Sniff seeks third term as Riverside County sheriff

Incumbent Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff is encountering his toughest election campaign since he became sheriff in 2007. On a 3-2 vote, the Board...

Joy Silver wants to unseat Sen. Stone

Joy Silver, of Palm Springs, is the Democratic candidate for the 28th state Senate District seat. She is challenging incumbent Jeff Stone. Born in Pennsylvania,...

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...

Brown signed many and vetoed some bills in final week

During September, Gov. Jerry Brown had to decide whether to sign or veto more than a thousand bills, which the Legislature passed during its...

HUSD aspires to be premier district

On Thursday, Oct. 4, Hemet Unified School District Superintendent Christi Barrett provided her second “State of District” to stakeholders from throughout HUSD. Over the next...

Proposition 3 proposes nearly $9 billion bonds on water infrastructure

June ballot Prop 68 authorized $4 billion Proposition 3, on the ballot in November, proposes issuance of $8.877 billion in general obligation bonds for water...

California assesses climate-change effects through end of 21st century

California’s fourth Climate Change Assessment was released at the end of August. The assessment is based on a series of 44 technical reports. Besides...

Proposition 12 proposes to change commercial animal confinement regs

A ‘do over’ of 2008’s Proposition 2 Proposition 12, backed by the Humane Society of the United States, proposes to revise commercial animal-confinement standards previously...

New California act: No carbon emissions by mid-century

Governor and Legislature insist, cost notwithstanding Gov. Jerry Brown has placed California firmly on the path to “clean energy.” On Sept. 10, he signed Senate...

Prop 1: Borrowing for veterans’ housing programs

Editor’s note: On Tuesday, Nov. 6, a general election for governor, lt. governor, and many other state and local offices will be held. Included...
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