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San Bernardino wins breach of contract case

San Bernardino wins breach of contract case

San Bernardino Superior Court Judge Michael Sachs issued a summary judgement October 10 ruling in favor of the City of San Bernardino and Council Member Sandra Ibarra in a lawsuit filed by former City Manager Andrea Miller. The ruling by the court effectively ends the lawsuit. Miller filed the lawsuit …

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County to combine government services under one roof

County to combine government services under one roof

San Bernardino County’s Board of Supervisors got a first look at plans for a new government center campus last week. During the board’s regular meeting, county staff shared plans for a revamped County Government Center campus to bring more County services under one roof while erasing the need for scattered …

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Assemblyman Ramos presents check to County for new firehouse

Assemblymember James Ramos (D-Highland) has procured $7 million in state funding to construct a new fire station that will serve the thousands of residents of Rosena Ranch, a growing housing development near the Cajon Pass. The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District is the recipient of this state budget request. …

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City’s violence prevention program receives funding boost

San Bernardino’s Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIP), has received a $3.8 million grant from the California State and Community Corrections Board. The City says the funding will help support and expand their anti-gang violence program for an additional three years. The three-year-old program is a partnership between the City, …

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City Council approves new Target, Sprouts anchored development

City Council approves new Target, Sprouts anchored development

Last week the San Bernardino City Council voted unanimously to enter into an exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with Rich Development Enterprises, LLC. to develop the Arden-Guthrie property. The City-owned site is located on Highland Avenue adjacent to the 210 Freeway, between Arden Avenue and Guthrie Avenue in the northeast part …

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San Bernardino Leaders speak at State Conference of California Cities

San Bernardino Leaders speak at State Conference of California Cities

Two officials from City of San Bernardino shared their experiences on best practices in city government with representatives from cities across the state at a conference organized by the League of California Cities. City Attorney Sonia Carvalho, Partner at Best, Best, and Krieger, led a panel that included San Bernardino …

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County declares public emergency following flooding, mudslides

County declares public emergency following flooding, mudslides

On Thursday, the Board of Supervisors voted to approve an emergency proclamation to seek state and federal resources for the flooding and mudslides that occurred on Monday and Tuesday in the El Dorado/Apple Fire burn scar areas. Remnants of Hurricane Kaye produced up to 2.4 inches of rain within an …

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A decade later, San Bernardino’s bankruptcy saga is over

A decade later, San Bernardino's bankruptcy saga is over

After a decade-long battle, the city of San Bernardino can finally say it’s out of bankruptcy. Last week Judge Scott C. Clarkson issued an order to discharge San Bernardino’s bankruptcy case. “What exciting news and a moment for San Bernardino residents collectively to celebrate,” said Mayor John Valdivia. “The closure …

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San Bernardino approves State Street extension project

San Bernardino approves State Street extension project

The San Bernardino City Council has awarded a construction contract to extend State Street from 16th Street to Baseline Street. The contract, awarded on August 17th to Riverside Construction Company of Riverside, CA in the amount of $7,436,165, will construct a new four lane divided roadway that includes medians, sidewalks, …

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San Bernardino Animal Services receives $200k in grants

Sixteen nonprofits receive grants from Black Equity Initiative

The City of San Bernardino Animal Services Department has been awarded two grants totaling $200,000 to help support their efforts to grow their volunteer network and return lost pets to their owners. The State’s “California for All Animals” initiative has awarded San Bernardino $180,000 to fund dedicated volunteer and foster coordinator …

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