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Brain Games
Browse any bookstore shelf or e-book directory and you?ll find a sea of selections on how your thoughts directly influence how you feel about your life and those around you. ?They?re absolutely connected,? says Kaiser Permanente psychiatry...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am
by Shaleek Blackburn



HEMET: Suspect in Vegas slaying arrested
A 27-year-old man arrested in Hemet this week is wanted by the Las Vegas police in connection with the slaying of a woman fatally shot Saturday on a street near The Strip. Las Vegas officers said in a news release they obtained an arrest warrant for...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:31pm
by BY MICHAEL J. WILLIAMS



JURUPA VALLEY: Fire guts residence
A gas leak caused a fire that gutted a two-story house in Jurupa Valley on Thursday morning, authorities said in a news release. Firefighters responded to a report of the incident at 8:41 a.m. in the 7300 block of Live Oak Drive and arrived to find...
27 Nov 2014 at 10:31am
by BY MICHAEL J. WILLIAMS



ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Selena Wilson
Selena Wilson considers herself fortunate that her love of art was nurtured by so many as she was growing up. As a result, she has given herself to nurturing that love in others. A teacher of art and digital photography at Nuview Bridge Early College...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am
by BY PATRICK BRIEN



Editorial: Don't lose sight of America's abundant blessings
Pollsters tell us that Americans are in a cheerless mood this Thanksgiving. Indeed, more than two-thirds are ?dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country,? according to a recent Pew Research Center poll. There are, of course, any...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am



ENVIRONMENT: Federal workers pressured to advance big solar, wind projects
The Obama administration?s push to bring big solar and wind projects to California?s deserts was spurred in part by a top government attorney who pressured lower-level federal workers to move the projects forward despite environmental concerns....
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am
by BY DAVID DANELSKI



Habitat for Humanity to build 4 homes in Indio
Home ownership will soon be a reality for four low-income families in Indio. The dwellings, provided by Habitat for Humanity, will be built on separate lots in the same neighborhood ? all from the ground up. They will be identical, each with three...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am
by BY ERIN WALDNER



Holiday activities in the desert
Nov. 24-29: WildLights, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Ave., Palm Desert. Additional dates: Dec. 4-6, 11-13 and 18-31 (Closed Christmas). 760-346-5694 Thursday, Dec. 4: Indio Tree Lighting Celebration, 6 p.m. outside Indio City...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am



HUNNEMAN: Even more reasons students are thankful
Those of you avoiding the malls, stores, crowds and the real possibility of being pepper sprayed today can sit back, relax, pour that second cup of coffee and enjoy Day Two of ?Why I?m Thankful on Thanksgiving.? Several hundred students from...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am
by BY JOHN HUNNEMAN



LAKE ELSINORE: Residents question residential project
A proposal to build 468 homes in northern Lake Elsinore provoked concerns about traffic, noise, air quality and water among some residents attending a community meeting earlier this week. About 35 people showed up Tuesday night for the event held by...
27 Nov 2014 at 12:00am
by MICHAEL J. WILLIAMS




  Daily Bulletin


Fired San Bernardino County union head responds to embezzlement allegations

The former general manager of the San Bernardino County Public Employees Association, responding to a lawsuit filed against him by the union, denies allegations he misappropriated or embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars.


27 Nov 2014 at 12:19pm
by Joe Nelson



'Houston, we have a surprise dinner companion'

What with one thing or another -- the overhaul of Ontario's Nativity scenes and an Upland council meeting most notably -- some items written for publication here were unavoidably pushed off for a later day.


27 Nov 2014 at 12:18pm
by David Allen



Wanted Jurupa Valley fugitive captured

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A 27-year-old man was arrested after officers investigating a domestic disturbance call learned that one of the participants was a wanted parolee-at-large, sheriff's officials said.

Deputies responded about 1 p.m. Wednesday to a report that a man and woman were arguing at a home in the 3800 block of Pontiac Avenue, in unincorporated Jurupa Valley, west of Riverside.


27 Nov 2014 at 11:45am
by City News Service



Jurupa Valley house fire causes gas leak, injures 1

One person was treated for smoke inhalation when a fire ravaged a house and caused a gas-leak today in unincorporated Jurupa Valley, just west of Riverside.

Firefighters responded about 8:41 a.m. to a call of a residential structure fire in the 7300 block of Live Oak Drive, according to a Riverside County fire news release.


27 Nov 2014 at 10:37am
by City News Service



Los Angeles councilman urges commemoration of Watts Riots

As protests continue to sweep across the country following the Grand Jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a Los Angeles official is calling for the city to commemorate the Watts Riots of 50 years ago.

Councilman Bernard Parks has introduced a resolution asking the city to begin planning to mark "this historic event….


27 Nov 2014 at 10:31am
by Rick Orlov





Los Angeles Ferguson protest arrests total 323

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities have arrested 323 people since Monday during demonstrations against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black man, Los Angeles police said today.

Included in the count were 130 people -- 12 of them juveniles --


27 Nov 2014 at 8:02am
by City News Service





35 arrested in Oakland after Ferguson protest march

BY KRISTIN J. BENDER, Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A third night of demonstrations in Oakland stemming from a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, against indicting a police officer deteriorated into vandalism and led to 35 arrests, police said.


27 Nov 2014 at 9:18am



Obama's action fuels worry about immigration scams

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.

"We hear horror stories about people getting taken advantage of horribly," attorney Ginger Jacobs told several dozen people who watched the president's speech at Alliance San Diego offices.


27 Nov 2014 at 9:16am
by By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press





Inland Empire Thanksgiving gas prices lowest since 2009

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire was at its lowest amount on Thanksgiving since 2009, dropping a half-cent today to $3.067.

The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has dropped for 55 consecutive days to its lowest amount since Oct.


27 Nov 2014 at 8:23am
by City News Service





Dozens arrested at Ferguson solidarity protest in Downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES >> Police made dozens of arrests late Wednesday during a Downtown Los Angeles protest in solidarity with demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo.

The Associated Press reported that Los Angeles police Lt. Andy Neiman said squads of police ringed and began arresting about 60 remaining protesters for failure to disperse.


26 Nov 2014 at 12:01am
by Brian Day




 San Bernardino Sun


Wanted Jurupa Valley fugitive captured

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A 27-year-old man was arrested after officers investigating a domestic disturbance call learned that one of the participants was a wanted parolee-at-large, sheriff's officials said.

Deputies responded about 1 p.m. Wednesday to a report that a man and woman were arguing at a home in the 3800 block of Pontiac Avenue, in unincorporated Jurupa Valley, west of Riverside.


27 Nov 2014 at 11:47am
by City News Service



Fired San Bernardino County union head responds to embezzlement allegations

The former general manager of the San Bernardino County Public Employees Association, responding to a lawsuit filed against him by the union, denies allegations he misappropriated or embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars.


27 Nov 2014 at 11:13am
by Joe Nelson



San Bernardino Community College District honored for energy conservation

The San Bernardino Community College District has been recognized for Leadership in Energy Conservation at the 2014 Green California School and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition in Pasadena earlier this month.

Green Technology, the summit host, is a non-profit focused on providing a forum at which government officials can communicate with those in the private sector who are developing, implementing and distributing green technologies.


27 Nov 2014 at 11:00am





Upland Woman's Club working to raises funds for kitchen repairs

For more than 100 years, the Upland Woman's Club has served its community through service and financial assistance.

Many functions and gatherings have been held in the group's 88-year-old meeting house downtown and more are planned as the club continues to offer camaraderie to its members and support to residents.


26 Nov 2014 at 6:17pm
by Suzanne Sproul



Nurses notify San Bernardino County of intent to strike

About 1,200 nurses employed by the county of San Bernardino will strike Dec. 9 and 10 because 14 months of contract negotiations have yielded no progress, officials of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United said Wednesday.

"This is a sad day for us and the county," said Rhonda Watts, the CNA-NNU chief nurse representative for all of the county's registered nurses.


26 Nov 2014 at 4:40pm
by Jim Steinberg



Highland residents make right guess for first Tramway snow

Two Highland residents were among the winners of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway's Annual Snow Guessing Contest estimating the arrival of the first measurable snow at the tramway's Mountain Station.

The first snow to fall was on Nov. 21

Among the 10 who made the correct guess were Phil Merriam and Karsten Polk, both of Highland.


26 Nov 2014 at 4:35pm



Upland's Steve Frazee new chair for county schools committee

Steve Frazee of Upland was elected the chair of the San Bernardino County Committee on School District Organization during its annual meeting. Frazee represents the Second Supervisorial District.

For vice chairman of the committee, Karen Morgan of Victorville, who represents the First Supervisorial District, was elected.


26 Nov 2014 at 4:30pm



Former San Bernardino mayor to discuss new book at Feldheym Library

Former Mayor Judith Valles will present her new book, "As My Mother Would Say: Como Decia Mi Mama," on Dec. 6 at the Feldheym Central Library, 555 W. 6th St., San Bernardino.

The free event begins at 2 p.m.

Valdes' mother, Jovita Lopez de Valles, guided Judith and her siblings with old world wisdom and common sense.


26 Nov 2014 at 4:24pm



San Bernardino Symphony to open season with holiday concert

The San Bernardino Symphony will present its "Home for the Holidays" concert on Dec. 20, opening its 86th season.

Presented with major sponsorship by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the concert will feature music from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker Suite," Anderson's "Festival of Carols," Handel's "Messiah" and "Judas Maccabaeus," and Williams' "Home Alone.


26 Nov 2014 at 4:18pm



Boy, 16, apparently on skateboard, dies after struck by Jeep in Apple Valley

A 16-year-old boy died Wednesday of injuries he suffered after a Jeep struck him along a road in Apple Valley.

The boy was apparently walking or riding a skateboard headed south in the northbound lane of Mohawk Road, according to a San Bernardino Sheriff's Department news release, which said Sheriff's dispatchers got the call at 5:19 p.


26 Nov 2014 at 3:54pm




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