In December of last year, a few members of the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) Board were contacted by Assemblymember Chris Holden (who represents the northern San Gabriel Valley) to receive initial reactions to his concept of a new construction authority that would ex…
Not long ago, members of the Concerned Citizens for the Development of North Fontana were invited by Fontana Police to participate in an interactive police training exercise.
This year is special as it is the 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, created to combat trafficking of persons, to ensure just and effective punishment of traffickers, and to protect victims.
Developing partnerships are helping to establish a new roadmap for the Inland Empire as we boldly embrace a future of economic opportunity and prosperity.
President Trump recently signed into law H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, two legislative packages to provide government funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The funding bills included two key provisions that I added.
The City of Fontana honored students who participated in the Dr. Charles Koehler Veterans Day Contests during the Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at Miller Park.
As California deals with raging wildfires and unprecedented power shut-offs, residents are grappling with the roller coaster of emotions that often come with personal loss and an uncertain future. The reality is many residents who have been displaced will need mental health and other support…
The month of October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. With more identities being stolen, and scamming emails and phone calls becoming what seems like an everyday occurrence, this campaign serves as a reminder to learn how to protect yourself from becoming the next victim.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association, the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years, to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”
While the federal government attempts to undo California’s continued efforts and successes on air quality, Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed a measure I authored that establishes "smog check" requirements for heavy-duty diesel trucks in California. Current law does not require heavy-duty veh…
As we continue to enjoy one of the tightest labor markets in recent history, including a situation where the number of open jobs exceeds the number of people looking for work, we find that many industries in the county, especially manufacturing, are still finding it a challenge to fill open jobs.
American Medical Response in San Bernardino County has been donating food and clothing to shelters and centers for many years.
The Inland Empire Economic Partnership and Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions recently joined representatives from more than 20 cities to advocate for more inclusive and balanced energy policies in California.
Every year, the City of Fontana along with cities across the country host National Night Out to invite the community to come together and build relationships with their neighbors and first responders.
The recent decision by President Donald Trump to back down from his effort to add a citizenship question to Census 2020 is a victory for the Latino community, our democracy and nation.
The State Assembly last week voted to send to Gov. Gavin Newsom a responsibly balanced budget that makes core investments in the future of our state and our state’s diverse population.
With this new state budget, California will once again see record state spending at a time when many Californians are struggling with a skyrocketing cost of living and among the highest taxes in the nation.
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and I recently led a bicameral group of members of Congress in introducing the Citizenship Affordability Act, legislation to preserve and expand access to citizenship by ensuring legal residents who are eligible for naturalization, but struggling to afford it…
The 909 area code is nearly depleted, according to an agency created more than half a century ago to manage telephone numbering in much of North America.
With the Fontana Days Parade last month, and the festivities this month, Fontana celebrated its 106th year after being founded by A.B. Miller in 1913.