Scary moments at Venice Beach yesterday when lightning struck the water. A 20 year old surfer was killed and eight others were taken to the hospital…one person is critical. A guy playing golf on Catalina Island was also struck by lightning and is in stable condition.

The monsoonal moisture is creating interesting weather here in the IE. Nearly an inch of rain drenched our local Mountains yesterday . Apparently all the rain came and went in about an hour. Officials say new storms may develop today.

Keep an eye on your little ones. a two year old Riverside girl drowned in a backyard pool in Jurupa Valley over the weekend.

Big discount merger in the works Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for eight and a half billion dollars.

Nissan is recalling more cars because of problems with airbags. The NTSB announced over the weekend that the recall covers more than 226-thousand additional vehicles. The recall involves cars and SUVs built between 2001 and 2003, including four Infinity models, as well as the Nissan Maxima, Pathfinder, and Sentra. Nissan recalled several hundred-thousand vehicles for airbag problems earlier this year.

Spider Man is in trouble for hitting a New York police officer. A street performer dressed in a costume of the comic book hero decked the cop in Times Square after he was told he could not demand money from people. The performer had refused a one-dollar bill from a woman with whom he had taken a picture and demanded more money. He is being charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest, criminal mischief, and disorderly conduct.



July 28, 2014 at 5:08 am | News | No comment