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RCC to give out awards

Riverside City College will present a pair of awards at its annual President’s Dinner, scheduled to be held Oct. 18 at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Longtime community activist Debbi Guthrie will receive the school’s first Legacy Award, according to a statement. Guthrie is the former owner of Roy O. Huffman …

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Former NBA star to host fundraiser

Bryon Russell, who played 16 seasons in the NBA, will be master of ceremonies for the 2018 Piano Recital and Gala, a fundraiser held by the board of directors of the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County. This year’s event will raise money for the partnership’s food bank, which …

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Corona has new police chief

George Johnstone has been named Corona’s police chief. A 31-year law enforcement veteran, Johnstone began his new duties Sept. 4, according to a statement. Johnstone began his career as a cadet and reserve officer with the Chino Police Department. Most recently he was a captain with the La Habra Police …

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Nobel Prize winner joins UCR faculty

Barry C. Barish, co-winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics, has joined UC Riverside’s faculty. Formerly the Linde Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology, Barish began working at UC Riverside Sept. 1, according to a statement. In 2015, Barish was part of a three-member team that …

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New CEO for retirement association

Debby Cherney has been named chief executive officer of the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association. Cherney will oversee the association’s $10 billion retirement fund, which has 18 participating employers and more than 40,000 members and beneficiaries, according to a statement. “We are thrilled to welcome Debby Cherney to the …

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Riverside fills innovation position from within

George Khalil is Riverside’s new chief innovation officer. A three-year city employee, Khalil has replaced Lea Dessing, who was promoted to assistant city manager earlier this year, according to a statement. Khalil, Riverside’s former information security officer, began his new position Monday. He has more than 20 years experience managing …

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