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Friday, July 3, 2020

Driving Under The Influence (DUI) Saturation Patrol

Rancho Mirage, Calif. – Riverside County Sheriff’s Department made two arrests while conducting a DUI enforcement patrol on June 27th. No drivers were arrested for DUI.

Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation – June 23, 2020

On June 23, 2020, deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Stations Problem Oriented Policing Team received information regarding possible illegal marijuana cultivation occurring in the city of Lake Elsinore. Deputies were advised of an electrical by-pass with utility theft occurring at the residence.

Joins 77 Members of Congress Calling on the IRS to take...

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide updates on the status of Economic Impact Payments (EIP) and urging the IRS to take immediate action to speed up the delivery of the remaining payments.

Riverside County to begin coronavirus antibody testing as part of prevalence...

Thousands of Riverside County residents will soon be contacted and asked to take part in a coronavirus antibody testing study being sponsored by county health officials.

Illegal Fireworks

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, serving the city of La Quinta, wants to remind residents ALL fireworks are illegal in La Quinta. This includes “Safe and Sane” fireworks such as sparklers.

League of California Cities Provides California State Legislature Budget Highlights

June 15 was the constitutional deadline for the Legislature to pass a budget and send it to the Governor. The Legislature’s budget largely rejects the Governor’s proposed cuts from the May Revision budget and instead relies on federal assistance, accounting maneuvers, and additional reserves.


When Riverside Food Hub was awarded a USDA “Farmers to Families” grant, it sought nonprofit distribution sites where boxes of fresh produce could be delivered and put to good use by grateful families.

State Board Increases EMWD-Record Grant Award

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) today finalized an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) that will significantly increase what was already the largest grant award in EMWD’s history.

Application period opens for “United Lift” to disburse $33 million in...

United Lift, a rental assistance program coordinated between Riverside County, United Way of the Inland Valleys, and Lift To Rise, is launching this week with the goal of keeping 10,000 families and residents housed.

Residents of the Inland Empire demand ACTION from the City of...

On June 4, 2020, a concerned resident emailed the city of Norco mayor and fellow council members asking for a statement supporting racial equality AND for the city to release an action plan that ensures ALL of its citizens are treated fairly and justly