RIVERSIDE – The number of homeless people in Riverside County climbed 11 percent last year, with a larger number of youths without a fixed residence, according to survey results released today. The Department of Public Social Services posted preliminary data from its Point-in-Time Survey, conducted in January, showing 2,413 dispossessed adults and children located throughout […]
RIVERSIDE – An uptick in hiring pushed the unemployment rate down in Riverside County last month, state officials reported Friday, March 24. The jobless rate in February, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.5 percent, compared to 5.7 percent in January, according to the California Employment Development Department. The February rate was six-tenths below the year-ago […]
RIVERSIDE – The median price of a single-family home in Riverside County edged up 2.7 percent last month, the California Association of Realtors reported last week. The median home price countywide in February was $367,250, compared to $357,500 in January, according to CAR. On a year-to-year level, prices were roughly 11 percent higher; in February […]
Two of three Riverside County supervisors signaled 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.
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County will remain among the top 10 fastest-growing counties in California over the next four decades, swelling in population by more than 50 percent, according to projections by the California Department of Finance. The agency released figures last week from a demographic study showing that Riverside County’s populace will go from its […]
The County of Riverside activated its emergency operations center at 3 p.m. today 2/17.
The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Jan. 24, approved an online auction of more than 600 tax-defaulted properties throughout Riverside County.
The just-ended Southern California storm series caused flooding, power outages and some structural damage in Riverside County, but no one was killed or seriously injured, and El Nino preparations that turned out to be unnecessary last winter proved invaluable, officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Jan 4.
Dense fog, rain, wind and snow are expected in Riverside County today as the second of three bouts of inclement weather this week hits the region.
A 22-year-old homeless woman and her male partner are under investigation for allegedly burying a newborn who died in their care near Riverside Municipal Airport, authorities said Friday, Jan. 6.