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Toro Working to Save Water

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Toro, the irrigation technology company whose products are used on playgrounds, golf courses and athletic fields worldwide is participating in a national effort to conserve water. The Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is sponsored by the Wyland Foundation and Toyota with an assist from Toro, whose irrigation division …

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OIA Posts Strong Passenger Count

OIA passenger count is up

Ontario International Airport enjoyed a solid February. Passenger traffic was 5.6 percent year-over-year during the second month of the year, according to data released Tuesday by Los Angeles World Airports. Ontario International’s domestic passenger count last month was 295,948, up from 280,602 one year earlier, an increase of 5.4 percent …

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Proposed Hike in State Minimum Wage Stirs Controversy

Proposed Hike in State Minimum Wage Stirs Controversy

Gov. Jerry Brown has reached an agreement with state legislators to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, but the battle regarding that move has only begun. The proposal, which must be approved by the state legislature, would increase the minimum  wage to $15 an hour by 2022, according …

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United Parcel to Expand OIA Operations

United Parcel to Expand OIA Operations

United Parcel Service will expand its operation at Ontario International Airport. The Atlanta-based cargo carrier will enlarge its existing facility at the airport to approximately 900,000 square feet, an increase of about 15 percent, the company announced in a statement posted on its website last week. The increase, which will …

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Water Restriction to Stay in Place

Water Restriction to Stay in Place

The Riverside City Council voted Tuesday to extend its emergency water conservation measures into this fall. The vote, which leaves those restrictions in place through Nov. 7, will affect all Riverside Public Utilities and Western Municipal Water District customers within the city, according to a statement. Major restrictions include no …

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Affordable Housing Project Approved

Affordable Housing Project Approved

Moreno Valley has approved a 141-unit affordable housing development. Boulder Ridge, a multi-family project, will be built on 8.6 acres of open space at the southeast corner of Alessandro Boulevard and Lasselle Street, said Marshall Eyerman, the city’s chief financial officer. The project, which will be built in two phases, …

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