Murrieta California

FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Border Patrol ends migrant flights to San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says it will stop bringing Central American migrants to San Diego after their arrests in Texas. Spokesman Paul Carr said Thursday the agency has reduced its backlog […]

07/10/2014

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Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez: Relocation program in Murietta top priority

The on-going immigration crisis of unaccompanied children trying to cross the U.S. border is becoming a top priority for the federal, as well as state government. Locally, the flash-point of this crisis has been Murrieta, […]

07/09/2014

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Michael Wildes: The US needs a comprehensive plan for immigration

The City of Murrieta has become the new flash-point for the nation’s immigration debate. Busloads of migrant children and families were turned away by protesters. Murrieta’s mayor urged residents to complain to elected officials about […]

07/07/2014

Paul Hathaway, of Murrieta, Calif., holds a U.S. flag as he shouts outside Murrieta Mesa High School in Murrieta, Calif., where city, Riverside County and federal officials spoke about a  plan to process immigrants detained in Texas at the Murrieta U.S. Border Patrol facility, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Terry Pierson)

Feds booed in Murrieta after migrant standoff

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) – An overflow crowd in a Southern California community where protesters turned back Homeland Security busloads of immigrants gave a harsh reception to federal officials behind the decision to bring them to […]

07/03/2014

Mayor urges residents to fight migrant flights

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California mayor is urging residents to fight a plan to fly migrant families from Texas for processing at a border patrol facility in his city. Murrieta Mayor Alan Long […]

06/30/2014

Woman charged with elderly abuse of mother

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California woman facing trial for animal cruelty is now charged with elder abuse for leaving her ailing 86-year-old mother outside on a chaise lounge for days. Investigators say the […]

10/30/2012

Hells Angel guilty of making criminal threats

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California builder is facing five years in prison for threatening to unleash fellow Hells Angeles on unhappy subcontractors. A Riverside County jury on Thursday convicted 49-year-old James Bradley of […]

10/19/2012

2 Southern Calif. fires continue to threaten homes

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) – Evacuations remain in effect in Southern California where crews are trying to defeat two wildfires that have burned at least four homes and more than 1,000 acres of brushland. Murrieta fire […]

09/24/2012

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