Flu vaccine effective in about a quarter of people: Disease Control...

This season’s flu vaccine is 23 percent effective, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its effectiveness was reduced this year because...

Fern Valley Water keeps same officers: Mid-year budget balanced

The current Fern Valley Water District board officers — President Robert Krieger, Vice President James Rees and Secretary Trisha Clark — were re-elected for...

2014 was a hot year: More rain forecast before spring ends

The National Weather Service confirmed what many people felt last year — hot! Since temperature records have been kept for more than a century,...

News of Record: January 22, 2015

Fire log The Idyllwild Fire Station responded to the following calls, Tuesday to Monday, Jan. 13 to 19.   Anza • Jan. 17 — Dispatched & canceled en route,...

Supervisors approve new ambulance contract: Competition was only question before decision

On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a new contract with American Medical Response for provision of ambulance and emergency...

IRS offers free software to do tax return: Also helps with...

The Internal Revenue Service and the Free File Alliance just launched Free File, which makes brand-name tax software products and electronic filing available to...

Female award nominees sought

The Riverside County Commission for Women is accepting nominations for its 2015 Woman of the Year and Young Lady of the Year awards. The...

Sixty recruits pass law enforcement academy

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is hiring. But if anyone thinks becoming a deputy is as easy as filling out an application, they might...

Hiker rescues self

A woman lost in the wilderness Sunday made it to a house and called 911 while the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department was responding. A...

PCWD considers rate hike

An increase in water rates may be in the future for Pine Cove Water District customers. At the director’s meeting on Jan. 14, General...
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