"The goal is to keep the courts open," Riverside County Court Executive Officer Sherri Carter said.
said the cost to the courts is "in the millions."
But other sources such as grants and fees have also fallen, and Carter
said the total loss to her
budget for this year was $10.6 million.
The total operating funds from all state sources for the Riverside County court
is about $132.2 million for this year.
For San Bernardino County, the figure is $100.9 million.
said Riverside County's share of the triggered $125 million in cuts would be $5.2 million, which would be on top of previous cuts.
"We're down to the bone now," Carter
"If additional cuts are made, we are going to have to look at public services … we are going to have to make hard choices.
"At this point I am hoping for a miracle, because there is nothing left to cut," she