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Riverside University Health System generates billions for Inland economy

Riverside University Health System generates billions for Inland economy

Analysis highlights importance of county’s 123-year-old safety-net and academic system

Riverside University Health System employs more than 6,000 medical professionals and workers and generates $1.6 billion annually for the region’s economy, according to an analysis by the UCR School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6341)/Comments (0)/
Five to be recognized for practices that help rewrite environmental footprint

Five to be recognized for practices that help rewrite environmental footprint

The Department of Waste Resources will recognize five Riverside County businesses and organizations that are rewriting their environmental footprint by implementing sustainable practices.
Thursday, April 21, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2007)/Comments (0)/
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Next year’s budget deficit spurs focus on austerity, justice system report

Next year’s budget deficit spurs focus on austerity, justice system report

Efforts to further examine and tighten county fiscal practices, along with recommendations that could save millions each year based on new a criminal-justice system report, will be crucial in solving a deficit in next year’s budget that could approach $100 million. Those topics and other budget issues are expected be discussed at Tuesday’s (3/29) Board of Supervisors meeting.

Thursday, March 24, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8134)/Comments (0)/
Former Supervisor James Venable passes away at home in San Jacinto

Former Supervisor James Venable passes away at home in San Jacinto

Former Riverside County Supervisor James Venable passed away quietly at his home in San Jacinto at about 4:50 p.m. today (Thursday) after a short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife and children.

Friday, March 18, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5220)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County to host weekly farmers market in downtown Riverside starting this week

Riverside County to host weekly farmers market in downtown Riverside starting this week

As part of the effort to spread a message of good health through healthy eating, the County of Riverside will host its inaugural farmers market in historic downtown Riverside.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5274)/Comments (0)/
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Candidate filing deadline approaching for June 7 Primary Election

Candidate filing deadline approaching for June 7 Primary Election

Anyone interested in running for office in the June 7 Primary Election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. on Friday (March 11). If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline for that office will be extended to 5 p.m. on March 16 for everyone except the incumbent.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4831)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County: Community Action Partnership  offers free tax preparation services to qualifying individuals

Riverside County: Community Action Partnership offers free tax preparation services to qualifying individuals

The 2016 tax season is in full swing and Riverside County Community Action Partnership’s Volunteer Income Tax Preparation (VITA) program is available to help qualifying residents file their taxes.

Thursday, February 11, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5800)/Comments (0)/
Candidate filing opens for offices in June 7 primary election

Candidate filing opens for offices in June 7 primary election

Anyone interested in running for office in the June 7 primary election may take out candidate filing papers beginning Tuesday (Feb. 16). Papers must be filed by 5 p.m. on March 11. If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline for that office is extended to 5 p.m. on March 16 for everyone except the incumbent.

Thursday, February 11, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2397)/Comments (0)/
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County’s former flood-control general manager, Kenneth Edwards, dies at 85

County’s former flood-control general manager, Kenneth Edwards, dies at 85

Kenneth L. Edwards, the general manager and chief engineer of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District from 1978 through 1995, passed away on Thursday (Feb. 4) in Riverside. He was 85. 

Tuesday, February 9, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4139)/Comments (0)/
County eradicates 30,000 plants since July under new marijuana ordinance

County eradicates 30,000 plants since July under new marijuana ordinance

More than 30,000 marijuana plants have been eradicated since July, when Riverside County began enforcing its new ban on marijuana cultivation. Sheriff’s and code enforcement teams have responded to more than 500 marijuana grows, the vast majority in two supervisorial districts in western Riverside County.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2618)/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.