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County to buy helicopters

Ontario Police get new Patches

Riverside County will purchase two helicopters for its sheriff’s department. The board of supervisors voted Tuesday to spend $11.5 million on a pair of helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, according to report in The Press-Enterprise. One will replace a helicopter that crashed last August during a training exercise, the other will …

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County will spend former redevelopment funds

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Riverside County will be able to spend up to $10 million in former redevelopment funds to restore a decaying shopping center in Jurupa Valley. Money for the Mission Plaza project has languished since the state legislature’s decision in 2011 to abolish redevelopment statewide, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. …

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Hemet teachers may strike

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Teachers in Hemet are considering walking off the job. The instructors, who have not received a pay raise in four years, are preparing a possible strike regarding salaries and class sizes, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. Administrators with the Hemet Unified School District are recruiting substitute teachers and …

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Battle regarding Hemet Fire Department may have only just begun

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The city council has voted to do away with the Hemet Fire Department and contract fire and paramedic services with Riverside County, but that plan has drawn the ire of city firefighters and many in the community. Ultimately, city voters may decide the issue. Who knew a municipal fire department …

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City might change ambulance policy

Inland Empire Gets Trauma Center

Riverside may reverse course and allow more than one ambulance company to transports non-emergency patients within the city. Currently, only Colorado-based American Medical Response is allowed to make those trips in Riverside, but Care Ambulance in Orange might be getting close to getting a permit and providing some competition, according …

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Riverside seeks water treatment payments

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Riverside has informed two community service districts in Jurupa Valley that it wants an immediate multi-million dollar payment in connection with the expansion of wastewater treatment plant. The letter, signed by Riverside Deputy City Attorney Anthony L. Beaumon, warns both districts that the city will take action to recover costs …

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