• Construction begins on Varner Road repairs in Thousand Palms

    Construction has begun on over four miles of Varner Road in Thousand Palms to give the road brand new pavement and wider shoulders. The Varner Road Resurfacing Project is a $2 million project and will take two months to complete. The roadwork will resurface three segments of Varner Road, totaling approximately 4.3 miles, and add […]

  • Road Work Underway on Varner Road in Thousand Palms

    Road work is underway on a heavily trafficked corridor in Thousand Palms. Crews are placing a new layer of pavement along four total miles of Varner Road, along with widening shoulders. Work will take an estimated two months to wrap up. The thoroughfare runs parallel to Interstate 10, and is a popular route for traversing […]

  • New Beds Donated for Emergency Foster Care Kids

    INDIO, Ca.— Ashley Furniture delivered new beds and bedding in Indio on Wednesday to be used for children entering Riverside County foster care on an emergency basis. Ashley Furniture Homestore established Hope to Dream in 2010. Since then the program has provided 110,000 children in North America with new beds, pillows and bedding with a […]

  • Supervisors Dedicate $50 Million for Small Business Assistance

    The Riverside County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan for distributing $431 million in funding from the federal government, allocating $50 million of that amount for a countywide small business assistance program. Riverside County Board Chair V. Manuel Perez envisions the program as providing grants of up to $10,000 to local businesses that would not […]

  • Riverside County expected to Qualify for Faster Phased Reopening

    California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the expansion of the avenues of eligibility for counties to accelerate business reopening in a phased approach. Riverside County will look into what those businesses are and particular guidance’s for these businesses to safely reopen. For counties to progress, they’re no longer required to have zero COVID-19 related deaths over […]

  • County Receives 50k Masks for Agriculture Workers

    The Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office on Tuesday received a shipment of 50,000 surgical masks from the State of California to protect workers in the Fourth District’s and Riverside County’s agricultural industry. The Agricultural Commissioner’s office surveyed local growers to collect detailed information regarding the personal protective equipment needs in the agricultural sector. The agency […]

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