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Published on October 10, 2019
Top Riverside news: Protesters demand charges in Costco shooting; power shutoffs possible; morePhoto: David Lofink/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Riverside.

Power shutoffs possible to more than 62,600 homes in Riverside, San Bernadino counties due to wildfire risk

Across California, more than 1 million people were without power as Pacific Gas & Electric began preemptive shutoffs in its service area in northern and central California. Some areas of the state could be without power for up to a week.

Read the full story on Desert Sun.

Riverside middle school bullying case explodes on social media

A case of alleged bullying at a Riverside middle school has exploded on social media after a popular Instagrammer may have unwittingly added to the bullying.

Read the full story on ABC7.

Protesters gather outside Riverside County District Attorney’s office to demand charges in Corona Costco shooting

The activists hoisted signs with pictures of 32-year-old Kenneth French, who was shot four times by off-duty LAPD Officer Salvador Sanchez on the night of June 14. French’s mother and father were also struck by gunfire.

Read the full story on Redlands Daily Facts.

Riverside County students show gains on standardized tests

Riverside County students again showed slight gains on state standardized tests, although less than half of them met or exceeded the state standards in English and math, according to scores released Wednesday by the California Department of Education.

Read the full story on MyNewsLA.

Citrus industry, UC Riverside rejoice over new lab to fight huanglongbing

The state-of-the-art Biosafety Level-3 lab is the product of a partnership between the state’s citrus growers and UC Riverside aimed to protect California citrus trees from the deadly citrus plant disease huanglongbing, or HLB.

Read the full story on The Sun-Gazette Newspaper.

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