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Apple Valley gets HUD grants

Cal State University San Bernardino receives grant money

Apple Valley has approved funding for eight local nonprofits, thanks to some help from the federal government. Those entities include assistance for seniors and disabled adults, housing for youth programs, fair housing services, homeless shelters and food banks, according to a statement on the town’s website. Funding comes from Community …

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State-run COVID-19 site sets up in Indio

Inland Empire labor market recovers from COVID-19

California has opened a testing, vaccination and receiving center in Indio, a move state official hope will protect the health of border towns and migrants. The facility, at 82025 Highway 111 near Monroe Street, is providing support to Riverside County teams that are receiving asylum seekers dropped off by the …

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Judge says no to water system takeover

A judge has blocked Apple Valley’s attempt to take control of the Liberty Utilities’ Apple Valley Ranchos Water System. Acquiring the water system by eminent domain would not be in Apple Valley’s best interest, San Bernardino County Superior Court David Alvarez declared in a ruling announced Monday. The High Desert town …

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City ordinance looks to cut waste at restaurants

Palm Springs is considering regulations that will reduce waste and promote reusable food items at sit-down restaurants, coffee shops and food-vending convenience stores. The city council recently approved an early version of an ordinance that, if approved, will impact food vendors in onsite dining and takeout, according to a statement …

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SB County takes first redistricting steps

Riverside committee to perform annual review of ethics code

San Bernardino County has started its 10-year redistricting effort with the launch of an interactive website and the first meeting of its redistricting commission. The website,, has information about the redistricting process, upcoming meetings, archived meetings and the latest information on redistricting, according to a statement on the county’s …

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