Tuesday , June 18 2024

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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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City Health Panel Seeks Applicants

Chino Hills Healthy Hills Steering Committee

Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Chino Hills Healthy Hills Steering Committee. The panel, which meets four times a year, addresses heath issues and seeks to make the city a safer and healthier place to live, according to a statement. In addition to its quarterly meetings, members …

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Road Widening Almost Complete

Road Widening Almost Complete

A major road-widening program in Corona is nearly finished. The expansion of Green River Road to six lanes [three in each direction] between the 91 Freeway and Palisades Drive will be finished in about one month, according to a statement posted on the city’s website. Construction on the project began …

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