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Record Attendance Set at Living Desert

Record Attendance Set at Living Desert

Fiscal year attendance increased by 13 percent.
Inland Empire Gas Prices Nearing Lowest Level in 6 Months

Inland Empire Gas Prices Nearing Lowest Level in 6 Months

On average, it's the cheapest since Feb. 22.
Yummy! Pumpkin Spice Latte Set To Make Early Debut This Year

Yummy! Pumpkin Spice Latte Set To Make Early Debut This Year

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning soon...
Riverside County's Jobless Rate Climbs Back Above 9 Percent

Riverside County's Jobless Rate Climbs Back Above 9 Percent

According to the government’s figures, the countywide civilian labor force numbered 951,100, with 90,100 people out of work last month.
Shop at Albertsons? A Hacker May Now Have Your Info

Shop at Albertsons? A Hacker May Now Have Your Info

A data breach occurred between June 22 and July 17 of this year, the company reports. The intrusion has since been contained.
Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones in Beaumont, Calimesa

Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones in Beaumont, Calimesa

Phones can be donated to 'Cell Phones For Soldiers' at several locations throughout the Inland Empire.
Inland Empire Gasoline Prices Drops to Lowest Amount Since Feb. 25

Inland Empire Gasoline Prices Drops to Lowest Amount Since Feb. 25

The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has dropped 36 of the past 37 days.
U.S. News & World Report: Loma Linda University Medical Center #1 Hospital in Inland Empire

U.S. News & World Report: Loma Linda University Medical Center #1 Hospital in Inland Empire

Report says also says the hostpital's urology program is among the best in the nation.
Inland Empire Gasoline Price Drops For 27th Day

Inland Empire Gasoline Price Drops For 27th Day

The 27-day streak is the longest since a 40-day streak from Sept. 19- Oct. 28, 2013.
Surprising Trait Helps When Negotiating a Pay Raise

Surprising Trait Helps When Negotiating a Pay Raise

UC Riverside professors say you can tell at a glance who is more likely to get a pay increase.
Air Canada Offering Discount on Flights

Air Canada Offering Discount on Flights

Use this special code to get a 20 percent discount.
Rancho Mirage, Murrieta Hospitals Named Among 'Most Wired' in Nation

Rancho Mirage, Murrieta Hospitals Named Among 'Most Wired' in Nation

The two hospitals are the only in Riverside County to make the list.
Prosecutors: Pharmacy Chain Didn't Comply with Rules

Prosecutors: Pharmacy Chain Didn't Comply with Rules

Rite Aid will pay a total $498,250 to Riverside, San Diego and Alameda counties, as well as implement reforms, according to prosecutors.
County's Jobless Rate Dips to 8 Percent

County's Jobless Rate Dips to 8 Percent

Use the scroll bars in the embedded spreadsheet to see a city-by-city breakdown of May 2014 unemployment data for Riverside County, as reported from the EDD.
Disneyland Raises Prices to $96 a Person

Disneyland Raises Prices to $96 a Person

"Like any business, we periodically evaluate our pricing and make adjustments based on a variety of factors," said Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown.
Riverside County's Jobless Rate Falls to Six-Year Low

Riverside County's Jobless Rate Falls to Six-Year Low

The last time the unemployment rate was at or below its current level was June 2008, when it was 8.2 percent, after which it climbed steadily for several years, according to EDD data.
California's Dead Malls: What Have We Lost?

California's Dead Malls: What Have We Lost?

The golden age of the mall is long gone, and many of the malls are, too. One consultant predicts half of U.S. malls will close in the next decade.