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San Bernardino to consider warehouse moratorium

The San Bernardino City Council has requested a citywide warehouse moratorium be placed on a future council agenda for consideration in the next 30 days. The request was presented by new 5th Ward Councilmember Ben Reynoso.  “This is not anti-business, it’s about diversification,” said Reynoso.  “They have been popping up …

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Bright future for San Bernardino according to finance director

In the most recent edition of “Morning Brew”, a regular community update series that is sent out every Monday morning, residents received an update from the city’s financial team. San Bernardino finance director, Barbara Whitehorn explained that the passage of Measure S will bring in approximately $27 million every year. …

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Changes to Mayor Position Unlikely – Despite Councilmembers Recent Comments

At the March 17 meeting of the San Bernardino City Council, councilmember Fred Shorett posited the idea of getting rid of the position of mayor.  Shorett insisted that it had nothing to do with who the current mayor was but, intimated that the mayor’s position as constructed under the charter …

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Council votes on Carousel Mall redevelopment plan

City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

It took two decades and multiple administrations including the Morris and Davis administrations, but finally under the still-young tenure of Mayor John Valdivia a decision has been made to advance the redevelopment of the long defunct Carousel Mall. In a 6 to 1 vote on Wednesday, March 3rd, the city …

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San Bernardino Staff Recommends City Masterplan Carousel Mall Site, not Developer

After a 21-month process that included a city-issued Request for Qualifications, the vetting of a dozen potential developers both local and national, and issuing a Request for Proposal to three finalists, the San Bernardino City Council is now scheduled to make a final determination at today’s regularly scheduled meeting for …

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San Bernardino meets to discuss Community Development Block Grants

City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

A meeting on the allocation and usage of Community Development Block Grant or CDBG funds was held last week by the City of San Bernardino.  The meeting was an opportunity to discuss applying for and distributing these funds to worthy projects and groups in the city.  This is the first …

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Majority Leader Reyes Introduces Bill to Extend Worker Protections to All School Employees

Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes (D -San Bernardino) introduced AB 438 last week which would extend existing employee rights and protections to school custodians, bus drivers and other classified employees. “Classified employees play an essential role on school campuses and in students’ lives. They are the backbone of the …

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Planning Commission approves San Manuel warehouse plan

The San Bernardino Planning Commission reviewed and approved a proposed 1.1 million square foot warehouse plan presented by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians on Tuesday.  The project would be inside of the existing boundaries of the San Bernardino International Airport Property.  The proposed project is in an area …

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City to hear proposals for development of Carousel Mall site

carousel mall

Carousel Mall in the Heart of San Bernardino sits empty as a tomb and rotting like a bad tooth in need of extraction.  But exactly who should foot the bill and what should be redeveloped in its place is a matter that has long been controversial and no proposal has …

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Two Candidates Announce Runs for Mayor in San Bernardino

Although Incumbent Faces Challenges His Opposition so far is Weak Two People Have officially announced challenges to embattled Mayor of San Bernardino.  Treasure Ortiz a political neophyte and previous loser in a council campaign has thrown her beret into the ring and Helen Tran a current Parks Commissioner has announced …

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