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Survey finds decrease in Riverside County homeless population

Survey finds decrease in Riverside County homeless population

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.

Monday, April 11, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1325)/Comments (0)/
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Waste-resources to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Moreno Valley

Waste-resources to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Moreno Valley

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop Saturday (April 2)in Moreno Valley.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1317)/Comments (0)/
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Next year’s budget deficit spurs focus on austerity, justice system report

Next year’s budget deficit spurs focus on austerity, justice system report

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.

Thursday, March 24, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5859)/Comments (0)/
Former Supervisor James Venable passes away at home in San Jacinto

Former Supervisor James Venable passes away at home in San Jacinto

Former Riverside County Supervisor James Venable passed away quietly at his home in San Jacinto at about 4:50 p.m. today (Thursday) after a short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife and children.

Friday, March 18, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4252)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County to host weekly farmers market in downtown Riverside starting this week

Riverside County to host weekly farmers market in downtown Riverside starting this week

As part of the effort to spread a message of good health through healthy eating, the County of Riverside will host its inaugural farmers market in historic downtown Riverside.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4208)/Comments (0)/
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County waste department to  provide free composting workshop Saturday in Hemet

County waste department to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Hemet

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop in Hemet on Saturday (March 19).

Attend this “how-to” workshop to learn how to recycle organic resources such as yard trimmings, fruit and vegetable waste into a dark, crumbly, sweet-smelling soil conditioner.  Compost can be used to enrich the soil in gardens, lawns and house plants.  Instead of putting organic waste in the garbage to be hauled to the landfill, learn to compost.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1268)/Comments (0)/
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County waste department to provide free household hazardous-waste collection event in Murrieta on Saturday

County waste department to provide free household hazardous-waste collection event in Murrieta on Saturday

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous-waste collection event on Saturday (Mar. 19) at the Murrieta City Hall parking lot. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1169)/Comments (0)/
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Volunteers needed to become master composters with county backyard composting program

Volunteers needed to become master composters with county backyard composting program

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is seeking volunteers to help with the backyard composting program.  Volunteers will attend a training course for eight Tuesdays and will then donate 40 hours back to the program.  Volunteers are needed to staff Saturday morning workshops, classroom presentations, community group presentations and to do outreach. 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1211)/Comments (0)/
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Candidate filing deadline approaching for June 7 Primary Election

Candidate filing deadline approaching for June 7 Primary Election

Anyone interested in running for office in the June 7 Primary Election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. on Friday (March 11). If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline for that office will be extended to 5 p.m. on March 16 for everyone except the incumbent.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3899)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County: Community Action Partnership  offers free tax preparation services to qualifying individuals

Riverside County: Community Action Partnership offers free tax preparation services to qualifying individuals

The 2016 tax season is in full swing and Riverside County Community Action Partnership’s Volunteer Income Tax Preparation (VITA) program is available to help qualifying residents file their taxes.

Thursday, February 11, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4709)/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.