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  1. MOTORSPORTS: Eastvale boys, 7 and 8, to ride in AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Press-Enterprise

    Two aspiring Eastvale motocrossers have been selected to participate in the KTM Junior Supercross Challenge during the final two Anaheim Supercross races this Saturday and on Jan.31. Clara Barton Elementary second grader Mikey Wayne, 7, and Jett Lessing, 8, a Rosa Parks Elementary third grader, were two of the 150 motocross racers selected from thousands of applications to participate in the 10-event series that showcases youth motocross riders, competing during intermission on each race night in Anaheim.


  2. Sierra Nevada snowpack still lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | The Press-Enterprise

    Those were the findings of Tuesday's first snow survey of the season, which helps determine deliveries from the State Water Project in the coming year. The water system channels spring runoff from the Sierra Nevada mountains to residents of Southern California.


  3. Gas Prices: New fuel policy will lead to 10-cent-per-gallon increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    After months of falling fuel prices, California motorists can expect the price of a gallon of gas to go up about 10 cents a gallon after Jan. 1 as the state's cap-and-trade policy kicks in for gasoline and diesel. -Drive 70 mph instead of 72 mph on the freeway.


  4. San BernardinoNew president's credentials questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    What: The San Bernardino Community College District Board of Trustees will vote to finalize Gloria Fisher's appointment as president of San Bernardino Valley College. Current and former faculty of San Bernardino Valley College have raised concerns about the qualifications of the school's newly named president, Gloria Fisher.


  5. MenifeeMENIFEE: Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony a winter wonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Little Lili Belle Larragoitiy spoke for many of those who flocked to the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Menifee Town Center Friday night. Clutching a stuffed animal and her pink jacket, and accompanied by her great grandmother, Larraguity made her way past the abbreviated tobogan run comprised of shipped-in snow and hay bales, towards what is known as the Great Oak Roundabout, at the center of Menifee Town Center, where the city tree was festooned with lights and ornaments.


  6. Statewide, water conservation falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Gov. Jerry Brown enters a meeting of the Western Governors' Association last month, where a panel met to discuss the drought that has gripped California for the past three years. State officials on Tuesday decried a "disappointing" 6.7 percent drop in water use across California - the second-lowest decrease since reporting began this summer.


  7. Saul Rodriguez brings slugging style to ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The Riverside Poly graduate finally has a scheduled bout within easy driving distance. Rodriguez faces Argentine veteran Juan Ramon Solis in a scheduled eight-round junior lightweight match at Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday.


  8. PROP. 47: 'Christmas' for defendantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Any savings that results from the implementation of Prop. 47 will benefit mental health and substance abuse services, K-12 schools and victim's services, but funds will not begin to flow until at least August 2016, officials said.


  9. (PAY) CHECKMATE: Official doesn't have to take raise after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    In a reversal, Riverside County officials now say Supervisor Kevin Jeffries doesn't have to accept a pay raise approved by his colleagues this summer. About $148,000 - Supervisors' base salary after the raises, which are set at 80 percent of what a Superior Court judge makes.


  10. Solar Energy: Ivanpah plant falls short on sunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The largest solar power plant of its type in the world - once promoted as a turning point in green energy - isn't producing as much energy as planned. Sprawling across roughly 5 square miles of federal desert near the California-Nevada border, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System opened in February, with operators saying it would produce enough electricity to power a city of 140,000 homes.


  11. Lake ElsinoreState to Jeffries: Take your raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The exception is Supervisor John Benoit, who receives medical benefits through his California Highway Patrol retirement. * Four of the five receive per-diem payments for attending meetings of various boards and commissions.


  12. EDITORIAL: San Bernardino's bankruptcy minefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The city of San Bernardino has few avenues left to get out of bankruptcy. To resolve its bankruptcy, the city has laid off city employees, made cuts to services and unsuccessfully pushed for greater control over public safety salaries.


  13. ECONOMY: Recession hit hard on Inland unemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The Great Recession's biggest slam on the Inland area was unemployment, with joblessness hitting harder in Riverside and San Bernardino counties - and other interior parts of California - than coastal areas. Here's a look at two sets of numbers from the state Employment Development Department: claimants certified for unemployment benefits, and how much was paid in unemployment insurance benefits in the two Inland counties since the start of 2008.


  14. DROUGHT: Inland tops state in per-person water useRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Between June and September, California residents conserved 77 billion gallons of water, enough to supply 1 million people for a year. The first-ever reporting of per-person water use across California showed that residents in the hottest, driest parts of the Inland region averaged 252 gallons per day - almost three times higher than northern coastal areas, according to data presented Tuesday to the State Water Board.


  15. Inland manufacturing is back in growth modeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Manufacturing in Inland Southern California slowed to a crawl in August. The Purchasing Managers Index fell below 50 in September, but economists weren't fretting over the slippage in growth.


  16. EDITORIAL: Moffatt for mayor, Muniz, Williams for council in Rancho CucamongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The mayor and city council races in Rancho Cucamonga are some of the more difficult endorsements we have had to make this year. The city is generally fairly well-managed, but there are some issues of concern.


  17. Inland EconomyREAL ESTATE: Existing home sales mix it up in InlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    California existing home sales rose by nearly a half-percentage point in September from August, as home prices began to ease down, a new report from the California Association of Realtors said. In Riverside County, where the median price of a home closing escrow in September stood at $316,500, home sales were down 2.7 percent from August and down 2.9 percent from the year earlier.


  18. Inland jobs picking up steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The jobless rate for Inland Southern California was 8.2 percent, down from a revised 8.7 percent in August and below the year-ago estimate of 9.9 percent. The report said 30,000 jobs were added in September, a 5.7 percent gain from September 2013.


  19. Real Estate: Inland Southern California shedding high-foreclosure statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Now, the monthly real estate report that tracks foreclosure activity across the nation didn't give the state or the Riverside and San Bernardino counties region a mention. RealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist said the September foreclosure activity is strongest now in states that handle foreclosure action through the court system.


  20. PROP. 1: Drought looms over bond voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers are hoping California's worsening drought persuades voters to approve borrowing billions of dollars for new water projects, treatment systems and conservation measures. The $7.5 billion water package to appear on the Nov. 4 ballot as Prop.


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