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FOOTBALL: Sharks pay tribute to paralyzed teammate
Starting a season with only 10 players on defense would be a major gaffe for most football teams. For the players at Corona Santiago, however, it was an emotional way to pay their respects to teammate Jordan Walker, who was paralyzed during last...
30 Aug 2014 at 6:43pm



JURUPA VALLEY: Students take English, Spanish skills to middle school
After seven years in dual-immersion classes together, the students in Michael Cruz?s fifth-period honors Spanish class have earned the right to use the familiar ?tu? when addressing each other instead of the formal ?usted.? Or as...
30 Aug 2014 at 6:30pm
by BY SANDRA STOKLEY



Magical modern fundraiser, symposium on faith set
Conservancy plans magical fundraiser REDLANDS ? The Redlands Conservancy will stage its annual social at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the modern ranch-style home home of Nathan Gonzales and Todd Loza. The fundraiser will include a catered dinner featuring...
30 Aug 2014 at 6:29pm



REGION: Bull riders chase their dream as Cowboy Movers
Derrick Finnels, Jeremy Kolich and Adam Bowen hustled to fill a semitrailer for a couple?s move to Oregon. The guys didn?t much notice the gouges, nicks and scrapes they got from carrying big, heavy objects like couches and TVs at that townhouse...
30 Aug 2014 at 6:26pm
by BY SUZANNE HURT



Searchers tipped by murdered man
Richard ?Rush? Dickey hadn?t been heard from in weeks. He had set out for Yuma from San Bernardino on April 14, 1862. Only 24, Dickey already held the seat of county assessor. The duties of that office had delayed his departure for a day. The...
30 Aug 2014 at 6:17pm
by BY MARK MUCKENFUSS



PRATTE: Beaumont teacher's clean-cut surprise
Sean Longstreet, the gifted guitarist and enthusiastic director of bands at six Beaumont elementary schools, is entertaining people in a different way. As a new school years begins, students, teachers and campus workers are doing double takes when...
30 Aug 2014 at 5:51pm
by BY BOB PRATTE



RIVERSIDE: Bracelets will help Alzheimer's patients get home
As a caregiver for his wife, Debbie, Rich Gardner already had been dealing with Alzheimer?s disease firsthand for several years when he heard about the death of Ricardo Nava-Alamo. Nava-Alamo, a 62-year-old Moreno Valley resident with...
30 Aug 2014 at 5:05pm
by BY ALICIA ROBINSON



HEMET: City to crack down on handheld advertising signs
Two familiar tax-time fixtures may disappear from Hemet?s main drag now that the City Council has encouraged stricter enforcement of the city?s sign ordinance. Each spring, drivers on Florida Avenue are greeted by someone in a bumblebee costume...
30 Aug 2014 at 4:46pm
by BY CRAIG SHULTZ



TRANSPORTATION: Transit plan would mean big changes
Bus stops will be added and routes updated across western Riverside County if the Riverside Transit Agency goes ahead with its long-term plan. A big impact likely will be felt in downtown Riverside. Operations now at the main terminal on Fairmount...
30 Aug 2014 at 3:38pm
by BY ALICIA ROBINSON



MAVTV 500: Update on Mikhail Aleshin (with video)
Mikhail Aleshin, injured in a severe crash during Friday night's practice session for tonight's MAVTV 500 IndyCar race at Auto Club Speedway, was listed in serious but stable condition at Loma Linda Medical Center, according to an IndyCar press...
30 Aug 2014 at 9:35am




  Daily Bulletin


Richard Sather, first local Vietnam casualty, is still recalled by some

Richard Sather, the Pomona man who died in the first U.S. offensive against North Vietnam in 1964 and the subject of my Aug. 3 column, hasn't been forgotten.

I've run into a couple of mid-1950s Pomona High graduates who knew Sather, who was in the class of 1956 and who as a Navy pilot was shot down on Aug.


30 Aug 2014 at 5:18pm
by David Allen



Shooting on 60 Freeway injures 2 motorcyclists in Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CNS) - Two motorcyclists riding together were hospitalized in unknown condition today after both were shot on the Pomona (60) Freeway in Boyle Heights, authorities said.

The shooting happened around 11:40 p.m. Friday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

One of the victims, age 39, was transported from the scene, near Lorena Street, with six gunshot wounds to the back, LAPD Lt.


30 Aug 2014 at 8:51am
by City News Service



11 arrests made during San Bernardino County DUI crackdown

Eleven drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night on the first night of the Labor Day Weekend, San Bernardino County law enforcement authorities in Rialto, Fontana and San Bernardino said Saturday.

"DUI/Drivers License checkpoints have been shown to lower DUI deaths and injuries.


30 Aug 2014 at 12:54pm
by Liset Marquez





Napa Earthquake: Wine barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

In winery after winery, oak wine barrels stacked high and weighing more than a quarter-ton each came cascading down, renewing worries about a lightly regulated threat to safety in fault-riddled wine country.


30 Aug 2014 at 8:39am
by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press





State lawmakers pass ethics reform following scandals

SACRAMENTO >> State lawmakers marked the end of the legislative session early Saturday by approving two political reform bills aimed at addressing a string of scandals, including the arrest of two state senators on federal corruption charges.

Political transparency, gift-giving and cozy relationships between lawmakers and special interests came under scrutiny this year.


30 Aug 2014 at 9:42am
by By Fenit Nirappil The Associated Press



California appeals teacher tenure ruling

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them.

Attorney General Kamala Harris filed the appeal Friday in a Los Angeles County court on behalf of the governor and the state.


30 Aug 2014 at 11:27am
by ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press





Wounded San Bernardino Police officer remains in critical condition

COLTON >> San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia's condition remained unchanged Saturday at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center while people continue to rally in his support.

Garcia has been in critical condition and in a medically induced coma since being shot in the head


30 Aug 2014 at 9:17am
by Staff reports



Eastvale checkpoint nets 2 DUI arrests

EASTVALE (CNS) - Two motorists were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and six vehicles were towed during an overnight driver's license/sobriety checkpoint in the Eastvale section of Riverside County.

In addition, eight citations were issued for unlicensed drivers and three citations were issued for motorists driving on a suspended license during the checkpoint at Limonite and Hamner avenues that began at 7 p.


30 Aug 2014 at 9:22am
by City News Service



Lawmakers approve $100 million boost for UC, CSU

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Democratic lawmakers have approved legislation that would give the University of California and California State University systems a financial boost this year despite Gov. Jerry Brown's opposition.

Lawmakers approved AB1476 by Democratic Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner of Berkeley early Saturday.


30 Aug 2014 at 8:58am
by Associated Press



Ezell Ford funeral today in South Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Funeral services will be held today for Ezell Ford, whose shooting by Los Angeles police sparked a series of protests throughout the city and accusations that officers unnecessarily fired at the man.

Ford, 25, was shot at 8:10 p.


30 Aug 2014 at 8:34am
by City News Service




 San Bernardino Sun


11 arrests made during San Bernardino County DUI crackdown

Eleven drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night on the first night of the Labor Day Weekend, San Bernardino County law enforcement authorities in Rialto, Fontana and San Bernardino said Saturday.

"DUI/Drivers License checkpoints have been shown to lower DUI deaths and injuries.


30 Aug 2014 at 12:54pm
by Liset Marquez



Man, 19, shot and killed in Highland

HIGHLAND >> A 19-year-old man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in the 25000 block of Paloma Road.

Highland Police officers responded to reports of a shooting at 12:44 a.m. and found Michael Martinez suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a police news release.


30 Aug 2014 at 11:40am
by Liset Marquez





Wounded San Bernardino Police officer remains in critical condition

COLTON >> San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia's condition remained unchanged Saturday at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center while people continue to rally in his support.

Garcia has been in critical condition and in a medically induced coma since being shot in the head


30 Aug 2014 at 9:16am
by Staff reports



Blue porch lights show support for San Bernardino police, officer

SAN BERNARDINO >> A single light can mean a lot to police.

Ever since San Bernardino police Officer Gabriel Garcia was shot in the head last week and hospitalized in critical condition, residents and others from out of state have been lighting their porch blue at night in support of Garcia and his colleagues at the San Bernardino Police Department.


29 Aug 2014 at 12:01am
by Greg Cappis





Water-use violators could face fines in East Valley Water District

HIGHLAND>> The East Valley Water District has implemented outdoor watering restrictions in its 27.7-mile service area, following orders from the state to reduce water use during the drought.

The district's board approved the restrictions earlier this month and will issue fines to customers who violate those restrictions more than once.


29 Aug 2014 at 12:01am
by Sandra Emerson



San Bernardino County shelter in Devore has influx of 90 animals

DEVORE >> San Bernardino County animal control officials have an influx of some 90 animals, including 47 rabbits and 30 dogs.

The sudden population boom occurred as a result of sheriff's deputies arresting a Lucerne Valley couple with six children and 60 animals living in a residence "under deplorable conditions" according to a Sheriff's Department news release.


29 Aug 2014 at 2:54pm
by Jim Steinberg





Los Angeles County Fair opens with a vintage plane flyover

POMONA >> Let the fun begin!

Thousands of fairgoers converged on Fairplex Friday for opening day of the Los Angeles County Fair.

The fair is celebrating its 92nd anniversary this year and the month-long event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the newly expanded Farm, said Renee Hernandez, Fair spokeswoman.


29 Aug 2014 at 12:01am
by Staff report





Escape Craft Brewery set to open by October in Redlands

REDLANDS >> A couple want to help plan your escape from the ordinary.

Josh and Melissa Fisher plan to open a new brewery, Escape Craft Brewery, by October and offer another spot for fun, laughter and good brews.

The idea sprang from Josh Fisher's love for home brewing. With his drinks a hit with family and friends, opening a brewery seemed like something he wanted to tap into.


29 Aug 2014 at 8:51pm
by Kristina Hernandez





Rialto Unified to offer "middle college" program in spring

Rialto >> Starting in spring, Rialto Unified high school students will be able to get a jump start on their college careers, earning college credit at the same time as they work on their high school diplomas.

At Wednesday's school board meeting, the board voted 4-0 to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with San Bernardino Valley College, which will provide a


29 Aug 2014 at 4:55pm
by Beau Yarbrough





Carmen Montenegro convicted in Ontario body parts case

A woman who was arrested while transporting a trash can containing body parts was convicted of murder Friday in the death of her ex-boyfriend.

San Bernardino resident Carmen Montenegro, also known as Carmen Montelongo, is scheduled to return to West Valley Superior Court in Rancho Cucamonga on Sept.


29 Aug 2014 at 7:10pm
by Greg Cappis




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