Tag: Cameron Kaiser

Businesses feel effects of Coachella cancellation

By Joyce Nugent Riverside County canceled the Coachella Music and Art Festival and its country music compliment, Stagecoach, due to a possible increase in COVID-19 cases this season.  “I am concerned, as indications grow, that COVID-19 could worsen in the fall,” Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County Public Health officer, said in a statement June 10.

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Riverside County Board of Supervisors votes against defying state on reopening businesses

By Cheetara Piry The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted against a fast-tracked timeline to reopen businesses before Halloween and bypass state guidelines. Supervisor Jeff Hewitt first presented the plan Sept. 22, but it required further revision and was rescheduled for discussion Oct. 6.  The proposal was rejected 4-1, with only Hewitt dissenting.  The board

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UPDATED: Riverside County Board of Supervisors votes to lift public health orders

By Leo Cabral Updated May 12, 11:20 p.m. After days of hearing public testimony, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously during an emergency meeting May 8 to rescind local public health orders. The proposal put forth by Supervisors V. Manuel Perez and Karen Spiegel put an end to COVID-19 safety orders enacted by

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April 9 News Briefs

By Erik Galicia Face covering ordered Riverside County Public Health Officer Cameron Kaiser ordered everyone to stay home unless absolutely necessary and to cover their faces when outside, effective April 5. The public gatherings ban does not apply to essential businesses. The face covering order does apply to essential workers. Appropriate face coverings include bandanas,

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Riverside Community College District considers 2020 graduation ceremony options

By Jennifer Rosales  The rite of passage of any graduating student is to have their name called out, their hand shook and to walk across that stage in front of their peers and families.  But due to COVID-19, a traditional commencement is not safe, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since large

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The Viewpoints Network: April 3, Season 1 Episode 4

Episode description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez brings you headlines of the week that touch on the ever-growing number of COVID-19 cases, how to get COVID-19 testing, DIY face masks and an extended closure of our campus.

Norco College president and essential staff chosen at Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees meeting March 17

By Leo Cabral In the midst of all the precautions to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, the Board of Trustees live streamed their meeting and canceled presentations and unnecessary reports to get on with more pressing matters. First, Monica Green was appointed Norco College’s fourth president in a unanimous vote. Her employment is for two years.

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