Op/Ed: Competitive Bidding: Helping California Businesses Thrive – by Senator Ochoa Bogh

Here in Sacramento, one of the many (many, many) things we learned during the pandemic is that when the state has to procure goods and services during a declared state of emergency, it currently has no efficient, transparent means of identifying bids from California-based companies. During a State of Emergency, the Department of General Services awards contracts to a company […]

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Responding to community outcry, judge blocks sexually violent predator’s proposed release into Menifee neighborhood

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif., — Responding to input from the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, Menifee Police Department, and most importantly, members of the Sun City community in Menifee, a judge on Friday blocked the proposed release of 69-year-old Lawrence Moff, a convicted sexually violent predator (SVP), into their community. SEE ALSO: Driver flees from Banning traffic stop, leading to double-fatal […]

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Driver flees from Banning traffic stop, leading to double-fatal collision – Victims, 75 & 24, ID’d

BANNING, Calif., — Authorities have identified two men who died as a result of a two-vehicle crash in Banning Friday evening, July 29. Two other people were injured in the collision, which occurred at the E. Ramsey Street on-ramp to Interstate 10, near the Banning Municipal Airport, according to officials. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has since confirmed to RCNS […]

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UPDATE: Local girl, 17, ID’d after fatal Winchester rollover

UPDATED: Thursday, July 14, 10:31 a.m. Originally Published: Tuesday, July 12, 6:43 a.m. WINCHESTER, Calif., — Authorities say a local teen was fatally ejected from her vehicle when an SUV she was a passenger in struck another vehicle and overturned several times in the French Valley / Winchester area Saturday, July 9. The driver of the SUV was hospitalized after […]

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Business owner found murdered during welfare check at Corona business – Homeless felon arrested

CORONA, Calif., — Authorities say a check the welfare of a business owner at a Corona warehouse led to a murder investigation and the arrest of a homeless felon Friday afternoon, June 17. SEE ALSO: A special Father’s Day message from Senator Ochoa Bogh City of Corona police officers were dispatched to the business, located in the 1950 block of […]

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A special Father’s Day message from Senator Ochoa Bogh

A Father’s Day message from Senator Ochoa Bogh Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the fathers or father figures in our lives. Fathers play an essential role in a child’s life and positively influence our society. Children learn through modeling behavior. Both men and women are vital to children’s emotional, social, and intellectual growth because males and females communicate, […]

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San Jacinto valley and surrounding area parole and probation compliance sweep yields 75 arrests

SAN JACINTO VALLEY, Calif., — A recent, multi-agency parole and probation compliance sweep and saturation patrol conducted throughout the San Jacinto valley and surrounding areas resulted in 75 people being arrested, according to officials involved in the ten-hour operation. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Local motorcyclist, 33, ID’d after fatal Hemet crash Temecula man released on bail after Lake Elsinore rape […]

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Hemet pursuit leads to barricaded standoff, arrest of wanted felons – Discarded firearm recovered

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a pair of wanted felons were arrested after a pursuit that traveled from the city of Hemet to the Red Mountain area Thursday afternoon, June 9. Although the chase was discontinued for safety reasons, a Sheriff’s aviation crew was eventually able to locate the vehicle involved in the pursuit, leading to a barricaded standoff and […]

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Local motorcyclist, 33, ID’d after fatal Hemet crash

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a local motorcyclist was killed when another vehicle attempted to make a left turn in front of him in Hemet on Wednesday evening, June 8. No other injuries were reported after the deadly crash, which happened near the intersection of Sanderson Avenue and Devonshire Avenue, according to officials. SEE OTHER RECENT RCNS HEADLINE NEWS: Believed […]

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Temecula man released on bail after Lake Elsinore rape investigation leads to arrest

TEMECULA, Calif., — Authorities say a Temecula man was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual penetration with a foreign object as part of an ongoing, months-long investigation that began in Lake Elsinore in January. The suspect, 43-year-old Jubran Thabit, has since been released after posting $55,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned next August. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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