Ground squirrels from Dark Canyon Campground and Marion Mountain Campground tested antibody-positive this month for plague, according to state and local health officials.
As the June 7 primary election nears, California’s rules covering primary elections have created some confusion for vote-by-mail voters, especially among voters who might receive two ballots if they changed their political party preference or registered as “No Party Preference.”
The Registrar of Voters has recovered a large group of sample ballot books from a long-time vendor that was replaced a week ago after missing a contractual deadline to mail sample ballots for the June 7 election. The vendor had not informed the Registrar of Voters that 75,000 sample ballot books were not included among the 300,000 sample ballots seized when the vendor was replaced last week.
Monday (May 23) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the June 7 election.
RIVERSIDE COUNTY―The Riverside County Children & Families Commission (First 5 Riverside) recently approved more than $69 million to narrow a critical gap in quality early learning programs for Riverside County children through age 5 over the next five years.
People who own residential or business property in Riverside County have until Aug. 1 to file for unclaimed property-tax refunds.
An infant falls into a pool and no one notices the tiny splash as the child sinks into the water.
In many cases, the scenario could end in tragedy. But thanks to a $198,000 grant, Riverside County health officials are hoping to prevent the potential loss of lives. The funding, which the Riverside County Board of Supervisors recently accepted, will pay the cost of “self-rescue” courses for as many as 50 infants up to 18 months old. The grant is from First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Family Commission.
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.
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.
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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