Soap opera star and news anchor challenge Ruiz for Congressional seat

Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz will likely have to face at least three challengers in the June primary and one of them in the November...

Major injuries in Mountain Center crash

At 11 a.m. Monday, March 23, a motorcycle driven by Zachary Thibodeaux, 18, of Indio, collided head-on with a vehicle containing a family and two small children.

Hemet Unified soliciting feedback on construction priorities

Bond measure may depend on results The Hemet Unified School District is considering a bond measure for school capital improvements. As part of the effort...

State agency anticipating cannabis business regulation

The state, as well as Riverside County, is reviewing and developing ordinances and regulations for California’s future cannabis industry. Last month, the State Water...

Supervisors say ‘No’ to industrial hemp until state takes action

At its Feb. 27 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed, without discussion, an ordinance declaring a temporary moratorium on the cultivation...

County accepting some cannabis business permit applications: Cultivation and retail sales still on hold

Riverside County begins 2019 with a sanctioned cannabis industry. As of Dec. 26, 2018, the county began accepting applications for distribution, manufacturing,...

Money still important in District Attorney race

If campaign contributions were votes, incumbent District Attorney Michael Hestrin will be easily re-elected over challenger Lara Gressley. But dollars are not votes and...

Chad Bianco, sheriff’s lieutenant, wants top job

Editor’s note: This week, Riverside County sheriff candidates Chad Bianco and Dave Brown are interviewed. In two weeks, Sheriff Stan Sniff’s interview will...

PHOTO: Clark accepts award

Town Crier Publisher-Editor Becky Clark speaks to the California Press Foundation audience Friday night at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco after receiving the Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of the Year award. Clark’s grandson, Carter Johnson, 8, holds the award presented by Hal Fuson. Clark also was elected chair of the foundation earlier in the day.

Mosquito vector ballot questions

Q&A provided by Riverside County Department of Environmental Health: Q. What is the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health Mosquito, Vector and Disease Control Assessment? A. The...
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