Guest Writer Spotlight: Wards of the State – By Robert Socha

Guest Writer Spotlight: Wards of the State – By Robert Socha What happens when we abdicate our responsibility as good citizens to state-run institutions? We become wards of the State, and I fear, based on an experience a few years ago, and the manic imposition of tomfoolery in the wake of 2019, but I digress, that we collectively have accepted […]

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Juvenile seriously injured, airlifted after Anza motocross accident

ANZA, Calif. — Authorities say a juvenile was seriously injured and airlifted to an area trauma center after a “motocross” related accident yesterday, Sunday, May 30. The accident that sent the young victim to the hospital happened in the 50000 block of Hwy 371, near Bautista Road. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Victim run down trying to stop Banning carjacking Videos […]

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The Ganim mine of New York Gulch

Joseph Solomon Ganim was born on December 25, 1877, to Solomon Ganim and his wife, Annie (Jabul) Ganim. He was a Lebanese immigrant, well-educated, and he arrived and settled at Whiskeytown in 1906. Ganim was a traveling merchandise seller by trade and later he became interested in mining. In 1912, Ganim located the quartz vein of the Hard Luck Gold […]

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“Quick-thinking” citizens help Red Bluff officers capture two of three at end of dangerous pursuit

RED BLUFF, Calif. — Authorities say a dangerous, high speed pursuit through residential neighborhoods ended when a pickup truck being pursued crashed into a fence this afternoon, Sunday, May 30th. Two people were arrested after the pursuit, which ended when the driver crashed into and became entangled in a fence, according to officials; who later thanked area residents “for their quick […]

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Man who struck woman trying to stop Banning carjacking arrested

UPDATED: Monday, June 7, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. BANNING, Calif. — Officials have announced the arrest of a man who was captured on surveillance footage carjacking a woman’s vehicle, knocking her to the ground in the process. The victim was not seriously injured during the scary ordeal, which happened early Tuesday morning, May 25th, at a Banning gas […]

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Missing Menifee man’s body third recovered from Canyon Lake since October

CANYON LAKE, Calif. — Authorities say the body of a missing 23-year-old Menifee/Quail Valley man was found near a Canyon Lake shoreline Thursday afternoon, May 27. The man, who family members said liked to fish near the lake’s North Ski Area, was reported as missing after concerned family members could not locate him. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Two of three Banning […]

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Attempted murder investigation underway after two shot in Red Bluff

RED BLUFF, Calif. — Although few details have been released, authorities in Red Bluff this afternoon confirmed that an attempted homicide investigation is underway after two people were shot while sitting on a porch outside a Red Bluff home late Saturday evening, May 29th. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: New victims, witnesses come forward in Mt. Shasta B&B sexual battery case […]

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Chased by homeowner, two arrested after Eastvale vehicle burglaries

EASTVALE, Calif. — Authorities say two people, including a juvenile, were arrested after an Eastvale homeowner caught the pair breaking into vehicles early Friday morning, May 28th. Officials later determined that the pair had burglarized numerous vehicles in the area of the 7100 block of Rivertrails Drive, southeast of Wells Springs Street and Riverboat Drive. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Two […]

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Cathedral City man murdered in Thousand Palms – Suspect(s) outstanding

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. — Authorities say a homicide investigation is underway after a Cathedral City man was murdered in the unincorporated area of Thousand Palms late Friday evening, May 28th. No arrests have been made related to the deadly incident, which happened in the 30900 block of Las Flores Way, between Del Norte and El Centro ways. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Redding traffic stop yields stolen Corvette, firearms, drugs – Two arrested

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a Redding traffic stop led to the recovery of a stolen vehicle, as well as seizure of methamphetamine, marijuana, and two loaded firearms, including one with its serial number removed late Saturday evening, May 29th. The late-night traffic stop also led to the arrest of two people. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Upset with traffic, DUI […]

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