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Survey finds reduced homeless population in  Riverside County

Survey finds reduced homeless population in Riverside County

The number of homeless people living in Riverside County dropped 16 percent compared to two years ago, and the number of chronically homeless fell by 17 percent, according to a countywide survey conducted Jan. 28.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8641)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Mead Valley on Saturday

County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Mead Valley on Saturday

The Riverside County Waste Management Department will host a free backyard composting workshop in Mead Valley on Saturday (April 11).
Wednesday, April 8, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2450)/Comments (0)/
CSUSB Palm Desert Campus student diagnosed with active tuberculosis

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus student diagnosed with active tuberculosis

A student at the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with university officials to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.

Thursday, April 2, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5903)/Comments (0)/
County waste department provides free hazardous-waste service in Beaumont on Saturdays

County waste department provides free hazardous-waste service in Beaumont on Saturdays

The Riverside County Waste Management Department today announced a new, free service that supplements the existing household hazardous-waste collection program.  The department recently added an antifreeze, battery, oil, paint (ABOP) and PaintCare Facility at its Lamb Canyon Landfill.  The service is available for free to Riverside County residents from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during non-holiday Saturdays. It is located at 16411 Lamb Canyon Road in Beaumont.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2691)/Comments (0)/
County health officials offer hantavirus reminder after four mice test positive

County health officials offer hantavirus reminder after four mice test positive

The California Department of Public Health confirmed that 4 out of 17 mice collected in January by Riverside County Environmental Health officials from San Timoteo Canyon in the Norton Younglove Preserve near Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus. There have been no documented human cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome from Riverside County.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2735)/Comments (0)/
Original “Freedom Writers” to inspire Riverside County students at Youth Summit

Original “Freedom Writers” to inspire Riverside County students at Youth Summit

CATHEDRAL CITY – Five hundred teens from across Riverside County will gather tomorrow (3/19) to learn about self defense, driver’s safety, tolerance, and to hear an inspirational speaker who overcame enormous challenges to get an education.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3276)/Comments (0)/
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Riverside County official named outstanding civil engineer in California’s public sector

Riverside County official named outstanding civil engineer in California’s public sector

The California region of an international engineering society has named Riverside County’s second-ranking administrator as the 2014 outstanding civil engineer in California’s public sector.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5302)/Comments (0)/
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County waste department to provide free composting workshop in Hemet on Saturday

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

The Riverside County Waste Management Department will host a free backyard composting workshop in Hemet on Saturday (March 7).
Wednesday, March 4, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2712)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Blythe on Saturday

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

The Riverside County Waste Management Department has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday (February 28) in Blythe at the County Administrative Center, starting at 9 a.m. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
Thursday, February 26, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2602)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in La Quinta on Saturday

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

The Riverside County Waste Management Department has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday (February 28) in La Quinta at the South City Hall parking lot, starting at 9 a.m. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
Thursday, February 26, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2297)/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.