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Jail expansion to move forward

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Plans to expand the Riverside County Jail in Indio will soon go out to bid. State officials last week approved the long-planned expansion, which is expected to cost nearly $300 million, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. County officials have blamed delays in building the East County Detention Center …

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City settles lawsuit

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Moreno Valley will pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by two former city employees. Anne Schneider, a former building official, and Albert Brady, a code compliance manager, will each receive $600,000 in a settlement the city council agreed to in January, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. …

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City looks to major annexation

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Hemet is trying to annex 1,000 acres on the city’s west side. The open space has been within the city’s sphere of influence for more than 40 years, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. The property is between Stetson Avenue and Domenigoni Parkway and between the city limits near …

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Local businesses to get state tax credits

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Five San Bernardino companies have been awarded major tax credits from the state of California for creating jobs. All five business were recognized by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development for having created a combined 1,148 jobs during 2014 according to a county statement. The award, which was …

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Former FAA officials stand up for Ontario International

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Ontario International Airport needs to be revived for the benefit of the national airport system, according to a former Federal Aviation Administration official. William Withycombe, former regional administrator for the aviation administration’s Western-Pacific region, told the Ontario International Airport Authority this week that Ontario International’s importance is more than regional, …

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