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La Verne City Council approves water rate increases

By Monica Rodriguez|

California’s top public salaries go to coaches, doctors

The best-compensated public employee in California last year was UCLA football coach Jim Mora, who made $3.57 million according to new pay data for 2016 the state controller released Tuesday. Mora, who has a 41-24 record in his first five season...

By Teri Sforza tsforza@scng.com @terisforza on Twitter|

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Politics

    Inland Assemblyman Chad Mayes remains as GOP leader — for now

    Embattled Inland Assemblyman Chad Mayes will remain GOP caucus leader — at least for now — after a vote to remove him came up short late Monday afternoon, Aug. 21. The motion to vacate the chair — essentially, to fire Mayes — failed by three votes, Mayes spokesman Matt Mahon said. Another vote is scheduled for Aug. 29, he said. On Friday night, the California Republican Party board voted 13-7 in favor of a resolution from Republican National Committee...

    Jeff Horseman
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  • Solar eclipses

    Photos: The 2017 solar eclipse seen from Southern California and across the U.S.

    The clouds cleared by the time the solar eclipse began Monday morning on the West Coast, and astronomers young and old, amateur and professional turned their attention -- and their protective-glasses-covered eyes -- to the sky to view the rare celestial event. • See photos of the solar eclipse on your mobile device

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  • Legal proceedings

    Temple City man pleads guilty to stabbing neighbor to death, injuring others

    A Temple City man pleaded guilty Monday to fatally stabbing his neighbor and trying to kill three other people during a Jan. 11 crime spree spanning El Monte and Temple City. John Perales, 45, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder. He also admitted a special allegation that he personally used a deadly and dangerous weapon in each of the crimes. Perales is set to be sentenced Nov. 15 in Department P of the Pomona Superior Court.

    Christopher Yee
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  • Riverside police release photos of suspects in attack that killed Bloomington man

    Riverside police on Monday, Aug. 21, released photos of suspects in the fatal attack on a good Samaritan outside the Hideaway Cafe in downtown Riverside. Adam Valles, 29, of Bloomington, died Thursday, Aug. 17, from the injuries he suffered early Aug. 12 while breaking up a fight outside the bar on the Main Street pedestrian mall. A vigil was held for Valles on Aug. 18. One suspect is identified as a black or Hispanic male in his mid-20s, with medium height and build and...

    Brian Rokos
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  • Rodeo

    San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo tickets on sale now

    DEVORE >> Bull riding, barrel racing, bronc riding and steer wrestling are among many events heading back to Glen Helen Regional Park September 22 through 24 for the 18th annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo. Tickets officially went on sale Tuesday at numerous locations throughout the county, sheriff’s spokeswoman Jodi Miller said. The...

    Doug Saunders
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  • Sentencing

    Diamond Bar man sentenced for importing ingredients in Viagra, Cialis and selling them as herbal supplements

    LOS ANGELES >> A Diamond Bar man was sentenced Monday to three months behind bars, followed by six months under electronic monitoring, for illegally importing the active ingredients used in erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra and Cialis and repackaging the substances for sale as herbal sexual enhancement products.

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  • Homicide

    20-year-old man killed in Rialto shooting; 19-year-old suspect arrested

    A 20-year-old Rialto man died and his 19-year-old neighbor was arrested after a dispute led to gunfire late Sunday, Aug. 20, authorities said. Anthony Villanueva and Kevin Gutierrez were in an argument about 11:40 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Spruce Avenue, Rialto police said in a news release. Both retrieved firearms and shots were fired, Sgt. Cameron Nelson said. Only Villanueva was hit. Police and paramedics arrived, and Villanueva was taken to the hospital with...

    By Stephen Ramirez Inland Valley Daily Bulletin|

  • Solar eclipses

    Like everyone else, NASA’s space telescope stared at the Sun during the eclipse

    PASADENA >> A week before the Great American Eclipse, scientists at NASA and Caltech decided they didn’t want a small space telescope to miss out on the show. As people across the nation looked upward, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, turned toward the eclipse too. On Monday, NuSTAR, orbiting near Earth’s equator, caught a partial eclipse of the sun at about 30 percent of totality, just enough to block out a single active region on the solar...

    Jason Henry
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  • Beer

    BJ’s Brewhouse begins bringing craft beer to your door

    BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse has begun delivering craft beer to people’s homes. Representatives of the Huntington Beach restaurant chain say the alcohol delivery pilot program is available from these of BJ’s Inland restaurants. • Chino Hills: 4585 Chino Hills Parkway • Corona: 2520 Tuscany St. • Menifee: 30208 Haun Road • Moreno Valley: 22920 Centerpoint Drive, Towngate Plaza • Rancho Cucamonga:...

    Fielding Buck
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  • Solar eclipses

    LA’s eclipse-watchers flock to Griffith Park Observatory for a real ‘Solarpalooza’

    “L.A., we’re in an eclipse!” With those words at exactly 10:21 a.m. Monday, spectators at the Griffith Observatory erupted into a loud cheer. As the echo reverberated down the mountain, the bright, sunny sky suddenly turned murky, as if someone had activated a giant Instagram filter over the City of Angels. On the front lawn of the observatory, several thousand people lifted their heads toward the sky, almost all sporting protective cardboard or plastic...

    Denise Quan
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