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...

District Attorney Mike Hestrin seeks re-election

Mike Hestrin is the incumbent Riverside County district attorney. He was elected in June 2014 and sworn into office on Jan. 5, 2015. Prior...

Gressley seeks to be next district attorney

Lara Gressley, a criminal defense attorney, wants to replace Michael Hestrin as the Riverside County district attorney. If she succeeds, it will be third-consecutive...

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...

County’s next budget tight and tough, but growing

While the Riverside County Board of Supervisors was pleased with the early report of budget conditions for the next five years, it also realized...

Prop 72 excludes rain-water capture systems from property tax assessments

By Marshall Smith Correspondent Proposition 72, on the June ballot as a constitutional amendment, proposes to exclude rain-water capture systems added after Jan. 1, 2019, from...

Prop 68 to fund parks and natural resource protection

By Marshall Smith Correspondent Proposition 68, titled the “Parks, Environment and Water Bond,” would allow the state to sell $4.1 billion in general obligation bonds to...

Sheriff to speed up issuance of concealed carry permits

In order to speed up the review of applications for permits to carry concealed weapons, Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff has directed staff to...

Standish guilty of grand theft

Serves in work release Brian Standish, 50, of Idyllwild, who pleaded guilty to the felony charge of grand theft greater than $950 on March 6,...

Key dates for voters prior to June 5 primary

Voter information guides have been mailed to about 964,000 Riverside County voters before the consolidated primary election on June 5. Important deadlines for the June...
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