Board approves sheriff’s rate hike request

RIVERSIDE – Despite some pushback from officials in one city, the Board of Supervisors today approved Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff’s request to hike the rates charged to 17 municipalities and other contract entities for the use of patrol deputies. The rate increase will be retroactive to July 1, 2016, and is needed to recoup […]

Supervisors receptive to loosening marijuana regulations

RIVERSIDE –Riverside County supervisors agreed Tuesday, March 21, that they’re open to relaxing marijuana regulations under the provisions of Proposition 64, but there was no consensus yet as to how to proceed. “I don’t smoke. I don’t drink. I am the definition of `no fun,” Supervisor Kevin Jeffries said. “But the voters of California and […]

Plane crash claims 3 lives, leaves 2 critical

RIVERSIDE  – Two women were in critical condition today after surviving a fiery plane crash in Riverside that claimed the lives of three other occupants and destroyed two homes, where federal investigators were sifting through debris and examining remnants of the wreckage to sort out what happened. “We are sorrowed by the loss of life and […]

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