State Water Resources Control Board commits to timetable for Salton Sea restoration

State Water Resources Control Board commits to timetable for Salton Sea restoration

The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday committed to an annual timetable for habitat restoration and dust suppression projects aimed at rehabilitating the Salton Sea over the course of the next decade. The agreement sets milestones for completing projects within the $383 million Salton Sea Management Plan, which calls for construction of 29,800 acres […]

Public wifi hotspot to be unveiled at Indio Farmworkers Housing Complex

INDIO – A free public wifi hotspot will be unveiled today for local farmworkers and their families living at an Indio housing complex, providing the residents with internet connectivity, as well as a renovated computer lab. The wifi hotspot, one of six installed throughout the Coachella Valley by Frontier Communications, will be unveiled Tuesday morning […]

INDIO: Coachella Valley arsonist to be sentenced

INDIO – A man who set 25 structures and vehicles ablaze throughout the Coachella Valley over the course of 14 months is scheduled to be sentenced today for numerous counts of arson. Luis Josue Perales, 23, pleaded guilty last month to setting 25 separate fires between Jan. 15, 2015 and March 31, 2016, including setting […]

County reps, civic leaders urge action to reinstate funding for road projects – including French Valley Interchange

INDIO  – Riverside County supervisors, labor leaders and civic activists today urged state lawmakers to patch a funding gap exceeding three quarters of a billion dollars that, if unaddressed, may leave the county and other jurisdictions unable to proceed with major transportation projects, including the French Valley Interchange. “You don’t always see business and labor agree, but we […]