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City Establishes Special Website

City of Riverside

Riverside has set up a website that provides information regarding Measure Z, the one-cent-per-dollar sales tax increase city voters approved last fall. The website, RiversideCA.gov/MeasureZ, explains why city officials placed the measure on the Nov. 8 ballot, along with information on cuts that were made last summer to city services, according …

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Riverside County expands hazardous waste pickup

Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled

Residents may now dispose of household hazardous wastes, including antifreeze, batteries, oil and paint, at the landfills in Moreno Valley and Beaumont. The recently expanded household hazardous waste program will be available for free to Riverside County residents from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, according to a …

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State of the City planned

Chamber to Host State of the City Address

The city of Rancho Cucamonga and the Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce are preparing to host the town’s annual State of the City Address. Mayor L. Dennis Michael is scheduled to deliver the address – this year’s theme is commUNITY – Feb. 23 at the Lewis Family Playhouse at the …

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Defense in Colonies case takes aim at district attorney

Judge Refuses to Toss Corruption Charges

A defense attorney in the Colonies corruption trial took San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos to task on Wednesday, accusing him off filing a bogus case against the four defendants solely for his own political gain. Stephen Larson, counsel for Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum, concluded his opening statement …

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Defense states its case in Colonies trial

Colonies corruption trial

Prosecutors in the Colonies corruption case have no evidence of bribery or any other illegal acts, an attorney for one of the four defendants in the case said Tuesday. In his day-long opening argument, Stephen Larson told the two juries that will decide the case that prosecutors presented a skewed, …

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Councilman hired by trade group

Ben J. Benoit

A Wildomar city councilman has been named vice president of public affairs in the Inland Empire by the California Apartment Association. Ben J. Benoit, who began his new position last week, will concentrate primarily on advocating for the rental housing industry before various government entities, according to an association statement. …

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