Supervisors to wrestle with budget woes in June

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors last week scheduled hearings in June to iron out spending priorities and decide whether some agencies should be spared cuts and receive appropriations to fill holes in their budgets. “We have less and less flexibility as we draw down our reserves, so we must do more to […]

Art Alliance of Idyllwild presents the Idyllwild Plein Air Competition

Art Alliance of Idyllwild presents the Idyllwild Plein Air Competition

IDYLLWILD – The Idyllwild Plein Air Competition, sponsored by the Art Alliance of Idyllwild, begins 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9, when visitors and artists may attend a free live-painting demonstration by well-known plein air artist, Rich Stergulz and continues through June 11. The demonstration will take place at the Grand Idyllwild Lodge, 54620 Pinecrest Road. […]

Anza man whose son died of heart attack joins Southwest Riverside County Heart & Stroke Walk

ANZA – The American Heart Association’s Inland Empire division will host its annual Southwest Riverside County Heart & Stroke Walk Saturday, May 6, at Lake Skinner, where an estimated 3,000 people will lace up their sneakers, among them many families who lost loved ones to the nation’s leading causes of death: heart disease and stroke. Anza resident […]

Hemet High School’s mountain bike team ends its season with league final event

Hemet High School’s mountain bike team ends its season with league final event

HEMET – Hemet High School’s mountain bike team successfully ends its season. The 12-member team, comprised of six Hemet High School students, five Western Center Academy students and one Idyllwild School student, will be competing in the Southern California high school cycling league finals in Tehachapi, California in Kern County April 29-30. The team has […]

Board approves modest cuts to fire department budget

RIVERSIDE – The board of supervisors Tuesday, April 18, backed away from implementing a deficit reduction plan that would have axed about two-dozen uniform and support personnel in the Riverside County Fire Department, electing instead to eliminate five positions and make several other modest cuts that will only close the agency’s spending gap by half. […]

County Executive Officer Jay Orr to retire at the end of August

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County Executive Officer Jay Orr will retire at the end of August, five years after taking over as the county’s top administrator. Orr helped navigate Riverside County through tail end of the nation’s worst recession in more than half a century and into a slow recovery beset by new and unexpected fiscal […]

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