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Local Latino leaders to be honored as part of Cinco de Mayo celebration

Local Latino leaders to be honored as part of Cinco de Mayo celebration

Former State Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, who also was legal advisor to the late civil-rights activist Cesar Chavez, will speak at a gathering honoring local Latino leaders in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

Friday, April 29, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1541)/Comments (0)/
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Sample ballots and information pamphlets on the way for June 7 presidential primary election

Sample ballots and information pamphlets on the way for June 7 presidential primary election

Approximately 876,000 sample ballots and information pamphlets started going out to Riverside County voters today (April 28) for the presidential primary election on June 7.  About half will be mailed initially, with the remainder sent by the end of next week.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1668)/Comments (0)/
Riverside University Health System generates billions for Inland economy

Riverside University Health System generates billions for Inland economy

Analysis highlights importance of county’s 123-year-old safety-net and academic system

Riverside University Health System employs more than 6,000 medical professionals and workers and generates $1.6 billion annually for the region’s economy, according to an analysis by the UCR School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5434)/Comments (0)/
County health officials offer hantavirus reminder after 10 rodents test positive

County health officials offer hantavirus reminder after 10 rodents test positive

Ten out of 24 rodents collected in March from San Timoteo Canyon in the Norton Younglove Preserve near Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus, the California Department of Public Health has confirmed. Riverside County Department of Environmental Health officials said that, to date, no documented human case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome has ever originated within the county.

Monday, April 25, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4664)/Comments (0)/
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Five to be recognized for practices that help rewrite environmental footprint

Five to be recognized for practices that help rewrite environmental footprint

The Department of Waste Resources will recognize five Riverside County businesses and organizations that are rewriting their environmental footprint by implementing sustainable practices.
Thursday, April 21, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1360)/Comments (0)/
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Survey finds decrease in Riverside County homeless population

Survey finds decrease in Riverside County homeless population

A survey of homeless people in Riverside County showed a 12 percent decrease countywide compared to a similar count one year ago. The "point in time" count totaled 2,165 adults and children, compared to a 2015 count of 2,470.

Monday, April 11, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1530)/Comments (0)/
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Waste-resources to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Moreno Valley

Waste-resources to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Moreno Valley

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop Saturday (April 2)in Moreno Valley.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1480)/Comments (0)/
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Next year’s budget deficit spurs focus on austerity, justice system report

Next year’s budget deficit spurs focus on austerity, justice system report

Efforts to further examine and tighten county fiscal practices, along with recommendations that could save millions each year based on new a criminal-justice system report, will be crucial in solving a deficit in next year’s budget that could approach $100 million. Those topics and other budget issues are expected be discussed at Tuesday’s (3/29) Board of Supervisors meeting.

Thursday, March 24, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6263)/Comments (0)/
Former Supervisor James Venable passes away at home in San Jacinto

Former Supervisor James Venable passes away at home in San Jacinto

Former Riverside County Supervisor James Venable passed away quietly at his home in San Jacinto at about 4:50 p.m. today (Thursday) after a short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife and children.

Friday, March 18, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4453)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County to host weekly farmers market in downtown Riverside starting this week

Riverside County to host weekly farmers market in downtown Riverside starting this week

As part of the effort to spread a message of good health through healthy eating, the County of Riverside will host its inaugural farmers market in historic downtown Riverside.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4455)/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.