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Californians flood health exchange on ACA open enrollment deadline

| Victoria Pelham | Comments
Californians looking for health insurance are flooding the new Covered California marketplace with last-minute visits and applications as open enrollment ends. "We are being swamped with huge i ...Read more

Lessons for California in Australia's drought

| Ian James | Comments
A decade of severe drought in the 2000s forced Australia to adjust and rethink its water system, and the country’s efforts may offer lessons for California as the state copes with one of its wor ...Read more

Business owners invited to preview media services up for auction

| Dominique Fong | Comments
Businesses are invited to a free March 25 mixer in Indio to preview media services that will later go up for auction. Business owners can bid on a range of TV, radio, design, print, outdoor, public ...Read more

What tree rings reveal about California's drought

| Ian James | Comments
As water experts and policymakers are heading to the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands today for the opening reception of a symposium on drought and water scarcity, here are some insights from UC Berke ...Read more

California Competes tax credits now open to businesses

| Dominique Fong | Comments
Businesses can now apply for California Competes, a new state program offering up to $30 million of income tax credits this fiscal year. The state opened the application period Wednesday mornin ...Read more

UC Riverside Palm Desert to host health resource fair and insurance sign-up event

| Victoria Pelham | Comments
UC Riverside Palm Desert is hosting a free health resource fair and insurance sign-up event Friday, part of a large-scale final push to enroll Coachella Valley residents in health insurance by the dea ...Read more

It's tax season: Free tax return help offered for earnings of $52,000 or less

| Dominique Fong | Comments
We're knee-deep in tax season, and there's free help available if you earned less than $52,000 in 2013. IRS-certified volunteers are helping individuals and families across Riverside County fil ...Read more

SBA seeking grant applications to help high tech small businesses

| Dominique Fong | Comments
The U.S. Small Business Administration plans to issue federal grants to programs that provide technical help and outreach to science and high tech small businesses. The grants, up to $100,000 each, ...Read more

Indian land leaseholders get offer from law firms

| Barrett Newkirk | Comments
If you own property on leased Indian land in Riverside County you may have received a mailing recently from two law firms offering their services in helping you receive a tax refund from the count ...Read more

County supervisors support Nestande metal theft bills

| Barrett Newkirk | Comments
Efforts by a Coachella Valley lawmaker to compact metal theft have the official backing of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. Prior to a vote Tuesday in which supervisors unanimously su ...Read more

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