Friday , July 1 2022

Government

County releases plan to tackle homelessness

County releases plan to tackle homelessness

During Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the county launched a new plan to tackle homelessness in San Bernardino County. The 2022 San Bernardino County Homeless Strategic Action Plan revolves around a Homeless to Home Roadmap to Self-Sufficiency and focuses on strengthening the ability of County departments and community partners to …

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San Bernardino County Museum recognized for Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation

San Bernardino schools receive recognition for positive learning environments

San Bernardino County Museum is the recipient of four National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. The Museum is recognized in the Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation category for the initiative “Co-Creating a Land Acknowledgment at the San Bernardino County Museum” and the exhibits “Here Comes the Sun: Solar Science …

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Mayor’s race headed to a runoff in November

Council says let the voters decide on Mayoral position

As of the wee morning hours on Wednesday, the race for San Bernardino Mayor stood as follows first time candidate Helen Tran had received 3,444 votes, the Recalled Former City Attorney Jim Penman had 1,781 votes, and current Mayor John Valdivia trailed with 1,555 votes.  If no one candidate gets …

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County opens new Public Defender building in downtown San Bernardino

County opens new Public Defender building in downtown San Bernardino

Last week the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s office held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new office building in downtown San Bernardino. The newly built headquarters is on the former site of the First American Title building and consolidates under one roof several public defender divisions …

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Irvine Foundation grant funds San Bernardino Public Investment Playbook

The James Irvine Foundation has awarded a $150,000 grant for the Aspen Institute Latinos & Society Program to bring nationally known consultant Bruce Katz to the city of San Bernardino to develop an investment playbook for the city. An investment playbook is a tool designed to help the city prioritize …

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Mayor calls for Hookah Lounge to be shut down permanently

Mayor calls for Hookah Lounge to be shut down permanently

In response to the shooting at the Hookah Lounge that left one person dead and several others injured the Mayor, John Valdivia is calling for the business to be shut down permanently.  The business, which had apparently been operating without a valid business license, has already been red-tagged by the …

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Nathan Freeman named Director of Community and Economic Development

Nathan Freeman named Director of Community and Economic Development

The City of San Bernardino has announced Nathan Freeman as the new Director of Community and Economic Development. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to work alongside an amazing team in San Bernardino, under the leadership of the City Council and City Manager, who are dedicated to building a …

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Military street banner program returns to San Bernardino

Military street banner program returns to San Bernardino

Are you currently serving in the armed forces or know someone who is? Then the City of San Bernardino would like to hear from you. San Bernardino’s Military Street Banner Program honors hometown heroes with banners installed on streetlights near the civic plaza, and then spreading throughout the city as …

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San Bernardino hires new public works director

San Bernardino hires new public works director

San Bernardino has a new public works director. Daniel Hernandez comes to the city with two decades of experience in the public sector, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining the city, Hernandez was the City of Commerce’s public works director. “Daniel Hernandez has a proven track record of both …

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