A survey of homeless veterans in Riverside County in January found a 4 percent reduction among those living on the streets or in encampments, compared to a survey of the county’s entire homeless population one year ago. The overall number of homeless veterans, however, rose from 285 in January 2013 to 290 in January 2014. The 1 percent increase is due largely to the number of veterans living in emergency or transitional shelters. (Attached to this release is a comparison of homeless veterans in 2013 and 2014 and a copy of the full survey results.)
A new interchange on I-215 will help stimulate economic development around March Air Reserve Base and help relieve traffic congestion for 43,000 motorists who travel in the area along Van Buren Boulevard each day. The interchange and a new six-lane Van Buren bridge overcrossing will help improve safety for drivers who use the boulevard today and for the projected 72,000 motorists expected to travel the route each day in 2035.
Approximately 880,000 sample ballots and information pamphlets will start going out to voters tomorrow (April 24) for the consolidated primary election on June 3, 2014. About half will be mailed initially, with the remainder sent to voters by early next week.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A new residency training program in psychiatry, a partnership between the UCR School of Medicine and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health, has received accreditation and plans to accept its first class of four residents in the four-year training program this July.
Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.
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