Tuesday , June 18 2024

City / County News

Riverside Joins Federal Education Program

Riverside Joins Federal Education Program

The Obama Administration has added Riverside to its program that trains people to land jobs in information technology. The city’s inclusion in TechHire was announced last week in a 22-page statement released by the White House. Fifty communities throughout the United States are now participating in TechHire, more than double …

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New Chamber Leader Sets Ambitious Goals

Karen Gaffney

Karen Gaffney, new head of the Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce, wants to host more events and develop an open relationship with the city’s business community. This is her third chamber position, and Gaffney believes she can accomplish more in Rancho Cucamonga than she did in her previous jobs. On …

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Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled

Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled

The Riverside County Waste Management Department and Moreno Valley will host a household hazardous waste collection next month. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to  2 p.m. April 16 at the City Corporate Yard, 15670 Perris Blvd., according to a statement released by Moreno Valley. All Riverside County …

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Food Conference Scheduled

Grow Riverside

The yearly conference that seeks to unite Riverside’s food movement and farms with the city’s culinary community is scheduled to be held later this month. The annual GrowRIVERSIDE gathering will be held March 21-22 at UC Riverside, according to a city statement. GrowRIVERSIDE looks for ways the city can improve …

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Meeting to Discuss City Manager Search

Meeting to Discuss City Manager Search

Beaumont is scheduled to hold a special meeting tonight during which community members may offer their opinions regarding the hiring a permanent city manager. Avery Associates, a Los Gatos consulting firm hired by the city to help it fill the position, will conduct the meeting, according to a statement posted …

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Free Trees Available

Free Trees Available

Riverside Public Utilities’ customers may once again claim a free shade tree they can plant in their yard or outside of their business, courtesy of the department. For the 15th consecutive year, customers may present their March billing statement at one of four city nurseries and receive a tree free …

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