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CARTOONS: Gimme a large popcorn, medium soda and a bulletproof vest
Also: Hillary's emails dug up at inopportune time.
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



ADAM B. SUMMERS: Where the sidewalk ends ? and cracks and lifts up
The condition of Los Angeles? deteriorating sidewalks, like its dilapidated water and other infrastructure, has been atrocious for years. But in the union-dominated town, a crafty Democratic councilman found a way to make improvements at...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by By ADAM B. SUMMERS



BEN BOYCHUK: Californians deserve more than just clichés
California?s public schools may be described euphemistically as ?a mixed bag.? Not every school is failing ? at least by state and federal standards of failure and success. And not every school resembles a prison. What?s true across the...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by By BEN BOYCHUK



EDITORIAL: Should Hillary emails be probed?
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch faces the toughest decision of her short tenure ? whether to heed the recommendation of two inspectors general to open a criminal investigation into whether Hillary Clinton mishandled sensitive government...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



EDITORIAL: Victory for open government
One of the more positive trends in Riverside County is greater transparency in government proceedings. Last week, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved an idea by Supervisor Kevin Jeffries to broadcast more meetings by county entities....
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



FOODIE EMPIRE: Backyard Bottleshop & Taproom expands hours
The owners of the Backyard Bottleshop & Taproom in Murrieta have something to toast: an expansion. The 2,400-square-foot retailer with a bar at 39400 Murrieta Hot Springs Road, has added staff and a fifth day of operation. They?re open now from...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by BY LAURIE LUCAS



IDYLLWILD: Summer program continues to thrive in the mountains
Some parents look forward to summer camp as a time to be alone as the kids are away for a couple of weeks, but at Idyllwild Arts Academy, adults can go to camp along with their children. The family camp is one of dozens offered at the world-renowned...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by BY CRAIG SHULTZ



LETTERS: Nazis left-wing socialists
Re: ?Theater shooter had violent erratic past? [News, July 25]: The Associated Press and its newspaper members should also be required to use only the truth when labeling people in articles intended for the brain. Louisiana theater shooter John...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am



RIVERSIDE: 5 things to know about the Summer Street Jam
Riverside?s biggest block party, the Summer Street Jam, returns to University Avenue on Saturday, Aug. 1, with free music and more from 4-9:30 p.m. Here?s what you need to know before you go: 1. Music This year?s lineup features three Southern...
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00am
by BY VANESSA FRANKO



DODGERS: Fall to A's, 2-0
LOS ANGELES ? The first pitch Brett Anderson threw Tuesday night was lined right back at his head. He ducked out of the way in time while the ball off Billy Burns? bat seared through the middle of the infield, as if an omen of what was to come....
28 Jul 2015 at 9:16pm
by BY PEDRO MOURA




  Daily Bulletin


L.A. County supervisors take their time in discussing oversight for Sheriff's...

While calling Los Angeles County "late to the party" when it comes to police oversight, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday discussed the role of a new oversight commission for the Sheriff's Department but took no action.

The supervisors heard a presentation from a working group that has met for the past six months on the new Civilian Oversight Commission.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Sarah Favot



Thai community remembers shocking case of modern slavery in El Monte

EL MONTE>> Twenty years ago, a loud wake-up call for the nation came screaming out of an indistinct apartment complex in El Monte: Slavery in the United States is not over.

On the morning of Aug. 2, 1995, state and federal agents raided the complex and found 72 Thai men and women imprisoned in a sweatshop, confined behind barbed wire and boarded up windows, with 24-hour guards keeping watch.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Rebecca Kimitch





Preliminary hearing details chaotic killing of Pomona officer

A Pomona SWAT member in court Tuesday described an October raid on a suspect biker gang member's San Gabriel home as chaotic following the killing of Pomona Officer Shaun Diamond.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Jason Henry



8 injured, 2 critically, by fallen tree at Kidspace Children's Museum in Pasa...

PASADENA >> A 70-foot-tall tree fell near a children's museum in Pasadena on Tuesday, injuring eight children -- two of them critically, authorities said.

Klee Scott was with her children at the Kidspace Children's Museum when she heard the 75-year-old pine tree fall.

"As I was approaching the tree, they (children) were being pulled out from under it," Scott said, describing the rescue of the two children -- a boy and a girl -- who were critically injured.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Claudia PalmaMelissa Masatani





San Dimas City Council recognizes young athletes

SAN DIMAS >> The skills and determination of 18 local young athletes received recognition and extra applause from the San Dimas City Council on Tuesday.

The San Dimas boys and girls proved their athletic worthiness by advancing from local to regional competitions to qualify for participation in the Southern California Track and Field Championships on June 7, San Dimas recreation leader Jeff Freeh told council members.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Imani Tate





Rancho Cucamonga man arrested, suspected in two attempted rapes

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Deputies arrested a local man in connection to two Monday morning sexual assaults in Rancho Cucamonga and Claremont.

Taken into custody was Jacob Latham, 24 of Rancho Cucamonga.

Shortly before 6 a.m. a 63-year-old woman ran into the street near Lion's Park, yelling, "He's trying to rape me.


28 Jul 2015 at 7:49pm
by Doug Saunders





San Bernardino County supervisors approve roaming food trucks

Food truck vendors got the green light from the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to roam freely and sell their wares in the county's unincorporated areas.

But food truck vendors must still comply with regulations established in the county's 24 cities, most of which ban free-roaming food trucks.


28 Jul 2015 at 8:44pm
by Joe Nelson





Supervisors authorize rewards to stop wildfire drone operations

San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday approved $75,000 to be used as reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of illegal drone operators who forced the grounding of aerial firefighters during recent wildfires in the San Bernardino Mountains and High Desert.

"It's an issue that is drastically affecting first-responders in tackling fires here in San Bernardino County," Board of Supervisors Chairman James Ramos said.


28 Jul 2015 at 11:54am
by Joe Nelson





San Bernardino County sheriff unveils new crime scene barriers

HIGHLAND >> Cylenius Gary remembers staring at her son's body for hours after he had been shot dead.

She asked members of the Sheriff's Department to cover Kimball Moore's body, but, she said, they told her they couldn't. Doing so could destroy evidence.

"My son was laid out on that concrete for over four hours," Gary said in a phone interview Tuesday.


28 Jul 2015 at 8:59pm
by Greg Cappis





Holy Name of Mary Parish Hall in San Dimas is blessed, dedicated

SAN DIMAS >> A man sighed as he stared in awe at the stained-glass window panel showing Mary, the mother of Jesus and the inspirational name for Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church.

Her arms were outstretched in welcome and a smile played on her lips. Sunlight reflected through the blue hues of the three faceted stained-glass windows created by Father Bill Moore, the Congregation of Sacred Hearts artist priest, for Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church's new parish hall, formation center and Society...


28 Jul 2015 at 3:22pm
by Imani Tate




 San Bernardino Sun


Joshua Tree National Park, three others earns 'F' for air quality

Joshua Tree National Park and three others in California are among the most air polluted in the nation, a study released Tuesday said.

The other three affected parks are Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite, according to the National Parks Conservation Association.

Of the 48 national park sites analyzed, the only ones that earned an "F" grade for polluted air were those four parks, the NPCA study said.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Jim Steinberg





San Bernardino County supervisors approve roaming food trucks

Food truck vendors got the green light from the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to roam freely and sell their wares in the county's unincorporated areas.

But food truck vendors must still comply with regulations established in the county's 24 cities, most of which ban free-roaming food trucks.


28 Jul 2015 at 7:56pm
by Joe Nelson



Families grieve couple lost in fatal San Bernardino crash

Jesus Venegas was eagerly waiting to see his daughter, Deanna, and her boyfriend, Jesus Ramos, this weekend.

"I haven't seen her in nine months because of a legal issue I was going through, but now that I won my case, I was looking forward to seeing her," Venegas said.

But on Monday night, as he sat in his San Diego home, he received a devastating call that forever changed him.


28 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Beatriz Valenzuela



Second fire in less than a month guts No Name Cafe in San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO >> For the second time in less than a month, the No Name Cafe in San Bernardino burned and investigators suspect arson.

The fire there Monday left only a burned-out shell of a building where the cafe once stood.

"I would regularly come here for breakfast," longtime San Bernardino resident Martin Stephens said.


28 Jul 2015 at 5:58am
by Beatriz Valenzuela





Supervisors authorize rewards to stop wildfire drone operations

San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday approved $75,000 to be used as reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of illegal drone operators who forced the grounding of aerial firefighters during recent wildfires in the San Bernardino Mountains and High Desert.

"It's an issue that is drastically affecting first-responders in tackling fires here in San Bernardino County," Board of Supervisors Chairman James Ramos said.


28 Jul 2015 at 11:54am
by Joe Nelson





San Bernardino County sheriff unveils new crime scene barriers

HIGHLAND >> Cylenius Gary remembers staring at her son's body for hours after he had been shot dead.

She asked members of the Sheriff's Department to cover Kimball Moore's body, but, she said, they told her they couldn't. Doing so could destroy evidence.

"My son was laid out on that concrete for over four hours," Gary said in a phone interview Tuesday.


28 Jul 2015 at 8:59pm
by Greg Cappis



School employees credit union in San Bernardino changes name

SAN BERNARDINO >> The San Bernardino School Employees Federal Credit Union, serving school employees in San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties, officially changed its name to Thinkwise Credit Union on Monday.

The business, which has been open since 1953, re-branded itself as it prepares for longterm growth and expansion, credit union executives said.


28 Jul 2015 at 5:51pm
by Neil Nisperos



San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford hosting breakfast event

UPLAND >> San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford is hosting "Breakfast with your Supervisor" event at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 7 at the Upland Hills Country Club Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center, Upland Hills East, 1231 E 16th St. The public is welcome. Cost is $11.

This month's guest will be Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D.


28 Jul 2015 at 5:40pm
by Staff report



One dead, two injured in car crash near Salton Sea

MECCA - A person was killed and two others injured in a single- vehicle crash in the Salton Sea community of North Shore tonight.

The collision was reported at 7:06 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 111 and Vander Veer Road, April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department said.

One of the two injured was a juvenile, Newman said.


28 Jul 2015 at 6:35am
by City News Service





Is your hotel as green as it can be?

Gary Petersen once helped green the White House. Now he's tackling a much tougher job: Making Los Angeles hotels environmentally sustainable in a drought.

Petersen, 67, a former member of the Greening of the White House task force, this month opened the first West Coast office of Green Seal Inc.


27 Jul 2015 at 12:01am
by Steve Scauzillo




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