It was a busy year for news in Banning, Beaumont and the San Gorgonio Pass, with elections, business, crime, arts and entertainment grabbing headlines.
The following list is based on page views, reflecting which news drew the most attention on Banning-Beaumont Patch in 2012.
Which reports resonated most with you? Which reports are you surprised to see on this list? And which are you surprised did not make the list?
30. Body Found in Vacant Banning House
27. Banning Man Acquitted in Beaumont Nightclub Murder
26. STANDOFF UPDATE: LoJack Signal Led to 4 Arrests at Beaumont Avenue Home
25. Grand Jury Accuses Beaumont Police Officer: Woman Blinded in DUI Stop
24. UPDATE: Banning Man Identified in Murder
23. Super Bowl Sunday 2012 TV Options
22. Lesbian Couple Welcomes Baby at 12:12 on 12-12-12 at Banning Hospital
21. Beaumont Police Pepper-Spray DUI Suspect: Accused of Excessive Force
20. Real Time Results: Will Raul Ruiz Unseat Mary Bono Mack?
17. Ex-Cop Convicted Of First-Degree Murder In Wife's Death*
*This news report is from 2011. It remained popular in 2012 due to televised accounts of the incident, which led viewers to this report.
16. UPDATED: 'Barricaded' Subject Prompts Multi-Agency Response in Beaumont
15. Two Hospitalized with Major Injuries After Car Crash
13. Westboro Baptist Church: Yucaipa Soldier’s Death was ‘Direct Judgment’ From God
12. Clarification: AQMD is Investigating Odor in Pass Area
9. BACKUP IN THE PASS: Unannounced Road Work on WB 10 Delays Thousands
7. Banning-Beaumont Pics & Clips
6. UPDATE: Outage Caused by Equipment Failure 'On Pole Near Banning Airport'
4. UPDATE: 'Highland' Blaze 10 Percent Contained
2. Free Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Workshop Sked Next Month in Banning
1. Protest Planned Outside Yucaipa Soldier's Funeral
Don't forget to have your say in the comments. Which stories from this year will you remember? Which ones had you talking?