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County’s former flood-control general manager, Kenneth Edwards, dies at 85

County’s former flood-control general manager, Kenneth Edwards, dies at 85

Kenneth L. Edwards, the general manager and chief engineer of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District from 1978 through 1995, passed away on Thursday (Feb. 4) in Riverside. He was 85. 

Tuesday, February 09, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3415)/Comments (0)/
Meet First 5 Riverside at the 70th Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival Feb. 12-21

Meet First 5 Riverside at the 70th Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival Feb. 12-21

Join First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, as we host a Talk. Read. Sing. 0-5 Family Zone including diaper changing stations, a lactation lounge, early learning activities, baby/toddler play and more in the Junior Building at this year’s Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival Feb. 12-21 in Indio.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4666)/Comments (0)/
Recycle and get free entry to the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival on Feb. 17

Recycle and get free entry to the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival on Feb. 17

Families can enter the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival for free by recycling at the gate. The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is offering this special recycling collection day to fairgoers to increase the awareness about the importance of properly recycling hazardous household products.
Thursday, February 04, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4688)/Comments (0)/
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Summit in Riverside to help small businesses gain access to resources and create jobs

Summit in Riverside to help small businesses gain access to resources and create jobs

A summit to help small business owners and entrepreneurs access resources that can help create and expand jobs will convene in two weeks at Riverside County’s administrative center in Riverside.
Thursday, February 04, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2085)/Comments (0)/
County opens emergency operations center as a precaution because of storms

County opens emergency operations center as a precaution because of storms

With several days of rain expected this week, Riverside County today (1/5) activated its emergency operations center through Friday. The precaution, in addition to keeping emergency responders on alert, also reminds residents to be serious about preparing for potential El Nino storms in order to protect their families.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5531)/Comments (0)/
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County eradicates 30,000 plants since July under new marijuana ordinance

County eradicates 30,000 plants since July under new marijuana ordinance

More than 30,000 marijuana plants have been eradicated since July, when Riverside County began enforcing its new ban on marijuana cultivation. Sheriff’s and code enforcement teams have responded to more than 500 marijuana grows, the vast majority in two supervisorial districts in western Riverside County.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2292)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Indio

County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Indio

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Friday and Saturday (Dec. 11 and 12) in Indio at the Date Festival Fairgrounds. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
Friday, December 11, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2173)/Comments (0)/
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Riverside County responds after shooting in San Bernardino

Riverside County responds after shooting in San Bernardino

Following the shooting today in San Bernardino, Riverside County sheriff’s officials were placed on high alert and ambulances from Riverside County responded to help care for victims.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5242)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County successfully completes statewide emergency drill

Riverside County successfully completes statewide emergency drill

Riverside County health officials successfully concluded a week-long, statewide emergency response drill on Friday, Nov. 20.

Monday, November 23, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2453)/Comments (0)/
Emergency cold weather shelter available Dec. 1 for homeless

Emergency cold weather shelter available Dec. 1 for homeless

With the approach of El Nino the County and City of Riverside have provided funding for additional beds with Path of Life Ministries Community Shelter to help those who are living in their cars or on the streets during the winter season.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5292)/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.