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 […]
According to Riverside County Sheriff’s officials, public safety is everybody’s business and the department provides citizens with countless volunteer opportunities to serve their community. During last month’s Volunteer Appreciation week, sheriff’s officials from throughout Riverside County showed their volunteers appreciation with banquets, luncheons, presentations, gifts and in social media posts. “Our volunteers assist the San Jacinto Police […]
A low pressure system moving across the region today will bring cool weather and occasional rain showers in parts of Riverside County through Tuesday and gusty winds in the mountains and some of the deserts into Wednesday.
A bear was found hiding behind a Ford dealership in Indio, before being tranquilized by rangers Sunday, May 14.
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. […]
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 […]
According to a press release issued by the office of Governor Jerry Brown, the governor signed the Transportation Bill into law without any fanfare Friday, April 28.
RIVERSIDE – The board of supervisors voted to increase fees charged by the Department of Environmental Health for permits to sell food, operate tattoo parlors, store public waste and conduct other activities that require the county’s stamp of approval. In a 4-0 vote without comment, the board approved Environmental Health Director Steve Van Stockum’s request […]
Riverside County’s real estate market kicked into high gear last month with increases in both prices and sales, the California Association of Realtors reported last week.
The parent company of the Dollar General retail chain reached a legal settlement with Riverside and 31 other California counties in a case involving allegations of improper disposal of hazardous wastes, it was announced Monday, April 17.