Monday , January 18 2021

City / County News

Moreno Valley offers utility assistance to COVID-19 victims

Moreno Valley has approved a Covid-19 utility assistance program for customers of the city’s electrical utility. The Utility Assistance program, which includes a COVID-19 discount for those who qualify, is meant to help both residential and small-business customers, according to a statement on the city’s website.  Residential customers can apply for …

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Riverside recognized for LGBTQ inclusion

Riverside has received the highest score possible in a national survey regarding inclusion of LGBTQ individuals in municipal law, policy, and services. This marked the second year in a row that Riverside has improved its score in the Municipal Equality Index, according to a statement on the city’s website. The index …

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Palm Springs program offers business rebates

Palm Springs’ Office of Sustainability is looking to help businesses during the economic downturn. The Sustainability Scholarship Program offers rebates of up to $750 to licensed businesses to help pay costs associated with sustainability-related expenses, according to a statement on the city’s website. Funds can be used for multiple items, …

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Moreno Valley issues thank you for equipment donations

Moreno Valley has received what it called a “generous” donation of personal protective equipment from several corporations, and now the city is saying thank-you. PPE’s were received from Ford Motor Company, Proctor & Gamble, Amazon, and Deckers Outdoor Corporation, according to a statement on the city’s website. “We are deeply …

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Riverside stops residential street sweeping

Riverside has temporarily stopped street-sweeping services in residential areas, a result of  Gov. Gavin Newson’s regional “stay-at-home” order. Also, enforcement of parking violations related to street-sweeping have been suspended, according to a statement on the city’s website. Enforcement of other parking violations will also be relaxed. For example, vehicles parked …

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