As two huge dual track infrastructure bills are negotiated, Congress should seize the opportunity to prioritize the chief concerns of working families in both California and the Inland Empire: a lack of affordable housing and ever-increasing rents.
Patients fighting for their lives often have no memory of me, but it’s my hands that pump their chests when they’re in cardiac arrest, lift them out of bed when they’re weak and wheel their gurneys into surgery.
Commander Victor Glover was escorted into a VIP press conference on Sept. 18 at the Jesse Turner Center on the arms of Miss Black Awareness and her Court, where he was greeted by his fraternity brothers, elected officials, and the press.
It was an honor to take part in the meeting convened Sept. 15 by President Joe Biden to share the progress Kaiser Permanente has made in mandating COVID-19 vaccination and in helping to end this pandemic.
During my swearing in ceremony in 2018, I declared a “State of Emergency in Education” for the City of Fontana.
Aug. 21 marked the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism in order to honor and support the victims and survivors of terrorism and to promote and protect their human rights and fundamental freedoms.
- Police conduct death investigation in San Bernardino
- UPDATE: Another in-custody death is reported at West Valley Detention Center
- Four suspects are arrested after weapons and counterfeit money are seized by Fontana Police Department
- Former San Bernardino resident is sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison for attempting to buy machine guns and grenade launchers in exchange for fentanyl and heroin
- Rancho Cucamonga man is arrested on charges of indecent exposure and annoying/molesting a child
- Man is shot to death in San Bernardino on Oct. 18
- Attorneys for inmate's family file claim against West Valley Detention Center
- Fontana resident is one of 15 suspects arrested during recent crackdown on illegal marijuana cultivation
- Man is shot to death in parking lot behind marijuana dispensary
- Fontana P.D. detectives arrest man on child pornography charges on Oct. 14
If negotiations in Congress open a path to citizenship this year for the roughly 10.2 million undocumented immigrants in America, the U.S. economy will grow by as much as $1.7 trillion over 10 years, according to a joint study conducted by the Center for American Progress and the University …
A recent search on CalJobs found 572 employment opportunities in San Bernardino County that included some form of the word "innovation" in the description.
The Assembly Health Committee recently passed Senate Bill 523, taking California one step closer to creating greater contraceptive equity statewide.
As we celebrate July 4th with our friends and families after a long, challenging year, let’s remember what this holiday is all about -- the freedoms our forefathers bravely established for us 245 years ago.
The historic nature of the 2021-2022 state budget can’t be overstated enough as we emerge from a worldwide pandemic that came with significant human loss, shut down California’s economy and made us all question what our future would be like against these odds.
The Women of Steel Committee of the United Steelworkers Local 8599, who proudly represent the classified employees, classified substitute employees, center monitors, college tutors and child care providers of the Fontana Unified School District, have completed another service project for the…
Across California, the COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all adults. It’s a hopeful time, as local cases and hospitalizations continue to fall.
As I noted in January when Gov. Newsom initially released his 2021-2022 budget proposal, I appreciate that the proposed budget revision he announced this month is set to continue helping struggling families, small businesses and communities.
Southern California Edison customers on the Tapo circuit in Simi Valley experienced four Public Safety Power Shutoffs between last November and December, affecting some, if not most, of the 1,374 customers on the circuit each time.
Despite the existence of a broad array of banks and credit unions, we have a serious problem in California -- one in four households in the Golden State are either unbanked or underbanked.
At a recent hearing regarding future development in Fontana, several public comments showed an unfamiliarity and/or misunderstanding of how projects such as these improve our city by providing infrastructure, generating jobs and enhancing the quality of life for all residents.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign performed a study on Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) concluding that air polluters disproportionately and systematically affect people of color in the United States, highlighting the environmental inequities in BIPOC communities.
At a time when Southern California may finally be seeing some light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, the last thing local regulators should be doing is threatening our economy, particularly for the communities of color that have been hit hardest by the pandemic.
This year San Bernardino County Fire Prevention officers will try a new tool to combat illegal fireworks in the communities they serve -- contact-free citations.
We totally oppose Assembly Bill 1177 -- which would form a taxpayer funded, state-run bank to decrease the number of unbanked and underbanked residents in California -- for a simple reason: credit unions already exist for this exact purpose as established by Congress under the Federal Credit…
I want to offer my sincerest condolences to the family of George Floyd. It is hard enough to lose someone you love, but to have to relive it repeatedly is even harder.
In 2020, Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino (FARSB), the regional food bank of the Inland Empire, fed more than 1.5 million Inland Empire residents and distributed more than 26 million pounds of food throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
With cases dropping and vaccine availability up, the Inland Southern California region is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel of the COVID-19 crisis.
If it’s true that the only time you start at the top is when you’re digging a hole, it’s even truer that the only way to start digging any hole safely is by calling 811 first.
California children and families will receive much-needed money to buy food, pay for housing or child care, and other urgent needs thanks to the American Rescue Plan approved in early March by Congress and signed by President Biden.
Extinguishing wildfires early keeps them from growing into community-destroying conflagrations, but spotting small fires in time to keep them in check has been a constant challenge for firefighters as well as residents of fire-prone communities.
Due to the decreasing COVID case rates in San Bernardino County, the FUSD School Board decided to return to in-person instruction beginning in April. This is exciting but with things moving so quickly, it is prudent to pause.
“This is a wartime effort.” These were the words of President Joe Biden just five days in on the fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
In light of the recent spate of racist and xenophobic attacks, Congregations Organized For Prophetic Engagement (COPE) proudly and emphatically stands in solidarity with our Asian brothers and sisters in our community, San Francisco’s Chinatown, and worldwide.
When I look at the issue of letting kids play sports again, I view it through both of my filters, that of a legislator and of a mother. That is why it is clear to me that parents should be allowed to decide if it is the right time for their children to get back onto the recreational field an…
On Feb. 16, the City of Fontana’s Planning Commission took a courageous step in response to the over 52 voicemails, 13 live callers, and dozens of comments sent via e-mail. They selected to table a project on the corner of Slover and Citrus avenues, which is a proposed warehouse for an alrea…
This month, our nation commemorates the achievements of Black Americans, highlighting the contributions of those who came before us. We celebrate those who helped craft history, not merely Black History but American History.