested by FBI agents today on charges of accepting more than $250,000 in bribes and hiding income from the IRS. The U.S. attorney's office......
| Feb 24, 2008
A few careless words, the snap of a branch and a scene of bucolic splendor became utter chaos. Clouds of great blue herons exploded from trees and swaying cattails. Egrets erupted from watery redoubts. Ducks quacked furiously overhead.
| Mar 18, 2008
Dozens of Ontario police and code enforcement officers descended upon the homeless encampment known as Tent City early Monday, separating those who could stay from those to be evicted.
Large, often confused, crowds formed ragged lines behind police...
| Feb 8, 2008
After 15 months in Iraq, U.S. Army Sgt. John C. Osmolski was ready to come home.
The date was set: This coming Wednesday, Osmolski would be back in Eustis, playing with his nephew John Micheal and tinkering with his Jeep with his brother Daniel.
| Mar 25, 2008
After months of chaotic growth, the homeless encampment known as Tent City dramatically shrank Monday as Ontario police evicted those who lacked ties to the city.
Starting early in the morning, officers moved through dusty lots scattered with flapping...
| May 17, 2009
Two weeks after being kidnapped from his San Bernardino home by armed intruders, 3-year-old Briant Rodriguez was found wandering the streets of Mexicali, Mexico, and returned safely to his mother Saturday.
"It was a very beautiful thing," said San...
| Nov 17, 2008
A lull in the fierce, desert-born Santa Ana winds that pushed three devastating wildfires through Southern California delivered the first major break in days to fire crews from Anaheim Hills to Santa Barbara on Sunday, although authorities warned that...
| Nov 29, 2008
For more than 20 years, Chino Hills State Park has stood as an island of wilderness circled by freeways and untrammeled development. Swaying grasslands and remote canyons offered solitude to hikers and bikers. Rare plants and wildlife flourished.
| Dec 7, 2008
When the ceiling began to collapse at Sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the impoverished desert town of Mecca, Father Eliseo Lucas sprang into action.
With 5,000 parishioners and no money for a new church, he had a huge plastic tent erected in the...
| Jan 21, 2008
When Mohammed Malek left home to collect firewood, his mother warned him never to stray from the road.
He promised he wouldn't.
But as the 15-year-old wandered through Kabul, Afghanistan, he spied some dried brush, ideal kindling, in a field.