Animal Services director seeks increase in fees for services

RIVERSIDE  – The Board of Supervisors Tuesday scheduled a Jan. 5 public hearing to consider the Riverside County Department of Animal Services’ request to hike fees for dog licenses and other services, as well as establish new charges for sheltering and euthanizing pets. Animal services Director Rob Miller told the board that the agency had not sought fee adjustments since […]

Property tax deadline is today

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County homeowners have until tomorrow to get the first installment on their property tax bills paid, or risk incurring penalties. The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office in July sent out notices seeking payments on more than 910,000 secured properties, including parcels, houses and condominiums, for the 2015-16 tax year. The grace period to pay the first installment ends […]

Altura Credit Union sets up relief fund for San Bernardino shooting victims’ families

In response to the horrific mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, Altura Credit Union has established a relief fund for the families of the 14 individuals killed. All donations to the IE United Relief Fund will directly benefit those families.

Supervisors consider re-enforcing restrictions on pot

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors today will consider a measure re-enforcing the county’s prohibitions against mobile marijuana dispensaries — an action deemed necessary to counter the effects of a new state law that permits the transportation of legally grown pot on roads throughout California. Ordinance No. 928 was drafted by the Office of County Counsel and added to the Board […]