“Service” is the act of helping or doing something for someone else. It is the volitional and voluntary act of assisting others and/or our community. It may also be defined as ministering to others’ needs.
On behalf of California’s educators, students, and communities, we are pleased Gov. Newsom joined us recently in supporting Proposition 15 on the November ballot. Gov. Newsom’s endorsement is a bold and historic step to right 42 years of a flawed policy that’s wrong for California.
COVID –19 clearly has impacted our lives in so many ways. It has so drastically changed our schedules and ways we operate that it’s easy to forget many positive things are happening.
Those living in our nation's poor and minority communities have historically gone undercounted in the U.S. Census. For instance, nearly one million Black Americans went uncounted nationwide in the 2010 Census.
The Fontana Unified School District has decided to remove all imagery of the Fontana A.B. Miller High School mascot (the Rebel) from the campus because of the image's ties to the Confederacy. For now, Miller is being represented simply by a large "M." When students and staff members return t…
- Man is shot to death in San Bernardino on Sept. 22
- Two persons are arrested during DUI checkpoint in Fontana on Sept. 19
- Woman is arrested for allegedly filing false claim against City of Rancho Cucamonga
- Fontana man, 27, is arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with three teenage girls
- Big rigs collide in Fontana intersection on Sept. 23
- Man is arrested on gun and drug charges in San Bernardino
- Man who allegedly shot coyote in Fontana earlier this year will face animal cruelty charges
- Man is stabbed during large scale unlicensed party/rodeo which had more than 500 people
- Fontana Sheriff's Department conducts investigation after 40-year-old woman is murdered
- Fontana P.D. arrests Ontario man on child pornography charges on Sept. 24
The horrible scourge of the coronavirus is continuing to have an awful impact on Fontana, and it's time for residents -- of all ages -- to do their best to stop this devastating plague in our city.
The Fontana City Council declared racism a public health crisis during a recent City Council meeting. It’s something that means a lot to me -- both as your mayor and as a woman of color.
My mother made the best chili in the world. “Spanish Chili,” she would be quick to remind me. I don’t know why Mom called it “Spanish Chili” other than she had gotten the recipe from Rosie, a neighbor whose family was originally from Spain.
The Friends of the Lewis Library and Technology Center is a community-based nonprofit organization, in partnership with the library, dedicated to enriching the lives of residents by connecting resources and people to library services, activities, and programs. (The library is now open on a l…
A program San Bernardino County created to help small businesses overcome some of the challenges they face during the COVID-19 pandemic still has millions of dollars available to support local businesses.
We all know that we are living in unprecedented times and these times require action. That is what the state's recent budget bill represents: A call to action to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most devastating events to face our state and the nation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone, but none more so than America's senior citizens. Unquestionably the highest risk demographic, seniors are dying at rates much higher than the rest of the population.
The things that have occurred over the past few months -- first with COVID-19, and then the tragic death of George Floyd and protests that often turned violent -- have caused all of us to wonder:
Police use of force is a headline across the country and the topic of intense debate.
I am announcing a broad agenda for police reform aimed at improving use-of-force procedures, addressing issues around bias in policing, and increasing accountability and transparency.
The same factors that made San Bernardino County one of America’s hottest economies before the COVID-19 pandemic will give us a significant competitive edge coming out of it. Great location. A young, growing labor pool. A desirable quality of life and supportive business climate.
On June 1, a group of about 100 people in Fontana took the immortal words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to heart: “We adopt the means of nonviolence because our end is a community at peace with itself."
In 2013, Rich Hunt was the newly elected president of Fontana Police Officers Association. He asked the Board of Directors to help completely change the POA’s mission, values and image.
Just like you, I have been inspired by the spirit of community binding our nation, state and neighborhoods together over the past few months, as we work collaboratively to address the impacts of COVID-19. The coming together of schools, governmental and public health officials, and the incre…
As emotional, and at times disturbing as this past weekend’s events have been, I choose to see this as an opportunity for us to come together to truly address the systemic racism that has disadvantaged a specific segment of our American family.
As the chairman of the Teamsters National Black Caucus, I am compelled to speak out about the senseless murder of brother George Floyd.
In just over eight weeks, the state of California went from a $6 billion projected budget surplus to a more than $50 billion budget deficit.
The coronavirus crisis is dominating the headlines, but that doesn't mean that members of the public should not pay attention to another very important matter: The 2020 United States Census.
As some folks know, during the last two years, I had the honor to speak at three events: The City of Fontana Veterans Day event (2018), the VFW Post 6563 VFW Memorial Day service (2019) and at the that same VFW, the Ralph Broiles Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6563 rededication of the same in…
Parents and students honored the Etiwanda High School graduating class of 2020 by putting posters and pictures on the school fence along East Avenue in Rancho Cucamonga on May 4.
We hear you. For the entrepreneurs and small business owners in our community, particularly those we work with day in and day out, we wanted you to be aware that we hear and understand your frustration with the uncertainty that you are dealing with.
During this historic COVID-19 pandemic, I am grateful and inspired by how strong and efficient our City has been during these unprecedented times.
At Medicare, we understand you may have concerns about going to your doctor’s office during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
We see the headlines and pictures: doctors, nurses, hospital personnel, EMTs -- gowned and masked -- fighting the battle against an unseen coronavirus that has sickened and killed thousands of people around the world. We all appreciate their dedication.