Riverside

California woman sues over her arrest for clapping

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was arrested after she repeatedly clapped at a Riverside City Council meeting has filed a federal lawsuit. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports Friday that Letitia Pepper argues her constitutional […]

05/24/2014

LA residents moving east despite lack of jobs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the recession, Los Angeles County lost tens of thousands of residents to the eastern counties of the Inland Empire despite the area’s staggering unemployment rate, new Census Bureau estimates reveals. […]

02/09/2014

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Feds give $75M for commuter rail line east of LA

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Transportation has committed $75 million to extend of Southern California’s largest commuter rail network. The Federal Transit Administration announced Monday it is shelling out the money to […]

12/09/2013

Police hunt suspected serial massage parlor rapist

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Riverside police are hunting a man they say robbed and raped people at Southern California spas and massage parlors for at least a decade — sometimes brutally beating them. Authorities on […]

09/25/2013

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Explosion, fire destroys Southern California home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting residents awake but causing no apparent injuries. Authorities were called to the […]

09/06/2013

Explosion, fire destroys Riverside home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion caused by a possible gas leak leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting awake residents but causing no apparent […]

09/06/2013

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Powerful storms hit inland Southern California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Powerful thunderstorms are lashing inland areas of Southern California east of Los Angeles. The National Weather Service has posted flash flood warnings through 6 p.m. Thursday for southwestern San Bernardino County […]

08/29/2013

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UC Riverside’s new school of medicine opens

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – The University of California, Riverside is opening its new school of medicine to a class of 50 students. The Press-Enterprise reports that orientation begins Monday, after more than three decades of […]

08/04/2013

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Dem leader apologizes for Stepin Fetchit comment

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – The chairman of the Riverside County Democratic Central Committee has apologized for referring to the black character “Stepin Fetchit,” who is considered by many to be a racist caricature. The Riverside […]

06/14/2013

marijuana

Court: Calif. cities can ban medical pot shops

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a decision likely to further diminish the network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts to […]

05/06/2013

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Reward for murderous ex-cop causing controversy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a cabin smoldered with the body of rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner inside, politicians in a city that lost an officer to his rampage approved a $100,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction.

03/29/2013

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10 arrested in major So. Calif. pot growing ring

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have arrested 10 people for their alleged roles in a drug conspiracy that involved marijuana growing houses across Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

03/21/2013

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