CHP reminds communities to avoid disaster, buckle up this Thanksgiving

CHP reminds communities to avoid disaster, buckle up this Thanksgiving

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Millions of Californians will travel the road this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to visit with family and friends. While this time of year is usually full of joy, it can be one of the deadliest on our roadways. To help motorists avoid tragedies, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will have all available officers […]

Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

On Friday, Nov. 18, Supervisor John J. Benoit notified colleagues and friends of the following information: Dear Colleagues and Friends, Weeks of discomfort, dry coughing and extreme fatigue led to my having a CT Scan Wednesday. The scan revealed a number of pulmonary embolisms as well as a growth on the pancreas. There are also […]

Mosquito-control application scheduled Nov. 17 in Hemet area

Mosquito-control application scheduled Nov. 17 in Hemet area

Due to continued trapping of the mosquito capable of transmitting Zika virus in the unincorporated area around Hemet, Riverside County will apply an ultra-low volume of a material designed to reduce adult mosquito populations in the area. The Riverside County Department of Environmental Health’s Vector Control Program will use a truck-mounted sprayer to reduce the […]

CHP to host “Start Smart” class Nov. 17

CHP to host “Start Smart” class Nov. 17

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a “Start Smart” driver safety class for local teenagers and their parents/guardians. Start Smart is specifically geared towards the reduction of collisions and injuries involving teen drivers. Start Smart addresses traffic safety issues that directly affect new drivers in a way no other program does. Start Smart […]

Mandatory wood-burning ban in effect for Nov. 16

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has issued a residential no-burn alert effective Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, for all those living in the South Coast Air Basin, which includes Orange County and non-desert portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. SCAQMD reminds residents in these areas that burning wood in their […]

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