Ronald O. Loveridge
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|Ronald O. Loveridge|
Loveridge at the unveiling of a monument to Cesar Chavez
|Mayor of Riverside|
January, 1993 – November, 2012
|Preceded by||Terresa R. Frizzel|
|Succeeded by||Rusty Bailey|
|Born||1937/1938 (age 76–77)
Antioch, California, United States
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
Ronald O. Loveridge is the former mayor of Riverside, California, United States. He resides in Riverside with his wife Marsha and has two adult children. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of the Pacific and his doctorate from Stanford and teaches a Political Science course at UC Riverside.
He was elected to the Riverside City council in 1979, and served in that role until 1993. He was elected as the Mayor of Riverside in 1993, and has been re-elected in 1997, 2001, 2005, and 2009. His 5th term ended in 2012 with former city councilman William "Rusty" Bailey taking over the office.
Loveridge has presented his stance on environmental issues in a public document titled "The Mayor’s Call to Action for a Sustainable Riverside."
- Alicia Robinson, "RIVERSIDE: Mayor Loveridge leaves legacy after 32 years", The Press-Enterprise, November 30, 2012.
- "The Next Steps: New NLC president discusses life after the recession", American City and County, December 23, 2009.
- Call to Action
- Ronald O. Loveridge, Director, UCR Center for Sustainable Suburban Development, University of California, Riverside
- Oral History Interview with The Honorable Mayor Ronald Loveridge, August 5, 1998, University of California, Riverside