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Riverside looks to fill boards and commissions

Riverside is asking residents to sign up for the boards and commissions that help shape city policies. The city’s 15 boards and commissions offer advice on policy decisions for the city, including general plan updates, building design, signs, parks and recreation, trees, traffic regulations, public utilities, ethics, street maintenance and …

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City launches economic development survey

Fontana is conducting an online survey regarding economic development and community and housing needs. The 11-question online study, by the city’s department of housing and business development,  is scheduled to close Oct. 30, according to a statement. Participants can select one of four options (no need, low need, moderate need …

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Riverside County cracks down on illegal cannabis

Riverside County is reminding anyone considering growing cannabis for commercial use that they must first get land-use approvals in unincorporated areas before they can do so legally. The document, released recently in four languages, is part of the Riverside County Sheriffs  Department’s efforts to eliminate illegal cannabis operations, according to …

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Transit agency gets high marks from feds

The Riverside Transit Agency has received a good report card from the U.S. government. In its triennial review of the local transit agency, the Federal Transit Administration declared that the transportation service “is spending taxpayer dollars property and operating at an overall healthy level,” according to a statement released by …

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Riverside County to present children’s award

Nominations are being accepted for the First 5 Riverside Champion for Children Award.  Forms and guidelines are available online at, with entries to be accepted until Nov. 1, according to a statement. The Champion for Children Award honors people and organizations whose leadership and advocacy embody the vision of F5R, a …

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Grant will help enforce traffic safety

The San Bernardino Police Department has received a $485,000 grant that it will use for a one-year traffic enforcement and education program. The money from the California Office of Traffic Safety all help reduce road deaths and accidents, according to a statement. All grant-related activities will be conducted during the …

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