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County selects Dillard for top job combating homelessness

County selects Dillard for top job combating homelessness

The County of San Bernardino recently announced Marcus Dillard will be the new chief for the County’s Office of Homeless Services. Dillard, a Marine Corps veteran, has housed more than 900 homeless individuals while with Riverside County’s Project Roomkey program and the March Veterans Village. His prior experience also includes …

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County takes next step in expansion of housing complex in San Bernardino

County takes next step in expansion of housing complex in San Bernardino

Earlier this month, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead to secure contractors to begin building the Pacific Village Platinum Campus (PC) Project. The $16.2 million PC Project will expand the existing Pacific Village housing complex in San Bernardino into a full-service continuum of care campus to …

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Investigation confirms misconduct by Councilmember Calvin

Investigation confirms misconduct by Councilmember Calvin

San Bernardino City Hall has released the results from a personnel investigation triggered by a complaint from an unnamed staff person that City Councilmember Kimberly Calvin violated city rules and created an “uncomfortable” work environment. The council voted 5-0 in closed session last Wednesday to release the executive summary. Councilmembers Calvin …

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San Bernardino seeks applicants for HUD grants

Community College District receives grants to expand career training

The City of San Bernardino is seeking applications for the 2024-2025 Program Year for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investments Partnerships funds. Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the City has approximately $2.9 million available through its Community …

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Police Department receives grant from Office of Traffic Safety

San Bernardino PD to use traffic safety grant to deter dangerous driving

The San Bernardino Police Department has received a $567,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The department will use the funding for their ongoing enforcement and education programs aimed at reducing the number of serious injuries and deaths on city roads. “This funding will strengthen our commitment …

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Frontage road closed to make way for construction on Mt. Vernon bridge

Frontage road closed to make way for construction on Mt. Vernon bridge

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority has shut down the frontage road next to the Mt. Vernon Bridge between 2nd and 3rd streets in San Bernardino. The closure, which is permanent, will allow Southern California Edison to move utility poles and create space for construction of the new Mt. Vernon …

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San Bernardino receives funding from state for new park

San Bernardino park to get $2 million upgrade

The San Bernardino City Council accepted a $5 million ceremonial check from Assembly Member James Ramos during the council meeting on October 18 to develop a new 12.5-acre park. The funding, requested by Assembly Member Ramos, was approved by the legislature and signed by the Governor as a part of …

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San Bernardino offers city manager position to Montoya

San Bernardino offers city manager position to Montoya

San Bernardino has offered the position of city manager to Charles A Montoya. The Council will vote on the employment agreement tomorrow. According to the city, Mr. Montoya was selected after “thoroughly vetting his background and qualifications.” “Charles Montoya will be joining the Council and me to accomplish the strategic …

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San Bernardino to offer second round of grant funding for small businesses

The City of San Bernardino has awarded $2,575,000 in grants to 105 local small businesses and non-profits as part of a grant program to support organizations impacted by the pandemic. Individual grant amounts ranged from $10,000 to as much as $35,000. A total of 87 local small businesses and 18 …

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Mendoza selected to lead County Purchasing Department

Mendoza selected to lead County Purchasing Department

County Chief Executive Officer Luther Snoke has appointed Pete Mendoza as the permanent director of Purchasing following a competitive recruitment process. Mendoza is a 32-year County employee who has served as interim director of County Purchasing since 2021. “Under Pete’s leadership, the Purchasing Department has not only received the Excellence …

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