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Apple Valley voters to vote on sales tax

Strapped for Funds, Inland Empire Cities Look to Levy TaxesStrapped for Funds, Inland Empire Cities Look to Levy Taxes

The Apple Valley Town Council has unanimously agreed to place a one percent sales tax before voters this Nov. 3. If approved, the tax would generate approximately $7 million annually for the town’s general fund, which pays for law enforcement, road construction, park improvements, community events, and recreation programs, according to …

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Riverside County to distribute 10 million masks

Riverside County is giving away 10 million masks to help combat COVID-19. Since announcing “Masks are Medicine” last week, the county has given more than 50,000 masks to nonprofits for distribution, according to a statement on the county’s website. “Because we do not have a vaccine or cure for COVID, …

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San Bernardino police to hire more officers

New Police Chief to Start Work

The San Bernardino Police Department has received $5.4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The money will be used to improve the department’s community oriented policing program, which was started last year, according to a statement by Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-San Bernardino. Some of the funding will …

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