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San Bernardino settles lawsuit over 2022 police shooting

San Bernardino wins breach of contract case

San Bernardino announced last week that it will pay $4 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a 2022 officer involved shooting of Rob Marquise Adams. “San Bernardino agreed to the settlement recognizing the costs and attorneys’ fees to take a federal civil rights case to trial, as …

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County Code Enforcement to conduct fire hazard inspections

County Code Enforcement to conduct fire hazard inspections

As spring arrives, San Bernardino County residents must be vigilant of potential fire hazards that can be minimized through proper maintenance of their properties. The Code Enforcement Fire Hazard Abatement Team will initiate its seasonal inspections for defensible space this week in the valley region. “Approaching warm weather serves as …

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San Bernardino Water Department seeking entries for poster contest

San Bernardino Water Department seeking entries for poster contest

Calling all young artists. San Bernardino Municipal Water Department’s (SBMWD) annual water awareness poster contest is back. Each year, SBMWD holds a water awareness poster contest throughout their service area to encourage students to use their creativity by illustrating the importance of water awareness. The winning students and their teachers …

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County Fire promotes Serna to Deputy Chief of Operations

County Fire promotes Serna to Deputy Chief of Operations

San Bernardino County Fire Dan Munsey recently announced the appointment of Chief Martin Serna as the new Deputy Chief of Operations. “Chief Martin Serna’s career and dedicated service make him an outstanding choice for Deputy Chief of Operations,” said Fire Chief Dan Munsey. “His achievements in strategic planning, operational excellence, …

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Early election results leave incumbents on the outs

San Bernardino residents can expect to have a new city councilmember in the 5th Ward according to early election results. The top vote getter, Kim Knaus, a nonprofit director and businesswoman, received 34.22% of the vote. She will face former councilmember Henry Nickel, who received 27.11% of the vote, in …

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Russell joins leadership team at San Bernardino

Russell joins leadership team at San Bernardino

Andrea E. Russell has joined the City of San Bernardino’s leadership team as its new Human Resources and Risk Management Director according to a statement released last week. “Andrea Russell has demonstrated her diverse and distinguished human resources experience in her time with the City,” said City Manager Charles Montoya …

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Claims of animal abuse debunked following police investigation

Claims of animal abuse debunked following police investigation

Accusations of animal abuse leveled against the San Bernardino Animal Services Department by an activist in Beverly Hills has been debunked following an investigation by the San Bernardino Police Department. The City of San Bernardino is calling upon the Kris Kelly Foundation to remove from its social media a debunked …

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Gonzalez to oversee County’s Office of Emergency Services

Gonzalez to oversee County's Office of Emergency Services

San Bernardino County has hired Crisanta Gonzalez to oversee the the county’s Office of Emergency Services (OES). As director, Gonzalez will play a critical role in strengthening the county’s emergency preparedness, response and recovery capabilities to ensure the protection of life and property before, during and after natural disasters. Throughout her …

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County seeks public input on Mental Health Services Act

County Behavioral Health seeks public input on mental health plan

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) invites community members to review and comment on the draft Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update, for fiscal year 2024/25. The draft plan is a comprehensive report that illustrates the impact made by DBH and its contracted partners in addressing …

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San Bernardino to launch mobile vet clinic

San Bernardino launches mobile vet clinic

San Bernardino is preparing to launch its new Mobile Veterinary Clinic thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. A ribbon cutting ceremony was planned for Feb. 20, but has been postponed due to weather. The new Mobile Veterinary Clinic will allow the San …

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