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San Bernardino police to hire more officers

New Police Chief to Start Work

The San Bernardino Police Department has received $5.4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The money will be used to improve the department’s community oriented policing program, which was started last year, according to a statement by Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-San Bernardino. Some of the funding will …

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Coronavirus test site opens in Moreno Valley

A second Coronavirus testing site opened Wednesday in Moreno Valley. The facility at Cottonwood Golf Center, 13671 Frederick St., will be open Wednesday through Saturday and then, starting next week, Monday through Friday, according to a statement released by the city. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and testing …

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Riverside County to open fifth COVID-19 test center

A fifth testing site for COVID-19 will open in Riverside County. The clinic at the Blythe Fairgrounds, 591 N. Olive Lake Blvd., is scheduled to open Wednesday and will operate for four days, according to Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the county’s public health officer. Anyone who wants to be tested should …

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Riverside County is running out of hospital beds

Riverside County’s public health officer delivered sobering news Wednesday regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. The county, which had 371 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths related to it as of Wednesday morning, will likely run out of intensive care unit beds by April 12 and ventilators by April  …

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Drive-thru Covid-19 tests are available

A Hemet medical clinic is providing free drive-thru tests for Covid-19. Only people with symptoms of the illness – and who also have a doctor’s order requiring a test – are allowed to attend the program at the Hemet Global Medical Center, said Jeff Corless, program spokesman. “We had a …

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