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Apple Valley retail center to include Starbucks

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week in Apple Valley on a retail center that will include the town’s third Starbucks. Nico Plaza will cover 4,500-square-foot at the southwest corner of Kasota Road and Outer Highway 18, across from St. Mary’s Medical Center, according to a statement on the town’s …

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Perris launches anti-homeless effort

SB County Helps Homeless Vets

Perris has launched Perris Cares, a program designed to reduce homelessness in the city. Earlier this month, Mayor Pro Tem Marisela Magaña, Councilmember  Malcolm Corona, City Manager Richard Belmudez and city staff met and discussed ways to end homelessness in the city, officially launching the campaign, according to a statement …

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Perris opens first dog park

Dog park to reopen

An estimated 100 people, many accompanied by their dogs, attended the grand opening Tuesday of Paws Dog Park in Perris. The park, at 1265 Blazing Star Drive, is the first in the city open to canines, said Stephen Hale, the city’s public information officer.  Perris, which has considered establishing a …

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Riverside FD joins Xmas toy drive

The Riverside Fire Department has joined ABC7 and other Southern California fire departments to collect new, unwrapped toys, sports equipment, blankets and gift cards for underprivileged children and teens. The Spark of Love toy drive, for infants to 16 year olds, is happening in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura …

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SBCTA will help bring first hydrogen-powered train to the U.S.

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority will soon create the first hydrogen-powered passenger train to operate in the United States. An agreement between the authority and Stadler U.S., an international rail vehicle construction company in Switzerland, will bring zero-emission passenger rail technology to the United States, according to a statement. …

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Grant to improve bike, pedestrian safety in Riverside

Riverside’s Public Works Department has received a grant of nearly $118,000 from the California Office of Traffic Safety, money it will use to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists. The program will pay for safety improvements at 12 schools, while also paying for reflectors and to write and distribute safety …

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