Tag: V. Manuel Perez

Riverside County gives Sheriff’s Department approval for $3.3 million grant application

By Erik Galicia The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the Sheriff’s Department to apply for $3,321,765 in emergency pandemic funding despite heavy mistrust expressed by public commenters. Funds would be provided through the California Board of State and Community Corrections and are required to be used for pandemic response, with a focus on meeting

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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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Riverside County allows sheriff’s department to accept a $658,887 federal grant

By Erik Galicia The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted June 30 to adopt a resolution making the sheriff’s department the authorized agent to accept a federal anti-terrorism grant of $658,887. The decision came just one week after the board’s 3-2 vote to approve a budget that provides $351 million in county money for the

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