Tuesday , October 19 2021

Opinion

It is time for a change in San Bernardino

It is time for a change in San Bernardino

It is certainly time for a change in San Bernardino.  The political culture of the City is toxic.  This is a factor that all companies consider before making an investment in a City.  As long as the fractious nature of the city leadership and culture is on display, the City’s …

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City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

Nearly two decades ago a judge ruled that a foul homeless man who screamed, stared and otherwise disturbed the library patrons and never read anything had a right to do just that.  More recently, California judges have ruled that cities could not force vagrants to leave spaces they were living …

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City council wasting time and resources pursuing censorship

The residents of San Bernardino are being ill served by the council members and should let them know their displeasure in the next elections.  The city council is obsessed with attacking Mayor John Valdivia and is wasting time and taxpayer’s resources doing this and ironically are engaging in exactly the …

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Can San Bernardino’s downtown thrive again?

One of the unique advantages the City of San Bernardino has going for it is the fact that it is the county seat.  Because it is the capitol city of San Bernardino County, many of the county’s operations are housed there including the main administrative building where the Board of …

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Mask madness in California schools

K-12 students in California who refuse to wear masks inside school buildings will be barred from campuses and offered “alternative educational opportunities,” state officials announced Monday, July 12. The exception will be for students granted exemptions, such as those whose medical condition that make it too difficult for them to …

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California’s Self-Inflicted Energy Woes

San Bernardino residents, and Californians as a whole, are again being asked to “Flex their Power” in an effort to prevent electrical outages during another hot summer evening. For long-time residents of the Inland Empire, hot summers are not particularly unusual.  Our forefathers have been living here for hundreds of …

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Lessons learned from the pandemic

At an event last week some 800 graduates were finally acknowledged and allowed an in-person graduation from the San Bernardino City Unified School District.  With the event coming more than a year after they had actually graduated and many no doubt having many changes and challenges in their lives since …

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Warehouse Moratorium an Exercise in “Virtue Signaling”

The San Bernardino City Council rejected an urgency measure creating a “moratorium” on new warehouses in the city for 45 days.  That is good.  The arguments in favor of the moratorium were specious. First, a moratorium was never necessary.  If city leaders for some reason think San Bernardino has too …

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