Riverside County structure named for longtime supervisor

Board of Supervisors Chairman John Tavaglione received the “biggest honor” of his life today when his four colleagues voted to name the five-story annex situated within the County Administrative Center in downtown Riverside in his name. “I love this county,” Tavaglione said, choking back tears. “This is amazing, the biggest honor of my life. You […]

Washington names Comerchero new chief of staff

Washington names Comerchero new chief of staff

Diane Sieker [email protected] Temecula City Councilman Jeff Comerchero has accepted an appointment by Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington to the position of Chief of Staff. Comerchero replaces Verne Lauritzen, who retired from the position after serving both Washington and previous supervisor, now Senator Jeff Stone. Washington was named as Supervisor in March 2015 by Governor Jerry […]

Washington clear choice for 3rd District

Dear Editor, I support Chuck Washington for 3rd District County Supervisor. The County of Riverside has a population of about 2.3 million people. It is one of the largest Counties in the United States. There are more people in Riverside County than in 16 other States. The County budget for 2016-17 will exceed $5 billion […]

Searing flash points erupt in supervisor race pitting appointed incumbent against challenger

Searing flash points erupt in supervisor race pitting appointed incumbent against challenger

A high-stakes race for an open Riverside County supervisor seat has suddenly gone from simmering to searing. The waning days of the Nov. 8 race that pits appointed incumbent Chuck Washington against challenger Shellie Milne has been marked by each side releasing stacks of documents aimed at painting their opponents in a negative light. The […]

Shellie Milne unqualified to be county supervisor

Dear Editor Sued for embezzlement, recipient of a court-ordered bench warrant, financial mismanagement, failure to pay traffic tickets, continuously moving – 12 blighted residences in just 14 years. All poor qualities for a County Supervisor and prove Shellie Milne is unfit and unqualified for the job. Chuck Washington is a veteran (Navy pilot), retired Delta […]

Chuck Washington receives key endorsements in Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor race

TEMECULA – Chuck Washington received key Riverside County endorsements this week from Supervisors John Benoit, John Tavaglione and Marion Ashley, plus the Riverside County Deputy District Attorneys Association. “Supervisor Washington has shown himself to be adept at understanding county issues and has done an outstanding job of representing the Third District.” stated Supervisor Benoit. Washington, the […]

Applicants sought for Temecula Wine Country county advisory council

TEMECULA –  Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington is seeking residents interested in serving on the County Service Area 149 Advisory Council (CSA). The Temecula Wine Country CSA 149 Advisory members will advise and make recommendations to the supervisor concerning road maintenance and paving within wine country CSA 149. Temecula Wine Country residents who […]

Veterans and transitioning military can gain on-the-job training in solar industry

FRENCH VALLEY – Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington, 3rd District, announced a Veterans on-the-job training program called Troops to Solar. Grid Alternatives Inland Empire is on a mission to give local veterans and transitioning military the on-the-job-training and skills needed to gain employment in the rapidly-growing solar energy sector with the program. America’s solar industry […]

HEMET: Road and access improvements coming to Exchange Club Park in Valle Vista

HEMET – Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington has announced that road, parking lot and other improvements will be made to the Exchange Club Park at Mayberry and Fairview Avenues in Valle Vista this summer. The road improvements will include minor street widening, curb, gutter and a sidewalk along Mayberry Avenue and Fairview Avenue. The parking […]

One supervisor race ends, other narrows for November

One supervisor race ends, other narrows for November

One southwest Riverside County supervisor race has ended and the other will stretch into November. Supervisor Kevin Jeffries easily deflected a pair of challengers in the June 7 primary election. That allows him to sidestep a November runoff election. His colleague to the south, however, must go the distance. Incumbent Chuck Washington will take on […]

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