County fees for food, waste permits going up  

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 […]

Know the laws when playing off-road in Riverside County

Know the laws when playing off-road in Riverside County

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 […]

Officials asking for public’s assistance locating missing Fallbrook man, last seen in Anza

Officials asking for public’s assistance locating missing Fallbrook man, last seen in Anza

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, […]

Board Opposes Governor’s Plan to Increase County’s Share of Medicaid Costs

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 […]

Supervisors receptive to loosening marijuana regulations

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 […]

Eagle watchers Count 12 Bald Eagles in Inland Empire

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 […]

County’s population to swell 50 percent over four decades

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 […]

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