Supervisors formally declare emergency to deal with aftermath of wind event

RIVERSIDE – To obtain federal and state assistance, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors formally declared a local emergency due to the effects of the recent Santa Ana windstorm. The proclamation, approved in a 4-0 vote, with Supervisor Chuck Washington absent, said that the county “experienced extreme weather conditions, including … sustained damaging winds, numerous […]

County shelters to offer impounded dogs, cats for free

RIVERSIDE – To encourage adoption of homeless pets this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the Riverside County Department of Animal Services is waiving all adoption fees today, Saturday, Nov. 25, at three shelters. “We’ve been pleasantly surprised at the turnouts during the years we’ve been doing this specific event,” agency Director Robert Miller said. “It has historically […]

Commuters can sign up for updates on closures and schedules on Cajalco Road interchange project

CORONA – The City of Corona, in partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 8, is reconstructing the Cajalco Road Interchange located on Interstate 15 (I-15) at Cajalco Road from Temescal Canyon Road to Bedford Canyon Road. The $45 million investment includes the widening of Cajalco Road from a two-lane bridge to a six-lane overcrossing […]

Riverside County Democrats elect a new chairman

Riverside County Democrats elect a new chairman

MORENO VALLEY – In an expected but stunning move, Riverside County Democrats elected a new chairman at its regular monthly meeting Monday night in Moreno Valley. Former Corona City Council candidate Steve Ruth defeated incumbent Chair Howard Katz, earning 59 percent of the votes of the party’s central committee. Ruth’s victory ended Katz’ three-year administration […]

CHP DUI Checkpoint on Sept 29 in Southwest Riverside

CHP DUI Checkpoint on Sept 29 in Southwest Riverside

The California Highway Patrol, will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Friday, September 29, 2017 in the unincorporated area of Southwest Riverside County. Motorists approaching the checkpoint will see informational signs advising them that a sobriety checkpoint is ahead. Once diverted into the lane, motorists will be detained only a few moments while an officer […]

Countywide jobless rate rises

RIVERSIDE – Despite a pickup in labor market activity, the unemployment rate crept higher in Riverside County last month, state officials reported last week. The jobless rate in August, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.5 percent, compared with 6.3 percent in July, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency figures showed that the August […]

Commercial and industrial real estate poised for explosive growth in Inland Empire

Commercial and industrial real estate poised for explosive growth in Inland Empire

The driveway was rocks and gravel. The parking lot was dirt and mud in some places. Still, a distinguished group of city officials, developers and commercial real estate marketing professionals gathered enthusiastically for the grand opening of three warehouse-sized buildings at the end of 3rd Street in Lake Elsinore on a Thursday morning. The buildings […]