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SBPD receives federal grant to hire more officers

Far from defunding the police, the City of San Bernardino will be adding up to eight officers thanks to a Federal Grant. On November 18, 2021, the San Bernardino Police Department received notice of an award by the United States Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing (COPS) for …

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County begins construction on December 2 Memorial

County begins construction on December 2 Memorial

Construction has begun on the Curtain of Courage Memorial on the east side of the County Government Center at 385 North Arrowhead Avenue in downtown San Bernardino. The Memorial is a tribute to the 14 people who lost their lives on December 2, 2015, in the terrorist attack at the Inland …

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New Law Protects the Rights of Nursing Home Residents

New Law Protects the Rights of Nursing Home Residents

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on nursing homes and the care they provide.  A number of these facilities were hot spots of infection and although government edicts share a large part of the blame for the problems at nursing homes, many deaths at these facilities were sometimes suspect.  …

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San Bernardino to hold workshops this month for redistricting

Every 10 years, the City of San Bernardino, like other local and state governments, must go through a redistricting process using the new census data to redraw their district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. San Bernardino started the process earlier this year with the Council voting on …

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Mountain View Avenue Officially Reopened from I-10 to SB Airport

Mountain View Avenue Officially Reopened from I-10 to SB Airport

Interstate 10 commuters will pleased to know that Mountain View Avenue North of the freeway has been officially reopened and completely improved for commuters and commercial traffic. The $14 million second phase of Mountain View Avenue was funded by the Inland Valley Development Agency marking the completion of significant infrastructure …

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San Bernardino approves fencing Seccombe Lake Park and Pioneer Memorial Cemetery

San Bernardino approves fencing Seccombe Lake Park and Pioneer Memorial Cemetery

According to multiple sources and public records as well as various news accounts and the complaints of citizens, the Seccombe Lake Park is a hot mess.  The park is overrun with vagrants, petty criminals and drug users, (as many as 50 to 100 at any given time are living in …

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San Bernardino seeks public participation in search for new Police Chief

San Bernardino will hold online meeting in search for Police Chief

The City of San Bernardino is seeking citizen input during the process of hiring a new Chief of Police.  The firm hired by the City Manager Rob Field to conduct the search, Koff & Associates has scheduled an online event from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday September 21 via …

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Amazon’s warehouse worker quotas targeted in new California law

Amazon's warehouse worker quotas targeted in new California law

One of the fastest growing employers in the City of San Bernardino is being targeted for harassment by the State of California. Claiming Amazon has a higher injury rate than other similar warehouse operators and then drawing a non-existent nexus to Amazon’s policies, has led California’s state senate to pass …

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City facing lawsuit from Orange County developer

San Bernardino facing lawsuit from Orange County developer

The City of San Bernardino is facing a $21 million dollar lawsuit filed by a developer for essentially reneging on an agreement to help them build homes on the property and acting in bad faith. According to reports in the media, Orange County-based Montecito Equities’ claim states former and current …

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Senator Ochoa Bogh champions $6 million for Inland non-profit

Senator Bogh secures grant money

Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa) recently announced that the budget request she spearheaded for $6 million to aid the Inland Congregation United for Change’s (ICUC) efforts to support civic engagement in the Inland Empire has been awarded in this year’s state budget. “I am thrilled that this year’s state budget …

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