Supervisors fund position to oversee projects for homeless

Homelessness was on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday, Jan. 30 agenda and the board unanimously approved allocating money to begin to mitigate...

Volunteers needed for recycling classes and events

Are you interested in helping the environment?  Do you like to compost or recycle? Become an outreach volunteer with the Riverside County Department of Waste...

Bianco feels challenge to sheriff affects his assignments

Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff is up for re-election in 2018. His challengers are from within the Sheriff’s Department and another county police force. Lt....

Ruiz dominates fundraising heading into primary season

Representative Dr. Raul Ruiz, Democratic incumbent for California’s 36th Congressional seat, is having little trouble raising money for his third re-election campaign. At the...

Judge denies Aklufi’s motion to dismiss embezzlement charges

The motion to dismiss criminal charges against Joe Aklufi was denied. In a brief hearing, Friday, Jan. 26, Judge Mac Fisher ruled that Aklufi’s motion...

Riverside agency’s Advanced Education Symposium on Human Trafficking 

Riverside County is a high-impact community for criminal cases of sex trafficking, sextortion (black mail with a photo) and social-media exploitation cases. Most of...

DA Hestrin opposes Aklufi motion to dismiss

On Jan. 2, 2018, attorney Joseph Sandy Aklufi, the last defendant not yet sentenced in a Beaumont city government corruption case, filed a motion...

Voepel supports bill to help fire disaster victims

Following the devastating fires in Northern and Southern California, a bi-partisan group of state Assembly members proposed legislation to waive certain government fees on...

Sustaining Readers — TC’s base and backbone

By Becky & Jack Clark Co-publishers In addition to Angels, Heroes, Patrons and Sponsors, the Town Crier now has more than 300 Sustaining Readers, including folk...

Governor increases rainy-day funds

Cautious about new program funding No new programs, concern about future recession, and care for the poor and low-income were the primary themes last week...
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