Friday, October 20, 2017
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Riverside County urges  residents to prepare for coming storms

Riverside County urges residents to prepare for coming storms

RIVERSIDE – With storm systems expected to soak the area through early Tuesday, residents and businesses in flood-prone areas are urged to prepare for possible flooding and to drive with caution on wet, slick roads. The heaviest rain, with snow in some areas, is predicted today (1/19), tomorrow afternoon (1/20), and Sunday night into Monday, with chances for thunderstorms throughout.

Thursday, January 19, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3397)/Comments (0)/
Public Health official  confirms first influenza-related death in Riverside County for current flu season

Public Health official confirms first influenza-related death in Riverside County for current flu season

Health officials say a 12–year-old child who died after being hospitalized is Riverside County’s first flu-related death for the current influenza season.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1655)/Comments (0)/
County environmental  health officials offer reminder after two rodents test positive for hantavirus

County environmental health officials offer reminder after two rodents test positive for hantavirus

Two out of 11 rodents collected in late December from the San Timoteo Canyon at the Norton Younglove Preserve near the city of Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus.  The California Department of Public Health confirmed the mice that Riverside County Environmental Health officials submitted have tested positive for the virus. Over the past decade, approximately 10 percent of the rodents collected in Riverside County have tested positive for hantavirus.  This is fairly consistent with the average for California. 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1642)/Comments (0)/
Satellite Location, Parking Information for Benoit Memorial Service

Satellite Location, Parking Information for Benoit Memorial Service

LA QUINTA – Due to limited parking and seating capacity at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, public parking and a satellite location to view Tuesday’s funeral service for Supervisor John J. Benoit will be set up at Southwest Church in Indian Wells.

Friday, January 06, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5691)/Comments (0)/
Supervisor Benoit’s Funeral Scheduled for Jan. 10 in La Quinta

Supervisor Benoit’s Funeral Scheduled for Jan. 10 in La Quinta

A funeral Mass for Supervisor John J. Benoit will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in La Quinta. A reception at St. Francis will immediately follow the funeral.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4584)/Comments (0)/
Categories: LivingGovernment
Supervisor Benoit Dies Following Pancreatic Cancer Battle

Supervisor Benoit Dies Following Pancreatic Cancer Battle

John J. Benoit, Riverside County Fourth District supervisor, passed away peacefully this evening at his home in Bermuda Dunes. He was 64.

Monday, December 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3655)/Comments (0)/
Christmas tree recycling helps fish in Riverside County

Christmas tree recycling helps fish in Riverside County

Who knew your holiday trees could make life a little better for fish?  The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is working closely with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to collect Christmas trees at county landfills and provide them for fish habitat. The county landfill department is always looking for innovative ways to divert waste and preserve valuable landfill space.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1745)/Comments (0)/
Categories: LivingGovernment
Road safety projects win  $9 million in transportation grants

Road safety projects win $9 million in transportation grants

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.

Thursday, December 08, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3893)/Comments (0)/
Registrar’s office certifies results of Nov. 8 election

Registrar’s office certifies results of Nov. 8 election

The Riverside County Registrar of Voters office certified the results of the Nov. 8 consolidated general election on Tuesday (12/6) and forwarded the certified results to the Board of Supervisors.

Thursday, December 08, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2691)/Comments (0)/
Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

This morning, Supervisor John J. Benoit notified colleagues and friends of the following information:
Friday, November 18, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1890)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola News

Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.