Public Records Act may get teeth

(This story is from a California News Publishers Association release.) On Tuesday, May 30, the California Assembly overwhelmingly approved a measure that would impose...

Tuberculosis diagnosed at three hospitals in the county

(This story was taken from two Riverside County University Health System press releases.) Testing is being urged after active tuberculosis was diagnosed at three...

County selects new CEO

(This is taken from a Riverside County press release.)  The Riverside County Board of Supervisors last week appointed George A. Johnson as county executive officer,...

Several cities consider joint powers for police services

Seventeen cities, and one Indian Tribe, contract with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for police services. In the past several years, as the county’s...

CHP advises motorcyclists, car drivers to share responsibility

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month in California. Summer brings more motorcyclists on California roads, according to the California Highway Patrol. Accordingly, CHP and the...

Good news, bad news for SoCal air quality

Improvements but still major quality problems   The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2017” report cited the Los Angeles region, which includes the Inland...

Legislature supports changing presidential primary in state

The whole state Legislature was busy last week approving bills to move California’s presidential primary to March. Last week, both the Assembly and the Senate...

Trump wants more public input in national monument designation

Last week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review all national monuments established since January...

Repeal of Affordable Care would increase health insurance costs

In the tailwinds of Washington’s debate over repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act, Covered California examined how these possible changes may affect premiums...

UPDATE: Smoke drifting to Hill from distant fire

The Hill is experiencing drift smoke from the 30-acre Opera Fire currently burning out of control in the hills north of the city of...
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