State Water Resources Control Board commits to timetable for Salton Sea restoration

State Water Resources Control Board commits to timetable for Salton Sea restoration

The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday committed to an annual timetable for habitat restoration and dust suppression projects aimed at rehabilitating the Salton Sea over the course of the next decade. The agreement sets milestones for completing projects within the $383 million Salton Sea Management Plan, which calls for construction of 29,800 acres […]

Board OKs grant to pay for fire hazard mapping 

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors authorized the fire department to accept $184,153 in state grant to pay for fire hazard maps detailing geographical and topographical features of unincorporated areas. The grant from the California Fire Safe Council will also enable the county to document and map the impacts of non-native insects on native landscapes. The […]

 Property tax refunds transferred to general fund

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the transfer of property tax overpayments totaling just over $700,000 into Riverside County’s general fund, leaving no further opportunities for the funds to be claimed by would-be eligible recipients. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board ordered that $704,385 in refunds from 2012 and prior […]

California Department of Transportation provides featured speakers at Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 8

ANZA – Representatives from Caltrans will be in Anza 7 p.m. Nov. 8 to attend the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting held at the Anza Community Hall to give updates on California state highways and projects that are in the works that may affect local traffic. The representatives will give updates and answer questions […]

 Sheriff’s officials urge precautions ahead of Halloween outings

PERRIS – Parents, guardians and others planning to chaperone children during Halloween outings in Riverside County were urged to take some basic precautions to keep the trick-or-treaters safe. “Halloween can be a safe and enjoyable evening with a little preparation, communication and diligence,” according to a sheriff’s department statement. Deputies from both the Menifee and […]

Anza Electric Cooperative returned extra money to members in September

ANZA – Anza Electric Cooperative returned their extra operating revenue to its members in September. Since 1989, AEC has returned over $11 million to current and former members in the form of capital credits. Excess operating revenue that the cooperative has left over at the end of the year is returned to its membership in […]

New ‘Civil Rights Institute’ in downtown Riverside to tell stories of area’s civil rights leaders

The stories of the Inland Empire’s Civil Rights heroes will soon have a permanent home thanks to the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California, a new historical institution which will be built in downtown Riverside. The facility is a key part of a unique community under development called Mission Heritage Plaza that will also combine […]