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Thirteen Riverside County cities, including Temecula, are exploring the possibility of creating a regional police force. Their study is sparked by the rising cost of contracting with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. (Frank Bellino / File)

Published: Oct. 2, 2015
Updated: Oct. 5, 2015 – 8:11 a.m.

  • Frustrated by rising costs, they are studying the idea of ending their Sheriff’s Department contracts and forming a new agency.

A group of 13 Riverside County cities are looking into whether they can save money on law enforcement costs by pooling their resources to form their own police force.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press-Enterprise, click here.


Julio Rodriguez agrees to a deal that will remove him from the Perris City Council immediately.

Published: May 11, 2015 – Updated: 10:18 p.m.

Perris City Councilman Julio Rodriguez pleaded guilty Monday to a felony drug charge and has resigned his council seat.

To read story by Aaron Claverie in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

LATimes: Perris city councilman charged with multiple drug-related felonies


By Ryan Parker
September 27, 2014

A Perris, Calif., city councilman was charged with multiple felonies Friday relating to a June drug incident at a Red Lion Inn.

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The PE: PERRIS: Councilman stripped of appointments after arrest


Published: Sept. 8, 2014 Updated: Sept. 9, 2014 9:52 a.m.

More than two months after his arrest on suspicion of drug charges, Perris City Councilman Julio Rodriguez isn’t slinking quietly away.

Quite the contrary.

To read story by Sarah Burge in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

The PE: PERRIS: Councilman out of jail after drug arrest

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City Council colleagues express surprise at the arrest of Julio Rodriguez

Published: June 25, 2014 Updated: June 26, 2014 10:59 a.m.

Perris City Councilman Julio Rodriguez was out of jail on Wednesday, a day after his call to 911 ended with him in handcuffs.

To read story by Sarah Burge in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

The PE: PERRIS: City strives to exhaust redevelopment money

10:27 PM PST on Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

A Perris councilman is suggesting exhausting his city’s redevelopment funds before the state can.

Mark Yarbrough called on his City Council colleagues and city staff to use up Perris’ redevelopment money before a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to eliminate redevelopment agencies can take effect. Billions of redevelopment dollars not already committed to projects would be redirected to other priorities.

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The PE: TEMECULA: City manager’s pay is election issue


10:58 PM PDT on Monday, October 4, 2010

The Press-Enterprise

Just five city managers in California — and only one in the Inland area — earned more than Temecula City Manager Shawn Nelson in 2009, according to a survey.

Nelson, 51, earned $336,288 last year, an amount that includes his base salary, deferred compensation and other payouts, according to the survey released last month by the League of California Cities, an advocacy group for cities and towns. Nelson’s base pay is $291,571 a year, according to Temecula.

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The PE: Area surrounding March is loaded with opportunities but…

11:16 PM PDT on Saturday, September 4, 2010

The Press-Enterprise

Bob Wolf, the developer who over the last four decades was responsible for a lot of the projects that turned Interstate 215 into a busy commercial corridor, recalls an anecdote about Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot.

Perot, who has initiated dozens of philanthropic ventures, once donated land for a medical center in Texas. People were thrilled about the opportunity to upgrade that area’s medical care.

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PE: Inland elected officials’ salaries examined

10:52 PM PDT on Sunday, August 15, 2010

The Press-Enterprise

Council members in 17 “general law” cities in western Riverside and San Bernardino counties earn less than half the pay of their counterparts in charter cities, a review of public records has found.

City managers in these Inland cities also make less, though the gap is smaller.

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