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Palm Springs to upgrade fire station

San Bernardino Will Hand Over Fire Department to County

Palm Springs has decided to renovate one of its fire stations. The city is accepting bids to renovate and expand Station 4, which has seen no significant upgrades since it was built in 1971, said Amy Blaisdell, city spokeswoman. Station 4, at 1300 Laverne Way, serves the south part of …

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Moreno Valley website recognized

New Business Website hits Inland Empire.001

Moreno Valley’s economic development has been recognized for its online excellence by the International Economic Development Council. The council recently presented the city with a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its website, MorenoValleyBusiness.com, which is designed to attract businesses to the city, according to a statement. The website, …

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One year later, Measure U is having an impact in Hemet

Ballot Measure Aims to Increase Public Safety

The one percent sales tax, which is being funneled into the city’s police and fire departments, has already paid for three battalion chief and the renovation of a fire station. The question now is whether the measure, which passed easily, will keep producing.  Twelve months after Hemet voters approved Measure …

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Palm Springs announces Grand Marshal

Ross Matthews, the television personality best known as “Ross the Intern” on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, will be Grand Marshal of the 25th annual Palm Springs Festival of Light Parade. The parade, which regularly attracts about 100,000 people to downtown Palm Springs, is scheduled to be held Dec. …

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Palm Springs joins anti-discrimination brief

Judge Refuses to Toss Corruption Charges

Palm Springs has filed a “friend of the court” brief supporting equal rights and non-discrimination for the LGBTQ community. The brief, signed by 70 other cities and the U.S. Council of Mayors, was submitted Monday in connection with the upcoming case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Masterpiece Cakeshop, LTD v. …

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Moreno Valley lands paper company

Industrial Project

A major manufacturer of kitchen, bath and facial tissues is moving to Moreno Valley. Solaris Paper will occupy a 862,000-square-foot industrial building that is under construction at Pro Logis Park Moreno Valley Eucalyptus, said Mike Lee, the city’s community and economic development director. About 175 people will work there. Solaris …

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