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San Bernardino County Sun

Popular swap meet in San Bernardino welcomes thousands on final night

Richard Solis always grabbed a churro after paying a couple quarters to enter the Pro-Swap-Meet in San Bernardino. The 26-year-old local artist and filmmaker bought his last one Sunday, Oct. 24. Thousands visited the popular night swap meet off Mount Vernon Avenue for the final time this weekend, about a...
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Trial Set for Man Charged with Rape of 4 Minors, Including Own Daughter

RIVERSIDE, CA – A preliminary hearing was held here last Friday in Riverside County Superior Court for ****Y, who is accused of raping four minors, including his own daughter—the four alleged victims were interviewed about their experiences with the defendant. * NOTE: ****Y is not the real name of the...
Riverside Press Enterprise

Search of San Jacinto Walmart ends; potentially armed suspect not found

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deemed an area of San Jacinto Avenue in San Jacinto safe after a search by law enforcement of a Walmart on Monday evening, Oct. 25. Authorities responded to the 1800 block of South San Jacinto Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. because of a possible armed person at the Walmart, the Sheriff’s Department said.

Crash knocks down traffic light in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — A single-vehicle traffic accident knocked down a traffic light in Victorville on Monday morning. It happened at the intersection of El Evado Road and Hook Blvd at about 9:39 am, on October 25, 2021. For reasons still unknown, the driver of a lifted Chevy Silverado lost...
Riverside Press Enterprise

Man shot by Rialto officers remains in critical condition

A man shot by Rialto police Friday remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, Oct. 25, authorities said. Christian Valadez, 23, of Fontana was shot shortly after midnight in the 100 Block of N. Encina Avenue by a Rialto police officer during an attempted arrest after a traffic stop in which Valadez fled on foot, police said. After fleeing, Valadez returned to his truck, started it while struggling with an officer before breaking free and then attempted to strike the officers with the truck, prompting the shooting, according to the Police Department.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Rancho Cucamonga link to high-speed train to Las Vegas wins key state approvals

A private company proposing to build a high-speed train from Victorville to Las Vegas has taken a step toward adding an extension along the Cajon Pass to Rancho Cucamonga. Brightline West has signed agreements with key state transportation agencies that lay the framework for connecting the Vegas-bound train to a newly designed station to be built in Rancho Cucamonga that connects with existing Metrolink service between San Bernardino and Los Angeles, the company announced.

Rock and Debris Flows Close Highway 38

Big Bear News – Due to rocks and debris flows on the roadway, CalTrans closed Highway 38 in both directions at approximately 5:30pm on Monday evening to/from Lake Williams and Valley of the Falls. Due to the potential extended overnight length of the closure, at 7:00pm CalTrans made the decision to allow emergency vehicles to use down bound lanes only to pass through. Residents only of Angelus Oaks and Seven Oaks can enter through Big Bear at the closure at Lake Williams to return home. No one is allowed to pass for up bound traffic. CalTrans continues to work overnight to clear the highway. Travel is not advised tonight but if you must travel, Highway 18 to Lucerne Valley and Highway 18, the front grade, remain open at this time. Heavy rainfall also caused rocks and debris falls along Highway 18, specifically Artic Circle, this evening but that route has been able to remain open.
Valley News

Menifee PD receives grant for traffic enforcement ops

MENIFEE (CNS) - Menifee police today announced receipt of an $80,000 federal grant that will enable officers to conduct targeted patrols to crack down on drunken drivers, speeders and other scofflaws. "Poor driving habits, including intoxication, speeding and cell phone usage are causing senseless loss of life,'' Menifee police Chief Pat Walsh said. "This funding allows us to increase our traffic enforcement efforts, with the goal of reducing serious injuries and fatal crashes on our roads.'' The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration grant, which must be expended by next October, will provide funding for DUI checkpoints, pedestrian safety campaigns, distracted driving awareness education and other efforts, Walsh said. According to the chief, the funds will also pay for tr.

Parolee accused with prison pal of stealing over $500K in jobless benefits

One of two convicted felons accused of perpetrating an unemployment benefits scam that involved inmates at Ironwood State Prison in Blythe and netted over $500,000 in stolen funds pleaded not guilty today to 48 charges. Brandon Christopher Avery, 28, of San Bernardino was arrested last week following a months-long investigation by the Riverside County District The post Parolee accused with prison pal of stealing over $500K in jobless benefits appeared first on KESQ.
Redlands Daily Facts

Work to close Greenspot Road in Highland for 19 days

Part of Greenspot Road in Highland will be closed between Santa Paula Street and Santa Ana Canyon Road through Nov. 12 for repaving and other work. A public notice from home builder D.R. Horton posted on the city’s website notes work will also include grading, storm drain installation and erosion control.