Only one response to Forest Service plan

In October, the U.S. Forest Service proposed a plan to reforest a portion of the land, not within the wilderness area, burned during the...

Too soon to know effect of Proposition 47

California voters easily approved Proposition 47, which reduces certain nonserious and nonviolent property and drug offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. The measure also allows...

Ebola preparedness topic of emergency services group

Riverside County’s preparedness for potential Ebola victims was the topic of last week’s Mountain Emergency Medical Services Committee meeting. Marie Weller and Dan Bates...

Sheriff’s Department testing use of body camera: Deputies in Jurupa Valley...

In response to a proposal from Sheriff Stan Sniff, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved expenditures of about $384,000 to further evaluate using...

California improves transparency/accessibility to public health data

The California Health and Human Services Agency has launched its Open Data Portal (https://chhs.data.ca.gov/) to make access to non-confidential data collected by CHHS departments...

Tips on talking to kids about Ebola

The graphic images and scary rhetoric in the media about Ebola can be stressful enough for adults, but imagine what it is like for...

Bonds, state budget reform and reducing some criminal sentences approved

Unlike the choices for state offices, Riverside County voters and statewide voters concurred on the disposition of the six propositions on the November ballot....

Governor to appoint Stone’s replacement

Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Jeff Stone was elected to the state Senate last week. Stone’s last Board of Supervisors meeting is Nov. 25....

Covered California renewal period open: Improved open enrollment begins Nov. 15

The renewal process for 1.12 million individuals who enrolled in Covered California health-care plans last year has begun. Open enrollment is the next opportunity...

Riverside County and state finances improving

County Executive Jay Orr is “cautiously optimistic” about Riverside County’s current budget and financial direction, he told the Board of Supervisors in his “First...
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