Although average property values in Riverside County increased by over 25 percent in the past year, property taxes for about 45 percent of the residential property owners in the county will grow by less than half of 1 percent this year.
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.
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).
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.
The Riverside County Waste Management Department will host a free backyard composting workshop in Lake Elsinore on Saturday (Feb. 1).
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.
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.
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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