County to offer free health screenings, clinic tours

RIVERSIDE – Free health screenings, immunizations, kids’ activities and other fare will be available today at the Schroeder Rubidoux Family Care Center in Riverside as part of the Riverside University Health System’s celebration of National Health Center Week. The Health Expo will get underway about 10 a.m., featuring remarks by Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, and […]

Program to assist Spanish speaking entrepreneurs begins in Indio

INDIO – An eight-week program aimed at helping Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs start their own businesses will begin in Indio today. The Emprendedores Program will feature business experts who will cover topics like creating a business plan, marketing, social media, sales, business financing and human resources. The free program is being offered by Riverside County in conjunction […]

Monday is deadline to register to vote in August 29 Special District Mail Ballot Election

   Monday (Aug. 14) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Aug. 29 election. The Aug. 29 election includes the Rancho California Water District, Pine Cove Water District, and High Valleys Water District and is not a countywide election. It is also an all mail-ballot election, so there will be no […]

County agricultural commissioner to hold public meeting on “citrus greening disease”

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner Ruben Arroyo will hold a public meeting today to spotlight the potential danger of  “citrus greening disease” and how residents can help stop it before it affects the county’s $187 million-per-year commercial citrus crops. “This disease threatens all citrus trees, whether they are grown by citrus farmers or in […]

TEMECULA: County waste department seeks outreach volunteers

TEMECULA: County waste department seeks outreach volunteers

TEMECULA – Are you interested in helping the environment?  Do you like to compost or recycle?  Become an Outreach Volunteer with the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources and help the earth by helping others become better recyclers and composters. Outreach Volunteers assist with classes or events by interacting with the public, answering questions on […]

ANZA: Kidnapping was false alarm, sheriff’s department says

ANZA – A 28-year-old Anza man who deputies originally said was kidnapped at gunpoint from his home by four suspects during an apparent marijuana robbery was found safe and unharmed, and no abduction actually occurred, the sheriff’s department reported today. In a statement released Monday afternoon, sheriff’s officials said Spencer Hayes was “considered to have […]

RIVERSIDE: City invites performers to Festival of Lights

RIVERSIDE – Dancers, singers and musicians of every stripe with an interest in performing during the quarter-century celebration of the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s famed Festival of Lights in downtown Riverside are being invited to apply for a spot in the lineup. “One of the (festival’s) highlights is the opportunity for local and regional […]

AGUANGA: 92-acre blaze contained

AGUANGA – Firefighters contained an Aguanga brush fire that blackened 92 acres Tuesday. The blaze, which drew nearly 300 firefighters from three counties and forced the evacuation of five homes, broke out for unknown reasons at 2:14 p.m. Monday in the 38000 block of Reed Valley Road, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire […]