San Jacinto City Council eyes more city beautification and landscaped Ramona Expressway median

An artist’s rendering shows the Ramona Expressway beautification project in San Jacinto. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The San Jacinto City Council in its April 21 meeting gave its approval for the conceptual design of the Ramona Expressway Median strip and for staff to create a citywide public arts program to enhance the beauty and history of the century old city.The five-member council, because of the crowd limitations ordered by the Riverside County Health Department to slow the coronavirus, conducted their meeting by teleconference and other electronic means. While residents could make comments on the agenda or other issues by email or by telephone, none were heard that evening.The council also added an emergency agenda item, pledging their support to Assembly Bill 64 in the state Legislature that seeks extra pay for police, firefighters and other first responders for lodging away from their ho
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