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A new study says an earthquake fault running from San Diego to Los Angeles is capable of producing a magnitude 7.4 temblor that could affect some of the most densely-populated areas in California.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

The crash of an ultralight plane in Hesperia yesterday (Tuesday) resulted in the death of the pilot.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

In this excerpt from KVCaRts, KVCR's Lillian Vasquez interviews Chase Bailey, a 15-year-old who -in his journey with autism - wrote a cookbook to help him and others enjoy recipes with foods that otherwise they might not eat.

John Husing, Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, concludes his series of conversations with KVCR's Ken Vincent on how the policies of the Trump administration could affect the IE's economy.  In the final segment of the series, Dr. Husing explains how Trump and California are likely to clash over energy development.

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Following the shooting death of a Whittier police officer in late February, Riverside County Republican state Senator Jeff Stone claimed violent crime has been on the rise in California since 2011.  Stone added that violent crime spiked 12 percent in 2015.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols checked out those claims by the state Senator from Temecula.

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Students in California shouldn't have to go hungry if their parents haven't paid their school lunch bills.  That's the idea behind a proposal in the state Legislature by Van Nuys Democratic state Senator Bob Hertzberg.  Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports.

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California legislative leaders from both parties will speak next week at UC Riverside  on the subject of bipartisan leadership.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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The last opportunity of the season to spend a day in the forest helping U.S. Forest Service rangers count bald eagles in Inland Empire forests is approaching, as KVCR's Ken Vincent reports.

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Caltrans and local law enforcement authorities are looking for the motorcyclist who was caught on video jumping his motorcycle between two cliffs

over lanes of moving traffic on the 60 Freeway where it winds through the San Timoteo Badlands east of Moreno Valley.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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The company planning to build a high-speed train system linking Las Vegas and Southern California says the rail project would attract 11-million round-trip riders by full buildout in 2035.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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This week, California lawmakers will consider whether to add a ballot measure for the 2018 election.  The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on it's first bill this session -- a $3 billion parks bond.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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The power company PG&E -- Pacific Gas & Electric -- says marijuana growers could qualify for an "Ag Energy Rate" on their electricity bill if 70 percent of their annual energy use goes to growing cannabis.  As Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports, it's not clear what the move will mean for the state's indoor pot operations.

After a hiatus of several months, longtime Inland Empire journalist Cassie MacDuff returns to 91.9 KVCR with a weekly review of some of the top news stories in the Inland Empire.  After catching us up on where she's been and what she's doing now, Cassie and KVCR's Ken Vincent discuss:

- KVCR TV yields a financial windfall for the San Bernardino Community College District, thanks to the Federal Communication Commission's nationwide reorganization of television broadcast channels;

In the High Desert last month, the Victor Valley College board discussed offering marijuana research as a subject for students.  The Mayor of Adelanto attended the meeting to make what college board members called, "a pretty unbelieveable offer."  Charity Lindsey broke the story for the Victor Valley Daily Press, and has a report from KVCR.

Public officials in California must disclose e-mails under the state public records act, even if they come from their personal accounts.  The state Supreme Court issued that ruling yesterday (Thursday), as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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The three people who perished in the crash of a small plane into a Riverside neighborhood this week were identified by friends and family yesterday.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

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The Sierra Nevada snowpack is at near-record levels, according to the latest statewide survey taken yesterday (Wednesday).  But as Capital Public Radio's Randol White explains, that doesn't mean the state's drought issues are fully erased.

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California is a state of many climates, and many potential disasters.  Are you prepared for when disaster strikes?  KVCR's Brandon Gunzel examines what things a person should have in an emergency kit, in this third and final segment of our series on earthquake safety and disaster preparedness.

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The University of Redlands and Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa will soon sign an agreement that will guarantee Crafton students an opportunity to earn a Bachelor's degree from The University of Redlands.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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The former executive editor of the New York Times, Bill Keller, will be the featured speaker at next Monday's 48th annual Hays/Press-Enterprise Lecture at the University of California, Riverside.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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A list of ingredients in household cleaning products could soon be required on the label in California.  Capital public Radio's Daniel Potter has more on the proposal by a Democratic lawmaker from Los Angeles County.

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Beginning this Friday, former Press-Enterprise columnist Cassie MacDuff will return to 91.9 KVCR to resume our weekly review of Inland Empire news.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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The 20th Annual Inland Empire Regional Science Olympiad will take place on Saturday at Ramona High School in Riverside.  More than a thousand students will compete in various disciplines of science during this no-cost public event.  KVCR's Charity Lindsey has details.

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Several Riverside County high schools will be competing in the next round of the High School Mock Trial Competition.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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A new law allowing any gender to use any single-user bathrooms in California begins today.  Capital Public Radio Health Care Reporter Ja'Nel Johnson has more on who will be affected by the change.

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Goldenvoice, the organizers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, has announced that Lady Gaga will step in to fill the headliner position in place of Beyonce, who announced she'll have to take a rain check for performing at Coachella because of her recently-announced pregnancy.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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In this excerpt from KVCaRts, KVCR's David Fleming interviews legendary musical artist Graham Nash about his latest projects, prior to an upcoming local appearance.

Inland Empire Economic Partnership Chief Economist John Husing and KVCR's Ken Vincent continue the discussion about how the policies of the Trump Administration are likely to affect the Inland Empire's economy.  In this segment, Dr. Husing speculates how Trump policies could affect one of the most important job sectors in the IE: residential housing construction.

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Federal Aviation Administration investigators have arrived in Riverside to investigate the crash of a small plane into a Riverside neighborhood shortly after it took off from Riverside Municipal Airport Monday afternoon.  KVCR's Ken vincent has more.

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The San Bernardino Community College District is announcing today (Monday) that it expects to receive $157 million for moving KVCR Television's four digital channels from their present position on the UHF channel band to new channel positions on the VHF band.  This is the result of the Community College District's participation in the Federal Communications Commission "Broadcast Incentive Auction."  KVCR's Rick Dulock explains.

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