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Riverside moves ahead with delayed electric rate increase

Riverside moves ahead with delayed electric rate increase Riverside residents and businesses will be paying more for their electricity starting July 1. The Riverside City Council approved a 3% rate hike Tuesday, June 15, by a 5-1 vote. Councilmember Chuck Conder voted against the hike and Councilmember Gaby Pacencia was absent. “Although it sounds hard, […]

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Half of new Southern California jobs are in ‘fun’ businesses

Half of new Southern California jobs are in ‘fun’ businesses Providing fun once again powered Southern California’s pandemic-era jobs rebound with almost half of May’s hiring coming from leisure and hospitality industries previously hammered by “stay at home” orders and a reluctance to travel. My trusty spreadsheet, filled with state job figures, found local bosses […]

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These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns

These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns By Travis Caldwell | CNN The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections. […]

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Centennial girls basketball team shakes off slow start, rallies to beat Clovis West

Centennial girls basketball team shakes off slow start, rallies to beat Clovis West CORONA — Centennial girls basketball coach Martin Woods did not overhaul the game plan at any point Thursday night. The difference between the first 13 minutes of the game and the final 19 minutes was just a matter of execution. Centennial trailed […]

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How the story of three homeless sisters and their coach became Netflix’s ‘Sisters on Track’

How the story of three homeless sisters and their coach became Netflix’s ‘Sisters on Track’ The sisters Tai, Rainn and Brooke Sheppard competed at the 2016 AAU Junior Olympics, but they drew headlines for more than their accomplishments on the track. The three achieved their success while living in a homeless shelter in New York. […]

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Court says California must more quickly move mentally incompetent defendants out of jails

Court says California must more quickly move mentally incompetent defendants out of jails SAN FRANCISCO — California can’t lock up people for months in jails after they have been found mentally incompetent to stand trial, a state appeals court said. In a 3-0 ruling Tuesday, a panel of the First District Court of Appeal upheld […]

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Clippers disappointed to be without Kawhi Leonard, determined to stay the course

Clippers disappointed to be without Kawhi Leonard, determined to stay the course SALT LAKE CITY — It’s not a happy time in Clipperdom. Kawhi Leonard, the Clippers’ leading man, is out indefinitely with a knee injury that the team is characterizing as a sprain, for now. There have been reports that the Clippers are fearful […]

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Man with gun on 215 Freeway near Perris shot to death by deputy, authorities say

Man with gun on 215 Freeway near Perris shot to death by deputy, authorities say A wanted man who had led law enforcement on a pursuit was shot to death by a sheriff’s deputy on Tuesday, June 16, as he ran in the lanes of the I-15 freeway near Perris holding a gun, the Riverside […]

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Man killed in head-on crash in Moreno Valley

Man killed in head-on crash in Moreno Valley MORENO VALLEY — A 22-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash when a motorist crossed into oncoming traffic in Moreno Valley, authorities said Tuesday. Christopher Chairez of Moreno Valley was fatally injured about 7:50 p.m. Monday in the 15000 block of Lasselle Street, near JFK Drive, […]

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Whicker: There’s little to say about 3rd Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder bout, especially from Wilder

Whicker: There’s little to say about 3rd Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder bout, especially from Wilder Boxer Deontay Wilder wears headphones as he shows no interest in taking any questions or listening to anyone during Tuesday’s press conference in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming third bout with Tyson Fury, which is scheduled for July 24 in […]

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