Expansion plans for Metrolink’s Downtown Station terminated
Eastside neighborhood and historic preservation community groups advocated against the project.
Council approves $1.47 million to improve Mt. Rubidoux trail
Work will improve accessibility for fire vehicles during 4th of July fireworks events
This Week in City Hall, March 7
Council considers spending $1,470,470 of Measure Z dollars on Mt. Rubidoux trail
Council votes 5-2 to legalize retail cannabis sales in Riverside
The more than five year battle over cannabis in Riverside came to an end at last night’s City Council meeting.
Police department offers safety and security grants for small businesses
Small business are eligible for up to $10,000 for video cameras, fencing, or other safety enhancing upgrades.
This Week in City Hall, February 27
Extending a 20 year agreement with the March Joint Powers Authority, increasing RPU’s annual free shade tree program allotment from $35 to $40 per tree, recognizing Cellar Door Book’s owner Linda Sherman-Nurick, and updating the Riverside Municipal Code to allow for cannabis retailers are all on the agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
17 foot padlock “monument to love” coming to Downtown Riverside
#iloveriverside is one of the most widely used hashtags in town, and a new 17-foot tall monument celebrating that love is coming soon to Main Street.
This Week in City Hall, February 13
Council and committees consider $258,500,000 of park projects along the Santa Ana River Trail, a tournament ready pickleball court, and a possible new mural off University Ave.
Made. Shop donating 10% of Saturday sales to provide home-delivered meals to seniors and other housebound residents
Made. Shop is one of Riverside’s most beloved small businesses, and this Saturday owners Rico and Rheiana Alderette are donating 10% of all sales to Riverside Meals on Wheels.
Police Chief briefs City board on state of RPD
Chief Gonzalez lauded the percentage of female officers and work toward diversifying the police force.
Former Art deco gymnastics center reimagined as an indie marketplace and artisan haven in Downtown Riverside
Ana Brown celebrated her new 8,300 sqft marketplace and wellness studio, The Raincross District, with a soft-launch pop-up preview.
This Week in City Hall, February 6
Council considers reallocating $1.6m of ARPA funds from broadband to parks.
Apóla Greek Grill celebrates Grand Opening today in Galleria
Popular fast casual restaurant opens with ribbon cutting, giveaways, and more on Thursday, February 2
Police Department opens enrollment to program for “at risk” youth and their parents
Not to be confused with “scared straight," 4th - 6th graders learn classroom etiquette, internet safety, and drug dangers
City hires new Economic Development Manager and new City Planner
Jorge Barrera and Maribeth Tinio are the latest additions to Riverside's economic development team
This Week in City Hall, January 31
An ethics complaint against Councilmember Chuck Conder is back for a pre-hearing with the Board of Ethics.
More businesses ousted from the Canyon Crest Town Centre
At least four other business had their leases terminated the same day as Cellar Door Books
Weekend Closure: Westbound 91, I-15 to Lincoln Avenue
Adjust your weekend travel timelines to accommodate a full closure of all lanes on 91 westbound.
This Week in City Hall, January 23
City Council decides on a $34.7 million surplus, Council and Mayoral salaries, new ward districting, and establishing a Commission of the Deaf
Just Business: Canyon Crest Towne Centre and Cellar Door Books
The facts, timeline, and important questions for Riversiders to consider.