Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:
- Virtual classrooms open for fall term at Riverside Unified School District, with nearly 42,000 students enrolled.
- Weather changes could test control of Apple Fire.
- A heat wave is expected this weekend in Riverside County.
- President Donald Trump is proposing new expanded unemployment benefits, but Governor Newsom says the plan won’t work in California.