County officials are urging today that the district attorney work with them to find budget efficiencies rather than take steps that hurt the community. The call comes two days after the Board of Supervisors adopted a budget that controls county spending, and one day after the district attorney notified police agencies in Riverside County that his office no longer would review search-warrant requests after hours as of Wednesday (Aug. 3). The reason? Budget cuts.
Riverside County has confirmed that mosquitos collected from the city of San Jacinto tested positive for West Nile virus.
Riverside County’s property assessment roll has eclipsed the previous record set in 2008, reaching a value of $255 billion, which is 5 percent more than last year’s total, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Peter Aldana announced today.
Ground squirrels from Dark Canyon Campground and Marion Mountain Campground tested antibody-positive this month for plague, according to state and local health officials.
As the June 7 primary election nears, California’s rules covering primary elections have created some confusion for vote-by-mail voters, especially among voters who might receive two ballots if they changed their political party preference or registered as “No Party Preference.”
The Registrar of Voters has recovered a large group of sample ballot books from a long-time vendor that was replaced a week ago after missing a contractual deadline to mail sample ballots for the June 7 election. The vendor had not informed the Registrar of Voters that 75,000 sample ballot books were not included among the 300,000 sample ballots seized when the vendor was replaced last week.
Monday (May 23) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the June 7 election.
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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