Wildfire control campaign

The U.S. Forest Service and other land management agencies have a new fire safety campaign in California. The One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire...

Jeff Stone seeks second state senate term

Jeff Stone (Republican) is the incumbent state senator representing the 28th District, which includes all of the Hill communities. He is a former Riverside...

Flu death rate increases rapidly; officials urge vaccination

The 2013-14 flu season continues to worsen. Last week, Riverside County reported two more deaths related to influenza. A man, 63, and a girl, 9,...

Proposition 47 reduces penalties for some crimes: Leading in polls

Proposition 47, alternatively the Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative or The Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act, seeks to “ensure that prison spending is...

2012 general election results for Riverside County and state

Registration and turnout (As of Saturday evening) 943,402 registered voters VotesPercent Precincts reporting turnout244,80925.95 Vote by mail reporting turnout352,24737.34 Total597,05663.29 President and Vice President Riverside CountyStatewide VotesPercentPercent Dem – Barack Obama287,75448.8059.2 Rep – Mitt...

MEMSCOMM plans 2016 agenda

Topics for the remaining 2016 meetings were discussed at last week’s Mountain Emergency Services Committee session. Kathleen Henderson, the Riverside County emergency services coordinator for...

PHOTOS: Day 2 of Buck Fire reveals devastation, crews’ efforts

The devastation and toils of containing the fire ...

County Corner: Aug. 4, 2011

At its July 26 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors appointed qualified candidates to the boards of several local water districts. The Registrar of Voters recommended their appointment because there were an insufficient number of candidates to hold an election.

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...

Plan for permanent Daylight Saving Time progresses

In the November 2018 election, California voters approved a proposition allowing the Legislature to establish Daylight Saving Time on a permanent basis.
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