Riverside County


Riverside County's fire department is operating under an interim fire chief, after the current chief was dismissed by the powers that be in Sacramento.  KVCR's Ken Vincent explains.


Riverside County supervisors will receive a report today detailing the many budget shortfalls, department deficits, and overspending in various county departments that seem to be heading the county into a financial hole before the fiscal year is even over.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


Health officials in southwestern Riverside County are alerting residents that anti-mosquito spraying will take place to curb the spread of West Nile virus.  Also, San Diego County health officials are warning back-country users to beware of critters infected with plague.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


Riverside County has contracted with a firm that will supply nurses to fill in at county medical facilities in the event that county-employed union nurses participate in labor strikes.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has raised the rates it charges cities to contract with the sheriff's department for police services.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.


The Riverside County Board of Supervisors was preparing for what was expected to be a busy weekly meeting today, with public safety and budget issues on the agenda.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


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.


Riverside County will move forward from the idea stage to the planning stage of a possible county-wide electricity co-operative that could save county ratepayers millions of dollars per year on power costs.  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 has become the first big county in the nation to achieve what the federal government defines as "functional zero" homelessness among veterans, meaning that the county now has the ability to ensure that any homeless veteran in the county can get into permanent housing.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.


Even though the votes in the 2016 election have been cast, they haven't all been counted yet.  There are still hundreds of thousands of votes yet to be processed by Riverside and San Bernardino counties, and some races won't be decided until the counting is done.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has details.


County supervisors in San Diego and Riverside counties are pushing anti-drug measures to the forefront this week, as KVCR's Ken Vincent explains.


With the prospect of marijuana being legalized by California voters this fall, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors is reexamining its strict policies -- and attitude -- toward marijuana.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.


A majority of Riverside County Supervisors jumped to the defense of Riverside County Counsel Greg Priamos -- the chief legal counsel to the Board of Supervisors and county administration -- against allegations by the Riverside County Grand Jury that Priamos has inappropriately interfered with Grand Jury investigations.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.


Corona's City Council votes Wednesday evening on whether or not to support the campaign to save the Prado Dam mural. KVCR's Rick Dulock reads this report from reporter, Matt Guilhem.

FBI Raids Beaumont City Hall

Apr 23, 2015

Yesterday (Wednesday) morning in the eastern Inland Empire Pass Community of Beaumont, FBI agents served search warrants at Beaumont City Hall and at the offices of a private consulting firm.  The probe is a joint effort of the FBI and the Riverside County District Attorney's Office.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more.


The Western Riverside County Council of Governments has once again picked a prominent Republican to be the guest speaker at its annual conference this summer.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in this news item.