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DUI Crackdown by Law Enforcement Across the State Through Jan.1

In an effort to stem the rise in impaired driving crashes traditionally seen around the holiday period, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) announced the start of the December…

UCLA Doctor Deeply Moved by Tragedy in Sierra Leone

UCLA Doctor Deeply Moved by Tragedy in Sierra Leone

By Jennifer Schlueter As Beacon Media is supporting the Kposowa foundation in their efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, Hindo Kposowa, the foundation’s local representative, just informed…

Rep.Schiff Announces Federal Funding

Rep.Schiff Announces Federal Funding

On Monday morning Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced that Congress has included $5 million in FY 2015 funding bill, also known as the CROmnibus, for…

Steve Badgett Named Interim Assistant City Manager

Deputy General Manager/COO of Riverside Public Utilities has served City for 24 years Steve Badgett, a key member of the Riverside Public Utilities management team for nearly 15 years, has…

Tough Competition for Ambulance Company Contracts

by Vickie VĂ©rtiz It is starting to look like Riverside will now be allowing four new companies to provide non-emergency ambulance service in the city, reported The Press-Enterprise. On Tuesday,…

Riverside Independent 12/22/2014

Riverside Independent 12/22/2014

Sarah Culberson fears for family in Sierra Leone Ebola region

Sarah Culberson fears for family in Sierra Leone Ebola region

By Jennifer Schlueter “Everyone is at risk and more than 300 death cases! We are all scared,” Hindo ends his email from Sierra Leone to his sister Sarah Culberson in…

Ebola unstoppable in Sierra Leone, killing hundreds of people

Ebola unstoppable in Sierra Leone, killing hundreds of people

Hindo explains hand-washing stations to villagers in Sierra Leone – Courtesy photos Education from locals for locals against Ebola prevents deadly disease from spreading By Jennifer Schlueter For a few…

Study Shows California Cities Face Growing Costs from Federal Water Regulations that Unfairly Burden Lower – and Now Middle – Income Households

Mayors Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Water Rules In a report released recently, The U.S. Conference of Mayors found that the current cost per household for public water…

Ride-Sharing App Uber: Sexual Offenses Against Passengers And Lawsuit For Insufficient Background Checks

By Jennifer Schlueter While Uber has been banned in Portland, Nevada, Delhi, Spain, Thailand, etc. for unfair and illegal business practices as well as a rape incident, several other cities…

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