At their regular meeting today, Riverside County Supervisors will be under deadline pressure to finally make decisions on whether and how to cut the county's fire department budget. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
In spite of the statewide vote legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors' ban on the cultivation and use of pot will remain in place for unincorporated areas of the county, at least until March. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit passed away last night of complications from pancreatic cancer. Benoit, who earlier this year wrapped up a term as Chair of the Board of Supervisors, suddenly announced he was cutting back on his workload last month, after he received what later would be a confirmed case of advanced pancreatic cancer. Benoit had a long career in law enforcement before entering local elected politics. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more on the life and career of John Benoit, and what's next for his vacant seat.