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.
For many, living in the country means wide-open spaces, freedom to roam and to pretty much do as you please. It has been a long-standing tradition in many areas to jump on your dirt bike, all-terrain vehicle or other off road vehicle and go for a ride. But in unincorporated Riverside County, it is important to know the […]
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing person who disappeared “under suspicious circumstances and may have met with foul play,” according to sheriff’s officials. The missing man is believed to have been last seen in the community of Anza in February. The man, identified as Daniel Joseph Frank Foster, 28, […]
U.S. Forest Service crews and volunteers for the past year have stepped up their pace to renovate many of the San Jacinto Wilderness area trails in the San Bernardino National Forest that were damaged or destroyed in the 2013 14,000-acre Mountain Fire. While the work continues to reopen a stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail, […]
RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors have authorized a letter to legislative leaders appealing for opposition to the governor’s proposal to shift a greater share of in-home supportive services costs to counties in the next fiscal year, potentially forcing Riverside County to slash funding for other programs to cover IHSS. The board without comment during […]
RIVERSIDE –Riverside County supervisors agreed Tuesday, March 21, that they’re open to relaxing marijuana regulations under the provisions of Proposition 64, but there was no consensus yet as to how to proceed. “I don’t smoke. I don’t drink. I am the definition of `no fun,” Supervisor Kevin Jeffries said. “But the voters of California and […]
SAN BERNARDINO – The last bald eagle count of the winter was conducted by citizen scientists and local Federal and State biologists around several lakes in the southern California Saturday, March 11. The clear skies and lack of wind made it a perfect day for counting eagles! Over 200 participants scanned the sky, tree tops and […]
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County will remain among the top 10 fastest-growing counties in California over the next four decades, swelling in population by more than 50 percent, according to projections by the California Department of Finance. The agency released figures last week from a demographic study showing that Riverside County’s populace will go from its […]