MORENO VALLEY, Ca.—A $500,000 gift from the John P. Previti Memorial Foundation will buy new pediatric equipment for RUHS Medical Center and support programs that help children cope with the emotional impacts of hospitalization.
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors today appointed George A. Johnson as county executive officer, effective June 8. The announcement came after the Board appointed Johnson, 56, to the position in closed session following the regular Board meeting. The terms of his employment contract will return to the Board sometime in June.
More than $9 million in transportation grant funds have been designated for improvements that will help make Gilman Springs Road, Reche Canyon Road, Reche Vista Drive and La Sierra Ave. safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.
Riverside County’s property assessment roll has eclipsed the previous record set in 2008, reaching a value of $255 billion, which is 5 percent more than last year’s total, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Peter Aldana announced today.
RIVERSIDE COUNTY―The Riverside County Children & Families Commission (First 5 Riverside) recently approved more than $69 million to narrow a critical gap in quality early learning programs for Riverside County children through age 5 over the next five years.
A survey of homeless people in Riverside County showed a 12 percent decrease countywide compared to a similar count one year ago. The "point in time" count totaled 2,165 adults and children, compared to a 2015 count of 2,470.
Efforts to further examine and tighten county fiscal practices, along with recommendations that could save millions each year based on new a criminal-justice system report, will be crucial in solving a deficit in next year’s budget that could approach $100 million. Those topics and other budget issues are expected be discussed at Tuesday’s (3/29) Board of Supervisors meeting.
Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.
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