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Palm Springs to discuss downtown redevelopment, other projects

Palm Springs has new EDD

Palm Spring is scheduled to hold a special study session Monday regarding the city’s various development projects, including its plans to revive downtown. The session, to be hosted by the city council, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, according to a …

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Special election held

Ballot Measure Aims to Increase Public Safety

Moreno Valley will hold a special election June 6 to fill the District Four seat on the city council. The vacancy was created when Yxstian Gutierrez, who represented District Four, was elected the city’s first directly elected mayor on Nov. 8, according to a statement. The winner will serve the …

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Perris ready for its closeup

Inland Empire Federal Funding

Perris is trying to get into the movie business. The city council on Tuesday voted to create the “Perris Film Incentive Program” in an attempt to raise the city’s profile in the entertainment industry, according to a statement. By attracting movie production crews, the city hopes to help local businesses …

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Corruption charges filed

Corruption Charges Filed

Former Palm Springs Mayor Stephen Pougnet and two Coachella Valley developers have been charged with bribery, conflict of interest and perjury. Multiple criminal counts were filed against Pougnet, Richard Meaney and John Wessman: nine counts of accepting a bribe by a public officer, nine counts of bribing an executive officer, eight …

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Riverside names new human resources director

Stephanie Holloman

Stephanie Holloman, a city of Los Angeles employee for the past 12 years, has been named Riverside’s human resources director. Holloman, who worked for the Los Angeles Harbor Department and spent one year as a senior policy analyst for then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, began her new job Monday, according to a …

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Pot dispensary shut down

More Medical Pot for the Coachella Valley

Riverside has shut down a marijuana dispensary that has been operating illegally. Re-Up at 3532 Central Ave. was closed because of multiple fire, life and a safety violations, according to a statement posted Monday on the city’s website. The business, near the 91 Freeway, was shuttered Thursday after it was found …

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