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Riverside County public safety agencies' costs continue to climb

RIVERSIDE - Most Riverside County public safety agencies' overtime costs climbed by double-digit percentages in the last fiscal year, with the sheriff's department leading the pack, according to a report that the Board of... — Updated 8/23/2019 Full story

 
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More than $15 million in federal grants earmarked for Riverside County

RIVERSIDE - Nearly $16 million in federal grants for affordable housing projects will be flowing to Riverside County agencies and three cities within the county, it was announced on Friday, Aug. 2. "These grants will help our... — Updated 8/2/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County supervisors OK purchasing plan for Sheriff's $12.5 million helicopter

RIVERSIDE - Despite disagreement on the downpayment, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Aug. 6 approved a procurement plan for the newest and largest helicopter to be added to the Riverside County sheriff's fleet. Sheriff Chad... — Updated 8/6/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County commits to cleanup of Salton Sea's north shore marina

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, Aug. 6 approved an aggregate $1.79 million in expenditures for a project to clear the Salton Sea north marina of dirt and debris to make the channel usable again by boaters who... — Updated 8/6/2019 Full story

 

Supervisors have first glance at proposed 'Good Neighbor Policy' for developers

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, Aug. 6 completed their initial assessment of a proposed "Good Neighbor Policy'' establishing criteria to gauge the compatibility of warehouse and logistics center projects with u... — Updated 8/6/2019 Full story

 
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County's first lady Supervisor loses battle with illness

RIVERSIDE - The death of Kay Sandra Ceniceros, Riverside County's first female supervisor who served in county government for over two decades, was confirmed on Monday, July 29 by... — Updated 7/29/2019 Full story

 

Newsom signs legislator's bill requiring broad input on sex assault policies

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A Riverside County lawmaker's bill requiring California colleges and universities to annually review policies on campus sexual assaults and seek recommendations from students and counselors before making changes... — Updated 7/30/2019 Full story

 

County's tax roll exceeds $300 billion

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 23 certified the latest property tax roll for Riverside County, which rose an aggregate 5.86% last year, with houses making up the largest share of the valuation. The county's... — Updated 7/23/2019 Full story

 
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Board splits on swift action to address prospective power shutoffs

RIVERSIDE - A divided Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, July 23 to refrain from taking any immediate steps to address impacts of the state's "public safety power shutoff'' policy, which authorizes utilities... — Updated 7/23/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County's veterans hiring policy helps more than 70 land jobs

RIVERSIDE - A policy aimed at enhancing employment opportunities in Riverside County government for military veterans and their families helped more than 70 former service members land county jobs in the past year, officials said.... — Updated 7/25/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County supervisor named to new state homeless advisory group

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County Supervisor V. Manuel Perez is one of 13 elected officials and institutional representatives tapped to advise the state on solutions to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, Gov. Gavin Newsom's office... — Updated 7/17/2019 Full story

 
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Sheriff procures social media pros to amplify agency's reach

RIVERSIDE - The Riverside County Board of Supervisors signed off on Tuesday, July 2 on Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco's retention of a Vacaville-based media marketing firm, at an annual cost of $72,000, to develop strategies... — Updated 7/2/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County Supervisors OK assessments on delinquent bill payers

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, July 2 to impose special assessments totaling $2.75 million on thousands of Riverside County residents' property tax bills to collect unpaid trash collection debts. According... — Updated 7/2/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County Supervisors adopt $6 billion spending plan for 2019-20

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 25 formally adopted a budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, restoring funding to several Riverside County agencies targeted for sizable cuts and mandating that any agency... — Updated 6/25/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County awarded state funds to reduce homelessness

RIVERSIDE - More than $20 million in state funding was awarded to Riverside County under a social assistance program aimed at placing chronically homeless people in affordable housing units, it was announced. "We are very pleased... — Updated 6/19/2019 Full story

 
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Supervisors to OK contract for construction of Temecula Valley horse crossings

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors tomorrow are slated to approve a $240,000 contract for the installation of three marked equestrian crossings to ensure the safety of riders and motorists along busy De Portola Road in the... — Updated 6/10/2019 Full story

 
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Supervisors approve contract for construction of Temecula Valley horse crossings

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, June 11 approved a $240,000 contract for the installation of three marked equestrian crossings to ensure the safety of riders and motorists along busy De Portola Road in... — Updated 6/11/2019 Full story

 
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Supervisor authorize sheriff to continue anti-drug operations

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 11 authorized Sheriff Chad Bianco to accept a $1.44 million federal grant for drug interdiction operations to deter trafficking throughout Riverside County. The Office of Nation... — Updated 6/11/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County to continue enforcing quarantine to prevent spread of citrus disease

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors signed off Tuesday, June 11 on a new contract with the state for ongoing use of Riverside County Office of Agriculture staff to handle the enforcement of regulations intended to contain and... — Updated 6/11/2019 Full story

 
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Riverside County supervisors wrestle with financial challenges in proposed 2019-20 budget

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, June 11 refrained from approving a list of recommended appropriations under the proposed 2019-20 budget, electing instead to debate lingering concerns during next week's... — Updated 6/11/2019 Full story

 
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Supervisors to review projects to protect communities from floods, mudslides

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday will consider a Flood Control & Water Conservation District request to continue a series of projects intended to protect communities around Lake Elsinore and the Temescal Valley... — Updated 5/31/2019 Full story

 
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Supervisors clear flood, mud prevention projects to continue

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 4 authorized the Riverside County Flood Control & Water Conservation District to continue a series of projects intended to protect communities around Lake Elsinore and the... — Updated 6/4/2019 Full story

 
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County joins organizations to combat potential loss of defense jobs

RIVERSIDE - Fearing changes that could result in a future loss of federal revenue -- and work opportunities -- the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 4 unanimously approved Riverside County's membership in a national... — Updated 6/4/2019 Full story

 
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Supervisors back off immediate prohibition of hemp production

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, June 4 were split on whether to renew an immediate ban on the cultivation of the marijuana derivative hemp in unincorporated communities, causing the measure to fall short of... — Updated 6/4/2019 Full story

 

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