Officials with the state’s power grid are asking residents to conserve electricity in the midst of extreme heat. More triple digit temperatures are expected in the INland Empire today. Officials with Cal-ISO have declared a “flex alert” for today. Some tips for saving power include setting your air conditioning at 78 degrees or higher and turning it off when you’re away. Also, consider using major appliances in the morning or late in the evening.
Three gunmen suspected of robbing the Ben Bridge jewelry store in Rancho Cucamonga yesterday were arrested in Jurupa Valley following a high speed chase. A fourth suspect remains on the loose.
A massive cock fighting operation was busted in Ontario over the weekend. Two men were arrested and an estimated 1000 gamecocks were seized.
Helen Gurley Brown, the legendary editor-in-chief of “Cosmopolitan” magazine, has died at the age of 90.
Scientists have restored sight to blind mice by using a device that helped diseased retinas send signals to the brain. The research could lead to new technology for millions of people with failing sight. Scientists cracked the code the retina uses to communicate with the brain and the technology they developed could be adopted to human use within a year or two.
Reports are saying Apple will introduce its new iPhone next month. The reports say the introduction will come at a press conference on September 12th. A new iPad mini and iPod nano are also expected to be introduced at the event.
NBC is responding to viewers who are angry the network cut away from The Who’s performance at the Olympic Closing Ceremony. NBC chose instead to broadcast a preview of a new sitcom. The network says plenty of advance warning was given and viewers were told the rest of the ceremony would air later in the evening.
August 14, 2012 at 5:49 am | Local News | No comment