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Riverside County sees drop in unsheltered homeless

For the first time in six years, Riverside County has recorded a decrease in unsheltered homeless persons. That number dropped eight percent compared with 2020 in this year’s point-in-time count, which was conducted in February, according to a statement on the county’s website. Riverside County officials are attributing the decline to …

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PS names parks and recreation director

Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

Yvonne Wise has been named director of Palm Springs parks and recreation. Wise, who holds the same title with the Port of San Diego, is scheduled to begin in work in Palm Springs June 27, according to a statement on Palm Springs’ website. Wise began working for the port authority …

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Riverside to upgrade high-speed Internet service

Riverside has approved development of a city-wide fiber network that will improve high-speed internet access to residents and businesses. The project, approved earlier this month by the city council, will be installed and operated by SiFi Networks Riverside LLC at no cost to the city, according to a statement on …

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MoVal makes major commitment to public safety

Moreno Valley has agreed to hire three motor deputies and 12 patrol deputies in what it calls a “monumental” addition to the city’s public safety team. The city council also voted to add three investigators to help with homeless outreach and to add a fire medic squad, giving the city …

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Riverside to offer free summer meals

Riverside’s Parks, Recreation, and Community Service Department will provide free summer food from May 31 to Aug. 5. The program will be paid for with a grant from the California Department of Education Nutrition Services Grant and is available to anyone 18 years old or younger, according to a statement …

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Moreno Valley dedicates trail

Moreno Valley on Wednesday opened a new section of the historic Juan Bautista de Anza Trail. Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez and city council members dedicated the trail during a ceremony at El Potrero Park, according to a statement on the city’s website. “This newest section of the Juan Bautista de Anza …

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