Supervisors seek improvements to county’s business climate

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors directed Executive Office staff to develop an incentives package aimed at enticing more businesses to set up shop in unincorporated areas of the county, as well as make it profitable for existing ones to stay and expand. “We need to be more customer and business friendly,” Supervisor V. Manuel Perez, […]

Supervisors order creation of medal for acts of bravery

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors unanimously authorized the establishment of a Medal of Valor award to be bestowed upon any resident – civilian, active duty or former military – for acts of heroism or distinction during which the recipient put their life in peril. “Establishing the Riverside County Medal of Valor will […]

Riverside County resident selected for women’s Olympic hockey team

Riverside County resident selected for women’s Olympic hockey team

  EASTVALE – Eastvale resident Cayla Barnes was part of the 23-player roster for the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team announced earlier this week. “Dreams really do come true,” Barnes tweeted. “Truly honored and excited to represent #TeamUSA at the 2018 Winter Olympics with this amazing group of women.” The 18-year-old defenseman from northwestern Riverside […]

Escaped monitor lizard, found laying in the sunshine of a Riverside backyard, is picked up by owner

Escaped monitor lizard, found laying in the sunshine of a Riverside backyard, is picked up by owner

An escape artist crocodile monitor lizard found lounging atop a hedge in a Riverside backyard and enjoying the sunshine was back home with his owner by the next day, the Riverside County Department of Animal Services announced. Chopper, a 4-year-old crocodile monitor lizard, was picked up by owner DeWitt Vercher on Tuesday, Nov. 3, spokesman […]

New ‘Civil Rights Institute’ in downtown Riverside to tell stories of area’s civil rights leaders

The stories of the Inland Empire’s Civil Rights heroes will soon have a permanent home thanks to the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California, a new historical institution which will be built in downtown Riverside. The facility is a key part of a unique community under development called Mission Heritage Plaza that will also combine […]

Board formally adopts county budget

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors formally adopted the $5.5 billion budget, Sept. 26, which it tentatively approved in July, locking in additional funding support for county public safety agencies that began the fiscal year projecting multimillion-dollar shortfalls. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board finalized appropriations levels for 2017-2018, while still […]

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 […]

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