District attorney candidate Mike Hestrin

Mike Hestrin, 15-year prosecutor with the Riverside County district attorney’s office, is running to improve and restore the once-impeccable legacy of his department, he...

Stone’s priorities: economy and jobs

Last week, the Town Crier interviewed 3rd District Supervisor Jeff Stone, who is a candidate for the State Senate District 28 seat. There are...

Law Professor Philip Drucker runs for Senate

Philip Drucker, La Quinta resident, lawyer and law professor, is running as one of two Democrats in a field of five to represent California...

Corrections Lieutenant Bianco challenges Sniff

Lieutenant Chad Bianco, currently serving at the Larry Smith Correctional Facility in Banning, is running to unseat his boss, Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff. “Stan...

Droughts and wildfires in the future

Last week, the White House released the third National Climate Assessment report. The more than 800-page report stressed, “ … climate change, once considered...

Brown and legislators agree on Rainy Day Fund

Partisanship and logjams are the results that the public has come to expect and frequently sees emanating from Washington and Sacramento. But last week,...

Supervisors react to grand jury report

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors officially received the grand jury report, which challenges its use of discretionary or Community Improvement Designation Funds. The...

Sheriff Stan Sniff touts his record in re-election run

Stan Sniff, has served as Riverside County’s sheriff since October 2007 and was first elected in 2010. He is running for re-election against a...

Fire officials ready for the fire season

In a formal proclamation, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. declared May 4 through May 10 as “Wildfire Awareness Week” ...

Judge restricts need for Adventure Pass

At least temporarily, a federal judge has restricted the U.S. Forest Service’s Adventure Pass program. On April 28, Judge Terry Hatter of the U.S. District...
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