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...

Strong El Niño did occur, just little rain in SoCal

The strongest El Niño weather pattern since the late 1990s never truly brought its predicted rain torrents to Southern California. During the winter months,...

Don’t be scammed

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has issued a consumer alert warning California businesses to be aware of phishing scams that target the workplace and...

Lake Hemet eagles nesting during Saturday’s count

Saturday was the fourth and last bald eagle count of the 2015-16 season. Volunteers and federal and state biologists spotted 12 bald eagles at...

Don’t be scammed: Tax time …

It’s tax time, and the “IRS Tax Scam” is out and about. Actually, this scam operates all year long, and it involves you receiving...

Health-care taxes modified to protect Medi-Cal: Smoking age bill passes Assembly

In danger of losing more than $1 billion from the federal Medicaid program for California’s Medi-Cal program, the Legislature and Gov. Edmund Brown Jr....

2015 tax changes: Key benefits renewed and new accounts for people...

Key tax benefits renewed The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act, signed into law in December 2015, extended or made permanent a number of tax...

State gas tax to drop in July

The California State Board of Equalization voted to lower the excise tax rate on gasoline by 2.2 cents per gallon for fiscal year 2016-17....

Rain in March? Keep the faith, says Weather Service

Keep the faith, is the National Weather Service’s advice regarding the appearance of “El Niño” this spring. During the fall, forecasters were awash in warnings...
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