RIVERSIDE – The median price of an existing single-family home in Riverside County rose slightly in August, in conjunction with higher home sales, the California Association of Realtors reported. The median home price countywide in August was $388,500, compared to $385,500 in July, according to CAR. On a year-over-year level, the price was about 9 […]
RIVERSIDE – Despite a pickup in labor market activity, the unemployment rate crept higher in Riverside County last month, state officials reported last week. The jobless rate in August, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.5 percent, compared with 6.3 percent in July, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency figures showed that the August […]
Southwest Riverside County nonprofits ignite the #ValleyGIVES Movement to encourage spending with a purpose
Nonprofits from throughout the southwest Riverside County region will participate in the first #ValleyGIVESday event. Nov. 28, on the annual national day of giving known as #GivingTuesday, which focuses on charitable giving after the huge consumer spending days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Members of Service Employees International Union Local 721 walked off the job today in Riverside County to protest alleged unfair labor practices and air their grievances against county administrators following a breakdown in contract negotiations.
RIVERSIDE – A 53-year old man and 43-year old man who both reside in western Riverside County have tested positive for West Nile virus, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, county public health officer, said. Both individuals were hospitalized and confirmed to have the illness. These are the first two confirmed human cases for the 2017 season. The […]
RIVERSIDE – The median price of a single-family home in Riverside County barely budged last month, while sales of existing homes dropped by double digits, the California Association of Realtors reported today. The median home price countywide in July was $385,500, compared to $385,000 in June, according to CAR. On a year-over-year level, the price […]
RIVERSIDE – With seasonal losses in multiple sectors of the regional economy, the unemployment rate in Riverside County climbed more than one percentage point last month, state officials reported. The jobless rate in June, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.7 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in May, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency […]
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner Ruben Arroyo will hold a public meeting today to spotlight the potential danger of “citrus greening disease” and how residents can help stop it before it affects the county’s $187 million-per-year commercial citrus crops. “This disease threatens all citrus trees, whether they are grown by citrus farmers or in […]
RIVERSIDE – The presence of the potentially devastating “citrus greening disease” was confirmed in a tree in east Riverside, prompting agricultural officials to implement a containment strategy to prevent the disease from spreading to crops throughout the area. According to the Riverside County Office of the Agricultural Commissioner, tests performed Tuesday, July 25, on a […]
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County property owners have until Aug. 1 to file a claim for tax refunds that they may be owed from five or more years ago, Treasurer-Tax Collector Don Kent said. According to Kent, $522,875 in refunds from 2012 and prior tax years is waiting to be claimed. A total of 564 individuals […]