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Eyes on the Horizon

Bill Leigh Brewer looked for “something special” about the service station in Desert Center. Bill Leigh Brewer’s peripheral vision seems honed to perfection. While driving 60 miles an hour, he spots the remains of a fireplace a quarter mile from the shoulder of Route 66 in Wonder Valley.
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Motorist Injured in Crash on Interstate 10 Near Desert Center

A motorist was critically injured Saturday in a crash on Interstate 10 just west of Desert Center, requiring the patient to be airlifted to a hospital. The crash was reported at about 4 a.m. on eastbound I-10, near Eagle Mountain Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The agency...
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Investigators find weather, loss of control led to 2019 crash of small plane and death of pilot from Canyon Lake

RIVERSIDE — A single-engine airplane crash near Desert Center that killed the 67-year-old pilot was the result of a “loss of control” in severe turbulence and restricted visibility, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. The agency published its final findings following...
CANYON LAKE, CA
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Free Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Desert Center Thursday

Riverside County residents can drop off their hazardous waste for free in Desert Center Thursday. Paint, fertilizers, motor parts and fluorescent light bulbs are among the items that can be discarded during the collection event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Desert Center Landfill, 17-991 Kaiser Road.
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BLM Approves 2,600-Acre Solar Project Near Desert Center

A 500-megawatt solar project near Desert Center was approved by the Bureau of Land Management, it was announced Thursday.    The Oberon Solar Project will be approximately 2,600 acres large on BLM-managed land and will have the capacity to generate 500 megawatts of energy and store 200 megawatts into batteries, according to BLM. The approval The post BLM Approves 2,600-Acre Solar Project Near Desert Center appeared first on KESQ.
DESERT CENTER, CA

Controversial Oberon solar project off I-10 near Desert Center wins federal approval

A controversial 500-megawatt solar project off Interstate 10 in the Southern California desert has been approved, the Bureau of Land Management announced late Thursday. The Oberon Solar Project can move ahead on approximately 2,600 acres of public lands near Desert Center in eastern Riverside County. The decision authorizes a right-of-way for a subsidiary of Intersect Power to build and operate the photovoltaic solar facility, which will also include 200 megawatts of battery storage. The project will create 750 union...
DESERT CENTER, CA
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4 Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 10 [Chiriaco Summit, CA]

2 Victims Critically Injured in Multi-Car Accident near Summit Road. The accident occurred around 11:41 p.m., on the westbound lanes of the freeway near the Summit Road on-ramp. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after. The events leading up to the crash remain unclear. However, reports indicate that the...
CHIRIACO SUMMIT, CA

Traffic collision near Chiriaco Summit leaves 2 pediatric patients with serious injuries

At approximately 11:41 pm, two vehicles collided near the WB I-10 on ramp. 4 people were injured in the crash, 2 adults and 2 children. Cal Fire requested 2 air ambulances be sent to the scene. It is unknown if traffic is being affected. We will update with more information as we receive it. The post Traffic collision near Chiriaco Summit leaves 2 pediatric patients with serious injuries appeared first on KESQ.
CHIRIACO SUMMIT, CA
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