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Trailers help homeless people in COVID-19 crisis

Riverside has been given 15 trailers from the state Department of Emergency Services that it’s using to help homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The trailers at Riverside Airport are available to homeless people who are showing symptoms of the viral disease but who are able to care for themselves, …

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Former Sears building to be temporary hospital

A former Sears building in Riverside will serve as a temporary hospital for Riverside County during the COVID-19 epidemic. The 90,0000-square-foot building in the 5200 block of Arlington Ave. will be the county’s second federal medical station, with 125 beds and equipment from the U.S. Department of Health and Human …

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SB County makes wearing of masks mandatory

San Bernardino County residents must wear a face covering while out in public in order to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus. An order to that effect was issued Tuesday by Dr. Erin Gustafson, the county’s acting public officer, according to a statement on the county’s website. Violators may …

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Palm Springs throws renters affected by COVID-19 a lifeline

Palm Springs Vacation Rentals

Palm Springs has placed a moratorium on evicting renters who can’t pay their rent because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Council members last week unanimously approved the suspension, which applies to residential and commercial tenants and will remain in place until the crisis is over, according to a statement on the …

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Riverside to hold second “virtual” council meeting

Riverside will hold a “call in public comment” during its virtual city council meeting today. The meeting is scheduled to be held at 1 p.m., and anyone who wants to comment on an agenda item can call 951-826-8600, according to a statement on the city’s website. Calls will be limited …

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Grant pays for fire engine

Renovated Fire Station to Reopen

The Highland Fire Department has a new fire engine thanks to some help from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. More than two dozen people today pushed the vehicle into Highland Fire Station 2, keeping alive a tradition that traces to when fire equipment was drawn by horses, according …

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