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 Press Enterprise


Road to restore '51 Ford was exhaustive for Yorba Linda man
It?s always good to see a restored vintage auto at a car show. But what does it take to transform an old car into a like-new show piece? Tom Metz, a Yorba Linda resident whose 1951 Ford recently emerged from a yearslong professional restoration,...
24 Jul 2014 at 10:58am
by BY VANCE DURGIN



IT'S A KEEPER
Al Smekal of Huntington Beach has owned his 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 Sport Coupe since buying it new at Hovey-Dallas Chevrolet in Gardena. ?I wanted a 1967 Camaro,? Smekal, 65, says. ?But they didn?t have the 396 in it at the time I was...
24 Jul 2014 at 10:48am
by BY VANCE DURGIN



Vespa recalls its heritage, looks to the future with 2015 Sprint
Vespa is the Harley-Davidson of scooters. Sixty-eight years old and counting, it is the oldest continuous-production scooter maker, the most iconic and the most likely to raid its brand heritage and push it forward with new models that recall...
24 Jul 2014 at 12:00am
by BY SUSAN CARPENTER



TODAY'S EDITORIAL CARTOONS
24 Jul 2014 at 10:00am



RIVERSIDE: Doobie Brothers roll into Fox on July 26
The Doobie Brothers got started in the Bay Area, but the band seems to be gravitating to Nashville this year. It is wrapping in a tribute album slated for release in November called ?Southbound? and features country stars performing with the...
24 Jul 2014 at 8:24am
by BY FIELDING BUCK



RIVERSIDE: The Cult offers a sonic sacrifice at the Muni
Once Ian Astbury steps onto the stage, a different set of rules apply. ?Performance is ritual space for me. Once you cross the threshold onto the stage you?re in a deified space,? The Cult singer said in a telephone interview from his Los...
24 Jul 2014 at 8:23am
by BY VANESSA FRANKO



Editorial: TSA morphs into unofficial tax collector
Labor Day plans got you headed to Ontario International Airport or to LAX? There?s something special in store ? a new, higher ?security fee.? Congress passed the hike to help reduce the deficit. But our legislators failed to realize that air...
24 Jul 2014 at 5:00am



PAUL COOK: It's our turn to save veterans' lives at home
Veterans of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts bear both the physical and mental scars of war. As a combat veteran, I understand this all too well. Our nation has a moral responsibility to ensure the brave men and women who have defended...
24 Jul 2014 at 5:00am
by BY PAUL COOK



CONOR FRIEDERSDORF: Overzealous state can violate family rights
In a recent column at National Review, Kevin D. Williamson expressed anxiety over the inability of modern Americans to really own anything free and clear. ?Never-ending property taxes ensure that as a matter of economic function, you never really...
23 Jul 2014 at 5:00am
by By CONOR FRIEDERSDORF



Editorial: Obamacare should mean what it says
It?s a testimony to the times we live in that a ruling Tuesday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ? essentially holding nothing more complex than that a law means what it says ? has become a source of controversy. The case in...
23 Jul 2014 at 5:00am




  Daily Bulletin


Bomb threat forces traffic diversion at LAX

Staff reports

Traffic was being diverted in the upper level of the central terminal area today at Los Angeles International Airport while police conduct an investigation of a bomb threat, authorities said.

Officers responded about noon to a "telephonic, non-specific bomb threat in an undetermined location at the Tom Bradley International Terminal," said Sgt.


24 Jul 2014 at 1:27pm





2-year-old taken out of Los Angeles courtroom is found with parents in Arizona

LOS ANGELES -- A 2-year-old girl who was taken by her parents from a downtown Los Angeles courtroom after her maternal grandmother was granted temporary custody has been found unharmed in Arizona, police said today.

Mariah Salguero had been the object of a CARE Alert following her abduction Wednesday from a Superior Court courtroom, police said.


24 Jul 2014 at 1:11pm
by City News Service



Five Things To Do This Weekend

FRIDAY-SUNDAY: The Body Art Expo will be held at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, with more than 300 artists, piercers, vendors and exhibitors. There will also be live entertainment and a beerfest. It will be Friday from 2 to 11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.


24 Jul 2014 at 12:49pm





Pomona's Royal Court organizes a Royal Party for children at library

POMONA >> The guests trickled into the Laura Ingalls Wilder Children's Room of the Pomona Public Library for a special affair.

It was the Royal Party organized and hosted by two young women dressed in long gowns, sashes and tiaras.

The hostesses, Miss Pomona 2014 Yesenia Perez and Princess Stephanie Pinedo, sat with the young guests and read them stories about a princess with plenty of spunk, a little girl who becomes a princess with the help of a cupcake and a little prince whose parents can'...


24 Jul 2014 at 12:46pm
by Monica Rodriguez



MPK Night Market, distant cousin of the 626 Night Market, kicks off Friday

MONTEREY PARK >> Those jonesing for another hit of the 626 Night Market will have to wait until mid-August, but they could get a sample of the Asian foodie trend Friday, when MPK Night Market kicks off its new monthly event.

About 30 food trucks and booths, live entertainment, carnival games, shopping opportunities and Monterey Park's


24 Jul 2014 at 12:27pm
by Zen Vuong



Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti heads to Colorado to explore bid for the 2024...

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti left Thursday night, along with a city delegation, to Colorado Springs for a weekend workshop on what is being sought by municipalities competing to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

"We look forward to meeting with the United States Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs to discuss how we can present the strongest possible bid for our nation," Garcetti said.


24 Jul 2014 at 12:06pm
by Rick Orlov





San Bernardino Colonies corruption case has hearing a day after conspiracy ch...

SAN BERNARDINO >> A second motion hearing is scheduled to get underway today in the Colonies corruption case, this time on the initial grand jury instructions that prompted the criminal case in the first place.


24 Jul 2014 at 11:47am
by Joe Nelson



Computer club sets Aug. 14 meeting in La Verne

The Community Computer Club of La Verne will next meet on Aug. 14 with Judy Taylour giving the club updates and new products coming from Apple and Microsoft.

The meeting, a 1 p.m., will be at the La Verne Senior Center, 3380 D St. Visitors are welcome.

Information: 909-596-8776


24 Jul 2014 at 11:35am



Ontario Library plans teachers soiree

The second annual Back to School Soiree for teacher will be held Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Ovitt Family Community Library.

The program is directed to teachers. The library will provide information on library resources, snacks and lots of giveaways.

Also appearing at the event is acclaimed children's author Alexis O'Neill who will speak about her picture books and how they support the new California Common Core.


24 Jul 2014 at 11:31am



San Dimas candidates sought for commission vacancy

Applications are being sought for residents interesting in serving on the city Equestrian Commission.

Commissioners are appointed for a two-year term.

Applications are available through the City Clerk's Office at 909-394-6216 or the Administration Department in City Hall. Applications must be returned by the end of the day Aug.


24 Jul 2014 at 11:27am




 San Bernardino Sun


'Call of the Sea' at Victor Valley Museum

Families can explore the vast ecosystems of the oceans at the Victor Valley Museum in Apple Valley on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m.

"We'll investigate who lives in the oceans from the deep blue to shallow tide pools," said Jolene Redvale, the county museum's curator of education. "Call of the Sea will offer a variety of activities for all ages.


24 Jul 2014 at 2:05pm



Five Things To Do This Weekend

SATURDAY: The Inland Empire Street Life Car Club will host a fundraiser Car & Motorcycle Show at Adrenaline Martial Arts, 1930 S. E St., San Bernardino, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with roll-in and set-up at 8 a.m. Festivities include a trophy give-away, raffles and music. Proceeds from the show go towards a school supply giveaway to Mary's Table.


24 Jul 2014 at 12:50pm





San Bernardino Colonies corruption case has hearing a day after conspiracy ch...

SAN BERNARDINO >> A second motion hearing is scheduled to get underway today in the Colonies corruption case, this time on the initial grand jury instructions that prompted the criminal case in the first place.


24 Jul 2014 at 11:46am
by Joe Nelson



Two San Bernardino County hospitals receive fines

Two San Bernardino County hospitals were among eight fined recently by the state Department of Public Health, according to a statement released by the state agency Thursday.

St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino was fined $50,000 for failure to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical polices and procedures regarding the treatment and care.


24 Jul 2014 at 11:18am
by Jim Steinberg





Alzheimer's targeted by annual fundraiser in Montclair

Alzheimer's disease robs individuals of their memories and the tangible everyday activities that make up a person's life. It's the ultimate and cruelest example of identity theft.

Unfortunately, it's also a disease on the rise that is affecting people at every age. Lisa and Terry Jeffers have dealt with it on both sides of their families.


23 Jul 2014 at 7:15pm
by Suzanne Sproul



Judge dismisses conspiracy charge in San Bernardino Colonies corruption case

SAN BERNARDINO >> Prosecutors in San Bernardino County's Colonies corruption case suffered a major blow to their case on Wednesday when a judge dismissed conspiracy charges against all four defendants.

San Bernardino Superior Court Judge Michael A. Smith sided with defense attorney Stephen Larson, representing one of the four defendants, Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum, in the case, saying the charge was barred by a 3-year statute of limitations, and not four years from the time of the d...


23 Jul 2014 at 10:54am
by Joe Nelson



Adelanto substitute teacher, 40, pleads not guilty to sexual relationship wit...

A substitute teacher who has worked at the Adelanto Elementary School District pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 10 felony counts involving sexual acts with a minor, according to court records.

Rakshannah Gopal Ranney, 40, of Apple Valley, was arrested Sunday for allegedly participating in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl, who is not believed to be a student of his, the Sheriff's Department announced Wednesday.


23 Jul 2014 at 6:08pm
by Greg Cappis



Rialto Unified: In wake of Holocaust assignment, Jewish leaders to meet with ...

RIALTO >> In the wake of a school assignment that asked middle school students to argue for or against the existence of the Holocaust and provoked international outrage, Rialto Unified officials and Southern California Jewish leaders will meet next week to work out a plan on how to repair the damage done.


23 Jul 2014 at 12:13pm
by Beau YarbroughKristina Hernandez



Cyclist hospitalized after being struck by dump truck in Rialto

RIALTO >> A dump truck collided with a bicycle Wednesday morning, sending the cyclist to a hospital with serious injuries, according to authorities.

The truck exited the eastbound 210 Freeway about 8:30 a.m. and crashed into the cyclist as the driver attempted to turn south onto Riverside Avenue, police said.


23 Jul 2014 at 3:54pm
by Greg Cappis



Firefighters battle 'Split Fire' in the Cajon Pass, traffic hampered

CAJON PASS >> Firefighters are battling a brush fire, dubbed the Split Fire, that broke out shortly before 11:45 a.m. where Highway 138 meets the 15 Freeway.

The fire started as a car fire that moved into the vegetation along the highway, fire officials said.

Officials estimate it has burned approximately 5 acres.


23 Jul 2014 at 12:38pm




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