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Riverside County tax assessment tops $400 billion

The taxable value of all property in Riverside County reached $404 billion as of Jan. 1, a nine percent year-over-year increase. That was the first time that number topped $400 billion and the second consecutive year the county’s tax assessment valuation recorded a nine percent annual growth rate, according to …

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Fontana wants to reimburse street vendors

Cal State University San Bernardino receives grant money

Like a lot of cities, Fontana has become populated with sidewalk vendors, and it wants to get them under control. City officials believe they have found a way to accomplish that goal: pay those vendors – in particular, those who serve full meals for customers sitting at makeshift tables – to …

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Riverside County to add emergency shelters

Riverside County will develop eight emergency shelters with funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. The $7.6 million project will add 241 shelter beds countywide, a 28 percent increase, according to a statement on the county’s website. The county’s five-year Homeless Action Plan, which the board of supervisors adopted in …

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Riverside gets funding for transportation projects

Riverside gets funding for transportation projects

Riverside has received $38.5 million in state and federal funding that it will use to pay for several transportation projects. On July 6, the California State Transportation Agency announced that Riverside will receive $22 million from the Port and Freight Infrastructure Program to complete the Third Street/BNSF Railroad Grade Separation project, …

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Riverside gets new council borders

Logistics Conference

Riverside’s new city council ward boundaries will become official on July 13. The boundaries were approved by the city council in June and will be used in 2024’s city council elections, according to a statement on the city’s website. Wards 1, 3, 5, and 7 will be voted for in …

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