Monday, August 20, 2018
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Monsoonal moisture brings threat of mud and debris flow to Cranston burn area

Monsoonal moisture brings threat of mud and debris flow to Cranston burn area

RIVERSIDE –The National Weather Service reports a chance for scattered heavy rain around the mountains starting today, Wednesday, Aug. 15 through Friday, Aug. 17. The Cranston fire left the ground on the mountaintop scorched with little ability to absorb water.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (18)/Comments (0)/
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Free suicide awareness, prevention training offered in Desert Hot Springs

Free suicide awareness, prevention training offered in Desert Hot Springs

In response to the overwhelming interest in a Safe Talk demonstration held Aug. 2 in the city of Riverside, health officials have scheduled a second suicide awareness and prevention training in Coachella Valley.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (24)/Comments (0)/
Health  officials warn Riverside County residents of dangers of ash

Health officials warn Riverside County residents of dangers of ash

Riverside County health officials are urging residents to take precautions as they clean up the ash that has fallen on their cars, homes and driveways as a result of the Holy Fire.
Thursday, August 9, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (673)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County names new HR director with more than 20 years’ experience

Riverside County names new HR director with more than 20 years’ experience

Brenda Diederichs, former Orange County chief human resources officer, took over her duties as Riverside County’s new HR director earlier this week. Diederichs also holds the title of assistant county executive officer.
Thursday, August 2, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (276)/Comments (0)/
After four recent deaths, and with temperatures rising, health officials again urge precautions for residents

After four recent deaths, and with temperatures rising, health officials again urge precautions for residents

Forecasters are predicting sharp temperature increases starting Monday, and health officials are urging residents to protect themselves and others who are most susceptible to the heat.
Friday, July 20, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (199)/Comments (0)/
Rise in property values to  outpace property-tax increase for the average homeowner

Rise in property values to outpace property-tax increase for the average homeowner

RIVERSIDE – Despite an overall increase in property values of more than 6 percent, the average owner will not see a commensurate increase in property taxes, according to Riverside County’s Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Tuesday, July 17, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (260)/Comments (0)/
Riverside University Health System Deploys Electronic  Toolkit to Help Patients Manage Chronic Pain and Decrease Risk of Opioid  Addiction

Riverside University Health System Deploys Electronic Toolkit to Help Patients Manage Chronic Pain and Decrease Risk of Opioid Addiction

Rollout Comes in Advance of New State Law Requiring Physicians to Consult Statewide Database

Doctors and pharmacists at Riverside University Health System (RUHS) have developed an electronic toolkit to help decrease the risk of opioid addiction among patients with chronic pain.
Thursday, July 12, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (202)/Comments (0)/
Virulent  Newcastle disease detected in Riverside County

Virulent Newcastle disease detected in Riverside County

A confirmed case of virulent Newcastle disease was found in northwest Riverside County on June 30. The disease affects birds and can cause serious illness or death in an entire chicken flock in a single day.
Friday, July 6, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (443)/Comments (0)/
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County crop report goes  high-tech with app about local agriculture

County crop report goes high-tech with app about local agriculture

RIVERSIDE – Who’s growing wine grapes in Riverside County? How have crop values changed over five years? And did county fish farmers actually raise $3.6 million worth of tilapia in 2017?
Friday, July 6, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (265)/Comments (0)/
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Court ruling temporarily postpones action involving labor group

Court ruling temporarily postpones action involving labor group

A Riverside Superior Court ruling today temporarily postponed any county action to impose terms of employment on employees represented by the Service Employee International Union. The court decision requires that contested labor issues must first go to an already scheduled hearing August 9 before the Public Employment Relations Board.

Friday, June 29, 2018/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (229)/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.