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Heat advisory issued for Riverside County this weekend

Heat advisory issued for Riverside County this weekend

Temperatures are on the rise in Riverside County and residents are urged to be careful in the extreme heat. Temperatures of 105 degrees to 110 degrees are expected for the inland valleys, mountains and desert regions.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5069)/Comments (0)/
Supervisor Benoit, county staff respond to Mecca/Thermal area after storm knocks out power

Supervisor Benoit, county staff respond to Mecca/Thermal area after storm knocks out power

About 170 customers remained without power Friday after a fast-moving storm the night before knocked down more than 100 utilities poles and initially cut power to 1,300 or more customers.  Crews continue to work to restore the power to the remaining impacted residents, but it may take several days to fully re-establish power because of the damage, county officials said. The downed poles including a number of high-voltage metal poles that were bent over by high winds.

Friday, August 7, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3032)/Comments (0)/
Candidate filing deadline approaching for Nov. 3 Consolidated Election

Candidate filing deadline approaching for Nov. 3 Consolidated Election

Anyone interested in running for office in the Nov. 3 consolidated election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. Friday (Aug. 7). If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline is extended for that office, for non-incumbents only, to 5 p.m. Aug. 12.

Thursday, August 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2718)/Comments (0)/
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Monday is deadline to register to vote in Aug. 25 special-district mail ballot election

Monday is deadline to register to vote in Aug. 25 special-district mail ballot election

Monday (Aug. 10) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Aug. 25 election.  The Aug. 25 election includes the High Valleys Water District, the Idyllwild Water District, the Pine Cove Water District, the Rancho California Water District and is not a countywide election.  It is also an all mail-ballot election, so there will be no established polling places.

Thursday, August 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3152)/Comments (0)/
Applicants sought for Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee

Applicants sought for Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Riverside County Registrar of Voters is seeking people interested  in becoming members of the local Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee  (VAAC). On Sept. 24, the Riverside County  Registrar of Voters will hold a local VAAC meeting for the senior community and  those with disabilities in Riverside County.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2797)/Comments (0)/
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State’s paper requirement could affect Riverside County issuing birth, death and marriage certificates by year’s end

State’s paper requirement could affect Riverside County issuing birth, death and marriage certificates by year’s end

Counties across California could have problems issuing birth, death and marriage certificates because a paper manufacturer recently went out of business, but Riverside County is working to solve supply questions before its existing stock runs out around the end of the year.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5264)/Comments (0)/
Vote-by-mail ballots for August 25 election on the way starting Monday

Vote-by-mail ballots for August 25 election on the way starting Monday

Approximately 61,000 vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed to voters starting Monday (July 27) for the Special District Mail Ballot Election on August 25. Ballots should arrive in mailboxes by the end of the week. In order to be counted in the election, voted ballots must be received at the Registrar of Voters office by 8 p.m. on August 25, or be postmarked on or before Election Day and received no later than three days after Election Day.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2996)/Comments (0)/
County proclaims local emergency following bridge collapse on I-10

County proclaims local emergency following bridge collapse on I-10

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County proclaimed a local emergency on Tuesday following damage from Hurricane Dolores, which brought more than six inches of precipitation to the Desert Center area that collapsed a bridge and section of Interstate 10.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3141)/Comments (0)/
Candidate filing opens today for Nov. 3 general election

Candidate filing opens today for Nov. 3 general election

Anyone interested in running for offices on the Nov. 3 general election ballot may take out candidate filing papers beginning today (July 13).  Papers must be filed by 5 p.m. on Aug. 7.  If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline for that office will be extended to 5 p.m. on Aug. 12 for everyone except the incumbent.

Monday, July 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2792)/Comments (0)/
County assessment roll is the highest since 2008

County assessment roll is the highest since 2008

Riverside County’s property assessment roll has been valued at $242.7 billion, a 5.78 percent increase from last year and the highest total assessment roll since 2008, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Peter Aldana announced today.

Thursday, July 9, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5540)/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.