County, Canyon Lake reach agreement on reopening station

CANYON LAKE – The city of Canyon Lake’ s lone fire station is slated to reopen under an agreement approved last week by the Riverside County board of supervisors. In a 4-0 vote, the board signed off on a $1.43 million contract to restart on-site emergency services in the gated municipality, with reduced staffing, through […]

Proposal puts more than 40 county fire positions on chopping block

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors expressed general opposition to a proposal by Riverside County Fire Chief John Hawkins to shutter a fire station to cut costs, but was undecided on other money-saving measures, including de-activation of a hazardous materials unit and reduction of crew strengths. “Public safety is still the number one priority of this […]