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City shutters oldest power provider

Riverside Public Utilities has closed down the city’s oldest electric substation. The Magnolia substation, located between the Central Avenue off-ramp of the eastbound 71 Freeway and a set of railroad tracks, had been providing power to Riverside residents since November 1949, according to a statement on the city’s website. All …

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Riverside to help residents, businesses cut energy costs

Riverside is offering several energy-saving programs that will help cut utility bills by hundreds of dollars per year. The programs, approved by the city council, are available to residents and businesses and will be paid for through the state-mandated public benefits charge, according to a statement. The Small Business Direct …

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City to build homeless shelters on church grounds

SB County Helps Homeless Vets

Riverside will pay up to $120,000 to build four cottages at the Grove Community Church that will be used to accommodate homeless people. City council members voted unanimously Tuesday to build the structures, which will be at the southwest corner of 19900  Grove Community Drive in Riverside and remain there …

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Moreno Valley skate park to be topic of discussion

Moreno Valley will hold a community meeting Thursday to discuss a planned skate park at Community Park. The meeting, which will feature three conceptual drawings, is scheduled to be held at 4 p.m. at the Cottonwood Golf Center, 13671 Frederick St., according to a statement on the city’s website. Construction …

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City looks for outside help with animal control

Animal Shelter Gets Grant

San Bernardino is considering partnering with Riverside County to provide animal control services in the city. The city council is scheduled to discuss the potential agreement at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, an arrangement that would provide “quality temporary care” while permanent homes for the city’s stray animals are sought, …

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