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County opens emergency operations center as a precaution because of storms

County opens emergency operations center as a precaution because of storms

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.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5197)/Comments (0)/
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County eradicates 30,000 plants since July under new marijuana ordinance

County eradicates 30,000 plants since July under new marijuana ordinance

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.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1961)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Indio

County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Indio

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Friday and Saturday (Dec. 11 and 12) in Indio at the Date Festival Fairgrounds. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
Friday, December 11, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1862)/Comments (0)/
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Riverside County responds after shooting in San Bernardino

Riverside County responds after shooting in San Bernardino

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.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4876)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County successfully completes statewide emergency drill

Riverside County successfully completes statewide emergency drill

Riverside County health officials successfully concluded a week-long, statewide emergency response drill on Friday, Nov. 20.

Monday, November 23, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2143)/Comments (0)/
Emergency cold weather shelter available Dec. 1 for homeless

Emergency cold weather shelter available Dec. 1 for homeless

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.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4888)/Comments (0)/
County to take part in statewide emergency response drill next week

County to take part in statewide emergency response drill next week

Riverside County will participate next week in a hazardous-material response drill along with numerous state and federal agencies. The drill provides practice for teams responding after a substance that is a potential bio-hazard is detected in multiple locations.

Friday, November 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4415)/Comments (0)/
County waste department offers free household hazardous waste collection Saturday in Blythe

County waste department offers free household hazardous waste collection Saturday in Blythe

The Riverside County Department of Waste has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday (Nov. 14) in Blythe at the county administration center. The event is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and is open to all Riverside County residents.
Friday, November 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1926)/Comments (0)/
County waste department offers free household hazardous waste event Saturday in Coachella

County waste department offers free household hazardous waste event Saturday in Coachella

The Riverside County Department of Waste has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event Saturday (Nov. 14) in Coachella at the Bagdouma Park Swim Center parking lot. The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and is open to all Riverside County residents.
Friday, November 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2192)/Comments (0)/
Registrar’s office certifies results of Nov. 3 election

Registrar’s office certifies results of Nov. 3 election

The Riverside County Registrar of Voters office certified the results of the Nov. 3 consolidated general election today (Monday) and forwarded the certified results to the Board of Supervisors. The final, official election results and statement of votes are available on the Registrar of Voters’ website at www.voteinfo.net.

Monday, November 09, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7858)/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.