Stone Creek vegetation management prescribed fire project for San Jacinto State Park

Stone Creek vegetation management prescribed fire project for San Jacinto State Park

PINE COVE, CA – CAL FIRE (The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) in cooperation with California State Parks will be conducting a prescribed burn consisting of brush and slash piles in the Mount San Jacinto State Park off Highway 243. The project will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and continue throughout the week, weather […]

The City of Hemet reminds citizens to think big by acting small

The City of Hemet reminds citizens to think big by acting small

HEMET, CA – The City of Hemet has been a leading advocate for the awareness of the Small Business Saturday’s national campaign on Saturday, Nov. 26. The importance of this day is to help support the local, home grown businesses that are vital to the economic vitality in our community. On social media, the city […]

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 […]

Early voting available at registrar’s office and malls in Riverside, Palm Desert and Temecula

Early voting available at registrar’s office and malls in Riverside, Palm Desert and Temecula

Early voting for the Nov. 8 consolidated general election will be available at four locations in Riverside County. Early voting is available Friday (10/28) through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Galleria at Tyler in Riverside on the second floor outside of Nordstrom; the Westfield Palm Desert in the main court in […]

Temecula’s Overland Drive to be closed all this weekend

Temecula’s Overland Drive to be closed all this weekend

Overland Drive, from Jefferson Avenue to Commerce Center Drive, will be CLOSED all weekend beginning Friday, October 28, 2016, at 9pm, through Sunday, October 30, 2016, at 10pm.  Pavement rehabilitation work will consist of grinding pavement, removing and replacing asphalt, performing localized asphalt dig-outs, re-striping, and traffic signal loop installation. The result will be a […]

October 24 is deadline to register to vote in the 2016 General Election

October 24 is deadline to register to vote in the 2016 General Election

Monday (Oct. 24) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 election. Registration applications submitted online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov prior to midnight Monday will be honored, as will paper forms postmarked by the deadline. Paper applications are available at the Riverside County Registrar of Voters’ office, […]