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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 (5457)/Comments (0)/
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 (2971)/Comments (0)/
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Public workshops planned next week in Mecca, Mead Valley, Cabazon on county housing element

Public workshops planned next week in Mecca, Mead Valley, Cabazon on county housing element

The Riverside County Planning Department will host three workshops for residents and community organizations next week to learn about the county General Plan housing element and to provide ideas about housing programs, housing types and the potential rezoning of 1,700 parcels identified to meet future needs for higher-density housing.

Thursday, June 4, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2271)/Comments (0)/
County intends to withhold property-tax share as Canyon Lake ignores mounting debt on contract for fire services

County intends to withhold property-tax share as Canyon Lake ignores mounting debt on contract for fire services

With Canyon Lake’s continued refusal to pay almost $2 million owed under a soon-to-expire contract for fire/emergency-medical services, Riverside County notified the city today it intends to withhold a portion of the city’s property-tax share in order to satisfy the city’s mounting debt.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2991)/Comments (0)/
Candidate filing deadline approaching for Aug. 25 Election

Candidate filing deadline approaching for Aug. 25 Election

Anyone interested in running for office in the Aug. 25 election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. on Friday (May 29). If an incumbent fails to file, the filing deadline is extended for that office, for non-incumbents only, to 5 p.m. Wednesday (June 3).
Thursday, May 28, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2550)/Comments (0)/
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Mosquito/vector control assessment ballot to be mailed Friday

Mosquito/vector control assessment ballot to be mailed Friday

A ballot will be mailed Friday (May 22) to property owners in some parts of unincorporated Riverside County about a proposed measure to continue controlling mosquitoes and preventing disease. The County of Riverside Vector Control Program was formed in 1972 to control mosquitoes and other vectors of diseases that could infect the public. A vector is an insect or animal, often mosquitoes and rodents, that can spread infectious diseases to people.
Thursday, May 21, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3290)/Comments (0)/
Supervisor Chuck Washington to hold town hall meeting June 4 in Winchester

Supervisor Chuck Washington to hold town hall meeting June 4 in Winchester

Supervisor Chuck Washington will hold a town hall meeting June 4 to introduce himself and meet with the residents of the Winchester / Homeland area, hear their concerns and share his vision for the Third District’s future. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2875)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County foster parent honored on national TV as audience chooses Mom of the Year

Riverside County foster parent honored on national TV as audience chooses Mom of the Year

When Emmy-award winning talk show host Steve Harvey invited his television audience to help select the 2015 Mom of the Year, top honors went to Jaci Hasemeyer, who lives in Riverside County.  Hasemeyer walked away with $10,000 and a four night-vacation in Curacao.
Thursday, May 14, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3124)/Comments (0)/
Upgrade of county’s standing for bond sale will save $2 million to $3 million

Upgrade of county’s standing for bond sale will save $2 million to $3 million

One of the best-known rating companies has upgraded Riverside County’s outlook to stable, a change that will save $2 million to $3 million on a $325 million bond issuance for a new jail in Indio and other smaller capital projects. The county’s outlook previously was set as “negative.”  

Wednesday, May 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4967)/Comments (0)/
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First 5 Riverside Announces Tammi Graham as New Executive Director

First 5 Riverside Announces Tammi Graham as New Executive Director

(MAY 4, 2015) RIVERSIDE COUNTY― First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, is pleased to announce Tammi Graham as the new executive director. She is set to officially start May 18.

Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2905)/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.