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 […]

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning news, traffic, weather report Aug. 20

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning news, traffic, weather report Aug. 20

Good morning, Southwest Riverside County — here are your headlines for today’s news, Thursday, Aug. 20. Stories today are developing from Temecula, Moreno Valley, Indio, San Jacinto, and Desert Hot Springs. LOCAL NEWS – TEMECULA: Last night in Temecula, a hit and run accident at Margarita and Winchester Road  left police scrambling to find the perpetrator […]

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning News, Weather, Entertainment Report Aug. 18

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning News, Weather, Entertainment Report Aug. 18

Good morning, Southwest Riverside County. Here are your news headlines for Aug. 18. WEATHER: Today will be warm and windy once again, with reduced temperatures. The heat advisories are no longer in effect. The National Weather Service forecasts highs of 111 in Thermal and Blythe … 109 in Palm Springs … 108 in Indio … 103 in Desert Hot […]

Board hires firm to oversee jail-related project

Board hires firm to oversee jail-related project

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors Tuesday approved a $649,410 contract with a Riverside-based engineering firm to handle design plans and oversee infrastructure improvements connected with the planned East County Detention Center in Indio. In a 4-0 vote without comment, the Board of Supervisors signed off on the Economic Development Agency’s selection of Alfred A. Webb Associates to manage all “off-site” work […]