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Freeman named Chino Hills PIO

Nicole Freeman has been named Chino Hills’ public information officer. A Chino Hills native, Freeman will be the city’s primary media liaison and will represent it at community events and meetings, according to a statement on the city’s website. “Nicole knows the city well and will be a great addition …

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Newman named Corona police chief

Robert Newman has been named Corona’s chief of police A 25-year veteran of the department, Newman has replaced George Johnstone, who retired last year after two years on the job, according to a statement on the city’s website. Newman has held multiple assignments with the department, including officer, detective, supervisor …

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Gause named Riverside’s new city clerk

Gause receives special recognition

Donesia Gause has been named Riverside’s city clerk. A 21-year municipal government employee, Gause was most recently city clerk in Carson, an elected position, according to a statement on Riverside’s website. Gause, who has also worked for the cities of Long Beach, Baldwin Park, Compton and Newport Beach, specializes in …

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New City Manager in Lake Elsinore

Jason Simpson has taken over as Lake Elsinore’s city manager. Formerly assistant city manager, Simpson assumed the city’s top administrative position last month, according to a statement on the city’s website. Simpson was appointed to the position in January, after then-City Manager Grant Yates announced his retirement. “Mr. Simpson has …

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Leung named Riverside County health officer

Dr. Geoffrey Leung has been named Riverside County’s health officer. Leung replaces Dr. Cameron Kaiser, who was removed last week by county Chief Executive Officer Jeff Van Wagenen, according to a statement on the county’s website. No explanation for Kaiser’s dismissal was given. Leung has been an “integral member” of  …

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Transit agency honors six drivers

Omnitrans, San Bernardino County’s largest public transit agency, recently honored six coach operators for their outstanding safety records.  Gloria Bell, Laura Bronson, Darnell Frierson, Semira Hussien, James Plascencia, and Juan Sipres all became official members of the Million Mile Club, according to a statement on the agency’s website. That club …

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