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Residents Support High Sale Tax

Residents Support High Sale Tax

About 63 percent of Riverside residents say the city needs more money to pay for an adequate level of public services, and 64 percent say they would support a one-cent sales tax to provide that extra funding, according to a statement released this week regarding a recent survey. The survey …

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Grant Will Help City’s Health Program

Perris has received a $20,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente to help continue its community garden program, commonly known as Live Well Perris. The grant, which was presented to the city council last week, will support the program formally known as the Perris Green City Farm Program, which uses high-tech growing …

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Corruption charges remain in place

Corruption Charges Filed

A motion to dismiss the charges in the Colonies Crossroads corruption case has been denied. San Bernardino County Superior Judge Michael A. Smith acknowledged Friday that the state Attorney General’s office did not save emails it exchanged with county prosecutors that the defense considered exculpatory. However, that action did not …

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Measure E foe open to general tax

Measure E foe open to general tax

Hemet’s latest attempt to raise money for more police and fire protection might get a better reception than Measure E, the one percent sales tax that Hemet voters narrowly rejected in June, according to a Measure E opponent. The city council Tuesday asked the city attorney’s office to prepare a …

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OIA one more step towards local ownership

The U.S. Senate has approved legislation that will speed up the transfer of ownership of Ontario International Airport. The bill, which the Senate passed Wednesday with an 89-4 vote, was part of a larger bill that kept the Federal Aviation Administration operating, according to a statement released by the Ontario …

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City still wants public safety tax

Ballot Measure Aims to Increase Public Safety

Hemet hasn’t given up on passing a tax that would boost public safety. The city council Tuesday instructed the city attorney’s office to prepare a measure for the Nov. 8 ballot that would create a general tax to pay for more police and firefighters, Councilwoman Linda Krupa said. Last month, …

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