Final Round of Solar-Powered Boat Races Today at Lake Skinner

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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California event got underway Friday, featuring teams from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. Over 750 students are involved in this year's contest.

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MORENO VALLEY (CNS) - An investigation continued Friday into the crash of an armed F-16 Fighting Falcon that plunged into a warehouse just west of March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, injuring the pilot and a dozen people at the crash site.
   The jet, attached to the 114th Fighter Wing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, went down about 3:45 p.m. Thursday, going through the roof of the See Water Inc. warehouse at 22220 Opportunity Way, near Meridian Parkway, in the Arnold Heights neighborhood, just off of Interstate 215.

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   MORENO VALLEY (CNS) - An investigation was underway this morning into the crash of an F-16 Fighting Falcon into a warehouse just west of March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, injuring the pilot and 12 people on the ground.
   The F-16, attached to the 114th Fighter Wing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, went down about 3:45 p.m. Thursday and crashed into the See Water Inc. warehouse at 22220 Opportunity Way, near Meridian Parkway, in the Arnold Heights neighborhood just off of Interstate 215, authorities said.

Government agencies nationwide use facial recognition software to assist with policing and security. Some state lawmakers, however, are hoping to limit its use in California. Cap Radio's Scott Rodd has the story.

Spring Storm to Lash Inland Empire Thursday

May 15, 2019

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A storm packing wind and rain will impact the Inland
Empire on Thursday, lowering temperatures and potentially creating
hazardous driving conditions.
   According to the National Weather Service, the trough of low pressure
will start its slide toward the region Wednesday evening, gaining strength as
it makes landfall in the predawn hours Thursday.
   ``The trough axis will move through Thursday midday, just slightly
behind a well-marked cold front, and most, if not all, areas should have rain

   RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A 24-year-old man accused of threatening to carry
out a shooting at UC Riverside was charged Tuesday with making terrorist threats.
   Matthew Jeremiah Woolridge of Riverside was arrested in the predawn
hours last Friday following an investigation by UCR police, who allege he made
the threat via Snapchat on Thursday night. The posting read, ``I'm shooting up
UC Riverside tomorrow. 1st Black school shooter going down in History.''
   Investigators used the social media post to identify and locate the


With shared bikes and e-scooters cropping up across California, state lawmakers are debating whether to give cities more power to collect ride data. Capital Public Radio’s Scott Rodd reports.

Adrian An [AHN] loves zipping through downtown Sacramento on e-scooters. But sharing data with the city about his rides? That’s a different story.

SCOOTERDATA-1-AN: “Then they’ll be tracking where I’m at all the time…I don’t know it’s like an invasion of privacy.” (:05)

Imagine renting a room at a hotel and there's no pocket-size toiletries in sight. Capital Public Radio’s Ezra David Romero reports that could be the new reality in California.

Inspired by Santa Cruz County banning tiny toiletries last year Democratic Assemblyman Ash Kalra wants to do the same statewide.

[KALRA] "On average only 30 percent of the product in the bottle is used. There's a lot of waste."

MOUNTAIN CENTER (CNS) - A damaged stretch of state Route 74 between Hemet and Mountain Center will be available to motorists 18 hours a day for all
of Memorial Day weekend in an effort accommodate holiday travel, according to Caltrans.
   The agency announced that the 15-mile segment will be accessible from 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27.
   Caltrans spokesman Shane Massoud said pilot drivers will be guiding motorists in both directions until clear of all construction zones on the two-
lane corridor.

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Felony and misdemeanor charges are expected to be
filed today against a 24-year-old Riverside man who allegedly threatened to
carry out a shooting at UC Riverside.
   Matthew Jeremiah Woolridge was booked Friday into the Robert Presley
Jail in Riverside on suspicion of making terrorist threats, with bail
originally set at $10,000. Authorities subsequently identified additional
alleged offenses, including presenting false identification to a peace officer,
resulting in a bail hike to $30,000.


Just In From NPR:

On-air challenge: Think of a made-up two-word phrase. Each word has two syllables. The first syllable has a long-E vowel sound. Change that to a long-A sound and phonetically you'll get the second word of the phrase.

Example: Jewish roll for a long-eared dog --> BEAGLE BAGEL

1. Weak story from Aesop

2. One who despises furnaces

3. What an angel wears in the biggest city on Hawaii's Big Island

4. More fashionable member of a more stylish salt or pepper holder

5. Standard feature of church spires

It's not a message for everyone — even though that's exactly what it's intended to be.

Many Democrats are angry. They're angry with President Trump's election and what it represents. And they're angry about the direction of the country, and the inequities in American life.

So it would make sense that the person running for the Democratic nomination for president would channel that anger. President Trump did it to win over the Republican base in 2016, saying he gladly carries the "mantle of anger."

Not Joe Biden.

When 29-year-old Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano first returned to his birth home, the Mexican city of León, he didn't speak the native language.

"I barely speak Spanish now," he says.

He arrived in León alone, and today, nearly two years since his deportation, Olivas-Bejarano has still not seen his family in person.

If you've had a manicure lately, chances are you probably had it done at a nail salon run by people of Vietnamese heritage.

The salons are everywhere — in nearly every city, state and strip mall across the United States. So how did Vietnamese entrepreneurs come to dominate the multi-billion dollar nail economy?

Filmmaker Adele Free Pham set out to answer that question in a documentary called Nailed It. Growing up in Portland, Ore., she says that she observed that all the nail salons around her were Vietnamese-run.

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