RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A pilot has died after a small plane crashed into the backyard of a Southern California house.
A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said the...
Disease may be killing California desert bighorn sheep
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A new survey has found a sharp decline in desert bighorn sheep in Southern California, and biologists suspect the cause is a disease contracted from domestic...
Parents of California boy missing 2 weeks charged
CORONA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old Southern California boy who's been missing for two weeks have been charged with willful child cruelty.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Swiss flavor and fragrance company Givaudan has donated $3.5 million to build a screened structure that will protect several acres of trees at the University of...
UC Irvine beats UC Riverside 63-44 in Big West tourney
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp came off the bench to score 15 points and lead UC Irvine to a 63-44 win over UC Riverside in the quarterfinals of the Big West Conference Tournament on Thursday...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Colorado man charged with the 1973 murder of an 11-year-old girl in Southern California also faces charges of sex acts on two other girls.
Riverside County to slash number of highway call boxes
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — There's another nail in the coffin for Southern California's highway call boxes in the age of cellphones.
The Press-Enterprise reports the Riverside County...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California jury has convicted a man of kidnapping and killing a 17-year-old girl as she walked to a friend's house in 2010.
UC Riverside meets UC Irvine in Big West quarters
No. 8 seed UC Riverside (10-22, 4-12) vs. No. 1 seed UC Irvine (27-5, 15-1)
Big West Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Honda Center, Anaheim, California; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
Dijkstra leads UC Riverside past UC Davis 71-70
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Callum McRae hit a layup with 2 seconds remaining in the game and Menno Dijkstra had 12 points and 10 rebounds to carry UC Riverside to a 71-70 win over UC Davis on...
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — Transportation officials are working on using Amtrak train service to help alleviate notorious traffic heading to and from the annual Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals...
UC Davis looks to extend streak vs UC Riverside
UC Riverside (9-22, 3-12) vs. UC Davis (11-18, 7-8)
The Pavilion, Davis, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Davis looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head...
Long Beach St. tops UC Riverside 70-57
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker and Edon Maxhuni scored 21 points apiece as Long Beach State beat UC Riverside 70-57 on Wednesday night.
California Baptist seeks revenge on UTRGV
California Baptist (15-13, 6-8) vs. Texas Rio Grande Valley (18-14, 9-6)
UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas Rio Grande Valley goes for the...
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Riverside County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a man they say fired shots outside a hospital building.
Sixty-three-year-old Stephen Kaylor of Indio was...
UC Riverside (9-21, 3-11) vs. Long Beach State (13-18, 7-8)
The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach State looks for its eighth...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Baylee Steele recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds to lift Utah Valley to a 64-63 win over California Baptist on Saturday night.
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UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs UC Riverside
UC Irvine (24-5, 12-1) vs. UC Riverside (9-20, 3-10)
Student Recreation Center, Riverside, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Irvine looks for its 10th straight win in...
Utah Valley (20-8, 9-4) vs. California Baptist (15-12, 6-7)
CBU Events Center, Riverside, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley looks for its fifth straight...
Jones hits late jumper to help Seattle to 67-65 win
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Delante Jones hit a jumper in the final seconds to halt a California Baptist run and give Seattle a 67-65 victory over the Lancers on Thursday night.
Southern California poultry quarantine expanded
LOS ANGELES (AP) — State agricultural authorities are further restricting movement of birds as they work to eradicate virulent Newcastle disease from a large area of Southern...
California Baptist looks to sweep Seattle
Seattle (15-13, 3-10) vs. California Baptist (15-11, 6-6)
CBU Events Center, Riverside, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle seeks revenge on California Baptist after...
CSUN looks to sweep UC Riverside
UC Riverside (9-19, 3-9) vs. Cal State Northridge (11-17, 5-7)
Matadome, Northridge, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Riverside seeks revenge on Cal State Northridge...
California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — As prosecutors brought charges of cruelty and torture against a California couple who had shackled and starved their children for years, they had two goals in mind: Punish...
California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point they...
The Latest: Abused children ‘relieved’ by parents’ pleas
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children (all times local):
California Baptist seeks revenge on CSUB
California Baptist (14-11, 5-6) vs. Cal State Bakersfield (16-10, 7-5)
Icardo Center, Bakersfield, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
Long Beach St. looks to extend streak vs UC Riverside
Long Beach State (10-18, 4-8) vs. UC Riverside (9-18, 3-8)
Student Recreation Center, Riverside, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach St. looks for its seventh...
Cal Poly looks to end streak vs Hawaii
Hawaii (16-10, 7-5) vs. Cal Poly (5-19, 1-10)
Robert A. Mott Gym, San Luis Obispo, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Hawaii looks to extend Cal Poly's conference losing...
Police: Man arrested after stabbing 2 at Riverside grill
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man stabbed two bouncers and shot at them before he was subdued outside a restaurant in Southern California.
The Press-Enterprise reports a bouncer at Duke's Bar and Grill in Riverside had stopped a man from entering because he avoided a search early Saturday.
Police say the man pulled out a knife and stabbed the bouncer in the abdomen. He then stabbed the second bouncer in the back and neck.
2 skydivers hurt when they land on Southern California roof
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two skydivers were injured when they went off course and landed on the roof of a building in Southern California.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise says the pair landed Saturday in an industrial park near Skylark Field Airport, home to Skydive Elsinore.
Officials say one person suffered moderate injuries and the other had minor injuries.
Martin scores 18, UC Riverside upsets UC Santa Barbara 71-57
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dikymbe Martin scored 18 points — surpassing 1,000 career points — and UC Riverside upset UC Santa Barbara 71-57 Thursday night, using a barrage of 3-pointers to take control early.
Man pleads guilty to arson in 2018 Southern California fire
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man has pleaded guilty to intentionally starting a fire that burned more than 20 square miles (52.6 square kilometers) in the mountains east of Los Angeles.
The Riverside County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that 33-year-old Brandon McGlover pleaded guilty to two counts of arson and was sentenced to 12 years and four months in state prison.
Brothers held for alleged killing of missing California teen
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two Southern California brothers on suspicion of killing a 16-year-old girl who vanished last month.
Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said Tuesday that evidence dug out of the brothers' Hesperia backyard led investigators to believe Aranda Briones was a victim of homicide.
She was last seen alive on Jan. 13 at a park in Moreno Valley, east of Los Angeles. Authorities are searching for her body.
Heading lifts California Baptist over UMKC 70-60
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Heading scored 24 points, tying his season high, as California Baptist topped UMKC 70-60 on Saturday night. Milan Acquaah added 22 points for the Lancers.
De'jon Davis had 12 points and 12 rebounds for California Baptist (13-10, 5-5 Western Athletic Conference).
Rob Whitfield had 17 points for the Kangaroos (8-16, 3-6). Jordan Giles added 15 points. Marvin Nesbitt Jr. had 8 points and 10 rebounds.
Allman scores 30, CSU Fullerton beats UC Riverside 77-54
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman scored 30 points with four 3-pointers to help Cal State Fullerton beat UC Riverside 77-54 on Saturday night.
Khalil Ahmad added 13 points, Austen Awosika had a career-high 11 assists and Jackson Rowe grabbed 10 rebounds for the Titans (10-13, 6-3 Big West Conference).
Dikymbe Martin had 16 points and Zac Watson scored 13 points for the Highlanders (8-17, 2-7), who lost their fourth straight.
1 killed in Southern California police shooting
BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Riverside County homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting by a Banning police officer during disturbance call at a home.
The Sheriff's Department says several Banning officers responded to the disturbance late Thursday night and were attempting to detain a male suspect when he was struck by gunfire from one officer.
The suspect died at a hospital. His name was not immediately released.
Acquaah scores 23, leads California Baptist in 94-44 romp
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Milan Acquaah scored 23 points, Jeremy Smith and Jordan Heading added 15 points each, California Baptist tied a school record with 18 3-pointers and walloped Chicago State 94-44 Thursday night.
Shorts is big at the line as UC Davis downs UC Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — TJ Shorts II scored 23 points and made all 11 of his foul shots and UC Davis beat UC Riverside 84-71 on Saturday night.
Shorts' personal best at the foul line came against Lamar on Dec. 22, 2017 when he made all 13 of his free throws. The 5-foot-9 guard entered the game shooting 66.7 percent from the line. The Aggies set a school record, finishing 23 of 23 from the line.
Riverside County cracks down on Illegal pot dispensaries
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Search warrants have been served at 10 inland Southern California marijuana dispensaries allegedly operating without licenses.
The Riverside County district attorney's cannabis regulation task force moved in Thursday after several months of investigations.
The DA's office says by late afternoon about 90 pounds of finished cannabis product and a large amount of cannabis edibles had been seized from eight of the locations.
Garrick, Alexander lead Cal Poly past UC Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Marcellus Garrick had 18 points on six 3-pointers, Job Alexander added 15 points, six rebounds and six assists and Cal Poly used a big second-half to defeat UC Riverside 71-45 on Thursday night.
The Mustangs led 28-25 at halftime then shot 57 percent and scored 43 points in the second half. Cal Poly's 19-3 run to open the second half put the game well in hand, 47-28 with 11:55 remaining.
Ex-prison guard sentenced for sexually abusing inmates
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A former federal prison guard is going to prison himself for sexually abusing several women inmates in Southern California.
Apolonio Gamez of Lake Elsinore was given a two-year sentence Monday. He'll also have to register as a sex offender.
Gamez worked at the Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville.
Provident Financial: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) _ Provident Financial Holdings Inc. (PROV) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Riverside, California-based company said it had profit of 26 cents.
The holding company for Provident Savings Bank posted revenue of $15 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $13.4 million.
Johnson scores 26 as Grand Canyon beats Cal Baptist 90-73
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Johnson scored a career-high 26 points on 11-of-15 shooting to help Grand Canyon beat California Baptist 90-73 on Saturday night for its fourth consecutive win.
Alessandro Lever had 13 points, Damari Milstead added 11 and Trey Dreschel scored 10 with eight rebounds for Grand Canyon. The Antelopes (13-7, 6-1 Western Athletic Conference) shot 60 percent (18 of 30) while outscoring Cal Baptist 51-35 in the second half.
UC Irvine stays atop Big West, beats UC Riverside 82-64
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Senior Elston Jones scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds to help UC Irvine beat UC Riverside 82-64 on Saturday night.
Max Hazzard and Jonathan Galloway added 11 points each and Tommy Rutherford scored 10 for the Anteaters (17-5, 5-1 Big West), who stayed atop the conference standings.
Galloway had 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season.
Terror attack gun supplier wants to withdraw guilty plea
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino wants to withdraw his guilty plea.
Through his lawyer, Enrique Marquez told a federal judge Friday that he'll withdraw his 2017 plea to providing material support to terrorists. Attorney John Aquilina says he'll file the motion by May 13.
Aquilina won't detail the reason for the decision, which federal prosecutors are expected to challenge.
CSU Bakersfield holds onto WAC lead, tops Cal Baptist, 88-84
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Jarkel Joiner scored a season-high 34 points and conference leader CSU Bakersfield held on late to beat the conference's newest member, California Baptist, 88-84 in the first Western Athletic Conference battle between the schools Thursday night.
CBU is in the first year of a transition from Division II, but knocked off defending WAC champion New Mexico State in its first conference game.