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For some, Hemet Fire Department was an emotional issue

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To some administrators in city hall, eliminating the fire department and contracting with Riverside County was a business decision, nothing more. But some city residents couldn’t bear to see the department, which has been around for more than 100 years, simply go away. On the surface, it seemed like a …

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Fontana logistics building sells

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A San Francisco-based company has purchased a warehouse-distribution building in Fontana. Terreno Realty Corp., which buys and operates industrial properties in six major U.S. markets, bought the 265,500-square-foot structure for nearly $23 million, according to a statement. The transaction was completed earlier this month. The seller’s name was not released. …

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Library to get makeover

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Riverside will spend $22 million renovating the city’s main library. The building at 3518 Mission Ave. will he retrofitted with a ground-floor auditorium, an area for teens and other upgrades, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. City Council members voted 6-0 Tuesday to approve the plan, with Councilman Andy …

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Fire department will stay in place

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Hemet has decided to keep its fire department. By a 3-0 vote, the city council Tuesday agreed to leave the department in place rather than contract with fire and paramedic service. The vote, which came after a five-minute discussion, was not a surprise. All three council members present – Mayor …

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County to buy helicopters

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Riverside County will purchase two helicopters for its sheriff’s department. The board of supervisors voted Tuesday to spend $11.5 million on a pair of helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, according to report in The Press-Enterprise. One will replace a helicopter that crashed last August during a training exercise, the other will …

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County will spend former redevelopment funds

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Riverside County will be able to spend up to $10 million in former redevelopment funds to restore a decaying shopping center in Jurupa Valley. Money for the Mission Plaza project has languished since the state legislature’s decision in 2011 to abolish redevelopment statewide, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. …

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