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City Forms Financial Panel

SB County water conference scheduled

Riverside is seeking applicants for its new Budget Engagement Commission. The 18-member panel will advise the city council on spending and other policy matters based on information it receives from quarterly financial and performance reports, said Phil Pitchford, city spokesman. The group, which will meet four times a year, was …

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Ontario Christmas festival set to begin

Ontario Set for Annual Christmas Festival

Ontario’s annual Christmas on Euclid Experience, a city tradition that has attracted thousand of patrons every year since 1922, is just around the corner. This year’s event will begin with the tree lighting ceremony, scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at Ontario Town Square, according to a …

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City website seeks to help businesses

Moreno Valley Business

Moreno Valley has set up a website that provides businesses with data meant to help them select the best location in the city. MorenoValleyBusiness.com is available to existing or prospective businesses, and it’s another example of the economic development efforts Moreno Valley has undertaken during the past few years, according …

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Some Inland Empire Cities Agree to Higher Sales, Transient Occupancy Taxes

Measure E foe open to general tax

Voters in several communities acknowledge the need for better public services, especially stronger police and fire protection. Now those departments must decide on their spending priorities while they wait for the revenue to arrive. Five months after Hemet voters said no, they changed their minds and said yes. In June, …

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Dog Park to Reopen

Dog park to reopen

Palm Springs Dog Park is scheduled to reopen Nov. 20. The facility, at 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way behind city hall, was renovated with funding generated by Measure J, a one-cent sales tax increase voters approved in 2011, according to a statement on the city’s website. A grand re-opening ceremony …

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City Poised to Approve Council Districts

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

Rancho Cucamonga is going to go from an at-large city to a city of four council districts. Although there are still some ballots to be counted, Measure Q held a comfortable 63 percent to 38 percent lead today with more than 40,400 votes casts, according to the San Bernardino County …

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