• Supervisors Re-Authorize Rental Assistance Program, Add $61 Million in Aid

    The Board of Supervisors Tuesday authorized continuation of the Riverside County Emergency Rental Assistance Program, with $61.63 million in additional funds now available to aid residents impacted by coronavirus public health lockdowns that left them struggling to pay their bills. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board directed the county Department of Housing, Homelessness […]

  • Supervisors Approve Cannabis Dispensary in Thousand Palms

    The Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a cannabis retail outlet in the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms, the second dispensary in the area authorized by the board since June. The distribution facility is planned in an existing 7,734-square-foot building in the area of Adelaid and Front streets, according to the Riverside County Transportation & […]

  • County Supervisor Chuck Washington Quarantines After COVID-19 Exposure

    Riverside County Third District Supervisor Chuck Washington is under quarantine Monday after being exposed to someone infected with COVID-19. Washington began his isolation on Wednesday after being notified that he had come into contact the day prior with a person infected with coronavirus, the supervisor’s chief of staff, Michelle DeArmond, wrote in an email. “It’s […]

  • Airport in Riverside County Granted Federal Funds for Rehab Project

    An airport in Riverside County was among nearly 400 around the country selected to receive Federal Aviation Administration grants intended for infrastructure projects, it was announced Thursday. The FAA awarded March Air Reserve Base $856,115 to “conduct or update miscellaneous study, update airport master plan or study,” according to the FAA. The funding from the […]

  • Board to Consider Establishing Temporary Job Training, Placement Program

    (CNS) – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors is slated Tuesday to approve $4 million for a jobs program intended to help low-income residents who have been financially impacted by the government public health shutdowns necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic. Supervisors Kevin Jeffries and Jeff Hewitt jointly proposed the “Pathways to Employment” program, which relies […]

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