Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:
- The Riverside Police Department is warning the community about a mail fraud scheme involving letters from the Employment Development Department.
- Riverside County today moves into the next tier under the state’s four-tier regulation plan to contain the coronavirus, loosening restrictions.
- The Joshua tree will be considered for protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction.