4/13 KVCR Midday News: Restaurants Sue Riverside County, Vaccine Survey, and More

Apr 13, 2021

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Riverside County has an online survey that seeks input from residents about their views on the COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more, visit rivcoph.org and click here take the survey.
  2. Cara Marie Kirk-Connell of Menifee was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining more than $500,000 in COVID-19-related unemployment benefits.
  3. Riverside County has been sued over collecting fees from restaurants forced to close during public health lockdowns.
  4. State lawmakers from California’s Central Valley want a state of emergency declaration because of drought conditions.
  5. Riverside County reports 545 new coronavirus cases and a slight bump in hospitalizations over the weekend.