Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

On Friday, Nov. 18, Supervisor John J. Benoit notified colleagues and friends of the following information: Dear Colleagues and Friends, Weeks of discomfort, dry coughing and extreme fatigue led to my having a CT Scan Wednesday. The scan revealed a number of pulmonary embolisms as well as a growth on the pancreas. There are also […]

Mosquito-control application scheduled Nov. 17 in Hemet area

Mosquito-control application scheduled Nov. 17 in Hemet area

Due to continued trapping of the mosquito capable of transmitting Zika virus in the unincorporated area around Hemet, Riverside County will apply an ultra-low volume of a material designed to reduce adult mosquito populations in the area. The Riverside County Department of Environmental Health’s Vector Control Program will use a truck-mounted sprayer to reduce the […]

Mandatory wood-burning ban in effect for Nov. 16

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has issued a residential no-burn alert effective Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, for all those living in the South Coast Air Basin, which includes Orange County and non-desert portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. SCAQMD reminds residents in these areas that burning wood in their […]

October 24 is deadline to register to vote in the 2016 General Election

October 24 is deadline to register to vote in the 2016 General Election

Monday (Oct. 24) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 election. Registration applications submitted online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov prior to midnight Monday will be honored, as will paper forms postmarked by the deadline. Paper applications are available at the Riverside County Registrar of Voters’ office, […]