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Riverside County to add emergency shelters

Riverside County will develop eight emergency shelters with funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. The $7.6 million project will add 241 shelter beds countywide, a 28 percent increase, according to a statement on the county’s website. The county’s five-year Homeless Action Plan, which the board of supervisors adopted in …

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Riverside gets funding for transportation projects

Riverside gets funding for transportation projects

Riverside has received $38.5 million in state and federal funding that it will use to pay for several transportation projects. On July 6, the California State Transportation Agency announced that Riverside will receive $22 million from the Port and Freight Infrastructure Program to complete the Third Street/BNSF Railroad Grade Separation project, …

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Riverside gets new council borders

Logistics Conference

Riverside’s new city council ward boundaries will become official on July 13. The boundaries were approved by the city council in June and will be used in 2024’s city council elections, according to a statement on the city’s website. Wards 1, 3, 5, and 7 will be voted for in …

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Riverside County passes $8.6 billion budget

Cal State University San Bernardino receives grant money

Riverside County has adopted an $8.6 billion budget for the 2023-2024 fiscal year, which began July 1. The budget approved by the board of supervisors on June 27 tops last year’s spending plan by $1 billion, a 15 percent increase, according to a statement on the county’s website. The current …

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San Bernardino County battles fentanyl addiction

San Bernardino County battles fentanyl addiction

San Bernardino County is trying to raise awareness about fentanyl addiction. The Department of Behavioral Health has started a campaign, “Fentanyl Doesn’t Care. But We Do,” in response to a recent rise in overdoses and poisonings associated with the drug, according to a statement on the county’s website. The department has …

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