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Highland starts small business relief program

small business relief program

Highland has launched a loan program designed to help small businesses in the city that have been hurt by the pandemic. The Coronavirus Recovery Fund will provide $7,500 grants to eligible businesses that can show a financial loss because of COVID-19, according to a statement on the city’s website. To …

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Riverside to start construction on cottages for homeless

Homeless Crisis in Riverside

Riverside has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build 10 cottages for homeless people in Riverside. The Mulberry Village “tiny cottages” at 2825 Mulberry St. will feature professional builders, sponsor groups, and volunteers “working side-by-side to build safe, healthy, and affordable homes.” The 400 square-foot cottages will have one bedroom. …

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Study to help fire department set policy

Riverside Fire Department

The Riverside Fire Department is seeking the public’s help in putting together its strategic plan for the next five years. The 2022-2027 Strategic Plan, which will be consulted regularly, will help department officials set policy and evaluate the department’s performance. A survey, in English and Spanish, is available on the …

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Murrieta looks to fill council seat

Riverside committee to perform annual review of ethics code

Murrieta is accepting applications from residents for a soon-to-be-vacant city council seat. The city has decided to appoint someone to replace Mayor Scott Vinton, who submitted his resignation at the Sept. 21 council meeting. Vinton, who represents District Five, will step down on December 21, exactly one year before his …

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Victorville wants to revive part of its Old Town

City officials plans to use a new funding mechanism provided by the state legislature to fix a major part of Old Town, which has fallen into serious disrepair. Cost of the improvements hasn’t been determined, but Victorville officials believe they can come up with a plan that will work.    …

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Meeting to discuss Riverside County redistricting

Riverside County’s redistricting public hearing

A public hearing regarding Riverside County’s redistricting will be held on Sept. 28 during the regularly scheduled board of supervisors meeting. Residents are asked to attend the meeting, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., to offer their views on redistricting and possible boundary lines. Redistricting is mandated by state law …

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