The Midday News Report

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Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown Monday through Thursday at lunchtime.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:  

  1. A 17-year-old student in Riverside arrested for threatening social media post.
  2. The California Democratic Party convention was held this weekend in Long Beach.
  3. Apple, Google and Facebook pledge a combined $4.5 billion to ease California’s affordable housing shortage.  

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. An investigative series reveals more than 80 law enforcement officers in California are convicted criminals.
  2. A legal group files federal lawsuit to overturn California’s requirement to place women on boards of directors.
  3. An investigation finds that the leak of July’s state bar exam questions was caused by human error.
  4. The goldspotted oak borer beetle found in Wrightwood trees.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

A Loma Linda psychologist discusses different factors for the rise of teen suicide in the US.

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

A system of community lending used by many immigrant groups has become a tool to boost credit scores.

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

Riverside County is the only county in California that issues permits for home kitchen businesses and the program is poised to expand.

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include: 

1. A bill to change daylight saving time could be on the ballot for next year. 

2. Strong winds and destructive wildfires become a common weather pattern for California. 

3. The Inland Empire has the second highest concentration of physically demanding jobs in the US. 

4. California’s Assembly Speaker has the same name as a world champion baseball player, causing some trouble for him. 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

10/29 Empire KVCR Midday News: Employee Ownership

Oct 29, 2019

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

Some business owners have found a way to push back on their lack of personal wealth by selling their companies to their workers.

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Three men and a woman arrested for allegedly stealing plants from hemp farm.
  2. Many independently-owned pharmacies in California might close doors to low income patients following state cuts.
  3. California’s November 2020 ballot could include another rent control measure.
  4. Fire weather watch in effect for mountains, valleys, and passes in the Inland Empire.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

A Loma Linda psychiatrist speaks about the growing dangers and rise of the drug Fentanyl.

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Strong Santa Ana winds will blow through the region Thursday and Friday.
  2. Upgraded energy management system should help blackouts during future heat waves.
  3. California State University Chancellor Timothy White announces retirement.
  4. Trump administration’s new plan to govern California water usage alarms environmental groups.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

1) San Bernardino City Unified School District has been hit with a ransomware attack.

2) Riverside County's unemployment rate falls below four percent.

3) WalletHub releases its list of best colleges and universities in California, and three Inland Empire schools made the cut.

10/17 Empire KVCR Midday News: Blackout Aftermath

Oct 17, 2019

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

  1. The California Public Utility Commission has called an emergency hearing to question PG&E company leaders about the recent power outage.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. New Temescal Valley medical facility addresses regional doctor shortages.
  2. Governor Gavin Newsom signs several bills that seek to move California closer to universal health care.
  3. Calimesa Blaze that killed two people and destroyed 1,011 acres reaches full containment.
  4. Two educators from Riverside County received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Very few rooftop solar panels helped to keep the lights on during last week’s power outages.
  2. Governor Gavin Newsom signs two new “red flag” laws as part of a package of gun control bills.
  3. Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs claims his city is home to ‘the second highest rent increases in the nation’.   

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. California is joining Oregon as the only states with rent caps.
  2. Millions of people in California could be afftected by power outrages in this week.
  3. The UC Davis Firearm Violence Research Center is adding new data to discussions about who should be able to buy a gun.
  4. The US Supreme Court is slated to hear an appeal of the Trump administration's decision to end DACA.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Governor Gavin Newsom signed a batch of bills to improve wildfire prevention, response, and recovery.
  2. Report offers framework for building electrification in California.
  3. Riverside County’s Child Protective Services Agency is improving.
  4. Inland Empire will not get immigration detention center after all.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. UC Riverside unveils a new lab dedicated to fighting a deadly citrus disease.
  2. Net neutrality could return to California under a new ruling from a federal court of appeals.
  3. A man who was wrongly convicted of a 1998 murder and spent two decades in prison files a federal lawsuit.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown.

Today's highlighted story:

Representative Raul Ruiz is calling for a congressional hearing on what he calls an "impending public health crisis at the Salton Sea." 

 

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown.

Today's highlighted story:

Last month, the FDA approved TAVR (TA-vur), a heart surgery that is gaining momentum and was recently used for celebrity Mick Jagger, for low-risk patients.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. RCC will hold a benefit concert for The Path of Life Homeless Shelter.
  2. A grand jury has declined to bring charges against an off-duty officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man in a Costco warehouse.

 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Representative Raul Ruiz has issued a statement in favor of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
  2. San Bernardino residents and activists call for Amazon to decrease environmental impact.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today's highlighted story:

A small group of men spent decades behind bars, but were also students at Cal State LA while in prison. Now they're working together to navigate life outside.

  

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today's highlighted story:

Cal State LA is conducting an experiment with men serving a sentence of life without parole... and it's unexpectedly become a path to freedom.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

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