Christmas tree recycling helps fish in Riverside County

Who knew your holiday trees could make life a little better for fish? The Riverside County Waste Management Department is working closely with the California...

Senator Stone announces staff

Newly sworn-in California Sen. Jeff Stone (R-28th District) announced his initial staff line-up Tuesday of the district that includes the Hill. The whole district...

Pertussis epidemic persists: Flu season picking up

The pertussis (whooping cough) epidemic that started last spring has continued unabated through fall. The California Department of Public Health said in its Nov....

Volunteers needed to count homeless

Volunteers are needed to participate in a survey of homeless people in cities and communities throughout Riverside County on Jan. 28. The federally mandated count...

Web page to help commuters

Commuters and other drivers who need to know which Riverside County roads are closed because of recent storms can go to the Transportation Department...

Flu season may be bad, CDC warns

This winter’s flu season may be worse than anticipated, said officials of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week, and the...

Brown may have replacement for Stone next month

It is possible that a replacement for former 3rd District Superviser Jeff Stone may be appointed by the end of January, according to John...

State Budget continues improving: Higher revenue to support school funding

The state’s Legislative Analyst’s Office issued its forecast on fiscal years 2014-15 and 2015-16 in mid-November. With more than half the current fiscal year...

District Attorney unhappy with passage of Proposition 47

On Nov. 4, California voters approved Proposition 47, which reduces certain non-serious and non-violent property and drug offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. The measure...

County recorder to stay open Dec. 26 and Jan. 2

At its Nov. 24 meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the county’s Recorder office to be open from 8 a.m. to 5...
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