Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Riverside County Youth awarded Jamil Dada Character Excellence Youth Awards

Riverside County Youth awarded Jamil Dada Character Excellence Youth Awards

Cash scholarships awarded to 10 honorees demonstrating exemplary character during adversity

The recipients for this year’s Jamil Dada Character Excellence Youth Awards, include 10 Riverside County youth who displayed exemplary character while overcoming adversity, such as poverty, child abuse, drug abuse, abandonment and homelessness. Each youth was awarded a scholarship of $2,500 towards their education.

Monday, September 16, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (95)/Comments (0)/
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Notice of Class Settlements for Youth Accountability Team

Notice of Class Settlements for Youth Accountability Team

Earlier this year, the Riverside County Probation Department reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. The suit pertained to a youth diversion program known as the Youth Accountability Teams (YAT).

Friday, September 13, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (114)/Comments (0)/
Five Riverside County programs receive distinguished awards from statewide agency

Five Riverside County programs receive distinguished awards from statewide agency

Riverside County pulls down more CSAC Challenge awards than any other county

The County of Riverside received five prominent awards from the California State Association of Counties’ (CSAC) 2019 Challenge Awards. Riverside County earned more awards than any other county in the state, including the prestigious Innovation Award, which was one of only two such awards given this year throughout the entire state.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (231)/Comments (0)/
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Free Legal Clinics For Veterans

Free Legal Clinics For Veterans

Veterans and dependents get free legal advice on civil matters

The Riverside County Veterans’ Services and Veterans Legal Institute (VLI) now offer free legal clinics for at risk and low income veterans and their dependents.

Thursday, September 5, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (239)/Comments (0)/
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Health officials warn residents about dangers of smoke and ash  from wildland fire in southwest Riverside County

Health officials warn residents about dangers of smoke and ash from wildland fire in southwest Riverside County

Health officials are urging residents in portions of southwest Riverside County to limit outdoor activities because of smoke and ash generated by the Tenaja Fire near Murrieta.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (275)/Comments (0)/
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 (329)/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 (193)/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 (171)/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 (399)/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 (424)/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.