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Opinion: Legislature gives passing nod to the Inland Empire

To say Sacramento’s attention to Inland needs is overdue is an understatement. For years this area has been a political afterthought.

So special kudos to the lawmakers for including in their $213 billion budget a few million dollars so UC Riverside’s medical school can expand and the Inland area can get more judges.

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes Honors EK Floral Design as 2019 Small Business of the Year

(SACRAMENTO) — Today, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) honored EK Floral Design of Norco as the 60th Assembly District’s 2019 Small Business of the Year during the annual celebration of California Small Business Day, which brings together small businesses from communities across the state. Elizabeth Kavianian, owner, was present to receive the award.

State budget includes money for UC Riverside medical school, Inland Empire judges

Money to expand UC Riverside’s medical school and add new judges is part of the new California budget approved Thursday, June 13, by lawmakers in Sacramento.

The $215 billion spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 authorizes expansion funding for the school, likely in the neighborhood of $80 million to $100 million once design work is done. Ongoing support for the bigger school will be determined later.