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Feasibility Study Complete!

Feasibility Study Complete!

Spanish Town Heritage Foundation, Riverside County Parks, City of Riverside and Riverside County Board of Supervisors collaborated to fund a feasibility study on the preservation and/or restoration of the Trujillo Adobe and/or La Placita de los Trujillos. IS Architecture was chosen as the firm to conduct the study and has submitted its final report which is under review by County Parks executive team. The study is slated to go to the Riverside County Historical Commission on November 21st and the…

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Northside Specific Plan, Spanish Town, and Warehouse, Oh My!

Northside Specific Plan, Spanish Town, and Warehouse, Oh My!

Unlike the Wizard of Oz, we won’t know if there will be a happy ending in the saga of the Northside Specific Plan and the proposed Spanish Town vision versus the proposed warehouse until November 27.  Riverside City Council held a public hearing on October 9 to hear from the developer, the appellant and the pubic and decide whether to support the Land Use Committee’s recommendation to the Council to uphold Springbrook Heritage Alliance’s appeal and deny the warehouse OR…

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In Search of La Placita

In Search of La Placita

Cal Poly students use ground sensing radar in the hunt for artifacts buried by 1862 flood. History tells us that the 1862 flood totally devastated the twin communities of La Placita de los Trujillos and Agua Mansa.  Adobe homes, furniture, clothing, tools, dishes, silverware, everything was washed away by the 100 year flood.  La Placita and Agua Mansa residents survived the flood by heeding the warning tolls of  the San Salvador Church bell and quickly making their way to higher…

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