Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Access to Santa Ana River restored, county and city officials provide safety reminders

Access to Santa Ana River restored, county and city officials provide safety reminders

Access to Santa Ana River restored, county and city officials provide safety reminders 

After consulting with the Regional Water Quality Control Board and our Public Health Department, the Department of Environmental Health is recommending to the City of Jurupa Valley that the temporary closure of access to the Santa Ana River be lifted.

Thursday, August 15, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (141)/Comments (0)/
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Health officials investigate possible bacteria exposures in Santa Ana River

Health officials investigate possible bacteria exposures in Santa Ana River

Riverside County health officials are investigating a report of two Orange County residents with Shigella bacteria in which a section of the Santa Ana riverbed may have been the source of the infection. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/
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Vote-by-mail ballots for August 27 election on the way to voters

Vote-by-mail ballots for August 27 election on the way to voters

Approximately 7,000 vote-by-mail ballots are being mailed to voters for the Temescal Valley Water District mail ballot election on August 27. To be counted, completed ballots must be received at the Registrar of Voters office no later than 8 p.m. on Election Day, or be postmarked on or before Election Day and received no later than three days after Election Day.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (43)/Comments (0)/
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Riverside County Reaches Settlement in ACLU lawsuit

Riverside County Reaches Settlement in ACLU lawsuit

Settlement provides for Youth Diversion Program and Increases Investment in Community-Based Intervention

RIVERSIDE, CA – The Riverside County Probation Department reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The suit pertained to a youth diversion program to which parents, schools, resource officers and local law enforcement refer youth exhibiting at-risk behavior.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (168)/Comments (0)/
Former Third District Supervisor Kay Ceniceros passes away at 81

Former Third District Supervisor Kay Ceniceros passes away at 81

Staff remember first-ever female County Supervisor dedicated to the growth of Riverside County

The passing of former Third District Supervisor Kay Ceniceros on Friday, July 26, is received with sadness among long-time county employees. Ceniceros was 81 years old. 

Ceniceros served the Third District from 1981 to 1996 and was the first female elected to the Board of Supervisors. Prior to joining the board, Ceniceros was the first woman appointed to the county’s planning commission. 

 

Monday, July 29, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (272)/Comments (0)/
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Department of Child Support Services to receive $5.4 million increase next fiscal year

Department of Child Support Services to receive $5.4 million increase next fiscal year

The new funding will create jobs to help more families achieve financial and emotional stability

For the first time in 19 years, the Riverside County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) will receive a significant increase in funding, resulting from Governor Newsom’s budget signed today. The additional $5.4 million will provide financial and emotional stability to families, and in return, aid the local economy.

Friday, June 28, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (331)/Comments (0)/
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County and City of Palm Springs Pop-Up Cooling Center Tests Ways to Serve Homeless Residents

County and City of Palm Springs Pop-Up Cooling Center Tests Ways to Serve Homeless Residents

Regional Partners to Seek Expansion of Services during Excessive Heat Waves 

PALM SPRINGS – The County of Riverside and City of Palm Springs partnered this week to open a temporary cooling center for homeless residents to escape the evening heat. The overnight cooling center ran from Tuesday to Thursday evening. The pop-up center provided 70 overnight beds combined from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Friday, June 14, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (468)/Comments (0)/
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Property Tax Unclaimed Refunds

Property Tax Unclaimed Refunds

Listings and filing instructions are now available on the Treasurer-Tax Collector web site. Deadline to file is August 1, 2019. click here for more information

Wednesday, April 17, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1058)/Comments (0)/
$10 million in state funding to address  homelessness in Riverside County

$10 million in state funding to address homelessness in Riverside County

Funds pave the way for more capital improvement, service and youth projects in several communities

For the first time, just over $10 million dollars in state funding has been awarded to agencies and cities that help the homeless individuals and families in Riverside County.   In issuing the funding, the state required the county to use the existing Continuum of Care structure created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to manage federal grants for homeless programs.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1697)/Comments (0)/
SUPERVISOR WASHINGTON RECEIVES INAUGURAL FAMILY JUSTICE AWARD

SUPERVISOR WASHINGTON RECEIVES INAUGURAL FAMILY JUSTICE AWARD

Michael A. Hestrin Award Highlights Washington’s Support for ‘Safe Alternatives for Everyone’ Through the Years

TEMECULA — Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin recognized Supervisor Washington for his dedication to protecting families, honoring him as the first-ever recipient of the Michael A. Hestrin Family Justice Award.
Friday, February 15, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1156)/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.