Riverside Residents Oppose Legalizing Marijuana Dispensaries, Poll Finds

A majority of Riverside residents – as high as 67 percent – said they oppose legalizing marijuana dispensaries via a measure placed on the June 2 ballot by dispensary operators, according to a poll commissioned by the City of Riverside. Opposition to legalizing dispensaries grew as residents who were polled learned more about the measure. Read More...

City of Riverside to Name Gary Geuss City Attorney

Gary Geuss, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office who supervises legal operations for some of that city’s largest departments, including the Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport and the Department of Water and Power, has been named City Attorney in Riverside. The Riverside City Council, which selected Geuss from six finalists, is scheduled to approve a contract with him at a City Council meeting on Tuesday. He is scheduled to start in Riverside on April 13. Read More...

Chris Christopoulos Named Building Official in Riverside

Chris Christopoulos, who has extensive experience in the construction industry and local government, is the City of Riverside’s new Building Official. Christopoulos, who has spent the past nine years as Assistant Building Official in Bellflower, will begin work in the City of Riverside’s Building and Safety Division on March 2. Read More...

City of Riverside Names John Russo City Manager

The City of Riverside has concluded a nationwide search by selecting John A. Russo as Riverside’s next City Manager, citing his legislative and executive management experience as well as his commitment to fiscal responsibility, responsiveness and transparency. Russo, who has spent nearly four years as City Manager of Alameda, previously served as the City Attorney of Oakland for 11 years and was a City Council member there for five years prior to that. His 27 years in California’s legal and government communities give him an extensive professional network in both Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Read More...

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Riverside Residents Oppose Legalizing Marijuana Dispensaries, Poll Finds

A majority of Riverside residents – as high as 67 percent – said they oppose legalizing marijuana dispensaries via a measure placed on the June 2 ballot by dispensary operators, according to a poll commissioned by the City of Riverside. Opposition to legalizing dispensaries grew as residents who were polled learned more about the measure. Read More...

City of Riverside to Name Gary Geuss City Attorney

Gary Geuss, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office who supervises legal operations for some of that city’s largest departments, including the Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport and the Department of Water and Power, has been named City Attorney in Riverside. The Riverside City Council, which selected Geuss from six finalists, is scheduled to approve a contract with him at a City Council meeting on Tuesday. He is scheduled to start in Riverside on April 13. Read More...

Chris Christopoulos Named Building Official in Riverside

Chris Christopoulos, who has extensive experience in the construction industry and local government, is the City of Riverside’s new Building Official. Christopoulos, who has spent the past nine years as Assistant Building Official in Bellflower, will begin work in the City of Riverside’s Building and Safety Division on March 2. Read More...

City of Riverside Names John Russo City Manager

The City of Riverside has concluded a nationwide search by selecting John A. Russo as Riverside’s next City Manager, citing his legislative and executive management experience as well as his commitment to fiscal responsibility, responsiveness and transparency. Russo, who has spent nearly four years as City Manager of Alameda, previously served as the City Attorney of Oakland for 11 years and was a City Council member there for five years prior to that. His 27 years in California’s legal and government communities give him an extensive professional network in both Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Read More...

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