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MoVal gets second electric car manufacturer

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Moreno Valley now has a second electric vehicle manufacturer. AYRO Inc., is now working alongside Karma Automotive at its facility at 17100 Perris Blvd., according to a statement on the city’s website. “AYRO is exactly the kind of forward-thinking company we want in Moreno Valley,” said Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez in …

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Victorville program assists with utility payments

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Victorville is trying to help residents who are having difficulty paying their utility bills because of COVID-19. The city council voted unanimously to spend $2 million of its allotment from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to fund its Utility Bill Assistance Program, according to a statement on the …

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Lock Dawson, Gonzalez meets with the governor

Riverside Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson and Police Chief Larry Gonzalez met with Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday at a roundtable and press conference. The event, attended by mayors and police chiefs from California’s 13 largest cities, was a discussion on how to address crime and reduce organized theft statewide, according to …

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Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

A planned 71-unit affordable housing project in Palm Springs for senior citizens has received a boost from state of California. The Department of Housing and Community Development’s has donated $6.4 million to West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation, developer of Aloe Palm Canyon, according to a statement. That project, which the …

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Environmental upgrades planned for Riverside neighborhood

Riverside, in partnership with several nonprofits and state government entities, has started a $9.1 million completion of the “smart growth” project in its Eastside neighborhood. The Eastside Climate Collaborative is a part of a state-funded $31.2 million initiative meant to improve the neighborhood and reduce the effects of climate change …

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Local water district wants to upgrade some sewers

There’s an environmental crisis brewing in the Chino Water Basin, and the Monte Vista Water District wants to solve it before it gets worse. The Monte Vista Water District in Montclair is planning to do something it’s never done in its 94-year history: get into the sewer business. District officials …

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