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CARTOONS: Middle class going the way of the dinosaurs
Also: Greece's future with the euro looks dead.
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



EDITORIAL: Alternatives to prison
While state prison realignment has been blamed for much of Riverside County?s jail population problems, the reality is the county long has failed to maintain adequate jail space. On Tuesday, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved an...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



EDITORIAL: Liberty loses in Vaccine bill
We?re disappointed. In signing a bill for mandatory school vaccinations two years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown issued a statement carving out ?a separate religious exemption.? But when he signed a tougher bill Tuesday, his statement allowed only for...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



Lakers kick off free agency with two hour meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge
The organization that likes to maintain a competitive advantage by playing things close the vest had nothing to hide at 9:01 p.m. PT on Tuesday.  It's 9:01pm PT and Mitch Kupchak is walking in to meet with @aldridge_12 #LAtoLA...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:12am
by BILL ORAM



Acting Beaumont police chief named
Beaumont police Cmdr. Sean Thuilliez has been named the city?s interim chief of police as the process to find a permanent replacement is set to begin. Thuilliez?s appointment was announced Tuesday, June 30. He replaces Police Chief Frank Coe,...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by BY RICHARD MONTENEGRO BROWN



ADAM B. SUMMERS: Supreme Court misfires on S.F. trigger lock case
As we take stock of the most momentous U.S. Supreme Court decisions released at the end of its term and start looking ahead to the next term, one notable absence next year will be an opinion on a major gun-rights case. In June, the court denied a...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by By ADAM B. SUMMERS



ADOPTABLE PET: Devore Animal Shelter
Animal's name: Liberty Animal ID: A627815 Breed: Terrier mix Age: 3 years Color: White About the animal: She is sweet. Agency: Devore Animal Shelter Adoption details: Cash, VISA or MasterCard payments are accepted. Location: 19777 Shelter Way in San...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



ADOPTABLE PET: Living Free
Animal's name: Ellen Breed: Boxer mix Weight: 54 pounds DOB: May 31, 2014 About the animal: Ellen is a sensitive, sweet dog that is a little unsure of new situations. She has had a difficult start to her young life, but is rebounding very well. She...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



ADOPTABLE PET: Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center
Animal?s name: Marguerita Gender: Female Breed: Domestic Medium Hair Color: Calico Age: 1 year About the animal: Marguerita likes to play with toys and loves to be the center of your attention. Agency: Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center, a...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



BEN BOYCHUK: No shortage of rockets' red glare
The explosions start around Memorial Day. Usually, it?s a Friday or a Saturday night ? a big boom here, a loud bang there. I can never quite tell if it?s the neighbors one block over, or somebody half a mile away. Around the middle of June,...
1 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by By BEN BOYCHUK




  Daily Bulletin




Heat continues to pound Inland Empire, electricity flex alert extended

The recent heat wave has pushed officials to issue a state-wide flex alert today urging residents to conserve energy.

The alert was first issued Tuesday and will be in effect from 2 to 9 p.m. today , according to the California Independent System Operator.

Hot weather is forecast to remain in place today, and peak energy demand will continue stress the grid.


1 Jul 2015 at 7:07am
by Beatriz Valenzuela





Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti meets with NFL's Chargers, Raiders

LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Eric Garcetti met with officials from the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders Tuesday to discuss the possible return of one or more NFL franchises to the Los Angeles area.

Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos and Raiders owner Mark Davis requested the meeting with the mayor, Garcetti spokesman Jeff Millman told City News Service.


1 Jul 2015 at 6:13am
by City News Service



Man claims Rockstar energy drinks caused heart attack, sues

LOS ANGELES >> A man who alleges he suffered a heart attack after drinking up to four Rockstar beverages within six to eight hours is suing the manufacturer of the energy drink.

Oscar Maldonado filed the lawsuit Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Rockstar Beverage Corp. The complaint alleges strict product liability, negligence, fraud and breach of implied warranties.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by City News Service





Southwest Airlines adding service from Burbank to San Francisco

Southwest Airlines will begin offering flights between Burbank's Bob Hope Airport and San Francisco for the first time early next year, the company said Tuesday.

Dallas-based Southwest said it will have three flights a day between Burbank and San Francisco International Airport starting Jan.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Gregory J. Wilcox



Pomona Unified adopts budget for 2015-2016 fiscal year

POMONA >> School board members of the Pomona Unified School District adopted a $354 million budget Tuesday night that contains money that will allow the school district to expand some programs.

Of the $354 million budget $265 million makes up the general fund which is used to pay for employee salaries and most services.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Monica Rodriguez



Upland's finance committee sends $43 budget back to staff

All three committee members -- Council members Glenn Bozar and Debbie Stone and Treasurer Dan Morgan - were not pleased with recommendations to set aside more than $87,000 to contract a senior human resources analyst. The members were also vocal about their desire to have funding budgeted for police staffing.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Liset Marquez



Arraignment delayed a third time for former LAPD officer Henry Solis

The grieving mother of Salome Rodriguez Jr. lashed out at her son's accused killer, former LAPD Officer Henry Solis, for smiling during a brief court appearance Tuesday, in which Solis' arraignment was delayed for a third time.


30 Jun 2015 at 1:49pm
by Jason Henry



Prison group alleges abuses in San Bernardino County jails

Responding to allegations of inhumane conditions in county jails, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is ramping up staffing to increase oversight of prisoners and health services.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Jodi Miller said five new sergeants and 10 correctional nurses will be hired at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, where most of the alleged inmate abuse and medical neglect is said to have occurred.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Joe Nelson





High fire risk leads to San Bernardino forest restrictions

A historic drought, hot temperatures and other risk factors has led the Forest Service to prohibit any wood or charcoal fires in the San Bernardino National Forest, a step they last took 12 years ago.

That was in July of a year seared into local memories as the time of the


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Ryan Hagen





With 'Eat Mexico,' RC native found the recipe for cookbook success

Lesley Tellez may be an unlikely expert on the street foods of Mexico City.

Growing up in Rancho Cucamonga as a third-generation Mexican-American, Tellez ate TV dinners, frozen burritos and Taco Bell. She learned Spanish at Alta Loma High.


30 Jun 2015 at 1:43pm
by David Allen




 San Bernardino Sun




Heat continues to pound Inland Empire, electricity flex alert extended

The recent heat wave has pushed officials to issue a state-wide flex alert today urging residents to conserve energy.

The alert was first issued Tuesday and will be in effect from 2 to 9 p.m. today , according to the California Independent System Operator.

Hot weather is forecast to remain in place today, and peak energy demand will continue stress the grid.


1 Jul 2015 at 7:07am
by Beatriz Valenzuela



Arraignment delayed a third time for former LAPD officer Henry Solis

The grieving mother of Salome Rodriguez Jr. lashed out at her son's accused killer, former LAPD Officer Henry Solis, for smiling during a brief court appearance Tuesday, in which Solis' arraignment was delayed for a third time.


30 Jun 2015 at 1:49pm
by Jason Henry



San Bernardino re-passes budget after finding mistake

SAN BERNARDINO >> The City Council on Tuesday approved its budget for the fiscal year that begins Wednesday -- again, because they discovered an error in what they passed the first time.

When the City Council voted to approve a balanced budget June 22, the resolution doing so included an incomplete total for the city's appropriations -- listing those at $210,813,123 rather than $211,861,030.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Ryan Hagen





Home Depot volunteers build playground for seriously ill Barstow boy

BARSTOW >> Most days, Caleb Lucas doesn't see anyone other than his mother and the family dog.

Caleb, 8, has hypoplastic left heart syndrome.


30 Jun 2015 at 8:54pm
by Beau Yarbrough



Prison group alleges abuses in San Bernardino County jails

Responding to allegations of inhumane conditions in county jails, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is ramping up staffing to increase oversight of prisoners and health services.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Jodi Miller said five new sergeants and 10 correctional nurses will be hired at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, where most of the alleged inmate abuse and medical neglect is said to have occurred.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Joe Nelson





High fire risk leads to San Bernardino forest restrictions

A historic drought, hot temperatures and other risk factors has led the Forest Service to prohibit any wood or charcoal fires in the San Bernardino National Forest, a step they last took 12 years ago.

That was in July of a year seared into local memories as the time of the


30 Jun 2015 at 7:19pm
by Ryan Hagen





San Bernardino firefighters battle six suspicious fires Tuesday

By Doug Saunders

Arson may be the cause of multiple fires sparked in the downtown area of San Bernardino Tuesday, officials said.

Four fires, one vegetation and three trash dumpster fires, were reported between 5:15 and 5:45 a.m., Fire Capt. Mike Arviso said.

Two tree fires were also reported within minutes of each other shortly before 6:30 p.


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am



Consumer group says refiners artificially keeping California gas prices high

Oil refiners are gouging California motorists by charging branded stations an average of 30 cents more a gallon for gasoline than unbranded stations, a consumer advocacy group said Tuesday.

Consumer Watchdog delivered its


30 Jun 2015 at 12:01am
by Kevin Smith





San Bernardino man posing as a firefighter arrested at Lake Fire command post

A San Bernardino man accused of impersonating a firefighter at the Lake Fire near Barton Flats was arrested at the Lake Fire Incident Command Post last week on multiple criminal charges.

David Anthony Battle, 44, was taken into custody on Saturday evening, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.


30 Jun 2015 at 11:29am
by Doug Saunders



Safety campaign planned for Redlands Passenger Rail Project

Passenger rail service has not been offered in Redlands for many years and with service expected to arrive in late 2019, the project's lead agency will be leading a public awareness campaign.

San Bernardino Associated Governments, or SanBAG, is in the process of hiring an outreach consultant who will assist with developing a public safety campaign related to the Redlands Passenger Rail Project, said Tim Watkins, SanBAG's chief of legislative and public affairs.


30 Jun 2015 at 7:28pm
by Sandra Emerson




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