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Riverside approves council boundaries

hearing redistricting

Riverside has updated its city council ward boundaries. More than one dozen maps were submitted during the past year by individuals, community groups, and the city’s consultant, Redistricting Partners, according to a statement on the city’s website. Council members approved the boundaries on March 28 with a 6-1 vote. Councilman …

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RivCo joins statewide effort to battle homelessness

Homeless Crisis in Riverside

Riverside County has joined a statewide effort by the California State Association of Counties meant to help reduce homelessness. The board of supervisors voted unanimously March 28 to assist the association in its efforts to bring about statewide legislation that would address homelessness throughout California, according to a statement on …

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Hemet breaks ground on skatepark

A groundbreaking ceremony was held March 28 at the future site of a skatepark in Hemet. Gibbel Park Skate Plaza will cost $2.2 million, most of which will come from the American Rescue Plan Act, according to a statement on the city’s website. C.S. Legacy Construction in Pomona is the …

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Perris approves health food ordinance

Farm to Fork program to help low-income residents eat healthier

Starting July 1, most stores in Perris that sell food will be required to provide healthy food and beverages in their checkout aisles. An ordinance passed recently by the city council applies to all stores larger than 2,500 square feet, according to a statement on the city’s website. The law …

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