State gas tax to drop in July

The California State Board of Equalization voted to lower the excise tax rate on gasoline by 2.2 cents per gallon for fiscal year 2016-17....

Rain in March? Keep the faith, says Weather Service

Keep the faith, is the National Weather Service’s advice regarding the appearance of “El Niño” this spring. During the fall, forecasters were awash in warnings...

Free tax preparation services offered

The 2016 tax season is in full swing and Riverside County Community Action Partnership’s Volunteer Income Tax Preparation program is available to help qualifying...

Volunteers needed for bighorn sheep survey

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service and Society for Conservation of Bighorn Sheep on Saturday evening, March 5, and all...

Candidate filing opens for offices in June 7 primary election

Anyone interested in running for office in the June 7 primary election may take out candidate filing papers beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16, Riverside County...

School district plans meetings on Local Control Plan

Hemet Unified School District has scheduled two meetings on the Hill to allow educators and the public to discuss its Local Control and Accountability...

HUSD board to vote on new bargaining agreement: Teachers and other...

The Hemet Unified School District governing board will consider new bargaining agreements with the Hemet Teachers Association and the California School Employees’ Association at...

MEMSCOMM plans 2016 agenda

Topics for the remaining 2016 meetings were discussed at last week’s Mountain Emergency Services Committee session. Kathleen Henderson, the Riverside County emergency services coordinator for...

Tavaglione critical of Sheriff’s Department’s cooperation with consultants

During the Feb. 9 Riverside County Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Supv. John Tavaglione (2nd District) chastised County Sheriff Stan Sniff. According to the supervisor, he...

Large quakes can be linked in time and proximity: UCR geophysicist’s...

University of California, Riverside, Assistant Professor of Geophysics Garreth Funning believes the seismic waves from one earthquake could trigger a second earthquake much farther...

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