Allocation of water bond funding begins

In November 2014, California voters overwhelming approved Proposition 1, a bond measure to provide financing to increase water supply, provide clean, safe and reliable...

Dems still consider Ruiz vulnerable

Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) represents California’s 36th Congressional District, which includes all of the Hill, is in danger, according to the Democratic Congressional...

Megadroughts may be part of SoCal’s future

A research report published on Feb. 12 predicts “megadroughts” for California, droughts much larger than historical droughts. Two NASA scientists and a colleague with the...

Clark attends Government Affairs Day in Sacramento

Idyllwild Town Crier Editor Becky Clark with Jonathan Sanchez, director of the National Association of Hispanic Publishers, Hal Fuson of Copley News, 47th District Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown, Dolores Sanchez, publisher of Eastern Group Publishers, State Controller Betty Yee and Regina Wilson, executive director of California Black Media at the California Newspaper Publishers Association's Governmental Affairs Day in Sacramento Wednesday.

County budget will need some adjustment

While county revenues are gradually improving, the budget for the current fiscal year that ends June 30 still projects deficits for each of the...

Forest Service soliciting public comments for off-highway grants

The San Bernardino National Forest will be seeking public input for its upcoming California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division grants that will be submitted...

Drought more likely than relief in 2015

Despite the rainstorms in November and December, 2015 appears to be becoming the fourth-consecutive drought year. However, the National Weather Service is still forecasting...

Little change to FS budget: Airtanker fleet upgrade continues

For the federal fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2015, President Barack Obama has requested a $6.5 billion budget for the U.S. Forest Service. This...

Parks Forward sees changes needed for future of State Parks

At its final meeting Friday, Feb. 6, the Parks Forward Commission will review its final report and recommendations for the future management of the...

Forums planned to discuss county health issues

Riverside County public health officials have planned a countywide series of community forums to hear about residents’ health-related concerns and create a plan to...
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