Dig it: Hawthorne approves Elon Musk’s test tunnel beneath city streets |Aug 23, 2017

Hawthorne leaders have signed off on construction of tech tycoon Elon Musk’s first test tunnel for electric vehicles extending west from SpaceX headquarters. The City Council approved the two-mile underground track Tuesday night in a 4-1 vote, with only Councilman Nilo Michelin dissenting.

Crackdowns begin on seat-hoggers, loud talkers and manspreading on buses and trains |Aug 20, 2017

The woman seated next to them on the Metro Blue Line began speaking louder, and her words became more profane. She started cursing at her boyfriend who had his hand under her shirt. Then, when she announced in full voice she would take off her top and flash the train, that was the last straw.

10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker |Aug 20, 2017

SINGAPORE >> Ten U.S. sailors are missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months.

1 killed in Angelus Oaks rollover off Highway 38 |Aug 19, 2017

ANGELUS OAKS >> At least one person was killed Saturday morning after a vehicle went off a roadway in Angelus Oaks and ended up upside down, according to initial reports. The incident, called a fatality on a CHP incident log, appears to have been reported by witnesses shortly after 3 a.

Why you can’t turn right at this Rancho Cucamonga red light |Aug 19, 2017

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Heads up drivers — looks like signs restricting a right turn on a red light in the north end of town is likely here to stay. For years, city officials have received calls from upset motorists who have received tickets for turning on a red light while exiting the 210 Freeway eastbound Milliken Avenue off ramp.

Hazmat team called for tractor-trailer fire on 40 Freeway near Needles; lanes still closed |Aug 19, 2017

NEEDLES>>Two tractor-trailers that were burning on Interstate 40 at the agricultural inspection center south of Needles prompted the closure of the roadway and the need for a hazmat team, fire officials say.

Stolen vehicle pursuit ends in crash outside San Bernardino post office |Aug 18, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A short stolen vehicle pursuit came to an end when the driver took a wide turn and smashed into cars parked outside a San Bernardino post office Friday afternoon. “I’m not hurt but just nervous from the crash,” said Jennifer Nelson, who was sitting in her car waiting for her father to come out of the post office when the crash took place.

Sleeping child seriously injured after SUV tears through 2 Redlands homes |Aug 18, 2017

REDLANDS >> An SUV crashed into two Redlands homes Thursday morning, sending a 10-year-old girl who was asleep in her bed to the hospital with broken bones, police announced Friday. Shortly before 7 a.

Car rear-ends school bus in Hesperia, becomes stuck underneath; no one injured |Aug 18, 2017

HESPERIA>>A sedan ended up wedged underneath a school bus here early Friday morning, but no one – including two students aboard the bus – was injured, the California Highway Patrol said.

Flashing lights on school buses mean stop, police tell drivers |Aug 17, 2017

Thirty-two drivers were cited, 19 warnings were issued and, law enforcement officials hope, parents and students were educated during an operation in Bloomington that focused on drivers passing stopped school buses.

Have you seen this truck? Redlands police say it fled collision |Aug 17, 2017

Redlands police are looking for a big-rig that failed to stop as required by law after being involved in a traffic collision that resulted in injuries. The crash happened about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug, 16, on Mountain View Avenue near the 10 Freeway.

Crash on eastbound 10 Freeway in Pomona triggers SigAlert |Aug 17, 2017

A crash involving seven vehicles — one of them a big rig — triggered a SigAlert for the eastbound 10 Freeway near the 57 Freeway on Thursday evening, Aug. 17, the California Highway Patrol said.

What was that giant, weird-looking dome you saw on the road in Southern California? |Aug 17, 2017

If you see a massive, bizarre-looking, rusty dome traveling along a major highway and are wondering what the heck that is — yeah, we were curious, too. Turns out the gigantic piece of mystery equipment, which puzzled Southern California drivers from Corona to Norco to Westminster and Seal Beach early Thursday morning, is a reactor bound for the Chevron refinery in El Segundo.

As Inland toll lanes boom, why are new freeway lanes rarely free? |Aug 15, 2017

In March, toll lanes debuted in the Inland area with the opening of the 91 Express Lanes in Corona. They won’t be the last. Within a decade, there could be four toll lane corridors in the region.

Banning man identified as motorcyclist killed in San Bernardino crash |Aug 15, 2017

The victim of a solo-vehicle motorcycle crash on Sunday in San Bernardino has been identified as a 24-year-old Banning resident, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.

Hesperia motorcyclist dies in crash on Main Street |Aug 14, 2017

HESPERIA >> A motorcyclist died at a hospital of injuries sustained in a collision with a car late Sunday in Hesperia, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department news release.

Four injured in 3-vehicle crash in Highland |Aug 14, 2017

HIGHLAND >> Four people were hospitalized after a violent three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Highland. A Nissan sedan and Honda Passport crashed shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Pacific and Victoria avenues, sending the Nissan into a gas station marquee, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release.

Person with meth arrested during Rialto school traffic safety sweep |Aug 14, 2017

RIALTO >> Even with three Rialto police officers already writing tickets for three motorists for various traffic infractions near Kolb Middle School on Monday morning, a dark-colored compact car rolled through a posted stop sign in order for the driver to drop a child off.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on 10 Freeway in San Bernardino |Aug 13, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning in a crash on the westbound 10 Freeway in San Bernardino. The single-vehicle crash was reported at 5:06 a.m. west of Waterman Avenue, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

1 dead, 26 injured after car plows into group at Charlottesville white nationalist rally |Aug 12, 2017

VIRGINIA >> A hospital official says one person has died and 26 were injured after a car plowed into a group of protesters in Charlottesville. University of Virginia Medical Center spokeswoman Angela Taylor confirmed the death to The Associated Press.

Speeding car seen in viral video causing chain-reaction crash on 10 Freeway in Colton |Aug 11, 2017

COLTON >> A vehicle seen on dashcam footage striking a BMW — sending that vehicle under a tractor-trailer along the 10 Freeway in Colton — has been recovered, California Highway Patrol officers said Friday.

Apple Valley pursuit reaches 100 mph; crash leaves driver in grave condition |Aug 11, 2017

APPLE VALLEY >> A man is fighting for his life after he crashed the car he was driving while fleeing from deputies, sheriff’s officials announced Friday. Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Friday, a sergeant assigned to the San Bernardino County sheriff’s Apple Valley station attempted to pull over a 2004 Honda sedan near Bear Valley and Mohawk roads, according to a sheriff’s news release.

The warnings are clear: Never leave a child in a hot car — ‘not even for a minute’ |Aug 11, 2017

RIVERSIDE >> With temperatures cresting into the 90s on Tuesday, a call about a 3-year-old child being left alone inside of a car could have ended tragically; luckily, the child ended up being OK.

Caltrans has 1,100 jobs to fill. Here’s why |Aug 11, 2017

Looking for a job? Caltrans says it’s hiring. The state’s department of transportation announced Friday that it’s looking to fill more than 1,100 open positions. The department is planning a series of career fairs across the state to recruit potential employees.

Metrolink trains to see maintenance work delays |Aug 11, 2017

Attention commuters, it may be a good idea to start planning ahead. Metrolink trains on the Inland Empire-Orange County and 91/Perris Valley line may see some delays starting Monday, Aug. 14 due to maintenance work on the railroad tracks.

Man killed in 2-boat Lake Havasu crash identified |Aug 10, 2017

LAKE HAVASU >> As authorities on Thursday identified the man who died in a two-boat crash on Lake Havasu, the man’s family has characterized him as a responsible boat captain.

Closure of 60 Freeway through Riverside more than a year – not months – away |Aug 9, 2017

The next “Carmageddon” is further away than originally announced. A planned paving project on the 60 Freeway that will close the entire freeway for several weekends between Jurupa Valley and Riverside is set to begin in late 2018 or early 2019, a Caltrans spokeswoman said Monday, Aug.

Man killed in Ontario crash on 60 Freeway identified |Aug 9, 2017

ONTARIO >> Authorities have identified the man killed Monday in a rollover crash involving a tractor trailer along the 60 Freeway in Ontario as Victor Abad, 63, of Highland.

Fontana driver killed, passenger badly hurt in rollover crash |Aug 9, 2017

FONTANA >> A 19-year-old Fontana woman was killed and her passenger is in critical condition following an early morning rollover crash in Fontana on Tuesday, authorities said. The woman was driving a 2002 Chevy Silverado on Bridlepath Drive just before 1 a.

A friend, musician, worship leader from Yucaipa is remembered |Aug 9, 2017

Garrett Engle was the type of friend who was always available, any time, a guy you could have a beer with after he hammered out a rock song on his acoustic guitar at the Hangar 24 Craft Brewery in Redlands.

Ontario airport: Frontier adds service to Washington D.C., San Antonio |Aug 8, 2017

ONTARIO >> Frontier Airlines will begin service to San Antonio and Washington Dulles international airports later this year. Starting Oct. 12, Frontier will offer four flights a week to San Antonio with the same plane then continuing to the Washington, D.

1 killed, 4 others hurt in 2-boat crash; alcohol suspected, authorities say |Aug 8, 2017

One person was killed and four others were hospitalized Sunday following a two-boat crash on Lake Havasu in which alcohol may have been a factor, sheriff’s officials said. The crash was reported about 9:30 p.

US nixes sleep apnea test plan for truckers, train engineers |Aug 8, 2017

U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said late last week that they are no longer pursuing the regulation that would require testing for the fatigue-inducing disorder that’s been blamed for deadly rail crashes in New York City and New Jersey and several highway crashes.

Yucaipa woman badly hurt in crash that killed husband, dog |Aug 8, 2017

YUCAIPA >> A Yucaipa woman is recovering following a weekend crash that claimed the life of her husband and the couple’s dog, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

2 crashes, 1 fatal, snarl traffic on 60 Freeway in Ontario |Aug 7, 2017

ONTARIO >> Two large crashes — one of which left one person dead and another wounded — jammed traffic Monday afternoon on the 60 Freeway in Ontario. Officials announced shortly before 1:30 p.

Glendora to get final preview at upcoming Gold Line extension project to Montclair |Aug 6, 2017

GLENDORA >> Monday is the last opportunity in a series of meetings for the public to weigh in on the planned Gold Line extension. The final community information meeting for the

Major 60 Freeway closure through Jurupa Valley, Riverside planned |Aug 6, 2017

Caltrans is preparing for 55-hour closures of the 60 Freeway between Jurupa Valley and Riverside early next year as part of a large pavement repair project. The full shutdown between Valley Way and the 60/91/215 interchange would be

San Bernardino police searching for man after crash, carjacking attempts |Aug 6, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Police searched Sunday afternoon for a man who crashed his car near Blair Park and then tried to carjack other vehicles in San Bernardino, officials said. The driver lost control and crashed about 12:30 p.

3 US Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia |Aug 5, 2017

SYDNEY >> Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday while trying to land.

Members of La Puente family, good Samaritan killed in Fontana crash on 10 Freeway identified |Aug 5, 2017

FONTANA >> The four people killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the 10 Freeway on Friday, Aug.

Fontana woman dies after 3-car crash |Aug 5, 2017

A 59-year-old Fontana woman died Friday night after she was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Fontana, coroner’s officials said. The crash occurred at 7:42 p.m. at Randall and Cypress avenues, according to a San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office news release.

L.A.-bound Metrolink train hits vehicle on tracks in Baldwin Park; San Bernardino-bound train delayed |Aug 5, 2017

Metrolink trains bound for San Bernardino and L.A.’s Union Station have been delayed after a train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the tracks in Baldwin Park, transportation officials said. SB Line 379 bound for L.

4 killed in three-vehicle crash on 10 Freeway in Fontana |Aug 4, 2017

Four people were killed in a three-vehicle crash on the eastbound 10 Freeway in Fontana on Friday, Aug. 4, according to a fire and CHP officials. The incident was reported about 12:34 p.m. on the eastbound 10 between Cherry and Citrus avenues, said San Bernardino County Fire Department spokesman Ryan Vacarro.

Pilot lands single-engine plane safely on 15 Freeway |Aug 4, 2017

BAKER >> A single-engine aircraft made an emergency landing on Interstate 15 near Baker Friday afternoon, with no damage to the plane or anything else. The Cessna 210 was experiencing engine difficulties and made the landing at Mile Marker 147, Ian Gregor, public affairs manager for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Pacific Division, said Friday evening.

Find out how Metrolink service in Fontana will be affected by construction |Aug 3, 2017

The rail crossings at Juniper Avenue and Sierra Avenue will run on a limited schedule August 12-13 as part of a project that aims to increase safety in the area, according to Metrolink news release.

Repairs underway to Highway 38 for Lake fire-related damage |Aug 3, 2017

Caltrans is embarking on about three months worth of repairs to Highway 38 in Angelus Oaks to repair damage that was caused by the Lake fire in 2015, officials said. Crews will be repairing rock slope as well as drainage systems between Glass Road and the South Fork Santa Ana River, according to a news release.

Man killed by vehicle in Yucca Valley is identified |Aug 2, 2017

YUCCA VALLEY >> A Yucca Valley man was struck and killed when he walked into the path of a vehicle early Tuesday morning, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said. Bruce Ball, 67, died around 5:20 a.

Hyperloop One achieves second milestone this year — nearly 200 mph |Aug 2, 2017

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One’s electromagnetically propelled passenger pod reached nearly 200 mph in its most recent milestone announced Wednesday. Executives of the 3-year-old tech company say they’re now ready for global commercialization of the new energy-efficient, autonomous transportation system.

Oak Hills motorcyclist killed in Hesperia crash |Aug 1, 2017

A 21-year-old Oak Hills man was killed Monday after crashing his motorcycle into a car at a four-way stop in Hesperia, sheriff’s officials say. Brian Delreal was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead after the crash.

Chino injury crash temporarily closed lanes on 71 Freeway |Aug 1, 2017

A two-vehicle crash apparently caused injuries and prompted the temporary closure of the southbound lanes of the 71 Freeway Tuesday morning in Chino, according to initial reports. The crash was reported a little after 7:40 a.