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. Rep. Pete Aguilar announces $720,000 to establish new tribal health program for the Inland Empire.
  2. Environmental groups call on CARB to strengthen advanced clean truck rule.
  3. California is instating a health insurance requirement next year.
  4. MOVE Dance Centers of Riverside is hosting a Christmas party and dance show.

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

City leaders in Los Angeles are taking inspiration from Chicago in an effort prevent people from losing their homes.

 

 

 

 

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

The University of California moves towards a system of open access research, causing disruption in the industry.

 

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

  1. California Senator Kamala Harris announces she’s dropping out of the race for president.
  2. The Senate and Assembly decline to release data on sexual harassment allegations from the new “Workplace Conduct Unit”.
  3. Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward record high.
  4. Storm to drop steady rain and possible flooding in Riverside County.

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

  1. Diocese introduces next bishop of San Bernardino.
  2. Now that marijuana is legal in California, people are worrying about the effects of secondhand pot smoke.
  3. PG&E refused to give counties information on medically vulnerable customers before power outages.

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

Many factors contribute to the housing costs in California, including the home building process itself.

 

 

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

  1. AAA reports that more than 7 million Californians are expected to travel over the Thanksgiving weekend.
  2. A major storm system will hit California.
  3. The Riverside Superior Court website undergoes overhaul to make it more user-friendly.
  4. CHP warns holiday travelers to travel safe.
  5. Crews are scheduled to remove big rocks along the Ortega 74 Highway on December 3.

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

The number of physicians in the Inland Empire needs to double to reach the recommended amount to serve the population.

 

 

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

  1. The Legislative Analyst’s Office offers good news on California’s financial situation.
  2. Survivors fear smaller payouts from PG&E with each fire.
  3. Survey reveals Californians support more homeless shelters.
  4. Riverside County gas prices are dropping.
  5. High winds are expected ahead of approaching storm.

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

  1. A public art collection addressing climate change is coming to Riverside.
  2. The Trump Administration plans to raise the allowed threshold of the weed killer atrazine.
  3. The Rubidoux Swap Meet will host a turkey raffle on November 23.

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

  1. Federal agencies downplay effect of climate change on endangered species.
  2. PG&E plan to shut off power again to large areas of Northern California.
  3. California will issue no new fracking permits for oil companies.
  4. The American Medical Association calls for an immediate ban on all e-cigarettes and vaping devices.

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

  1. Senators grill three largest California utilities about cutting power for fire prevention.
  2. California files lawsuit against e-cigarette Juul.
  3. Early holiday celebrations in the Inland Empire.
  4. First rainstorms of the season are coming to the IE.

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’.   

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