Monday , January 18 2021

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Inland city looks to spur affordable housing

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Temecula wants more affordable housing. The city wants to create a special zoning designation called an “Affordable Housing Overlay” that would encourage the development of roughly 2,000 affordable housing units on various properties throughout the city, according to a report that originally appeared in The Press-Enterprise. Such a designation would …

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Native American files suit over tax

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A local Native American tribe is suing Riverside County regarding a tax that tribal official believe is illegal. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians filed a lawsuit in federal court that seeks to prevent the county from collecting a “possessory interest tax”, which the tribe maintains is illegal, according …

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Norco names top council positions

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The Norco City Council has selected its leadership for the upcoming year. Counciliman Berwin Hanna was selected mayor in a unanimous vote and Councilman Herb Higgins was named mayor pro-tem in a four-person vote from which Higgins himself abstained, according to a report that originally appeared in The Press-Enterprise. Both …

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City recognizes top employees

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Nearly one dozen city of Redlands employees were honored recently for outstanding service to the community. Recipients were nominated by their peers, and the winners were chosen by a committee whose members were from agencies other than the one the nominee represented, according to a city release. Full-time, part-time and …

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SB County OK’s affordable housing project

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The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has approved plans for a 190-unit affordable housing community in Bloomington that will include a new branch library and a community center. The $34 million project will be built in two phases near the intersection of Valley Boulevard and Locust Avenue, with infrastructure …

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New Inland city might not stay a city

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Two and a half years after it became a city, Jurupa Valley will soon begin to disincorporate. City Manager Stephen Harding announced during Wednesday’s city council meeting that council members will be asked during their next meeting to begin work on the disincorporation process, according to a report originally published …

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