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Riverside Seven Day Planner
Inland Empire Weather
METRO: Sunny, dry days and clear nights through the weekend. Light winds, but locally breezy near the canyons. Highs near 84 warming into the low 90s Saturday through Tuesday. Lows at night around 60.
Last Updated: 2019-10-03
Southern California Recreational Areas
MOUNTAINS: Clear, dry and locally breezy into the weekend. Resort-level highs from 64 in the San Bernardino Mountains into the 80s in the San Jacinto Range. Continued chilly nights.
DESERTS: Clear, dry and a little warmer with mostly light winds. Highs through Sunday in the 80s and 90s.
BEACHES: A few overnight clouds. Otherwise, clear with sunny mornings and afternoons. Highs around 78. Surf 1-4 feet. Water 70.
SUMMARY: A dry air mass and its elevated fire weather conditions is moving into Southern California.
While it’ll be breezy in some locations, single-digit humidity is likely in the foothills, mountains and deserts.
High pressure is ramping up boosting temperatures across the inland valleys into the low 90s Saturday into next week.
A shallow marine layer this weekend will limit the coverage of night/morning low clouds and fog along the coast.
Afternoons will cool again by mid-week as low pressure moves by to the north.
Last Updated: 2019-10-03
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|October 4, 2019|
The good news, if there is any, is that opioid prescriptions and drug-related emergency room visits have declined in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, as well as in California as a whole, since 2014.
WASHINGTON - House committees conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump want Vice President Mike Pence to turn over any documents he might have about the president's attempts to get Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and the 2016 U.S. election.
ATLANTA - The South has endured a double whammy of blistering heat and a lack of significant rainfall over the past few weeks, triggering what climate experts are calling a "flash drought."
NEEDHAM, MA - TripAdvisor announced it would not sell tickets to specific experiences where tourists come into "physical contact" with captive wild animals, cutting ties with SeaWorld and other animal attractions, the company said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO – A Riverside County kindergarten teacher is among five California Teachers of the Year.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Motorists are feeling the worst pain at the pump in four years.
LAKE PERRIS – (INT) – The second phase of the Lake Perris seismic retrofit project is underway.
EASTVALE – (INT) – The St. Louis Encephalitis Virus (SLEV) has shown up in northwest Riverside County for the first time in over 15 years.
INLAND EMPIRE - (INT) - Plans for a local detention facility for up to 430 migrant children have been shelved.
IDYLLWILD – (INT) – Escort service on Highway 74 linking Hemet and Idyllwild is ending.
COLTON – (INT) - The gunsmoke has cleared and details are emerging about a Tuesday evening bank robbery.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Riverside County officials have released a summary of findings from an independent review of the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Children’s Services Division (CSD).
BIG BEAR – (INT) – Opponents of a proposed housing development on Big Bear Lake are gearing up for a showdown.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – With the 2020 elections bearing down, more voters are signing up.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) - Local water basins are filled with record-breaking amounts of snowmelt, rainfall and imported water.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Local purchasing managers are a little less optimistic about the economy.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – The SR-60 Pavement Rehabilitation Project will continue this weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) - With less than 5-months until California voters go to the polls, a wild card could be lurking to challenge the front-running presidential candidates.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – It’s the first major overhaul to California’s charter schools law since its enactment 27 years ago.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - A dry air mass and its elevated fire weather conditions is moving into Southern California.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - Governor Newsom has acted on a series of bills aimed at wildfire prevention.
A new national report found a 34% increase in teen suicides among California youth between the ages of 15 and 19 over the past three years.
ANAHEIM - The Los Angeles Angels have fired Brad Ausmus after only one season as their manager.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – California has become the first state in the nation to allow college athletes to receive compensation from the use of their name, image and likeness.
HOLLYWOOD - “Abominable” towers over the box office this week as Universal and DreamWorks’ animated adventure debuted at #1.
SACRAMENTO - Chemicals used for carpets and anti-stain products have been found in water sources for 7.5 million people in California.
Caltrans is releasing three Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments.
It should come as no surprise that California ranks high in several measures of diversity.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - California’s agricultural abundance is being reflected in new figures.
Governor Newsom signed a series of bills Friday focused on affordability, transparency and integrity in higher education. The bills expand access to financial aid for students, strengthen integrity in college admissions and enhance oversight of for-profit colleges in California. (INT)
Calfire says six people were hurt when two vehicles left a downtown Perris street late Tuesday and crashed into a building. Damage to the business in the 200 Block of West 4th Street was significant. The walls had to be shored up to prevent collapse. Injuries were described as minor to moderate. (INT)
In Los Angeles, three men were named Wednesday in a federal grand jury indictment that alleges they distributed narcotics, including counterfeit pharmaceutical pills containing fentanyl that resulted in the overdose death of hip-hop artist Mac Miller. Conviction could a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison and a potential sentence of life without parole. (INT)
Two elderly people are dead following a mid-day Tuesday accident on Highway 74 in Romoland east of Perris. Their vehicle veered off the highway and struck a light pole at Briggs Road. Investigators said that neither drugs nor alcohol were involved. The coroner later identified the victims as Myles Prevost, 88, and Frances Sanders, 81, both of Menifee. (INT)
Day Creek Intermediate School in the Etiwanda School District has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. It is the only San Bernardino County recipient among 30 schools from California named as National Blue Ribbon Schools this year. (INT)
Governor Newsom has signed AB 378 giving child care workers the right to join a union and collectively bargain with the state. This legislation will allow an estimated 40,000 child care workers who provide care in home settings to join care providers in 11 other states. (INT)
Ontario International Airport is becoming the choice of more air passengers. More than half a million airline passengers flew through (ONT) in August, a 10% increase over August last year. That pushed the total for this year past 3.5 million. (INT)
The Southern California Fair opens Saturday for a 10-day run at the Lake Perris Fairgrounds. Rides, games, live music, livestock, exhibits, motorcycle racing and stunts and more are being featured through October 13th. (INT)
Deputy General Manager Erin Rogers has been appointed Interim CEO/General Manager of the Omnitrans transit agency effective November 7th. She succeeds CEO/General Manager P. Scott Graham who departs after 13 years of service. Rogers joined Omnitrans in 2017. (INT)
A weak M2.9 earthquake was felt by many people in the Victor Valley at daybreak Wednesday morning. The Southern California seismic Network reported it was centered between Phelan and Adelanto and was about 6-miles deep. (INT)
California will extend its National Guard redeployment to the Mexican border until March 31st, 2020. The 100-member task force is supporting the United States Customs and Border Protection Counter Terrorism Operations Center (USCBP). (INT)
More than 574,000 'Dreamers' have renewed their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections since January 2018 when California secured a preliminary injunction in court, halting the Trump Administration’s efforts to rescind the DACA policy. It meant two more years of protection. (INT)
Redlands police want to partner with residents to add video surveillance enabling officers to save time and identify criminals more quickly. The RPD is implementing the Surveillance Monitoring Initiative for Law Enforcement (S.M.I.L.E.) to more quickly determine where video surveillance systems exist that may have captured an image of a suspect or vehicle involved in a crime. (INT)
Officials from several local cities will meet October 23rd to share information on strategies to reduce homelessness. Riverside is hosting the event. (INT)