HUD Awards Almost $20 Million for Riverside and SB Homeless Programs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday that it has awarded almost $2 billion to over 7,000 homeless assistance organizations throughout the Country. Combined, Riverside and San Bernardino organizations were awarded almost $20 million. To see the entire list, click here. The following tables show the organizations in Riverside and San Bernardino (source: HUD)   CA-608 – Riverside […]

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"A" Street / Citrus Heights Drive

“A” Street / Citrus Heights Drive Update: Nov-16

Update #1: Unofficially, I have heard that paving might begin the week after Thanksgiving. Update #2: I have heard from the County that paving is scheduled to begin on 11/28/16, with an expected opening date of 1/1/17. Update #3: Paving has begun… ——————————————— Some pictures of “A” Street / Citrus Heights Drive in the City of Riverside, California from a […]

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Citrus Heights Drive Construction - Aug-16

“A” Street / Citrus Heights Drive Update: Aug-16

Driving down Van Buren today, my wife noticed this: We both thought that this might be the spot where Citrus Heights Drive FKA Fairway Drive FKA Street “A” ends at Van Buren. I went back later this afternoon and walked up into the hills to check on the progress of the road. Here are some pictures: The beginning at McAllister: […]

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“A” Street / Citrus Heights Drive Update: Jul-16

It has been almost seven years since the City of Riverside closed Dufferin Avenue at McAllister Parkway. Since then, affected residents have been waiting for construction of an alternate route (“A” Street) between McAllister Parkway and Van Buren Blvd. “A” Street was supposed to be completed prior to the closure. In my last update, I shared some info from the […]

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“A” Street / Fairway Drive Update: Feb-16

Update from the County: Contract awarded. Preconstruction meeting Monday. Work to begin in 10 days. Estimated completion July 2016. ** Additional Info 02/28/16 ** I have been asked if I know where Fairway Drive will connect with McAllister and Van Buren. I will try to find a better answer, but here is my best guess: (I created this image by […]

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“A” Street / Fairway Drive / Citrus Heights Update, Jul-15

Although the proceedings aren’t posted on the County’s website as of the time I am writing this, I received word that Citrus Heights II was approved by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors on June 30th. The Citrus Heights II tract is just south of the previously approved Citrus Heights development referenced in a previous post. I have also been told that […]

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“A” Street / Dufferin Update, Jan-15; Public Hearing on 01/13/15

** UPDATE 01/13/15 ** At the public hearing this morning, the Board voted 4-0 to approve the resolution. According to Transportation Director Perez, the road is expected to cost “in the neighborhood of about $8 million”, the cost of which will be “borne by private development”. ******************* On January 13, 2015, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors will hold a […]

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People Actually Voted for Indicted State Senator Leland Yee Yesterday?

Notice anything odd about the Secretary of State election results from yesterday? Check out who finished in third place with almost 10% of the statewide vote. Leland Yee.  Why should you care? Leland Yee dropped out of the race. Leland Yee was indicted earlier this year after being “charged with conspiring to traffic in firearms and public corruption”. Leland Yee’s […]

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“A” Street (Fairway Drive) / Dufferin Update, May-14

It has been almost five years since the City of Riverside closed Dufferin Avenue at McAllister, cutting off a “critical circulation and emergency access link for the communities of The Orchard, Victoria Grove and other developments located east of La Sierra Avenue, and north of El Sobrante”. I sent a few emails last week to contacts within the County of […]

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