LA QUINTA – Due to limited parking and seating capacity at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, public parking and a satellite location to view Tuesday’s funeral service for Supervisor John J. Benoit will be set up at Southwest Church in Indian Wells.
John J. Benoit, Riverside County Fourth District supervisor, passed away peacefully this evening at his home in Bermuda Dunes. He was 64.
More than $9 million in transportation grant funds have been designated for improvements that will help make Gilman Springs Road, Reche Canyon Road, Reche Vista Drive and La Sierra Ave. safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.
The Riverside County Registrar of Voters office certified the results of the Nov. 8 consolidated general election on Tuesday (12/6) and forwarded the certified results to the Board of Supervisors.
Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser has determined that tuberculosis test results at Indio High School from about 100 students were within the normal levels health that officials expect to find in the general public. At this time, testing will not be expanded to other students or staff.
Riverside County has become the nation’s first large county to meet “functional zero,” a federal benchmark for making permanent housing available for all homeless veterans who seek assistance from the county.
A student at Indio High School has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with school representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.
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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