• Pair Accused of Possessing Cache of Super Toxic Drugs

    (CNS) – A Perris man and woman accused of possessing a sizable quantity of manufactured drugs that can kill in ultra-small doses — with a potency far greater than most opioids — pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple felony charges. Andres Jesus Morales, 30, and Alyssa Christine Ponce, 27, were arrested last week following an […]

  • Smoke Layers Blot out Sun in Inland Empire

    (CNS) – Layers of drift smoke from fires in Central and Northern California blanketed the Riverside metropolitan area Thursday, blocking the sun in what was tantamount to heavy cloud cover. “Riverside is experiencing drift smoke due to the fires north of us,” the Riverside Fire Department said via social media. “We have no active fires […]

  • Palm Springs One of Top Water Users in California

    Palm Springs is one of the top water users in the state, despite a historic drought. “We are probably in the top 10%,” said Ashley Metzger, Director of Public Affairs & Water Planning for Desert Water Agency. In July, Governor Gavin Newsom called on Californians to voluntarily cut back on water by 15%. Instead, Desert […]

  • 576 New COVID19 Cases, 12 New Deaths Wednesday in Riverside County

    Riverside County health officials are reporting 576 newly confirmed COVID19 cases and 12 new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. The county has a total of 351,034 coronavirus cases and 4,933 deaths. The update for the Coachella Valley cities and communities will be updated weekly. Coachella Valley city and community weekly totals as of Sept. 20th, include 505 […]

  • Man Who Died in Vehicle Crash Near Desert Center Identified

    (CNS) – A man who died in a single-vehicle collision near Desert Center was identified Wednesday. Bruce Falconer, 61, of Ramona was found dead at the scene of Tuesday’s crash, which took place near the intersection of state Highway 62 and Rice Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said that, for reasons […]

  • NBCares Silver Linings: United Lift

    Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic, is still affecting many people in not only the Coachella Valley, but around the world. This results in a big impact on the local economy and livelihoods of many residents in the valley. Lift to Rise, an organization that assists with housing needs, and United Way of the Desert say help […]

  • Flames Erupt in Residential Structure In Indio; No Injuries Reported

    (CNS) – Flames erupted at a residential structure in Indio Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The blaze was reported at 11:04 a.m. in a roughly 1,200-square-foot structure in the 45100 block of King Street, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Officials said there were also power lines down at the […]

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