New Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee schedule finally wins Lake Elsinore Council approval

The appearance of a Western Riverside Council of Government representative along with an explanation of the latest Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee increase helped sway the Lake Elsinore City Council to approve the fee increases during the council’s regular Sept. 12 meeting. The council was assured by WRCOG representative Director Rick Bishop that the newest TUMF […]

Lake Elsinore City Council questions new TUMF fees

Although the Western Riverside County Council of Governments has reduced some of its Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fees this year some members of Lake Elsinore City Council remain dissatisfied with its expenditures. The new TUMF fee schedule for the next three years was introduced to the council in their Aug. 22 regular council meeting. The TUMF […]

The New Temecula Valley High School Biosustainability Club receives $20,000 grant to build a campus aquaponics greenhouse

The New Temecula Valley High School Biosustainability Club receives $20,000 grant to build a campus aquaponics greenhouse

TEMECULA – The newly launched Temecula Valley High School Biosustainability Club has been awarded a $20,000 Institute for Teaching Grant to help support the construction of an extensive on-campus aquaponics greenhouse that will be designed, built and maintained by students. The project will give Temecula Valley High School students a unique opportunity to build and […]

County Board of Supervisors to consider appointing new treasurer

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors will decide today whether to appoint a 15-year Riverside County employee to serve as treasurer-tax collector to fill the vacancy left following the resignation of tax chief Don Kent, who will be taking over next month as the county’s chief financial officer. Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector Jon Christensen has been […]

Democrats’ Valentine to California Drivers: New Taxes

Democrats’ Valentine to California Drivers: New Taxes

Press Release Submitted by Sen. Mike Morrell’s 23rd District office SACRAMENTO – Today, Democrats on the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee wished California taxpayers a “Happy Valentine’s Day” by voting to advance Senate Bill 1 (Beall, D-San Jose), which would significantly increase gas taxes and vehicle registration fees in California. Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) […]

New traffic safety laws take effect in 2017

SACRAMENTO – The new year brings a handful of new traffic safety laws for California. These changes to current law, or additional laws, were passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. As part of the continued mission of saving lives, the California Highway Patrol is seeking to educate the public […]

New traffic signal coming to Florida Avenue at Hemet Street

HEMET – JFL Electrical contractors are completing the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection of Florida Avenue (SR-74) and Hemet Street. The California Department of Transportation contracted with JFL to install the light. Work began Wednesday Sept. 7 with JFL contractors working from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Most of the work on […]

CTC approves $814 million in new transportation funding for state’s infrastructure system

SACRAMENTO – Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects that will alleviate traffic delays, repair aging roads and bridges and encourage bicycling and walking. This includes 34 biking and pedestrian projects throughout the state that will receive $12.1 million in […]

Nine new townhomes released at Nickel Creek this month

Nine new townhomes released at Nickel Creek this month

RAMONA – The best things come in threes and it’s no exception at KirE Builder’s Nickel Creek community in Ramona. Individuals who purchase a new Phase 2 townhome and finance through the builder’s designated lender will be eligible for one of three incentives: savings on closing costs, design studio credit or builder upgrades. Nine Phase […]

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