Tuesday , September 26 2023

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Palm Springs names city clerk

Anthony Mejia has been named Palm Springs’ next city clerk. Currently chief city clerk in South Pasadena, Mejia’s appointment was announced Monday by City Manager David H. Ready. Mejia, who has more than 13 years experience in local government, is scheduled to take office Dec. 4. “Anthony has a wealth …

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Stanford economist to speak at UCR

Stanford economist Raj Chetty will deliver a Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture at UC Riverside. Chetty is scheduled to speak from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the University Theatre, according to a statement. The event is free and open to the public. Chetty was one of the youngest tenured professors …

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Hemet names police chief

New Police Chief to Start Work

Rob Webb has been named Hemet’s next police chief. He will replace Scott Brown, who is retiring so he can run for Riverside County Sheriff, according to multiple reports. Webb, 49, began his career in law enforcement with the San Diego Harbor Police. He  joined the Hemet Police Department in …

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Committee reappoints Councilman Jeffrey Giba

Moreno Valley Councilman Jeffrey Giba has been reappointed to the League of California Cities’ Transportation, Communication and Public Works Policy Committee. “I have been actively serving our community by advocating for transportation needs for several years in different capacities,” Giba said in the statement. “I am honored to continue serving …

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San Bernardino County names CEO

Gary McBride has been named San Bernardino County’s chief executive officer. McBride, a 23-year county employee and the county’s chief financial officer, will assume his new duties Nov 25, according to a statement. Dena M. Smith has served as interim chief executive officer for the past seven months following the …

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Moreno Valley Councilman appointed to Committee

Moreno Valley Councilman Dave Marquez has been appointed to the League of California Cities’ Public Safety Policy Committee. “It is my honor and privilege to serve in this capacity, helping to shape the policies that will help California cities advocate for safe communities” Marquez said in a statement. “As a …

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