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

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

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop in Wildomar on Saturday (July 11).
Monday, July 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2391)/Comments (0)/
Volunteers needed to help with county Waste Department backyard composting program

Volunteers needed to help with county Waste Department backyard composting program

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is seeking volunteers to help with the Riverside County backyard composting program.  
Monday, July 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2250)/Comments (0)/
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Cleanup of soil contaminated by fire in Mecca completed

Cleanup of soil contaminated by fire in Mecca completed

A cleanup of contaminated soil and ash that was created when fire consumed chemical-laced grape stakes has been completed on property near Avenue 64 and Dale Kiler Road in Mecca. The contractor hired by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control removed material in the area that most recently burned, where the need for immediate action was identified.

Monday, July 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2382)/Comments (0)/
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Supervisor Chuck Washington to hold community meeting July 8

Supervisor Chuck Washington to hold community meeting July 8

Supervisor Chuck Washington will hold a community meeting July 8 to introduce himself and meet with residents of the Anza Valley area, listen to their concerns and share his vision of the Third District’s future. The supervisor and representatives from his Third District staff will attend to answer questions. Residents are encouraged to attend and meet the new supervisor.
Thursday, July 2, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2730)/Comments (0)/
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 (5202)/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 (2532)/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 (5195)/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 (11236)/Comments (0)/
Tags: Mecca
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 (4619)/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 (2757)/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.