Viral disease confirmed in La Quinta mosquitoes

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District on Friday announced mosquitoes in La Quinta had tested positive for a viral disease that can be transmitted to humans and initially cause flu-like symptoms, and in rare cases, death.

Report: Coachella organizers consider postponing festival again

Organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival are asking artists scheduled to play the festival in October to instead play in 2021, signaling the popular two-weekend music festival may again be postponed, according to a report published Wednesday.

Major formation of historic planes to fly over SoCal on Memorial Day

An 18-plane formation of historic warbirds will fly the skies above the Inland Empire, Orange and Los Angeles counties Monday in recognition of Memorial Day, saluting "veterans who gave so much,'' as well as health care workers taking risks daily amid the coronavirus emergency.

Riverside County sets $150M for coronavirus relief via CARES Act

Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday established a $150 million coronavirus relief account in the current fiscal year using federal grant funds intended to assist health care facilities, businesses, and county agencies impacted by the coronavirus emergency.  

Soboba Casino scheduled to reopen May 27

The Soboba Band of Louise Indians announced plans to reopen their Soboba Casino near San Jacinto at noon on May 27 with new measures in place designed to guard against COVID-19.

Supervisors rescind slate of public health directives after long hearings

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Friday to rescind all but one component of a series of restrictions imposed by the Riverside County public health officer stemming from the coronavirus emergency, removing potential penalties that residents would have otherwise faced forviolations.