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Making a Splash this Summer: Citrus Splash Zone

Making a Splash this Summer: Citrus Splash Zone

The weather is warming up, are you ready to make a splash this summer? On May 1, the City of Corona is opening the Citrus Splash Pad for the summer! Located at Citrus Park 1250 Santana Way[MAP], the Splash Pad has a number of water features such as spraying jets and water cannons making it a fun and wet activity for all ages to enjoy.

The Splash Pad has been one of the most popular amenities…

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VVUHSD preparing new bond measure

VVUHSD preparing new bond measure

VICTORVILLE • Victor Valley Union High School District officials said they plan to deauthorize an estimated $200 million of the $500 million Measure V general obligation bond passed in 2008 in order to appeal to area voters to approve a separate program later this year.

Superintendent Elvin Momon said he hopes voters will pass a new bond program in November to the tune of $70 million in order…

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Ratepayer group upset over proposed gas hike

Ratepayer group upset over proposed gas hike

The Office of Ratepayer Advocates takes issue with Southwest Gas Corp.’s interpretation of how much more customers can expect to pay each month if the California Public Utilities Commission approves the company’s proposed rate hike.

The CPUC will vote on the rate increase at its Thursday meeting.

The ORA, an independent consumer advocate within the CPUC, opposes the proposed hike, saying…

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LA councilman’s aide to be arraigned June 16

LA councilman’s aide to be arraigned June 16

VICTORVILLE • An aide for Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks is scheduled to be arraigned June 16 following her arrest this month in connection with a Hesperia smoke shop attempted robbery, court records show.

Kearia Brown, 25, also known as Kearia Deluna, is Parks’ aide for special event invitations, according to the councilman’s website.

Brown was charged Tuesday with three counts…

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Coachella 2014: Chance the Rapper admitted to hospital, cancels appearance at festival

Coachella 2014: Chance the Rapper admitted to hospital, cancels appearance at festival




INDIO » First weekend festival-goers win this round as Chance the Rapper is not performing today.

Chance the Rapper, who brought out Justin Bieber last weekend, “fell ill on Friday night” and was admitted to the hospital, according to the rapper’s own team who posted an Instagram photo and sent tweets Sunday.

The Chicago rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, was scheduled to…

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International Space Station gets an Easter morning delivery

International Space Station gets an Easter morning delivery




The Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. » Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

The shipment arrived Sunday morning via a Dragon, versus a bunny.

“Gentlemen, the Easter Dragon is knocking at the door,” NASA’s Mission Control said as the capsule was bolted into place.

The SpaceX company’s cargo ship, Dragon, spent two days chasing the…

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Coachella 2014: Last day of festival mashes up Easter and 4/20 pot culture holiday

Coachella 2014: Last day of festival mashes up Easter and 4/20 pot culture holiday




INDIO » While 100,000 filled St. Peter’s Square to celebrate Easter Mass, another 100,000 converged onto the Empire Polo Club to worship something else — music and arts.

The final day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on Sunday not only coincided with Easter but 4/20, a term for smoking marijuana or identifying with the culture.

As concertgoers made their way into the…

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Coachella 2014: 39 arrested on second day of the festival

Coachella 2014: 39 arrested on second day of the festival




INDIO» Thirty-nine people were arrested on the Saturday of the final weekend of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Of the arrests on Saturday, 10 were for narcotics related offenses. One individual was arrested for trespassing and another for taking a golf cart.

“He must of got tired of walking,” said Ben Guitron, spokesman with the Indio Police Department.

The rest of the arrests…

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California prison officials search for missing minimum-security inmate



YUCAIPA » California prison officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Riverside County prison camp while serving a four-year burglary sentence.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says 49-year-old James Steven Murray was last seen in his dorm room at Oak Glen Conservation Camp near Yucaipa on Friday at about 8:20 p.m. during a…

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Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76




TORONTO » Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.

John Artis, a longtime friend and caregiver, said Carter died in his sleep Sunday. Carter had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native’s adopted home.

Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders at a tavern…

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