Rob McMillan, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Rob McMillan

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Rob:

Lucerne Valley school officials urge CA to allow more campuses to reopen

Some Inland Empire elementary school students have been back in the classroom since fall, but the Lucerne Valley Unified School District superintendent wants more campuses to reopen. → Read More

OC school district offering coronavirus testing to teachers, students

Even as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available, a school district in Orange County is doubling down on the importance of testing for the coronavirus. → Read More

Riverside workers await more COVID relief after Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan clears hurdle

As Congress debates another COVID-19 relief package, employees and business owners in Southern California are weighing in on what parts of the various plans address their needs. → Read More

Newsom reverses parole for Highland man convicted of killing his pregnant wife

Debra McNeal case: Gov. Gavin Newsom has overturned a parole board decision and denied the release of a Highland man, Rodney Patrick McNeal, who was convicted in the horrific 1997 murder of his pregnant wife. → Read More

Snow in Southern California: Storm brings hail, snow to lower elevations

The latest storm system brought some unexpected winter weather to regions at lower elevations in Southern California. Tarzana saw a smattering of hail, while folks in Santa Clarita saw some light snow. Local mountains saw more than a foot of fresh powder. → Read More

Pomona family struggles to find mortuary after 51-year-old father dies from COVID-19

As the death toll from the pandemic rises, the available space at local mortuaries is shrinking rapidly. One Pomona family struggled to find a mortuary to help them after their father died from COVID-19. → Read More

Riverside County vaccine rollout hampered by ineligible people signing up for appointment, health officials say

Riverside County public health officials say many who signed up online for a vaccination appointment weren't actually eligible based on the current tier. → Read More

New development forcing burros into some Inland Empire cities

Wild burros have roamed the hills northeast of Riverside for decades. But with new housing developments, and friendly neighbors feeding them, the burros are becoming much more of a nuisance. → Read More

Dodgers fans share memories of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda

"He was a legend." Dodgers fans all across California are paying tribute to Tommy Lasorda, who died Thursday evening at home. → Read More

SoCal residents hit the slopes for Christmas Day snow, but not as many as years past

Many Southern Californians hit the slopes for Christmas Day, but not as many as in past years. The lack of snow combined with most people staying home due to the pandemic made for a much quieter holiday. → Read More

Barstow Community Hospital faces dire situation, several nurses sick with COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases surge across Southern California, hospitals are feeling the pain in a variety of ways. In the Inland Empire, as nurses at one hospital are preparing to go out on strike, another hospital is at nearly twice its capacity. → Read More

94-year-old World War II veteran from Temescal Valley shares story of surviving COVID-19

When a 94-year old Temescal Valley man was diagnosed with COVID19, he knew his chances weren't good. But Norman McArthur is also a veteran of World War II, and he knew he had to fight. → Read More

Brush fire near Corona Airport explodes to 500 acres, shuts down Highway 71 in both directions

A fire that erupted near the Corona Municipal Airport has grown to 500 acres, shutting down a main road in the area, authorities said Thursday morning. → Read More

Thanksgiving by candlelight? 85,000 SoCal homes could lose power on holiday

With Santa Ana winds causing increased fire danger, Southern California Edison is considering shutting off power to more than 85,000 customers in five counties on Thanksgiving. → Read More

COVID-19 rapid testing center opens at Ontario airport parking lot

A drive-through COVID-19 testing center that offers rapid test results is now operational at Ontario Airport, allowing passengers to determine whether they are infected with the virus before they travel. The airport encourages passengers to travel safely. → Read More

IE businesses react to curfew as Riverside County sheriff says department will not enforce

As a state-ordered curfew for counties in the purple tier goes into effect this weekend, covering all of Southern California, some Inland Empire businesses already struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic are anticipating even more losses. → Read More

6 members of Riverside family test positive for COVID, including 1 in grave condition

A Riverside family is pleading for people to take proper precautions as COVID-19 cases soar across the country after six out of the eight people in their household were infected. → Read More

Big Bear replacing old power lines to reduce wildfire risk

More than 162 miles of power lines in the Big Bear area are being replaced with stronger, thicker cables that are much less likely to spark a major wildfire. The old electric lines are made of aluminum and are completely bare, with no protective covering. → Read More

IE small businesses urge locals to use curbside pickup for safe holiday shopping

REDLANDS, Calif. (KABC) -- Small businesses in the Inland Empire are urging residents to shop local this holiday shopping season. "We're going to have curbside pickup, we have early shopping, we have later shopping, and if you want to set up an appointment, come in and have the store to yourself, we can even make that happen," said Mike Eubanks with Jacks Toy Shop in Redlands. Watch Rob… → Read More

Harada House: Renovation efforts underway for endangered Riverside landmark with heroic backstory

An old house on Lemon Street in downtown Riverside is now listed as one of America's most endangered historic places. Built back in the late 1800s, the property is in a significant state of disrepair. → Read More