Supervisors approve initiations of general plan amendment proceedings for Harvest Valley land

The Riverside County board of supervisors approved the initiation of proceedings for a general plan amendment to change the land use designation of a 99-acre Harvest Valley City parcel. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote April 11 authorizes Trip Hord Associates to initiate the process which would change the land’s general plan foundation component from rural community […]

Metropolitan Water District approves agreement for Lake Perris water recovery project

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has authorized an agreement with the state Department of Water Resources for planning and preliminary design of a water recovery project at Lake Perris. The Metropolitan Water District board vote April 11 authorized general manager Jeff Kightlinger to enter an agreement with DWR for planning, environmental analysis and […]

Supervisors approve Memorandum of Intent for Diamond Valley Lake Recreation Area

The Riverside County board of supervisors, who act as the board of the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, approved a Memorandum of Intent between the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, the Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the city of Hemet and the Eastern Municipal […]

Sanctuary state bill could be opportunity for California split

Although the legislation which if passed would make the entirety of California a “sanctuary state” for those entering the country illegally is philosophically distasteful for residents of many California counties, it may also present a greater opportunity to split California into multiple states. In recent years, agricultural interests have advocated splitting California into multiple states […]

County approves Prop. 84 subgrant to RCWD

Riverside County has approved a Proposition 84 Integrated Regional Water Management implementation subgrant agreement with the Rancho California Water District. The Riverside County board of supervisors also acts as the board of the Riverside County Regional Park and Open Space District. The county supervisors voted 3-0 with Marion Ashley absent and one vacancy to approve […]

General plan amendment initiation proceedings approved for Londen Land Company parcels

Londen Land Company owns three Rancho California parcels totaling 14.48 acres and seeks to reduce the minimum lot size from one dwelling unit per 5 acres to one dwelling unit per 2 acres. The Riverside County board of supervisors approved the initiation of general plan amendment proceedings for the property March 21. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote, […]

Metropolitan Water District authorizes Lake Mathews infrastructure rehabilitation projects

The March 14 board meeting of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California included the approval of three infrastructure rehabilitation projects at Lake Mathews. One project will rehabilitate the electrical distribution system at Lake Mathews, a second project will repair the Lake Mathews forebay and the third project will repair portions of the hydroelectric plant’s concrete […]

General plan amendment initiation proceedings approved for Rainbow Canyon parcel

The Riverside County board of supervisors approved the initiation of general plan amendment proceedings for a 36.70-acre Rainbow Canyon parcel. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote March 21, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacant seat, allows the initiation of proceedings to change the general plan foundation component from rural to community development and the land use […]

Supervisors approve general plan amendment initiation proceedings for Sun City parcel

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the initiation of proceedings for a general plan amendment to change the designation of a 39.09-acre Sun City parcel. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacant seat, allows KGK Riverside Properties to initiate proceedings to change the general plan foundation component from Rural to […]