Supervisors approve Memorandum of Intent for Diamond Valley Lake Recreation Area

The Riverside County board of supervisors, who act as the board of the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, approved a Memorandum of Intent between the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, the Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the city of Hemet and the Eastern Municipal […]

Supervisors approve general plan amendment initiation proceedings for Sun City parcel

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the initiation of proceedings for a general plan amendment to change the designation of a 39.09-acre Sun City parcel. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacant seat, allows KGK Riverside Properties to initiate proceedings to change the general plan foundation component from Rural to […]

Galway Downs general plan initiation proceedings continued to June 6

The potential Riverside County Board of Supervisors decision to approve initiation proceedings for a general plan amendment which would transfer Galway Downs property from the Temecula Valley Wine Country’s Equestrian District Policy Area to the Winery District Policy Area has been postponed to June 6. The county supervisors voted 3-0, March 21, with Marion Ashley absent […]

Supervisors receptive to loosening marijuana regulations

RIVERSIDE –Riverside County supervisors agreed Tuesday, March 21, that they’re open to relaxing marijuana regulations under the provisions of Proposition 64, but there was no consensus yet as to how to proceed. “I don’t smoke. I don’t drink. I am the definition of `no fun,” Supervisor Kevin Jeffries said. “But the voters of California and […]

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 […]

County to begin General Plan Amendment proceedings for planned greenwaste composting site

Riverside County will begin the proceedings for a general plan amendment which will allow a large-scale greenwaste composting facility in the San Jacinto Valley. A 3-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Feb. 7, with Chuck Washington absent and one vacancy, authorized the initiation of general plan amendment proceedings for a 202-acre site north of […]

Weather Observation System to be replaced at Hemet-Ryan Airport

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the replacement of the Automated Weather Observation System at Hemet-Ryan Airport. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote Feb. 7, with one vacant seat, authorized a $115,155 sole-source contract with AVCOM Company for the new AWOS. The AWOS will replace the one which had been at Hemet-Ryan Airport since the early […]

Via Prestifilippo renamed Via Encantada

The name of one of the streets in the Santa Rosa area has been changed from Via Prestifilippo to Via Encantada. A 3-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Feb. 7, with John Tavaglione not present and one vacancy, approved the name change. The street is off El Prado Road between Carrillo Road and Serreno Road. […]

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