Friday, December 15, 2017
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New data show homelessness has increased in Riverside County

New data show homelessness has increased in Riverside County

Riverside- The number of homeless people in Riverside County increased countywide compared to a similar survey last year.  The “point in time” count totaled 2,413 adults and children, compared to a 2016 count of 2,165.  A total of 1,638 unsheltered homeless individuals and a sheltered count of 775 were identified in Riverside County.  In contrast, during the 2016 PIT count, 1,351 unsheltered and 814 sheltered homeless individuals were identified. 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2748)/Comments (0)/
County launches request for participants to build  multibillion dollar fiber-optic network countywid

County launches request for participants to build multibillion dollar fiber-optic network countywid

Riverside County put out a call today (4/3) for private-sector partners interested in developing the nation’s largest broadband network, a project that would stimulate economic growth, improve health-care capabilities, expand educational opportunities and make high-speed networks available to all residents and businesses countywide.
Monday, April 3, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3212)/Comments (0)/
Large vehicles prohibited on Mockingbird Canyon Road while storm damage is repaired

Large vehicles prohibited on Mockingbird Canyon Road while storm damage is repaired

Trucks, school buses and other commercial vehicles that exceed seven tons will be prohibited for two to four weeks on a section of Mockingbird Canyon Road, near the City  of Riverside, because of damage caused by recent storms.

Friday, March 17, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1544)/Comments (0)/
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 (Mar. 18) in Moreno Valley.

Thursday, March 16, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1418)/Comments (0)/
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County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event for the Murrieta area on Saturday

County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event for the Murrieta area on Saturday

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous-waste collection event on Saturday (Mar. 18) at the Murrieta City Hall parking lot. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
Thursday, March 16, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1508)/Comments (0)/
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CORRECTION: Small Business Administration loans available to businesses for drought losses

CORRECTION: Small Business Administration loans available to businesses for drought losses

RIVERSIDE – Small, non-farm businesses in Riverside County that encountered economic losses as a result of California’s drought, are eligible to apply for low-interest loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans are intended to augment reduced business revenue caused by the drought.
Monday, March 6, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3140)/Comments (0)/
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Drop & Shop reuse stores open in Beaumont and Moreno Valley to provide free household products on Saturdays

Drop & Shop reuse stores open in Beaumont and Moreno Valley to provide free household products on Saturdays

If your New Year’s resolution is to get a head start on spring cleaning, the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is here to help. The department will make good, reusable household products available for FREE to residents and businesses through the new Drop & Shop stores at the Lamb Canyon Landfill in Beaumont and Badlands Landfill in Moreno Valley. 
Friday, March 3, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1510)/Comments (0)/
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Commission for Women accepting nominations for the 2016 Woman & Young Lady of the Year Awards

Commission for Women accepting nominations for the 2016 Woman & Young Lady of the Year Awards

The County of Riverside Commission for Women is accepting nominations for its 2016 Woman of the Year and Young Lady of the Year awards. The awards are bestowed upon an outstanding woman and young lady in each supervisorial district who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the community by working to improve the status of women, young ladies and families within Riverside County.
Monday, February 27, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1714)/Comments (0)/
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STATE RECOGNIZES RUHS MEDICAL CENTER  FOR REDUCING C-SECTIONS

STATE RECOGNIZES RUHS MEDICAL CENTER FOR REDUCING C-SECTIONS

Fewer than half of California’s maternity hospitals achieved a rate of less than 23.9 percent for low-risk first-birth deliveries

MORENO VALLEY, Ca. – A public-private partnership that supports safe and accessible healthcare has recognized RUHS Medical Center’s success in reducing Caesarian Sections in first-time moms with low-risk pregnancies.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1868)/Comments (0)/
County conducts point-in-time homeless count and survey

County conducts point-in-time homeless count and survey

Hitting the streets in groups of three or four, Robert Gonzalez and his team were among 550 volunteers physically counting people living in unsheltered areas of Riverside County on Tuesday. 
Monday, January 30, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2111)/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.