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The coast of Ventura and Oxnard is represented by the solid black line, while the solid red line is the statewide tsunami inundation map coordinated by the California Emergency Management Agency. (credit: Kenny Ryan/UC Riverside)

Study: Inland Ventura, Oxnard Area Vulnerable To Earthquake-Generated Tsunami

Inland areas of Ventura and Oxnard could be vulnerable to the effects of an earthquake-generated tsunami, according to computer models from seismologists at University of California, Riverside.


Donald Earl Rosenbek, Jr., 30, is accused of kidnapping a UCR student in June of 2014. (credit: City of Riverside Police Department)

Cathedral City Man Ordered To Stand Trial In 2014 Abduction Of UC Riverside Student

A judge ruled on Wednesday for a 31-year-old man to stand trial in connection with the abduction of a University of California, Riverside student.


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UCR Student Accused Of Secretly Recording Female Students In Dorm Shower

More than a dozen female students at the University of California, Riverside are feeling violated after police say a hidden camera secretly recorded them in a dorm shower for more than a month.


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UCR Student Discovers New Species Of Firefly Near Topanga

A 24-year-old undergraduate student at UC Riverside has discovered a new species of firefly near Topanga, university officials said Wednesday.


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Retired UCR Professor Named 1st Hispanic Poet Laureate

A recently retired UC Riverside professor was named Wednesday as the nation’s 21st Poet Laureate.


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LA Workers Join Global Campaign On Tax Day Striking For Higher Pay

Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.


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UC Student Health Center Doctors, Dentists Protest During UCLA’s ‘Bruin Day’

As a strike by union doctors and dentists at University of California student health centers continues, officials say the clinics will remain open Monday to serve patients.


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Fire Damages UC Riverside Human Resources Building

A fire damaged part of a UC Riverside building Wednesday morning, but no injuries were reported.


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Woman Accused Of Plotting Ex-Boyfriends’ Murders Ready For Release After Plea Deal

Barbara Wu was sentenced Monday to three years, four months in state prison after pleading guilty January 15 to one count each of stalking and witness intimidation, as well as two counts of solicitation to commit a criminal act.

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UCR Students Invent Diaper Pad That Detects Infection, Other Medical Conditions

Apple’s new products announced Tuesday may prompt fans to wait in lines for days to spend hundreds of dollars, but a creation by a team of UC Riverside engineering students could potentially save lives around the world.


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Storm-Enhanced Rains Flood Riverside County

Heavy rain spawned from what is now Tropical Storm Norbert led to flash flooding in downtown Riverside and elsewhere in the Inland Empire on Sunday afternoon.


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Scientists At UC Riverside Point At Enzyme For Critical Role In Development Of Autism

After years of work the new discovery could help children with Fragile X who also have autism.


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Pioneering Researcher Behind State’s Clean-Air Regulations Dies

James Pitts, a pioneering smog researcher whose work spurred California’s ground-breaking clean-air regulations, has died. He was 93.


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Sketch Released Of Suspect Who Kidnapped UC Riverside Student

Police Wednesday released a sketch of a man who kidnapped and physically attacked a UC Riverside student.

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Students At UC Riverside Get Some Pet Therapy As They Cram For Exams

Students at UC Riverside got a bit of pet therapy this week as they crammed for final exams.

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