Prop 69 requires approved transportation revenues be spent on transportation

Locks gas and infrastructure tax revenue into purposes for which intended Proposition 69, on the June ballot, requires that revenue raised from Senate Bill 1...

Prop 71 changes date approved ballot measures become effective

Allows additional time to count and certify ballots Proposition 71 on the June ballot would move the date approved ballot measures become effective to the...

Brown’s budget changes are limited

Governor remains cautious about economy Last Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown announced his revisions to the fiscal year 2018-19 budget he proposed in January. The major...

Scams: Nicotine is not a kids’ food

By Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist Federal Trade Commission Over the past several years, sales of electronic cigarettes have grown rapidly, especially among youth. They currently are...

Scams

By Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education Federal Trade Commission Identity theft is hard enough. That’s why we keep working to make recovering from it...

Don’t Be Scammed: New tax scheme

They’re at it again... tax scammers scheming new ways to steal personal information and money. In the first scenario, identity thieves file a fake tax return and have the refund deposited into your bank account. The thieves then contact you, often by phone, and — posing as the IRS or debt collectors for the IRS — demand you return the money to the IRS. But following the thieves’ instructions actually sends the money to them.

Sheriff’s Association funding Bianco campaign

Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff’s re-election effort is encountering strong opposition from several within his department. The first opposition was Lt. Chad Bianco’s announcement...

Board: Sheriff’s attitude toward consultant’s work at fault

The dueling press releases between the Riverside County’s Sheriff’s Department and the Executive Office did not pass quietly. The Board of Supervisors clearly felt that...

Consultant’s help at Hemet Sheriff’s Station has ended

For several years, Riverside County’s budget problems have continued, if not worsened. In the fall of 2016, the County contracted with KPMG, an international...

Panoramic views, excitement a surprise for visitors to Lamb Canyon Landfill

People interested in getting a seagull’s-eye-view at one of Riverside County’s largest landfills soon will have that chance, as well as an opportunity to...

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