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Tag Archives: opinion

State of the City is for highlighting accomplishments, not empty hyperhole

The usual suspects in San Bernardino politics who are known for empty hyperbole and wild accusations about the conduct of the Mayor are at it again. The State of the City Event in San Bernardino is a time to savor the accomplishments of the past year, which have been many, …

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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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Success stories prove San Bernardino is a great place to do business

Two of the City of San Bernardino’s longest running family businesses and most successful both recently unveiled major expansion plans. The Cummings family owned and operated Toyota Franchise took the media on a tour of the soon to be opened $20 million plus new Toyota Dealership.  The 85,000 square foot …

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Our take: City to discuss homelessness and San Manuel’s moves to diversify

San Manuel Tribe Makes Strides The San Manuel Tribe has recently made massive strides in expanding their core business and diversifying their economic prospects.  First they received permission from the city council to move ahead with the construction of a million plus square foot warehouse facility adjacent to many others …

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San Bernardino is not a lost cause, far from it

By Cliff Cummings If you listen to the chattering classes on social media San Bernardino is done.  Toast…Finished.  All people seem to want to do is tear down the leadership of the city and point out the mistakes, and sadly the media is all too happy to pile on.  But …

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Students Should Not Be Paying for Journalists Vanity Project

Running a profitable broadcasting company of any kind is very challenging and is not getting any easier.  The advent of streaming services along with satellite radio and the ability to call up all kinds of entertainment including the Beach Boys greatest hits from your cell phone or full length video …

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Quick Approval of San Manuel Warehouse Project a Positive Move for San Bernardino Governance

The San Bernardino City Council voted to approve the construction of a 1.1 million square foot warehouse project backed by the San Manuel Tribe on Wednesday evening.  This is a good project and should have received swift approval as it did.  San Bernardino has developed a reputation of being a …

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Mass Transit Future Looks Bleak

San Bernardino has had more than its fair share of public mass transportation projects over the last few decades.  Omnitrans, the bus system for the valley from Upland to Yucaipa has always been based in the city.  The last traditional stop for Metrolink in the east is San Bernardino.  The …

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San Bernardino – Reality Check

It seems everyone is dissatisfied with the state of the City of San Bernardino.  No matter what the issue, there are people that will come out and be upset by whichever way the outcome goes or is headed.  The city council unfortunately is reflecting this reality and a small group …

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The Recall Will Happen!

By Cliff Cummings California voters have become more aware of the effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom and the signatures are pouring in!  As of this writing the total has exceeded 2 million signatures with plenty of time left. While that total is phenomenal, there will always be duplicate signatures, …

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