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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Local Battle for a Contested Council Seat

Out of the clear blue, or maybe not the clear blue, a battle has emerged between 4th District council-elect member Joe Males and former city council candidate, 83-year-old Miguel “Mike” Madrid. There are questions on both sides of this story.

EMWD and You: Working Together for a Healthy Sewer System

EMWD is proud to have the region’s largest wastewater collection system and to help protect public health through the responsible and environmentally sustainable treatment and reuse of wastewater. EMWD and its customers continue to invest in a system that protects public health, the environment and provides long-term benefits to local water supplies, including the expanded use of recycled water for irrigation.

RUHS Public Health receives grants to encourage young motorist to improve...

Riverside County health officials have been awarded two grants totaling $277,500 to encourage young motorist not to drive when drunk, distracted or drowsy.

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Joins NBC4’s Annual ‘Help 4 The...

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is joining NBC4/KNBC's 'Help 4 The Hungry' donation drive, returning for a third consecutive year to support food banks facing a greater than ever need this holiday season to help feed families in need.

Academy closure due to COVID-19

On Thursday, November 19, 2020, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department suspended the academy training program at the Ben Clark Training Center due to several recruits testing positive for COVID-19. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is working with Public Health and following the appropriate isolation and quarantine measures.

Rotary Club dinner at American Legion Post 53 in Hemet

On Veterans Day, the Rotary Club of Hemet continued its tradition of serving meals to Veterans at the American Legion Post 53. This year, Panda Express, located at 2350 West Florida Ave in Hemet, provided a generous donation of 50 pre-packaged meals. Hemet Rotarians donate prizes for a raffle drawing and freshly made pecan pies for dessert.

HEMET ATHLETE GETS FULL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

He's only 17, but his stats are those of a full-grown man. Gavin Meyer, the son of Roger and Karlee Meyer will not be 18 until June of next year, weighs 205 pounds and stands above most of his age group in that he is 6"-4" in height.

Free COVID screenings scheduled this month at Mt. San Jacinto College

Mt. San Jacinto College’s Menifee satellite campus will be hosting a two-day COVID-19 screening clinic, offering free tests to Riverside County residents during the week of Thanksgiving, it was announced Thursday, Nov. 12.

SOBOBA KICKS OFF ANNUAL TOY DRIVE

The Soboba Gives Back! Toy Drive began its annual philanthropic push to collect and distribute Christmas gifts to the neediest of children this holiday season. This atypical year, mostly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has left many families with less earnings to provide toys for their kids. Soboba Foundation members are grateful that the Soboba Casino Resort is allowing them to help out the community by partnering with them again this year.

City of Riverside Approves Changes to Warehouse Development

The Riverside City Council voted unanimously to adopt unique new guidelines to minimize the impact of bringing warehouses into the community on November 10.