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City of Riverside approves bonds for St. Michael’s Project

By Erik Galicia The development of apartments meant to aid homeless people and low-income families took a step forward March 2 as the Riverside City Council approved bonds of up to $15 million for the project. The St. Michael’s Project, a 50-unit permanent supportive housing building set for construction on St. Michael’s Episcopal Church property

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Riverside City Council approves St. Michael’s housing project, some disapprove

By Jonathan Ramirez Construction of the controversial St. Michael’s Project, a 50 unit permanent supportive housing complex, was approved March 31 by the Riverside City Council despite heavy opposition. The 6-1 vote is set to provide aid to the homelessness population in Riverside. Chuck Conder of Ward 4 voted against the project.  The apartment complex

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Riverside’s Ward 5 city candidates face off

By: Erik Galicia Things got tense at the Ward 5 city council debate on Oct. 9 when candidate Sean Mill accused his opponent Gabriela Plascencia of benefitting from Riverside’s pension obligations at the taxpayers’ expense. “When two-thirds of my opponent’s money comes from the same special interests that are benefitting from those high pensions, take

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