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Government

City joins Clear the Shelters campaign to promote pet adoptions

San Bernardino Animal Services waives all fees for pet adoptions

The City of San Bernardino Animal Services Department has partnered with local television stations NBC 4 and Telemundo 52 as part of the ninth annual Clear the Shelters campaign intended to promote pet adoptions during the month of August. As part of the promotion, the San Bernardino Animal Shelter is …

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San Bernardino continues with plan to revitalize downtown

The city of San Bernardino released a proposed a set of initiatives, programs, and investment intended to revitalize its downtown area earlier this week and intends to put the plan before the City Council to approve many of the specific steps. “Downtown San Bernardino is already a huge economic driver …

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San Bernardino to hold community meetings to discuss housing needs

San Bernardino to hold community meetings to discuss housing needs

The City of San Bernardino has announced it will be holding three final community workshops to discuss its proposed Housing Element before seeking approval from the Mayor and Council to submit the plan to the State of California for certification. California law requires that all cities develop a Housing Element …

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Wildwood Park to close next week for repairs

Wildwood Park to close next week for repair

The City of San Bernardino has announced that Wildwood Park will temporarily close from Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21 in order for the park to undergo beautification, repairs, and upgrades. Work will be performed by City of San Bernardino Public Works crews along with City contractors in partnership …

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State secretary visits San Bernardino to discuss housing and homelessness

New housing for chronically homeless seniors opens in San Bernardino

California Secretary of Business, Consumer Services, and Housing (BCSH) Secretary Lourdes Castro Ramirez met with leaders from the City of San Bernardino on Friday, June 30 to discuss affordable housing and homelessness. Secretary Castro Ramirez discussed current and upcoming funding opportunities at the State level, as well as the benefits …

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City Council to consider increasing staff, approving new projects

City Council to consider increasing staff, approving new projects

The City of San Bernardino Mayor and City Council will be holding a workshop on Friday, June 30 at 9:00 am to consider recommendations involving key city issues and to approve a strategic staffing plan. The special meeting will take place at 201 North E Street in the Multipurpose Conference …

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County launches fentanyl awareness campaign to save lives

School district to host Fentanyl Awareness Town Hall

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) launched a countywide campaign to raise awareness about the unprecedented rise in overdoses and poisonings caused by fentanyl. The campaign will continue throughout the year, with the message “Fentanyl Doesn’t Care. But We Do.” Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is …

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Bill will allow housing for homeless at Patton State Hospital

Bill will allow housing for homeless at Patton State Hospital

Asssemblymember James C. Ramos (D-San Bernardino) has introduced a bill to provide housing and mental health services to the region’s homeless population at Patton State Hospital. Homelessness has been on the rise recently, increasing 175% over the past five years in San Bernardino, causing the city council to declare homelessness an …

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San Bernardino launches new public records platform

San Bernardino launches new public records platform

The San Bernardino City Clerk’s Office has partnered with Next Request, a public records request platform that streamlines the process of obtaining public records. The San Bernardino City Clerk’s Office receives an average of 1,500 public records requests annually for building permits, animal services records, copies of email communications, operations …

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San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors enacts Laura’s Law

County terminates COVID-19 state of emergency

Last week, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to enact Laura’s Law, a California state law that allows for counties to utilize courts, probation, and mental health systems to address the needs of individuals unable to participate in community mental health treatment programs without supervision. Laura’s Law …

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