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Council fires city manager after eight months on the job

San Bernardino has lost another city manager, this time  after only eight months on the job. Charles Montoya, the embattled city manager of San Bernardino, was terminated without cause during a special council meeting on Wednesday evening. The decision came after he was accused of ‘cooking the books’ and withholding …

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Drama over city hall renovation project continues

City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

Barbara Whitehorn, the former finance director of the city of San Bernardino is alleging she was fired by the city manager after raising concerns about the potential cost to renovate the old city hall building. Whitehorn addressed councilmembers during the public comment portion of the May 15th city council meeting. …

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Land lease paves the way for new fire station

Land lease paves the way for new fire station

A ground lease between the San Bernardino City Unified School District and the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District paves the way for a new fire station to serve the residents in the Wildwood Park neighborhood and surrounding area. The agreement allows County Fire to lease approximately one acre on …

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County selects Goldfrach as new Hospital CEO

County selects Goldfrach as new Hospital CEO

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors have appointed Andrew Goldfrach, a respected health-care industry expert, to Chief Executive Officer for the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC). Goldfrach, who had been serving ARMC’s chief operating officer for the past several years, will start his new position on June 1. “I …

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Application period opens for Youth Civic Engagement Council

City accepting applications for Youth Civic Engagement Council

The City of San Bernardino, in partnership with San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD), announced it is accepting applications for its next cohort of Youth Civic Engagement Council members. San Bernardino’s Youth Council is a program for motivated high school students who are eager to learn more about the …

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Construction to begin fall 2024 on I-215 University Parkway interchange

Construction to begin fall 2024 on I-215 University Parkway interchange

In an effort to decrease congestion and improve freeway access to I-215 and University Parkway, the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) and the City of San Bernardino, in cooperation with Caltrans District 8, will construct a Diverging Diamond (DDI) which will provide a safer way to travel while minimizing …

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San Bernardino receives funding for security cameras

City explores upgrading downtown surveillance system

The city of San Bernardino has received $950,000 in federal funding that it will use to install high-tech security cameras downtown. Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-San Bernardino, presented city officials with a symbolic check during a downtown news conference April 25. The funding is part of the recently approved 2023-2024 Federal …

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San Bernardino announces second round of small business grants

The City of San Bernardino has announced a second round of grant funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will be made available to small businesses. Beginning May 1, small businesses can apply for funding under the Small Business Grant Program, Round Two (Grant Program) administered in partnership between …

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City council votes to censure colleague

During the regular meeting on Wednesday, April 17, the San Bernardino City Council voted to begin censure proceedings against Councilwoman Kimberly Calvin for violations of policy, law and fiduciary duty. The 4-3 vote, followed an investigation into allegations that Calvin had released confidential information she learned during closed council meetings. …

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San Bernardino receives $4.6 million from state for homelessness

San Bernardino to consider declaring homeless state of emergency

Governor Gavin Newsom announced nearly $200 million in new state funding to help move people out of encampments and into housing, of that San Bernardino will receive $4.6 million. “This new funding will get people out of tents and into housing across California,” said Governor Gavin Newsom during a virtual …

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