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Lakers beat Utah, finally show signs of life
LOS ANGELES ? It?s unclear if the Lakers? record will mirror that of the franchise-worst achieved by last year?s squad, but by Sunday they were well on the way to equaling that team?s absurdity. Try this on: Ryan Kelly was to make his...
19 Oct 2014 at 10:08pm
by By BILL ORAM



Final: Ducks 3, Blues 0
ANAHEIM -- Sami Vatanen scored two power-play goals Sunday night to back goalie Frederik Andersen's first career shutout as the Ducks won their fifth straight with a 3-0 decision over the St. Louis Blues. Vatanen provided the offensive juice for the...
19 Oct 2014 at 7:44pm
by By ERIC STEPHENS



ALEXANDER: Another struggle for Chargers defense in loss to KC
Kansas City's Anthony Sherman scores a fourth quarter touchdown despite the effort of Chargers safety Marcus Gilchrist (38) as linebacker Donald Butler (56) watches. (Photo: The Associated Press) SAN DIEGO ? Trend or outlier? The Kansas City...
19 Oct 2014 at 6:45pm



DECISION 2014: One-stop shop for Inland election coverage
Undecided about how to vote in the Nov. 4 election? Let PE.com inform you with our news coverage of candidates and issues, as well as editorial board endorsements. This page will be updated with more links as more stories are published. Get even...
19 Oct 2014 at 12:00am



Versatile Beleskey off to a solid start for Ducks
ANAHEIM ? Some players might get irritated by their coach moving them about the team?s lineup. One night here and the next night there. Not Matt Beleskey. For one, the winger has become an everyday player in his seventh NHL season and it is his...
19 Oct 2014 at 7:59pm
by By ERIC STEPHENS



Royals broadcaster Hudler sees similarities to Angels' 2002 season
When Rex Hudler watched the San Francisco Giants clinch the pennant last week, he turned to his wife in disbelief. ?Can you believe it?,? he recalled asking her. ?It?s going to happen again? I?m seeing it all over again. It?s déjà...
19 Oct 2014 at 6:42pm
by By JEFF FLETCHER



NORCO: Bert the camel stands tall in Horsetown USA
Contrary to the old cigarette commercial, Nance Fite would not walk a mile for a camel. For one thing, she doesn?t smoke. For another, Bert the camel lives with her in Norco, the pastoral city known as Horsetown, USA, and where some say there are...
19 Oct 2014 at 10:52pm
by BY PETER FISCHETTI



RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Authorities battle booming marijuana grows
A boom in illegal backyard marijuana grows ? rumored to be driven by Mexican drug cartels ? has sown fear among residents in the unincorporated areas of Riverside County. In Mead Valley, near Perris, a marijuana garden was growing in plain sight...
19 Oct 2014 at 9:20pm
by BY SARAH BURGE




  Daily Bulletin


Auschwitz survivor recalls experiences in appearance at Upland church

UPLAND >> The Nazi Holocaust cost Michael "Miki" Popik everything.

Popik, 83, was raised in Slovakia. More than 100 people filled the pews of Grace Lutheran Church, where Popik came to speak to the church's class of


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Beau Yarbrough





Political heavyweights vie for San Bernardino County supervisor seat

Two experienced Inland Empire politicians are vying for San Bernardino County's 4th District supervisor's seat in the Nov. 4 general election. The seat is open because Supervisor Gary Ovitt is not seeking another term.

Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Chino, is a lifelong county resident and has also served as a state Senator and an Assemblywoman.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Joe Nelson





Social media scavenger hunts, a la @HiddenCash, increasingly popular

It's been four months since the benefactor behind @HiddenCash dropped several days of chaos on the Southland, but since he retired from the money hiding game many copy cats have piggy-backed on his success.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Lauren Gold





A section of China's largest book found at The Huntington

SAN MARINO >> A volume of the largest book ever written in China lay shelved and uncataloged in The Huntington's library collection for nearly five decades before curators recently discovered the text considered one of the Middle Kingdom's most important writings.

Archivist Li Wei Yang said he never expected to find such a precious and rare book -- a two-section volume of Yongle Encyclopedia that dates back to around 1562.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Zen Vuong





California watches, waits as U.S. Senate's fate decided

Californians won't have any say about which party wins this year's biggest political prize -- the reins of the U.S. Senate.

But that doesn't mean the Golden State has nothing at stake.

What happens in states like Kansas, Michigan, Arkansas and Alaska will determine whether California's two Democratic senators get to keep two key Senate posts: Dianne Feinstein is head of the Intelligence Committee and Barbara Boxer chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by By Josh Richman jrichman@bayareanewsgroup





Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire a Claremont tradition

For 18 years, rain or shine, Yoney Wood has spent the fourth Saturday in October the same way. This year will be no different.

Wood, owner/founder and artist of Yoney's One of a Kind, will be the smiling face seen outside the Claremont Chamber of Commerce Oct. 25 for Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire, the town's signature event.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Diana Sholley





Brother of dead CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi: 'He didn't deserve to die'

The brother of Cal State Northridge student and Saudi national Abdullah Alkadi, who vanished a month ago and whose remains were found in Palm Desert late last week, said Sunday that he was shocked by his brother's death but confident justice will be served.


19 Oct 2014 at 2:18pm
by Brenda Gazzar



Disabled veteran in Hesperia is reunited with her dogs

HESPERIA >> It was a family reunion Army veteran Pam Koehen was scared she'd never get to see.

The former Army petroleum supply specialist had developed a degenerative bone disease in the 1990s, eventually forcing her out of the Army in 2005.


19 Oct 2014 at 7:47pm
by Beau Yarbrough



Open house at CSUSB to demonstrate neurofeedback as health tool

SAN BERNARDINO >> Neurofeedback, a ground-breaking, non-invasive technique that can reduce or eliminate symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and other conditions, will be the focus of an open house on Wednesday at Cal State San Bernardino.

The Institute for Research, Assessment and Professional Development in the university's College of Education will open its doors to the public on the use of neurofeedback, also known as cognitive rehab...


19 Oct 2014 at 3:01pm
by Staff Reports





Monday is deadline to register to vote for November election

SAN BERNARDINO >> Monday is the last day for residents to register to vote in the November election.

The Elections Office of the registrar of voters, 777 E. Rialto Ave., San Bernardino, will be open until midnight this evening to accept last-minute voter registration applications. Residents can also register online at www.


19 Oct 2014 at 3:09pm
by Staff report




 San Bernardino Sun




A section of China's largest book found at The Huntington

SAN MARINO >> A volume of the largest book ever written in China lay shelved and uncataloged in The Huntington's library collection for nearly five decades before curators recently discovered the text considered one of the Middle Kingdom's most important writings.

Archivist Li Wei Yang said he never expected to find such a precious and rare book -- a two-section volume of Yongle Encyclopedia that dates back to around 1562.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Zen Vuong





California watches, waits as U.S. Senate's fate decided

Californians won't have any say about which party wins this year's biggest political prize -- the reins of the U.S. Senate.

But that doesn't mean the Golden State has nothing at stake.

What happens in states like Kansas, Michigan, Arkansas and Alaska will determine whether California's two Democratic senators get to keep two key Senate posts: Dianne Feinstein is head of the Intelligence Committee and Barbara Boxer chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by By Josh Richman jrichman@bayareanewsgroup





Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire a Claremont tradition

For 18 years, rain or shine, Yoney Wood has spent the fourth Saturday in October the same way. This year will be no different.

Wood, owner/founder and artist of Yoney's One of a Kind, will be the smiling face seen outside the Claremont Chamber of Commerce Oct. 25 for Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire, the town's signature event.


19 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Diana Sholley



Disabled veteran in Hesperia is reunited with her dogs

HESPERIA >> It was a family reunion Army veteran Pam Koehen was scared she'd never get to see.

The former Army petroleum supply specialist had developed a degenerative bone disease in the 1990s, eventually forcing her out of the Army in 2005.


19 Oct 2014 at 7:48pm
by Beau Yarbrough





Annual Loma Linda Family Health Fair planned Oct. 26

The 27th annual Family Health Fair will be held Sunday hosted by Loma Linda University, its Medical Center and Children's Hospital.

It will be at Loma Linda University Drayson Center, 25040 Stewart St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to free flu shots for adults and children (with a physician's note), many free family health screenings will be available including dental, health appraisal, vision, body fat and hearing.


19 Oct 2014 at 7:41pm



Halloween Dogs in Costume photo shoot to benefit Redlands shelter

REDLANDS >> A group of animal shelter supporters is teaming up with Carrie Vines Photography to host the first-ever Halloween Dogs in Costume photo shoot.

The shoot, which will double as a fundraising effort for Redlands Friends of Shelter Animals -- is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.


19 Oct 2014 at 4:03pm
by Kristina Hernandez



215 Freeway, mountain highway closures planned for construction

New closures of the 215 Freeway in Devore have been announced and daytime closures of a highway leading to Big Bear Lake are slated to continue.

Construction on the 15/215 freeway interchange, dubbed the Devore Interchange Project, has forced full and partial freeway closures as crews work to add lanes to the freeway and make other improvements.


18 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Greg Cappis



San Diego man treks across the country to collect a million promises

Armand Young has been shot at, robbed, and flash frozen on his walk across America. The 50-year-old San Diego native has also been chased by a bear and a tornado as he trekked from coast to coast.

But he won't give up on his quest to collect a million signatures to remember the victims of 9/11.


18 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Richard Irwin



Ex-Arcadia official Donald Penman eyed for interim post in Azusa

AZUSA >> The city is in talks to get an experienced temporary top administrator after the recent departures of both the city manager and assistant city manager.

The council directed the city attorney to negotiate a contract with Donald Penman to serve as interim city manager at Wednesday's special meeting, and is expected to vote on the agreement at Monday's regular council meeting.


18 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Melissa Masatani





Proposition 1 could lessen future water shortages, but at what cost?

Step by step, sewage flows through the city's Donald C. Tillman Water Reclamation Plant in the San Fernando Valley. Ultimately, the cleaned effluent flows into lakes and rivers.

Los Angeles city leaders want to take that one step further -- 'toilet to tap' as it's known -- and replenish the Valley's drinking water aquifer.


18 Oct 2014 at 12:01am
by Mike Reicher




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