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Judge denies city request to force county to provide fire services in Canyon Lake as deadline looms

Judge denies city request to force county to provide fire services in Canyon Lake as deadline looms

City can adopt new contract Board of Supervisors approved today

A Superior Court judge today denied a request that would have forced Riverside County to continue providing fire services in the City of Canyon Lake, even after the current contract for those services expires tonight (June 30) at midnight.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5209)/Comments (0)/
Event on Tuesday unveils county water safety campaign to combat child drownings

Event on Tuesday unveils county water safety campaign to combat child drownings

In response to the disturbing number of recent drownings and near drownings among children in Riverside County, the Board of Supervisors, the county Fire Department and other officials will hold a press conference Tuesday at noon to unveil a countywide water safety campaign to help protect children.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2538)/Comments (0)/
RCC student tests positive for active tuberculosis; testing urged for those who may have been exposed

RCC student tests positive for active tuberculosis; testing urged for those who may have been exposed

A student at Riverside City College has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with school officials to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.

Thursday, June 25, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5203)/Comments (0)/
Cleanup of soil contaminated in fires is planned tomorrow in Mecca

Cleanup of soil contaminated in fires is planned tomorrow in Mecca

A state Department of Toxic Substances Control contractor is scheduled to commence a cleanup tomorrow (6/23) of soil contaminated as a result of multiple brush fires during the past year near Avenue 64 and Dale Kiler Road in Mecca.

Monday, June 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11245)/Comments (0)/
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Positive test for West Nile virus in mosquitoes is first in area this year

Positive test for West Nile virus in mosquitoes is first in area this year

Mosquitoes collected in the Nuevo area have tested positive for west Nile virus, the first time this year there has been a positive test in the western-county area served by the Riverside County Vector Control Program. It is not unusual for mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus, especially during the summer months.
Monday, June 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4627)/Comments (0)/
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County finance director to  retire; former Treasurer-Tax Collector/finance director selected as successor

County finance director to retire; former Treasurer-Tax Collector/finance director selected as successor

Ed Corser, the finance director who helped Riverside County navigate difficult budgets during and since the recession, has announced he will retire in September. At the same time, Executive Officer Jay Orr said Corser will be succeeded by Paul McDonnell, formerly the county’s finance director and elected Treasurer-Tax Collector.

Thursday, June 18, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2761)/Comments (0)/
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State Budget Action: Riverside to compete for high tech jobs

State Budget Action: Riverside to compete for high tech jobs

Action on the 2015-16 California State Budget yesterday allows Riverside to compete for the honor of developing the world’s premiere air quality research facility, the new home for California Air Resources Board (ARB) Research Facility.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2910)/Comments (0)/
Workforce Connection  offers job incentives for businesses to hire 500 people

Workforce Connection offers job incentives for businesses to hire 500 people

Riverside County has a unique program through the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) that is using wage subsidies, short-term vocational training, and other incentives to enable businesses to hire 500 new workers starting July 1, 2015.  It’s called Workforce Connection, a program that will expand partnerships with the business community and provide resources to employers looking to fill create new jobs or fill existing positions.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3355)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Idyllwild on Saturday

County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Idyllwild on Saturday

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop in Idyllwild on Saturday (June 20).
Wednesday, June 17, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2103)/Comments (0)/
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Cool Centers opening this week as temperatures predicted to rise in Riverside County

Cool Centers opening this week as temperatures predicted to rise in Riverside County

With temperatures expected to rise as summer approaches, health officials are opening dozens of cooling centers across Riverside County as a way to protect residents from excessive heat.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2285)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola News

Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.