Riverside County’s Fleet Services division has been selected as one of the nation’s top 50 fleets by Government Fleets magazine. While the recognition involves a new award, Government Fleets has named Riverside County among the 100 best fleets nationwide in each of the last five years.
Approximately 489,000 vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed to voters starting Monday, May 5, for the Consolidated Primary Election on June 3, 2014. Ballots should arrive in mailboxes by the end of the week. Completed ballots must be received by the Registrar of Voters’ office by 8 p.m. on June 3 to be counted in the election.
Poll workers are needed at voting locations throughout Riverside County for the June 3 Consolidated Primary Election. No experience is required and training will be provided by the Registrar of Voters office. Poll workers may earn up to $125 as precinct inspectors or $90 as precinct officers. Poll workers must attend a special two-and-a-half hour training class to familiarize themselves with election procedures and to prepare them to assist voters when the polls open at 7:00 a.m. on Election Day. Workers in both posts also receive $20 for attending the training class.
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.
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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