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  1. Riverside County: $8M helpful, but more needed, Da saysRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Riverside County's district attorney said he appreciates the additional $8 million in his budget, but it's not enough to close a projected budget shortfall in his office. On Tuesday, July 7, Mike Hestrin told the Board of Supervisors that he'll likely ask for more money later in the year.


  2. Lake ElsinoreCANYON LAKE: Indio councilman named fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Press-Enterprise

    City Manager Ariel Hall selected retired Cal Fire battalion chief Michael Wilson, to spearhead Canyon Lake's effort to develop an alternative to the Riverside County Fire Department. Wilson, an Indio City Councilman who will serve on a temporary basis, participated in his first Canyon Lake meeting Wednesday, July 1. "We're going to hit the ground running and we're going as fast as we can," Hall said.


  3. Lake ElsinoreCANYON LAKE: Former CalFire chief named city's interim chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Press-Enterprise

    Canyon Lake has hired former CalFire chief and veteran Indio City Councilman Michael Wilson as the city's temporary fire chief. Wilson's hiring by Interim City Manager Ariel Hall was announced at the City Council meeting Wednesday, July 1, the first day on which the city is operating without a contract for fire and paramedic services with the Riverside County Fire Department after the two entities failed to negotiate an extension.


  4. INDIO: Search yields weapons, drugs, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Press-Enterprise

    An Indio man was arrested Thursday, June 25, after a search of a residence yielded guns, knives and drugs, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said. Rafael Lugo, 42, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine for sales, possession of heroin for sales, possession of narcotics while armed, possession of a short barrel rifle, possession of stolen property and resisting arrest.


  5. Riverside County: Public safety audit advances despite sheriff's objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Press-Enterprise

    With public-safety-spending absorbing an ever-growing piece of Riverside County's budget pie, supervisors want a closer look at how the sheriff and district attorney spend taxpayer dollars. But Sheriff Stan Sniff said an independent audit could expose sensitive information about his department that could be used against the county.


  6. Riverside County: $330.35M Indio jail expansion gets supervisorsa OkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Press-Enterprise

    A $330.35 million plan to quadruple the size of the Indio jail won unanimous approval from Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, June 16, despite criticism from those who said it was a poor use of taxpayer dollars. The plan to add more than 1,200 beds to the 353-bed jail has been in the works for years.


  7. EDITORIAL: Invest in alternatives to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Press-Enterprise

    Riverside County's growing population and persistent jail occupancy problem seemingly demand additional jail space, but several questions and issues persist. On Tuesday, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved awarding a contract to construct the East County Detention Center in Indio.


  8. EDITORIAL: Riverside budget worryingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Press-Enterprise

    Riverside County budgeting is a frustrating process. On one hand, the county is projecting significant economic growth, with a brighter economic future considered a given.


  9. Riverside County: Da, animal services chief warn of layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Press-Enterprise

    UCR graduate student David Chavez speaks during a protest against Riverside County's Indio jail expansion, in front of the Riverside County Administrative Center. On Monday, June 15, 2015, officials were holding a budget workshop and the jail expansion -- projected to cost more than $330 million -- is one of the larger expenses facing the county.


  10. Riverside County: Final Indio jail price tag - $330.35 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Press-Enterprise

    Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, June 16, will be asked to approve a $274 million contract to build the East County Detention Center, an expansion of the county's Indio jail. The total project budget would be $330.35 million.


  11. Health Care: Survey reveals long waits for Er hospital bedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Press-Enterprise

    It's not uncommon in Riverside County for an hour or more to pass before paramedics can hand over care of a patient to a hospital. Until then, they wait with gurney-bound patients in hallways and can't respond to other calls.


  12. COACHELLA: Warrant nets arrest, drugs, cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Press-Enterprise

    The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Task Force arrested a 22-year-old man and confiscated drugs and cash while serving a search warrant Saturday, June 6. Julian Padilla of Coachella was booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio on suspicion of possessing cocaine and marijuana for sale, a Riverside County sheriff's press release said. The task force served the warrant at 5 p.m. Friday at a home in the 52-600 block of Genoa Street.


  13. Political EmpireCONGRESS: Lupe Ramos Watson will not challenge Raul RuizRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Citing a lack of enthusiasm among her fellow Republicans, Ramos Watson, who is Indio's mayor, will not run against Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, in 2016, The Desert Sun reported . Ramos Watson told the newspaper there was an "absolute refusal" by some local GOP clubs - she declined to say which ones - to distribute her campaign literature.


  14. Moreno ValleyHEALTH CARE: Medical campus could transform areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley is the only hospital run by the county. It has 368 beds and 12 operating rooms.


  15. la Quinta: Arson, burglary investigation leads to arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Two Indio men were arrested Friday, May 29, on suspicion of setting a house on fire Wednesday, May 27, and burglarizing several other homes. Joseph Ortiz and Adrian Guzman, both 18, were booked into the Indio Jail on suspicion of burglary, arson and vehicle theft, accoridng to a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release.


  16. RiversideRIVERSIDE: Race raises money and morale for Veterans CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Military veterans on felony probation stood shoulder to shoulder with attorneys, probation officers, sheriff's deputies and court employees Sunday morning, May 24, as they hoisted 35- to 50-pound rucksacks onto their backs and began a grueling, 10-kilometer march. The friendly competition, which began and ended at the American Legion post in Riverside's Fairmount Park, aimed to raise awareness of Riverside County's Veterans Court.


  17. la Quinta: Man who directed Oscars killed in crash; driver arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the La Quinta sheriff's station at 760-863-8990, or call anonymously at 760-341-7867. La Quinta resident Marty Pasetta, 82, who directed the Academy Awards telecasts for 17 years in a row, was killed in a traffic accident Thursday, May 21, in which his driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.


  18. POLITICS: Inland Native American leaders outraged at Loretta Sancheza s a war cryaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    The 10-term congresswoman, a Santa Ana Democrat, made a whooping noise while moving her hand over her mouth while speaking to a group of Indian-Americans Saturday at a restaurant near the state Democratic convention in Anaheim. Here's a video of the incident .


  19. Coachella Valley: 3 charged with rental scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Nearly 80 victims lost in excess of $220,000 in rental deposits in what the Riverside County District Attorney's Office is describing as fraudulent real estate rental listings in online scams that coincide with the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, according to a news release. The victims sent deposits, typically by check or wire transfer, to reserve rentals and found "that the house they thought they rented was not actually for rent and the money they provided as a deposit was gone," the release stated.


  20. Riverside County: Audit suggested for Sheriffa s DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Recruits train at the Riverside County Sheriff's academy in 2013. County supervisors floated the idea of an audit of the Sheriff's Department following complaints from cities about the high costs they pay for police services.


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