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Reps. Judy Chu and Grace Napolitano launch annual domestic violence campaign

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-32), Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, and other local businesses and women’s rights organizations to kick off the 11th Annual Domestic Violence Collection…

Governor signs ban of Confederate flag into law

By Jennifer Schlueter Because the Confederate states, which favored slavery, promoted the Confederate flag during the Civil War, it is to many a sign of racism rather than Southern pride.…

Young scientists to experiment with project ideas at Riverside County Office of Education Science Expo

More than 200 budding scientists will meet with staff from the Riverside County Office of Education at the annual Science Expo on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The event will be…

Investigation on Councilman Davis stalled and may not happen

by Vickie Vértiz The Press Enterprise reported that, while it has been over three months since an investigator determined Riverside Councilman Paul Davis may have violated the city charter, city…

Riverside Independent 09/29/2014

Riverside Independent 09/29/2014

Safer roads for bicyclists in California thanks to mandatory 3-feet buffer zone

By Jennifer Schlueter Until last week, drivers were required to keep a “safe,” but unspecified, distance to bicyclists. However, this law didn’t protect bicyclists enough, because, for example, in 2012,…

2014 Smart Riverside Charity Golf Tournament

Entries into the eighth annual SmartRiverside Charity Golf event are filling fast so register soon! We only have a few slots remaining.The event is scheduled for Monday October 13, 2014…

UCR ahead of colleges in first-generation success

UCR ahead of colleges in first-generation success

by Vickie Vértiz UC Riverside was named along with ten other public research universities and six national foundations in the University Innovation Alliance, which shares best-practices in college success programs…

Rep. Schiff – President should seek authorization for any continued use of force in Iraq or Syria from Congress

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the Intelligence Committee and author of legislation to sunset the post-9/11 authorization for use of military force, released the following statement: “The…

New law requires paid sick leave for California workers

By Jennifer Schlueter According to the governor’s office, “about 40% of California’s workforce – an estimated 6.5 million people – have no paid sick leave benefits at all,” stated the…

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