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Deadline extended on veterans’ survey

Riverside County veterans will have an extra month to complete a survey designed to assess their needs and what the county can do to help them. The deadline for filling out the Riverside County Veterans’ Needs Survey has been extended to Oct. 31 from its original Sept. 30 cutoff, according …

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City to break ground on sports complex

Fontana will hold a groundbreaking ceremony next week on Central City Park, its much-anticipated sports facility. The event, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at 8380 Cypress Ave., will mark the start of the 14.5-acre project behind the Cypress Community Center, according to a statement on the city’s …

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Fund to help provide clean water

Cadiz forms partnership to improve water quality

The Fenner Valley Water Authority has created a $5 million fund that will help small water systems in Southern California improve their water qualtiy. The Southern California Clean Water Fund will be underwritten by Cadiz Inc., developer of the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation Recovery and Storage Project in the Mojave …

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City to use federal grant to build job training center

Perris has received $5.5 million from the federal government that it will use to help build a job training facility. The Perris Downtown Skills Training and Job Placement Center is expected to create 325 jobs and generate about $10 million in private sector investment, according to a statement. A construction …

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Proposition 10 would allow local governments to adopt rent control

The initiative on next month’s ballot has sparked a debate on how best to solve the state’s housing crisis. Both sides are using familiar arguments to make their case. Rent control, the bane of developers and residential property owners everywhere, could soon become legal throughout California. On Nov. 6, voters …

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City to discuss public improvement grants

Riverside will hold two more public meetings regarding its application for a state grant that would help its east side and downtown neighborhoods. The city is applying for funds from the California Strategic Growth Council’s Transformative Climate Communities Program, which seeks to improve public health by cutting air pollution, according …

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