Monday , January 18 2021

City / County News

Moreno Valley to provide passports

Moreno Valley will begin offering passports to U.S. residents. Starting Jan. 4, passport services will be offered by the city clerk’s office, according to a statement on the city’s website. “We are always looking for new ways to be of service to our residents,” said Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez in the …

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Apple Valley shuts down animal shelter

Apple Valley has closed its animal shelter through the end of the year. The shutdown, effective Dec. 5, means animal control officers “will respond to emergencies only, including injured or stray animals, cruelty and neglect complaints, bite complaints and dangerous and aggressive dog complaints,” according to a statement on the …

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Redlands passes sales tax measure

Redlands has passed Measure T, a one-percent sales tax that will raise money for public safety, city services, and infrastructure. The Nov. 3 ballot measure, which needs a simple majority for approval, passed with 57 percent of the vote, according to a statement on the city’s website. The San Bernardino …

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County tweaks COVID-19 compliance program

San Bernardino County has made several changes to its Covid-Compliant Business Partnership Program, with more money for businesses and some changes to eligibility requirements. A business or nonprofit with no more than 100 employees and that was in business before the start of 2020 is eligible to receive the funding, …

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Moreno Valley to give rental assistance

Moreno Valley renters, or residents who are temporarily homeless, may receive one-time assistance from the recently created Moreno Valley Rental Rescue Plan. Eligible households may receive up to $5,000 for past-due rent or utilities, or the cost of acquiring permanent housing, according to a statement on the city’s website. Permanent …

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Program in Riverside gives homeless people paid work

SB County Helps Homeless Vets

Riverside’s homeless population will have a chance to earn money in a program sponsored by the city, the Salvation Army, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Impressions is being paid for by private donations, including $50,000 from Molina Healthcare of California, according to a statement on …

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