• Riverside County Supervisors Approve $6.88 Billion Budget for 2021-22

    In a 4-1 vote, the Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $6.88 billion budget for Riverside County government in fiscal year 2021-22, incorporating many of the funding increases sought by public safety agencies. Following budget hearings earlier this month, supervisors generally agreed that $16.9 million in additional allocations would be required to shore up multiple […]

  • Supervisors Slated to Approve $6.88 Billion Budget for 2021-22

    The Board of Supervisors is slated to approve a $6.88 billion budget for fiscal year 2021-22, incorporating many of the appropriations increases sought by public safety agencies. The board is expected to vote on the budget as part of its policy calendar Tuesday, without lengthy debate or discussion, which already took up nearly two days […]

  • Board Tentatively Agrees to Hike Appropriations for Public Safety Agencies

    Riverside County supervisors signaled Tuesday that they’re willing to increase appropriations by $16.9 million to ensure the 2021- 22 fiscal year budget contains greater revenue for sheriff’s patrols, animal control and other operations. The second hearing on the proposed spending plan was held after the Board of Supervisors conducted its regular Tuesday business and focused […]

  • Chihuahua stabbed to death in Thousand Palms, suspect in custody

    A Chihuahua was stabbed to death in Thousand Palms, and a suspect was arrested on suspicion of carrying out the attack, authorities reported Tuesday. Alfredo Leon Ruiz, 37, was taken into custody Monday morning on suspicion of animal cruelty for allegedly killing the Chihuahua, which was approximately 10 months to a year and a half […]

  • Pig Found in Indio Returned to Family, Her name is Charlotte

    UPDATE 11/13/20 3:30PM: Well this little piggy is now home with her family… and her name is Charlotte. Animal Services wants everyone to know that although our Indio friends were joking with the, “Carnitas” nickname, they want to note that pot-bellied pigs are not raised for meat consumption. They also said she’s a very smart […]

  • Officers Investigating Apparent Animal Cruelty in Coachella

    Animal Services officers are investigating an act of apparent animal cruelty that was captured on video by a doorbell surveillance camera. Footage of the incident shows a man attempting to retrieve a dog near a driveway of a home in the city of Coachella on Los Cabos Avenue.  A Ring camera caught the man’s action […]

  • Graphic Photo Shows Dog Found Severely Injured by Chemicals

    THOUSAND PALMS (CNS) – An abandoned  dog suffering extensive chemical burns that authorities are unsure were inflicted intentionally or by accident received veterinary treatment at the Coachella Valley Animal Campus in Thousand Palms Wednesday. The male Australian shepherd mix was brought into the shelter by a good Samaritan and had a large section of its backside […]

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