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Ontario gets state housing grant

Ontario will receive a $5 million grant from the state of California that it will use to pay for its downtown revitalization, including affordable housing. The funding comes from the state’s general fund and supplements a $35 million grant the city received from the state last year to help improve …

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State grant will help battle homelessness

SB County Helps Homeless Vets

Riverside County has received $23.7 million from the state to help fight homelessness. The grant, from California’s No Place Like Home program, will create 162 permanent housing units for people with “severe and persistent” mental illness who are homeless, chronically homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, according to a …

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Riverside pushing high school football TV sponsorships

Businesses and non-profit organizations that want to reach the Riverside market are encouraged to buy sponsorships on television broadcasts of local high school football games this fall. Games will be shown for the ninth consecutive year on RiversideTV in two formats:  live on social media and delayed on the city’s …

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New social services office for Riverside County

The Riverside County Department of Public Social Services will open an office in Coachella. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the office, located at 1283 Sixth St., according to a statement. Individuals and families in need may get cash assistance, medical insurance, food, …

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Palm Springs launches smart phone app

Palm Springs has started “myPalmSprings,” a smartphone app designed to help residents and visitors find city information and report issues. The app allows the user to report homeless and code compliance issues, vacation rental violations, graffiti and water waste, among other issues, according to a statement on the city’s website. …

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Flood control project dedicated

A flood control and groundwater recharge facility has opened in the High Desert. The 27.4-acre Amethyst Basin project in Victorville, which took 10 years to build, was dedicated June 13, according to a statement. All four agencies that partnered to build the project – the San Bernardino County Flood Control …

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