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Palm Springs Library receives state grant

Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

The Palm Springs Public Library has received a $6.5 million grant from the California State Library. The Building Forward Grant will help pay for multiple improvements to the main library building at 300 Sunrise Way, upgrades that have been needed for a long time, according to statement on the city’s …

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Voters will decide fate of sales tax in Ontario

Perris moves to district elections

Measure Q, which will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot, would raise the city’s sales tax from 7.5 percent to 8.5 percent. City officials say they need more revenue to maintain Ontario’s current standard of living, but not everyone agrees.   On Nov. 8, Ontario residents will vote on Measure Q, …

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Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion scheduled for this weekend

Route ’66 Cruisin’ Reunion

The Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, Ontario’s annual tribute to the country’s love affair with cars, is scheduled to be held this Friday and Saturday. The ninth-annual gathering sponsored by the Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau will once again feature classic cars for 22 blocks parked along the Euclid Avenue meridian …

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Perris opens park

Perris using Clean California Grant to pay for park upgrades

Perris has opened Enchanted Hills Park, a 22.5-acre facility that includes hiking trails and a motocross course. The park at 1400 Weston Road was paid for with an $8.5 million grant the city received in February 2020 from the California Department of Parks and Recreation, according to a statement on …

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Preserve closure is extended

North Etiwanda Preserve will remain closed through Saturday morning. The preserve, which is made up of multiple rare and endangered species, has been closed since Aug. 31 because of the heat wave and high fire danger, according to San Bernardino County officials. The closure, ordered by the Rancho Cucamonga Fire …

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City looks to help businesses upgrade

Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

Palm Springs is ready to help businesses improve their appearance. The Facade Improvement Grant Program will assist businesses by helping them create attractive storefronts and signs, which in turn will encourage investment in the city’s commercial properties, according to a stateement on the city’s website. The program will including a matching grant …

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