Riverside County

California Health Official Silent on Immigration Status of Leprosy Patient

The Riverside County, California director of Disease Control is not revealing the immigration status of the elementary school child diagnosed with leprosy, or Hansen’s disease, or the unknown person infected with the disease who had “prolonged contact” with the child.

Leprosy AP

Goats Killed After Herd Wanders onto CA Highway

Over a dozen goats were killed on a highway in Riverside County after a herd of about 250 wandered away from a nearby field and were struck by cars after midnight on Friday.

Goat (Rebecca Siegel / Flickr / CC)