Kenneth L. Edwards, the general manager and chief engineer of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District from 1978 through 1995, passed away on Thursday (Feb. 4) in Riverside. He was 85.
Join First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, as we host a Talk. Read. Sing. 0-5 Family Zone including diaper changing stations, a lactation lounge, early learning activities, baby/toddler play and more in the Junior Building at this year’s Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival Feb. 12-21 in Indio.
With several days of rain expected this week, Riverside County today (1/5) activated its emergency operations center through Friday. The precaution, in addition to keeping emergency responders on alert, also reminds residents to be serious about preparing for potential El Nino storms in order to protect their families.
More than 30,000 marijuana plants have been eradicated since July, when Riverside County began enforcing its new ban on marijuana cultivation. Sheriff’s and code enforcement teams have responded to more than 500 marijuana grows, the vast majority in two supervisorial districts in western Riverside County.
Following the shooting today in San Bernardino, Riverside County sheriff’s officials were placed on high alert and ambulances from Riverside County responded to help care for victims.
Riverside County health officials successfully concluded a week-long, statewide emergency response drill on Friday, Nov. 20.
With the approach of El Nino the County and City of Riverside have provided funding for additional beds with Path of Life Ministries Community Shelter to help those who are living in their cars or on the streets during the winter season.
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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