Corona, CA: KFC and the SoCal KFC Colonel in Search of the Southland's Best Cook (Kicking off in Corona)

KFC Southern California to Host Cooks Challenge Competition Beginning Wednesday to Find SoCal's Best Chicken Preparer

KFC Southern California ( is putting its best to the test in a KFC Cooks Challenge to determine the top chicken preparers in the Southland.

Coming on the heels of the KFC SoCal Colonel's 120th birthday tour, in which the KFC Colonel checked in on Southern California cooks to ensure the Original Recipe(R) chicken was being prepared properly, the never-satisfied Colonel is testing his best cooks in a Southern California KFC Cooks Challenge. Through mid-October, KFC SoCal and the Colonel will host five regional chicken cook-offs that culminate in a competition final October 11 in Westminster.

Corona, CA: Hearing set for 2 accused in Electric Daisy Carnival forged wristband scheme

A preliminary hearing has been set for next month in North Las Vegas Justice Court for two men accused of running a scheme to produce and sell about $1 million in counterfeit wristbands for the Electric Daisy Carnival held in late June at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Arron Hernandez, 37, and Pathomrat Neil Kunawongse, 35, both of California, will have their preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. Oct. 10 before Justice of the Peace Chris Lee.

Corona, CA: Burson and Husqvarna TXC511 Top D37 Return!

Zip-Ty Husqvarna riders take to the Indianapolis AMA EnduroCross with guest rider Chris Denison.

After taking a summer hiatus, District 37 racing is back in action, and so is Zip-Ty Racing's Nick Burson. At the Invaders MC Desert Scramble in Johnson Valley, California, Burson battled the heat and dust to pilot his Husqvarna TXC511 to the overall win!

Burson led for most of the race, which consisted of two 35-mile loops. Jake Argubright mounted a challenge early in the second loop after he passed Burson just before the pit stop.

Riverside, CA: 1 arrested, 1 escapes in Riverside officer-involved shooting

A Riverside police officer was involved in a shooting early Tuesday morning, according to the Riverside Police Department.

An officer in a marked police unit attempted to pull over a vehicle in the Casa Blanca area of Riverside. Despite activated police lights and siren, the vehicle did not stop.

The officer pursued the vehicle. A police pursuit lasted about two minutes, according to the department.

Corona, CA: Weekend Crash Claims One Deputy

Daniel Aguilar, 27, died early Sunday after an accident at the Lincoln Avenue and Harrington Street intersection in Corona.

A deputy from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department succumbed to injuries he received in a weekend traffic accident.

Daniel Aguilar, 27, died early Sunday after an accident at the Lincoln Avenue and Harrington Street intersection in Corona.

Corona, CA: Judge orders trial for man charged in girlfriend's death

A judge ruled Friday that a 19-year-old man must stand trial on two counts of murder for allegedly killing his pregnant 17-year-old girlfriend and dumping her body in a trash can.

The ruling came after two witnesses - a Fontana police detective and a San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy - testified in Fontana Superior Court about their investigation into the death of Anyssia Escamilla, whose body was discovered in a Corona landfill last year, three months after she went missing.

Corona, CA: Injured ASU linebacker Brandon Magee still upbeat

Injured first-team linebacker Brandon Magee has shown up at Arizona State's last few practices. Aside from the boot on his left foot, you'd never know he was out for the season.

"I'll always smile,'' said Magee, who tore his Achilles tendon during a scrimmage Aug 13. "I'm alive. I'm hurt, but I'll be back. There are people that go to war that lose legs ... so I'm just grateful that I'm blessed that I'll be able to play again."

Corona, CA: Corona Driver now faces DUI charges

A West Greenwich woman was killed over the weekend in a car crash in Malibu, California.

Police tell the Ventura County Star that 22-year-old Victoria Alviti was a passenger in an SUV that fell 400 feet from a cliff early Sunday morning. Rescue crews pulled two other people from the wreckage, but Alviti was pronounced dead at the scene.

Corona, CA: Catching Up With Dean Wilson

As the 250-class points leader in the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Dean Wilson had not won an overall coming into the ninth round at Unadilla Valley SportsCenter. That all changed when Dean took the checkered flag after finishing 1-1 for the day. With the red number plate securely in hand and his first overall victory under his belt, we caught up with the likable Scotsman to find out what he has been up to and what this victory means to him.

Corona, CA: Corona office building sold by bank

A San Francisco-based developer has purchased a Corona office building that has a solid freeway location but not many tenants, according to a statement.

Newcastle Partners, an investor and developer, teamed with HG Capital to buy Corona Gateway, a 68,000-square-foot Class A office building. The Corona Gateway is located just off Highway 91 at the Green River Road exit -- it is actually in the 4700 block of Green River Road.

Corona, CA: Wife Inadvertently Runs over Husband in Driveway, Killing Him

A 77-year-old Corona man was killed today when his wife accidentally backed over him in their car, a sergeant said.

Sam Uyematsu died from injuries suffered in the driveway of his home in the 1000 block of Lullaby Lane, according to Corona police Sgt. Frank Barron.

Corona, CA: WinTec Protective Systems, Inc., a Subsidiary of Medina International Holdings, Inc. Announces Distribution Agreement with Wilhelm Security Solutions, LLC

Medina International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: MIHI) announced today that its subsidiary, WinTec Protective Systems, Inc., has executed a Distribution Agreement with Wilhelm Security Solutions, LLC.

CorTain is a nano based polymer anti-corrosive coating system designed to either end or shorten the ongoing application of paints or epoxies to stop or slow corrosion. The unique ability of this nano based coating is an alternative to galvanization and epoxy coatings. CorTain is also used as an acid resistant coating for concrete.

Corona/Riverside, CA: Josesito Lopez is looking for his own star as an opening act on Starpower

"With all that hoopla surrounding his ring return, I am afraid Money Mayweather might just stink up the joint and get on his bicycle and pot shot Victor Ortiz to death," said Big Steve as he swallowed a big bite of a Bad Boy sub we both ordered at Mario's Italian Deli on Broadway:" Better tell me about our local boy, Josesito Lopez who will open up the show. Have you ever seen him fight?"

Riverside's Josesito Lopez has come up the professional ranks the hard way learning the ropes while fighting tough fights on club shows at Inland Empire of Southern California.

Riverside, CA: The Route to Happiness

Set ambitious goals, says a study.

As if you needed another reason to aim high: Ambition makes you happier, says new research.

People who set themselves ambitious goals tend to be more satisfied than those with lower expectations, says a study published online in the Journal of Consumer Research. (It will appear in the December print edition.)

Corona, CA: Dos Lagos One Man Scramble

Come out and play in our One Man Scramble August 28, 2011. Shotgun starts at 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM and the tournament is open to the public. Please contact the pro shop for more information or email for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there! $55 per person ($49 Player's Club Members) and it includes green fee, cart fee, BBQ lunch, prizes and awards! See you out there!

Corona, CA: Medina Subsidiary WinTec Protective Systems, Inc. Announces EPA Classification And Approval Of Hydro-Tain

Patent pending oil adsorption product ready to address global marine environmental remediation market

Medina International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: MIHI) announced today that its subsidiary, WinTec Protective Systems, Inc. has, through EPA classification, received approval for the use of its non-toxic, patent pending Hydro-Tain oil adsorption product in US waterways.

Hydro-Tain is a coagulant that functions by adsorbing virtually any hydrocarbon based liquid. When Hydro-Tain comes in contact with any liquid hydrocarbon it rapidly (within seconds or minutes) adsorbs the hydrocarbon and changes it to a hardened floating material. The material is easily retrieved or skimmed off the water surface, using booms, nets, or vacuum equipment; it can even be corralled into place by water hoses.

A video demonstrating the use of Hydro-Tain is available at:

Mr. Robert Doherty, CEO, WinTec Protective Systems, Inc. stated, "Oil spills are among the most devastating of environmental accidents. High-profile spills, like that of the Exxon Valdez, and the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico make the need for Hydro-Tain obvious. The EPA classification and subsequent approval for use in waterways opens up an entirely new market segment for Hydro-Tain."

In its natural state (without hydrocarbon contact), Hydro-Tain has a toxicity level of zero. Once Hydro-Tain has been in contact with hydrocarbons and has adsorbed to its ultimate capacity, the toxicity level is no greater than that of the hydrocarbon.

Mr. Rao Mankal, CFO commented, "EPA classification gives our product the credibility and third-party verification necessary to effectively market it worldwide. Its status as a patent pending product gives us the protection we need in the marketplace. Hydro-Tain is the future of environmental oil-spill recovery."

Riverside, CA: Riverside Food Truck Festival Downtown Riverside

The City of Riverside gets a taste of the food truck craze with the First Annual Riverside Food Truck Festival on Saturday, September 3. This event will feature 50 food trucks from throughout Southern California. Experience the trendiest gourmet, specialty and fusion foods. Find out for yourself why food trucks have moved from “roach coach” to Food Network and international fame. There’ll be live music, roller derby girls, sports celebrities, a family sport zone, games for all ages and a special VIP access area (almost sold out!). All proceeds will help support three non-profit organizations in Riverside: Asian Pacific Lunar Festival, Riverside Arts Council and Riverside County Prevent Child Abuse. Brought to you by Paul Davis, Ward 4 Riverside City Councilman.

When: September 3, 2011

Where: Downtown Riverside at the corner of 3rd and Market

Admission: $8.00 presale; $10.00 at the gate; $25.00 VIP (BREAKING NEWS: 100 additional VIP tickets to go on sale Friday night at midnight)

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Inland Empire, CA: Inland Empire Pool Session

Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, Ozzie Ausband, and Green Issue pros Mancha, and Jordan Richter recently lurked out to the inland empire for a little pool session and some fun times. Birdhouse lensman Cameron Sanchez brought us the edit. It’s rad that sessions like this still go down. Click here for a full story from the day and some photos from the session courtesy of Brian Fick and Ozzie Ausband.

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Corona, CA: Help SOLVE a Cold Case from June 5, 1971

Left: Pscholka, circa 1971
Right: Age Progressed to 52 years (circa 2010)

Debra T. Pscholka
Missing since June 5, 1971 from Corona, Riverside County, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Vital Statistics

•Date Of Birth: November 7, 1958

•Age at Time of Disappearance: 12 years old

•Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'6"; 125 lbs. (57 kg.)

•Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; brown eyes.

•Clothing: blue Levi jeans and a green and yellow striped blouse

•Dentals: Available

•DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance

Pscholka was last seen in Corona, California at approximately 8:15 p.m. on June 5, 1971. She went to a now-defunct movie theater on 6th Street with friends. The staff caught her smoking and asked to leave. Pscholka left alone, telling her friends she was going to the park. She has never been heard from again.

Pscholka was a seventh-grade student at Corona Junior High School in 1971. She has a younger sister and three older brothers. Her mother died in 1990 and her father in 2000, but her siblings are still alive. Foul play is suspected in Pscholka's disappearance. She had no history of running away from home, and there has been no indication of her whereabouts since she let the theater. Her case remains open and unsolved.

Corona, CA: Women's Name Released

Irene Fidemjor, 58, was reported missing hours before her body was discovered in a dirt lot in Corona, CA.

Irene Fidemjor lived in the County Hills Apartments in the 1500 block of Plaza de Noche, police said in a news release. Family members had filed a missing person report with police earlier that morning.

The investigation into her disappearance and death continue.

Corona, CA: Calvert To Seek 42nd District Congressional Seat

The newly redrawn 42nd District includes Murrieta, Menifee, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, Eastvale, Norco, Corona, a portion of Temecula and eight unincorporated communities.

Yesterday, Congressman Ken Calvert, R-Corona, announced his intention to seek election to the 42nd Congressional District.

The newly redrawn 42nd Congressional District--as finalized today by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission--includes the cities of Eastvale, Norco, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, Canyon Lake, Menifee, Murrieta and a portion of Temecula.

First elected to Congress in 1992, Calvert, 58, currently serves the 44th Congressional District.

"The largest city in the 42nd District is my hometown of Corona and I have had the pleasure of representing all of the communities in the district at one time or another during my time in public service," Rep. Calvert said in an emailed statement.

"I am honored to represent my constituents in the House of Representatives and I look forward to asking for their vote once again next year."

The 42nd District also includes the unincorporated ares of El Sobrante, Woodcrest, Temescal Valley, Lakeview, Nuevo, Homeland, Winchester and Aguanga.

Redistricting takes Murrieta out of the 45th Congressional District--currently represented by Mary Bono Mack, R-Palm Springs--as of 2012.

A small portion of Murrieta is also currently in the 49th District, represented by Darrell Issa, R-Vista.

The new boundaries combine Murrieta into one district.

Corona, CA: Esquivias vs. Ruiz on August 19th

Summer time means hot action under the stars as Efrain Esquivias leads a number of local stars and one from Allentown, Pennsylvania on a fight card at the Omega Products International in Corona. The Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” outdoor event that takes place on Friday, August 19 and promises another night of all out action!

Esquivias (13-0, 9 KOs) has quickly rocketed up the ranks of the junior featherweight division with a style that blends speed, defense and pinpoint counter-punching accuracy in each and every one of his fights. This time he faces veteran prizefighter Juan Ruiz (23-6, 7 KOs) of Santa Clarita, California in a scheduled 10-round fight for the NABF title. Esquivias is trained by world famous boxing trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Boxing gym in Hollywood.

Popular Artemio “King” Reyes (12-1, 10 KOs) of San Bernardino is the semi-main event as he squares off with Mexican veteran Cristian Favela (31-31-1, 15 KOs) in a scheduled eight round welterweight contest.

Reyes has exploded on to the boxing scene with his two-fisted firepower that has resulted in a 90 percent knockout ratio. Few opponents have been able to contend with his blistering attacks especially to the body. Favela, is known for his ability to withstand anyone’s punching power. The Mexican fighter has faced some of the very best boxers in the world and is especially deadly against over zealous youngsters.

Tickets for “NEW BLOOD” are priced at $75, $45, and $30. They are available now and may be purchased by calling 714-935-0900.

Ontario’s Richard Contreras (5-0, 4 KOs) has surprised many in his short time in the pro ranks. He’ll be matched against Isaac Hidalgo (8-7-2, 1 KO) in a six-rounder. Contreras has demonstrated great skills and promise for a pugilist with only five professional bouts.

Returning from across the country is big-punching bantamweight Miguel Diaz (5-0, 3 KOs). The Allentown bomber has proven to be a crowd-pleasing fighter who has been able to compete with the competitive bantamweights on the West Coast. He faces Mexico’s Samuel Gutierrez (5-8-1) in a four-round bout.

Riverside’s Daniel Franco (2-0) leads a number of other local pugilists who are scrambling to shoot to the top of the boxing scene. Franco fights Mauro Brenes who is making his pro debut. Robert Crespo (1-0) fights Javier Albonica (1-0) and Angel Aponte makes his pro debut against Cain Garcia who is looking for his first pro win.

The Omega Products International fight card is a can’t miss event! Tickets are still available for the outdoor summer edition of Thompson Boxing Promotion “NEW BLOOD”.

Bouts subject to change. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the first bell rings at 7:30 pm. Omega Products International is located at 1681 California Avenue, Corona, CA 92881. Exit Magnolia off of the 15 Freeway.

Corona, CA: Sheets Energy Strips Maker Pilots Vending Program

Chews, balls and gum, to mention just a few formats in the energy food category, tend to find their way to vending machines. Not surprisingly, a new company called Pure Brands LLC is piloting its inaugural product in dedicated, branded vending machines manufactured by Corona, CA-based AVT Inc., which specializes in enabling new vending opportunities.

Sheets Energy Strips, Pure Brands' paper-thin, individually wrapped strips, dissolve instantly when placed on the tongue and are formulated to deliver fast-acting energy. Offered in multiple flavors, Sheets strips contain no calories, carbohydrates or sugar.

For the vending pilot, Sheets-branded automated kiosks will be placed in high-profile areas across the country including malls, office buildings, stadiums and arenas in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Florida. They will be merchandised with 4-packs and 10-packs of the energy strips, with $3 and $6 vend prices, respectively. Sheets-branded hats and t-shirts, both priced at $20, will also be sold through the machines. Two plasma screens embedded in the kiosks will promote the products and educate consumers about Sheets’ energy-enhancing benefits.

"We are always looking for unique ways to break through the clutter of traditional marketing campaigns," said Pure Brands chief executive Warren Struhl. "Automated kiosks are the perfect way for us to increase awareness of the brand."

Sheets Energy Strips were launched in June and are available nationwide. Pure Brands’ founding partners include basketball legends LeBron James and Amar’e Stoudemire and multiplatinum recording artists Drake and Pitbull. The celebrities are prominently featured in a marketing campaign coinciding with the Sheets launch.

Last month, Pure Brands announced a partnership with Budget Rent a Car of Atlanta and Wrap Media Group that will wrap rental vehicles with Sheets branding. For the first time ever, renters will be able to get a significant discount when driving a sponsored rental vehicle. The cars can be booked online until November, and will bring multiple other branding opportunities such as the ability to add short codes for text-messaging campaigns and coupons or product samples that will be placed in the vehicles as well as at the rental facilities.

Pure Brands says its future innovations will be devoted to wellness-related products that "use wearable, topical, transdermal and oral nutritional-delivery systems."

Corona, CA: Woman's body dumped in field triggers homicide probe

Homicide detectives are investigating the apparent slaying of a woman in her 50s whose body was found in a field Monday in a newly incorporated area of Corona just west of Interstate 15, city police say.

"We had a passerby that had seen the body on the side of the road," Sgt. Kim Velasco said about 9 a.m. today. "It was in some bushes."

The discovery was reported at 10:38 a.m. Monday along Foothill Parkway, about 100 feet east of Starne Road. The victim was wearing pants and a shirt. There were no obvious signs of trauma, though the body appeared to have been dumped there, Velasco said.

No arrests have been made.

Investigators have determined the victim's identity but have not released her name.

Detectives plan to reveal more information about noon, Velasco said. Riverside County coroner's officials have released no information about the victim or the incident.

Corona, CA: Woman's Body Found Hidden in Brush Along I-15 in Corona

The cause of death is under investigation.

Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body along Interstate 15 in Corona.

A driver spotted the body hidden under a pile of brush behind Foothill Parkway just after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A neighbor tells KTLA he saw blue clothing and a "white belly" on the body.

The victim's identity has not been released.

A cause of death is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Corona Police Department at (951) 817-5837.

Corona, CA: Body found in Corona; investigation under way

Police are investigating after a body was found in Corona on Monday afternoon. The body has not yet been identified.

Authorities responded to the 2800 block of Foothill Parkway at 10:38 a.m. after someone reported possibly seeing a body off to the side of the roadway.

When officers arrived, they found the body. The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Corona Police Department at (951) 817-5837.

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Corona, CA: The All-NEW Dos Lagos...An Early Christmas Present!

Editors Note: Completion is scheduled by December 5, 2011


New signs, children’s play area, storefront walk and plaza enhancements underway
The Shops at Dos Lagos announced construction is underway for the revitalization plan for the center, located at Temescal Canyon Road between Weirick Road and Cajalco Road, in Corona. The plan encompasses new signage along I-15 and extensive capital improvements including the addition of a children’s play area and enhancements to the storefront walkways and amphitheater plaza.

Corona Mayor Stan Skipworth attended the official groundbreaking ceremony this morning at the site of the new children’s play area at The Shops at Dos Lagos. The three phase revitalization construction, which will be completed by December, will begin at the children’s play area.

“We could not be more excited to finally unveil and begin construction on the revitalization plan,” said Scott Harrington, managing principal for the Dos Lagos property management company, Cypress Equities Managed Services. “This property holds a special place in the hearts of the community. We believe the revitalization efforts will enhance that sentiment while creating a true sense of place where the community will rediscover the love of The Shops at Dos Lagos.”

Sign production is underway, and the first sign is expected to be installed within the next couple of months. As part of the signage package, new directional signs will be placed throughout the property to help shoppers find stores and restaurants. In addition, new pylon and monument signs will be positioned along I-15 including one with a state-of-the-art LED screen.

The new children’s play area will be centrally located just west of the existing water fountain. The vehicular roundabout will be removed and a new intersection will be created, but the fountain will remain. The play area will feature a rubberized play surface with themed play structures under a shade sail; new public restroom facilities; multiple umbrella seating areas; hardscape and softscape improvements; and a pop-jet interactive water feature.

The storefront walkways will be enhanced with the addition of multiple new date palms, providing a natural shade pattern; bench seating and decorative pottery; a new canopied shading system at the existing trellis areas; hardscape improvements along sidewalks; and increased landscaped areas throughout Dos Lagos.

Improvements to the amphitheater plaza include the removal of the sound buffer element at the amphitheater stage for better viewing of the lakes; umbrella seating; and softscape enhancements including fireplaces and date palms.

Corona, CA: Dos Lagos Stadium Updates and Karaoke

2710 Lakeshore Drive • Corona, CA 92883
• 951-603-0967 •





What: GLEE: 3D CONCERT MOVIE Karaoke “Sing In” with the Dos Lagos Teen Ambassadors
When: 6:00-9:00pm, Friday, August 12, 2011

Details: Come on down and show us your music chops with our Glee Sing In! Whether you’re a group or a solo act, you’ll get your chance to showcase you talent in our lobby opening night of Glee: The 3D Concert Movie.

What: THE HELP – Book & Movie Discussion & Reception
When: After 7:00pm showing of The Help, Saturday, August 13, 2011

Details: For the release of “THE HELP,” Dos Lagos Stadium 15 theatre in conjunction with Citrus City Grille and The Friends of the Corona Public Library is hosting a book/movie discussion and reception after the 7:00pm showing on Saturday, August 13, 2011. Visit Dos Lagos 15 to reserve your space.

What: FREE Popcorn with admission to THE HELP
When: Wednesday, August 10 – Thursday, August 18, 2011

Details: Guests receive a free 46oz popcorn with any paid admission to see The Help at Dos Lagos Stadium 15 Theatre Wednesday, August 10 through Thursday, August 18, 2011.

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When: Friday, August 12 – Thursday, August 18, 2011

Details: During opening week, enter to win you own thrilling adventure of a 30 minute flight from Fly Corona, 4 pack of Zip Certificates from Skull Canyon Zipline, and Ride Certificates from Pole Position Raceway AND other great prizes including Pinkberry, RA Sushi, and FREE movie tickets. Drawing held Friday, August 19, 2011.

Every Tuesday is BARGAIN TUESDAY. General admission is $5 and 3D films are $8.50 ALL DAY, ALL TIMES, including new releases.

Join Motion Picture Points to earn points towards FREE popcorn, soft drinks, movies and more! Membership is free and card holders receive special concession offers every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday! Sign-up at the theatre to start earning rewards today!

Beginning August 9, Opera in Cinema. Verdi’s “Nabucco” LIVE at 12:30 from the Teatro Antico, Taormina, Italy, with Encore screenings to follow.

Upcoming Releases:
Opening August 19, Conan the Barbarian in Digital 3D
Opening August 26, Columbiana starring Zoe Saldana
Opening August 31, The Debt
Opening September 2, Apollo 18
Opening October 7, Dirty Girl

Corona, CA: Answer Rider's Shine at Loretta Lynn's

The 2011 Loretta Lynn's Amateur National Championship is in the record books and all of us here at Answer Racing would like to thank our riders for leaving their heart and soul out on the track. It's an accomplishment just to make it to the Ranch, through all of the Area and Regional qualifiers let alone perform at such a high level in the hot and sticky weather in Tennessee. Answer Racing is proud to announce that Chris Plouffe and Kyle Peters took home 2 out of the 3 Pro class championships! Kyle brought home the hardware in the 250 A class and Chris in the Open Pro class. They weren't the only ones who got a spot on the podium either. Keith Tucker, Jalek Swoll and Dilan Schwartz put in awesome rides to be up on the box at the end of the week. Keith took home 3rd in the Supermini 2 class, Jalek finished 3rd in the 65 (7-9) stock class and Dilan took runner up honors in the 51 (7-8) AMA 2 stock class. We can't forget our man Scottie Shipley who swept every moto of the Masters 50 Plus and took home the Championship. Other notable top 10 performances were Brandon Scharer, Chad Scogins, Cody Cornwell, Cullin Park and Cole Barbieri in their respected classes.

Answer Racing would again like to thank all of our riders who made the trip to Loretta Lynn's, we know it's a lot of time and effort to participate in such a prestigious event like this.

Riverside, CA: Grandmother among those arrested in Riverside street gang sweep

Authorities in Riverside conducted a gang sweep on Wednesday that netted 20 people, including the arrest of a grandmother.

A total of 36 arrest warrants, 19 state search warrants and 21 probation and parole searches were handled by Riverside police, agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, Corona police, the Riverside County Gang Task Force and other agencies.

It was an early morning wakeup call that a number of alleged gang members were not expecting. By mid-morning, members of one of the most dangerous street gangs in Riverside were in custody.

Police said by the time "Operation Tampa Bay" was over, nearly one-third of the 1200 Blocc Crips street gang will no longer be roaming the city's eastside.

"Is this a mortal blow to this gang? Probably not, they're resilient. But it is important for us to keep the pressure on them," said Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz.

Diaz said the suspects arrested include people of all ages, men and women, even a grandmother who allegedly sold drugs to undercover officers during the operation.

"They're violent people, they're not people who get up and go to a normal job," said Sgt. Chad Milby of the Riverside Police Department. "Their normal job for them is to get up, go and sell drugs and participate in violent crime."

The 147-member, all-black street gang has been involved in deadly assaults, drug trafficking, store robberies and home invasions. Police said the gang has terrorized Riverside's eastside for decades. People familiar with the neighborhood know its problems well.

"That's why I had to move away, because I had to get out of here, there's just too much going on," said Tiona Gipson of Riverside.

Police hope that after the raid, one in which several weapons were also seized, the neighborhood is and feels safer.