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Mosquito/vector control assessment ballot to be mailed Friday

Mosquito/vector control assessment ballot to be mailed Friday

A ballot will be mailed Friday (May 22) to property owners in some parts of unincorporated Riverside County about a proposed measure to continue controlling mosquitoes and preventing disease. The County of Riverside Vector Control Program was formed in 1972 to control mosquitoes and other vectors of diseases that could infect the public. A vector is an insect or animal, often mosquitoes and rodents, that can spread infectious diseases to people.
Thursday, May 21, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3128)/Comments (0)/
Supervisor Chuck Washington to hold town hall meeting June 4 in Winchester

Supervisor Chuck Washington to hold town hall meeting June 4 in Winchester

Supervisor Chuck Washington will hold a town hall meeting June 4 to introduce himself and meet with the residents of the Winchester / Homeland area, hear their concerns and share his vision for the Third District’s future. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2728)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County foster parent honored on national TV as audience chooses Mom of the Year

Riverside County foster parent honored on national TV as audience chooses Mom of the Year

When Emmy-award winning talk show host Steve Harvey invited his television audience to help select the 2015 Mom of the Year, top honors went to Jaci Hasemeyer, who lives in Riverside County.  Hasemeyer walked away with $10,000 and a four night-vacation in Curacao.
Thursday, May 14, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2992)/Comments (0)/
Tuberculosis testing urged after mother of preschooler tests positive for illness

Tuberculosis testing urged after mother of preschooler tests positive for illness

The parent of a preschool student in the Desert Sands Unified School District has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB). The Riverside County Department of Public Health is working with district officials to identify others who might have been exposed to the illness.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2417)/Comments (0)/
Upgrade of county’s standing for bond sale will save $2 million to $3 million

Upgrade of county’s standing for bond sale will save $2 million to $3 million

One of the best-known rating companies has upgraded Riverside County’s outlook to stable, a change that will save $2 million to $3 million on a $325 million bond issuance for a new jail in Indio and other smaller capital projects. The county’s outlook previously was set as “negative.”  

Wednesday, May 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4706)/Comments (0)/
Tags: BondSale
Volunteers needed to help with backyard composting program

Volunteers needed to help with backyard composting program

The Riverside County Waste Management Department is seeking volunteers to help with the Riverside County Backyard Composting Program.
Thursday, May 7, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2776)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Beaumont on Saturday

County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Beaumont on Saturday

The Riverside County Waste Management Department has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, May 9, in Beaumont at the Lamb Canyon Sanitary Landfill. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents and is set to begin at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2556)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Norco on Saturday

County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Norco on Saturday

The Riverside County Waste Management Department will host a free backyard composting workshop in Norco on Saturday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2334)/Comments (0)/
First 5 Riverside Announces Tammi Graham as New Executive Director

First 5 Riverside Announces Tammi Graham as New Executive Director

(MAY 4, 2015) RIVERSIDE COUNTY― First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, is pleased to announce Tammi Graham as the new executive director. She is set to officially start May 18.

Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2724)/Comments (0)/
County to help homeless families find affordable housing with new funding from state

County to help homeless families find affordable housing with new funding from state

Akita Brown was a single mother with three children. She had lost her job, lost her home, and was staying with friends and in hotels because she couldn’t find a home she could afford. 

Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9506)/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.