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Commission for Women accepting nominations for woman, young lady of the year awards

The County of Riverside Commission for Women is accepting nominations for its 2013-2014 Woman of the Year awards. The awards are bestowed upon an outstanding woman in each supervisorial district who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to her community by working to improve the status of women and their families in Riverside County.
Friday, January 31, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3066)/Comments (0)/

Candidate filing deadline approaching for March 25 special election

Anyone interested in running in the March 25 special primary election for the California 23rd Senate District may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. Friday (Jan. 31).

Thursday, January 30, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2830)/Comments (0)/
County Assessor Larry  Ward announces he will not seek re-election

County Assessor Larry Ward announces he will not seek re-election

Larry Ward, Riverside County's Assessor-Clerk-Recorder, announced today that he will not seek re-election to a third term. Ward has been with the office for over 35 years and was appointed to the position by the Board of Supervisors in 2005, when former Assessor Gary Orso retired. He was elected to his first term in 2006.

Thursday, January 30, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6091)/Comments (0)/

County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Lake Elsinore on Saturday

The Riverside County Waste Management Department will host a free backyard composting workshop in Lake Elsinore on Saturday (Feb. 1).
Wednesday, January 29, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2689)/Comments (0)/

Homeless veterans to be counted throughout Riverside County tomorrow

The County of Riverside is one of 16 cities/counties across the nation selected to do a point-in-time count of homeless veterans tomorrow (Jan. 29) in cities and communities throughout Riverside County.  Teams of volunteers from veterans’ groups, county and community-based organizations will be deployed from sites all over the county to begin canvassing at 6 a.m.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3209)/Comments (0)/

County officials, governor meet to discuss jails, funding for threatened cities

Solutions for dealing with convicted criminals who are returned to Riverside County by the state, and finding a legislative fix to replace money lost by four of the most recently incorporated cities were among key topics today (Tuesday) when Gov. Jerry Brown met in Riverside with several top county officials.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3588)/Comments (0)/

County health officials test 1,394 staff, students at Indio High School for TB

Riverside County health officials tested 1,394 students and faculty at Indio High School for tuberculosis Friday, remaining confident that the likelihood of the illness spreading is still low.

Friday, December 20, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3154)/Comments (0)/

“Free the Food Trucks” ordinance approved in Riverside County

Annual licenses will be available April 8

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors today voted 5-0 to “Free the Food Trucks” in the county beginning April 8.  Riverside County is possibly the only county in California that had maintained an outright prohibition on preparing hot food in a mobile food facility without a special-event permit.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11134)/Comments (0)/

County names Michael Stock as new human resources director

Michael Stock, an assistant human resources director for Riverside County, has been named to head the county Human Resources Department. Stock succeeds Barbara Olivier, who retires Monday (Dec. 2) after three-and-a-half years as director and 14 years working for the department.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5200)/Comments (0)/

County road project in Hemet to make Stanford Street safer for motorists, pedestrians

A 1.5-mile street repaving project that will make driving safer on Stanford Street in Hemet was approved today (Tuesday) by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. The project is part of a broader $7.5 million effort to improve roads in the Hemet area.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3233)/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.