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.
Following the shooting today in San Bernardino, Riverside County sheriff’s officials were placed on high alert and ambulances from Riverside County responded to help care for victims.
Riverside County health officials successfully concluded a week-long, statewide emergency response drill on Friday, Nov. 20.
With the approach of El Nino the County and City of Riverside have provided funding for additional beds with Path of Life Ministries Community Shelter to help those who are living in their cars or on the streets during the winter season.
Riverside County will participate next week in a hazardous-material response drill along with numerous state and federal agencies. The drill provides practice for teams responding after a substance that is a potential bio-hazard is detected in multiple locations.
The Riverside County Registrar of Voters office certified the results of the Nov. 3 consolidated general election today (Monday) and forwarded the certified results to the Board of Supervisors. The final, official election results and statement of votes are available on the Registrar of Voters’ website at www.voteinfo.net.
Monday (Oct. 19) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Nov. 3 election.
Approximately 86,000 vote‐by‐mail ballots will be mailed to voters starting Monday (Oct. 5) for the consolidated general election on Nov. 3. Ballots should arrive in mailboxes by the end of next week. Completed ballots must be received at the Registrar of Voters Office or any polling place within Riverside County no later than the close of polls on Election Day or be postmarked on or before Election Day and received no later than three days after Election Day to be counted.
Approximately 140,000 sample ballots and information pamphlets started going out to Riverside County voters today (Sep. 24) for the consolidated general election on Nov. 3. About half will be mailed initially, with the remainder sent by early next week.
The Board of Supervisors today (9/15) authorized the county to sue the City of Moreno Valley over the giant World Logistics Center warehouse development, but agreed to delay if the city agreed to properly address traffic issues and other environmental concerns.
Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.
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