Riverside County Newswire

Riverside County Newswire

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  1. How new fire plan aims to help California agencies focus on preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Gregg Bratcher, Cal Fire division chief, gives a tour of fire breaks and brush reduction that helped prevent homes from burning from the Cranston fire at Inspiration Point in the southern part of Idyllwild on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. After a summer that saw massive blazes char thousands of acres across the state - including the Cranston fire near Idyllwild and the Holy fire in Orange and Riverside counties - a shift has begun, to focus efforts to prevent or lessen the destructive effects of such blazes.

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  2. Beaumont Council could keep status quo as city tries to move beyond corruption casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... April 2015 on suspicion of murder in the shooting death of 40-year-old Mario Lara, the cousin of Mike Lara. Riverside County prosecutors declined to file criminal charges and referred the case back to the Beaumont Police Department for further ...

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  3. Cockroaches, rodents, equipment failure: Restaurant closures in Riverside County, Sept. 13-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Bernardino County Sun

    Here are the restaurants and other food facilities closed by health inspectors in Riverside County between Sept. 13 and 20, 2018, according to the county's Department of Environmental Health.

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  4. Rescued horse is tired but not hurt after becoming wedged near barnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Bernardino County Sun

    Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and the Norco Animal Rescue Team rescued a horse who fell down an embankment and became wedged next to a Norco barn on the morning of Friday, Sept. 21. Firefighters and animal rescue officers helped to rescue a horse Friday morning, Sept.

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  5. Crews fully contain 36-acre wildfire in WinchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... aerial photo from CAL FIRE Air Attack 310. Fire is 25 acres and 20% contained. Credit: CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department pic.twitter.com/0Obq6Qd6Tc The non-injury blaze was reported about 11 a.m. in the 35000 block of Hidden Falls Road, near ...

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  6. Supervisors authorize bids for Lake Skinner Recreation Area turf reductionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    The Riverside County Board of Supervisors, whose members are also the board of the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, approved the contract documents for the project including the plans and specifications, authorized the clerk of the board to advertise the project for bid and found the project categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review on a 4-0 vote, Sept.

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  7. Supervisor Chuck Washington's team plans Valle Vista cleanup dayRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington and his staff are coordinating a Valle Vista and East Hemet Community Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to noon.

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  8. Riverside County GOP annual Liberty Dinner hears from conservative newscaster Graham LedgerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Conservative newscaster Graham Ledger gives Republicans at the Riverside County Republican Party's second annual Liberty Dinner Saturday, Sept. 15, his ideas on how the party can institute change in the state Legislature.

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  9. Officials say rattlesnake season isn't quite over yetRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Several recent rattlesnake encounters - including one during which a juvenile rattler bit a man - reinforced the need for Riverside County residents to remain alert to the presence of the venomous snakes, which remain active as long as its warm, officials said. The Department of Animal Services' resident reptile expert, Kim McWhorter, said rattlesnake season in Southern California is not by any means over.

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  10. No-cost consultation for installation of energy, gas measuresRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    The Western Riverside Council of Governments has been working with Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas Company to provide commercial businesses in western Riverside County with an energy consultation and energy-efficient retrofit installations. The offering is provided on behalf of SCE's and SoCal Gas' Direct Install Programs, which provides commercial businesses the opportunity to receive no-cost energy efficiency measures that can reduce utility bills and increase the building's life span over the years.

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  11. Dignitaries, library supporters gather for Sun City Library grand re-opening eventRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    City of Menifee, Sun City Friends of the Library and Riverside County dignitaries help District 5 Supervisor Marion V. Ashley cut the ribbon symbolizing the re-opening of the Sun City Library brand Thursday, Sept. 13. Several dozen dignitaries, friends and supporters of the Sun City Library officially celebrated the grand reopening of the branch, Thursday, Sept.

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  12. County responds to grand jury report critical of fleet operationsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Riverside County supervisors signed off on an Executive Office response to a grand jury report that identified inconsistencies in how the Department of Purchasing & Fleet Services keeps track of more than 4,000 vehicles, raising the possibility that the county may not have a complete understanding of its own automobile inventory.

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  13. Board creates reserved parking for wounded vets at county buildingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    The Riverside County Board of Supervisors ordered that a parking stall at the county Administrative Center be reserved for use by former and active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have been awarded the Purple Heart, with the ultimate goal of designating spaces for recipients at all county facilities. "This is to honor our combat wounded with a special parking place," Supervisor V. Manuel Perez said.

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  14. Report raises questions about county hospital's vetting proceduresRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Riverside County Auditor-Controller Paul Angulo said that a review of employment records revealed there were two convicted sex offenders on the payroll in the Riverside University Health System, but hospital and human resources officials quickly dismissed the findings as inaccurate.

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  15. Rezone, tentative map, MND approved for Rancho California parcelRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a rezone, tentative subdivision parcel map, and environmental Mitigated Negative Declaration for a 40.21-acre Rancho California parcel. The supervisors' 4-0 vote Sept.

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  16. New Pardee Homes priced from the mid $400,000s now selling in the French ValleyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    ... was recognized as 2017 Builder of the Year by the Building Industry Association of Southern California - Riverside County Chapter. Pardee Homes is a member of TRI Pointe Group, a family of premium regional homebuilders. For more information about ...

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  17. NCHS Perris receives high honor from Perris Valley Chamber of CommerceRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    North County Health Services celebrated the Perris Health Center as the 2018 Nonprofit of the Year, awarded by the Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Aug. 30, at the "One Hot Havana Night" annual Business Awards and Gala, which was held poolside at the Bomb Shelter Bar & Grill in Perris. Established in 2016, NCHS Perris Health Center has provided quality, affordable care to Riverside County residents, offering medical, dental, behavioral health and health care enrollment assistance.

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  18. MSJC trustees select Vicki Carpenter to fill board vacancyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    ... is the only candidate who qualified to run for the post, as the other candidates withdrew, according to the Riverside County of Registrar of Voters. Carpenter will take her oath of office to serve a four-year term in December 2018. Carpenter started ...

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  19. Two car crash in Anza requires single extricationRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Cal Fire Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a two vehicle traffic collision on Bautista Road and Highway 371 in Anza Monday, Sept. 17, according to reports.

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  20. Chad Bianco addresses AVMAC, discusses qualifications, experiencesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council Secretary Allison Renck reads the minutes from the last session at the AVMAC meeting held Wednesday, Sept. 12. Candidate for Riverside County sheriff Chad Bianco was the guest speaker for the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting at the Community Hall Wednesday, Sept.

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