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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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Head of Chaffey College wins executive award

Henry D. Shannon, president and superintendent of Chaffey College, has been named winner of the 2018 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive Officer Award for the Pacific Region. The award, which is given out by the Association of Community College Trustees, recognizes executives who have made a significant impact on community …

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Eastvale council member appointed to full term

Todd Rigby has been appointed to a four-year term on the Eastvale City Council. Rigby was appointed Tuesday during a special council meeting and will serve until 2022, said Steven Aguilar, Eastvale city clerk. Mayor pro tem Rigby, who won a special election two years ago when Councilman William Link …

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