Sheriff’s department to test drones for search and rescue

Riverside County plans to test the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to enhance its search-and-rescue operations, particularly in the San Jacinto Mountain...

Supervisors want to turn county budget around: Spending cap imposed until...

With little debate, the Riverside County supervisors recently approved spending $18 million in a search to save a hundred million or more. County Executive Officer...

Voter registration growing with primary election approaching: Secretary of State warns...

California’s Secretary of State Alex Padilla is forecasting a large surge in the number of voters for the June 7 presidential primary. Last week, he...

Waze, the user-fed traffic app, pairs with Caltrans

In a statewide move, Caltrans announced Tuesday, April 5. it would provide road condition, repair and potential closure information on state roads to Waze,...

County crime statistics up for 2015

Earlier this month, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s Office released the preliminary crime statistics for 2015. These data were from all...

$15 minimum wage in 2022: Legislature passes, governor signs bill week...

Within a week of announcing agreement on a plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in California, the state Legislature approved...

State’s minimum wage to reach $15 an hour

California’s minimum wage is headed to $15 per hour, but it will take six years to reach that level, according to an agreement Gov....

County executive to discuss budget recommendations

In response to Riverside County Executive Officer Jay Orr’s initial warning in February about a threatening $100-million deficit for fiscal year 2016-17, which starts...

Consultant review of county crime agencies needs more time, money

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors has expressed its concern about the impending county budget deficit (nearly $100 million) and how the Sheriff’s Department’s...

Forest Service modifying San Bernardino National Forest Land Management Plan

The U.S. Forest Service announced that it is proposing some changes to the Land Management Plan for the San Bernardino National Forest. The proposal will...
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