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Palm Springs to hold meetings on district elections

Palm Springs will hold a series of public hearings regarding its planned shift to district city council elections. The first session is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. June 20 during the regularly scheduled council meeting at city hall, according to a statement on the city’s website. Additional city …

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Formers Colonies defendant files suit

One of the four men acquitted in last year’s Colonies Crossroads corruption trial has filed a lawsuit against San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos, alleging malicious prosecution and other civil rights violations in connection with the case. Former Assistant Assessor Jim Erwin filed the $25 million suit Wednesday in …

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Upland OK’s industrial project

Upland has approved a four-building industrial project that will be developed in the city’s  College Park neighborhood. The Upland Central Commerce Center will be at the northeast corner of Central Avenue and 11th Street, according to a statement released last week. The buildings will range from 13,970 square feet to …

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Riverside  approves city manager contract

Riverside has approved a contract with Al Zelinka, its new city manager. The pact will pay Zelinka a base salary of $295,000 and a total compensation package of $360,000, according to an agreement approved by the city council this week. The vote, which came one week after Zelinka was appointed …

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SB County receives multiple awards

Innovation Awards

San Bernardino County has been recognized by the National Association of Counties for programs the county implemented to help children and seniors and to promote civic engagement. The county recently received 42 Achievement Awards from the Washington, D.C.,-based organization, according to a statement. Winners included the public health department, which …

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Riverside County consulting contract has union up in arms

A $761,600 agreement has ballooned into a $41 million pact, and that has a prominent service employees union asking questions. In October 2015, Riverside County hired a global accounting firm to help it analyze how the county was spending money on public safety. At the time, its contract with KPMG …

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