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Events Calendar: Oct. 20- Oct.26

Events Calendar: Oct. 20- Oct.26

Spiders and Monsters and Ghosts, Oh My! at Flights of Fantasy Story Theater on Thursday, October 26 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Hill Avenue Branch Library 55…

Former mayor Judith Valles to speak at the San Bernardino Public Library

Judith Valles is blessed with a heritage rich in Mexico’s traditions. Her mother, Jovita Lopez de Valles, guided Judith and her siblings with old world wisdom and common…

The San Bernardino Public Library to host manga/anime workshop by Mexico City’s Gaby Maya

Artist and writer, Gaby Maya, will be visiting the San Bernardino Public Library on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. She will do a talk about some…

Community

Plastic Bag Manufacturers Buy Time as Bag Ban Is on Hold

On September 30 of this year, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill…

Students Return 40 Years Later to Honor Teachers

On January 23, 2015 two events will take place to celebrate local teachers for outstanding…

Man Shoots Ice Cream Truck and Officers; Two Schools on Lockdown

By Vickie Vértiz A man in San Bernardino barricaded himself inside his house for hours,…

Free Flu Vaccine Could Save the Lives of Local Students

Each year, about 200,000 Americans are hospitalized because of flu complications. In 2013, 105 children…

Union Sinks to Deceit in Ploy for More Taxpayer Money

The California Nurses Association, the union that represents County nurses, is attempting to deceive the…

Entertainment

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Wrap up at the Feldheym Central Library

The Feldheym Central Library will host a Wrap up Party for NaNoWriMo writers on Saturday, December 6, at 4:00 PM. The 2014 National Novel Writing Month ended on…

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the San Bernardino Public Library

The San Bernardino City Library will participate in NaNoWriMo this year in conjunction with The Office of Letters and Light, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting creative expression.…

Gone Girl is a Heightened but, Unfortunately, Accurate Reflection of Our Culture

By Michael James Gonzalez It’s not surprising that this weekend’s number one movie at the box office was Gone Girl. The film stars a handsome, all-American male, the…

Rendezvous Back to Route 66

Where it all Began The San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce (SBACC) along with members of the Over the Hill Gang Car Club and the City of San…

Crime

San Bernardino police officer hospitalized after gang sweep

By Vickie Vértiz On November 7, a San Bernardino police officer was hospitalized after he was injured and knocked unconscious because…

Students recant accusations against instructor accused of having sex with them

Students recant accusations against instructor accused of having sex with them

By Vickie Vértiz Amy Corinne Bramlett was accused of having sex with a current student and a former student arrested in…

National News

Elections: Gov. Brown stays in office for record term, Prop 47 passes

by Jennifer Schlueter Last Tuesday, Republicans celebrated their victories across the nation, which gave them control over the state Senate. In California, they were able to deny…

California ranks 48th best on business taxes

California has the 48th best tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released last Tuesday by the…

Arts and Culture

Levi Ponce: A talented muralist envisioning community improvement through painting

Levi Ponce: A talented muralist envisioning community improvement through painting

By Jennifer Schlueter A close friend recommended I check out Levi Ponce’s art (www.leviponce.com). Thrilled about what I saw, we set up an interview at the location…

Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition opens at Pasadena Museum of History

Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition opens at Pasadena Museum of History

The Colorado Street Bridge – iconic landmark, connecting thoroughfare, engineering marvel, artistic inspiration, preservation model, and film star – is the focus of a new exhibition at…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

HGTV.com features Arcadia Designer Bruce Snell

In February HGTV’s “Designers Showcase” staff contacted an Arcadia designer and asked him to do an interview on HGTV’s website. They explained the goal of the website…

Housing investors fuel the market recovery, favoring buy and hold over flipping, A.A.R. finds

More than two-thirds (67 percent) of investor buyers paid cash Investors have played a key role in the California housing market recovery for the past four years.…

Education

Significant Drops in Suspensions and Expulsions for Second Year in a Row

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced a dramatic 20 percent drop in the number of students expelled in 2013-14 and a 15.2 decline in…

Sarah Culberson fears for family in Sierra Leone Ebola region

Sarah Culberson fears for family in Sierra Leone Ebola region

By Jennifer Schlueter “Everyone is at risk and more than 300 death cases! We are all scared,” Hindo ends his email from Sierra Leone to his sister…

Restaurants

Inaugural Oktoberfest brings out beers lovers at Santa Anita

Inaugural Oktoberfest brings out beers lovers at Santa Anita

[wowslider id=”11″] On Saturday October 12 Santa Anita’s infield hosted the Dog Haus inaugural Oktoberfest to the delight of German beer lovers everywhere. 28 German and craft…

SANTA ANITA PARK OPENS THE GATES TO THE MOST UBER-RIFICOKTOBERFEST SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2013

SANTA ANITA PARK OPENS THE GATES TO THE MOST UBER-RIFICOKTOBERFEST SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2013

Need a tip on where the hottest and coolest Oktoberfest celebration is this year…Santa Anita Park is your best bet by far! On Saturday October 12 at…

Community

Elementary School Opens a Free Store for Families in Need

Elementary School Opens a Free Store for Families in Need

By Vickie Vértiz The staff at Mildred Dalton Henry Elementary know the strengths of their bright students, and they also know some of the difficulties their families…

Oldest Mexican Restaurant in the Inland Empire is a National Success

Oldest Mexican Restaurant in the Inland Empire is a National Success

When the San Bernardino County Sun News visited the Mitla Café recently, the reporter noticed several articles from The New York Times, NPR, and other national news…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

Trumpetist David Longoria to lend musical talents to DHS fundraising spring concert

Trumpetist David Longoria to lend musical talents to DHS fundraising spring concert

Internationally known trumpetist David Longoria will lend his musical talents for Duarte High School Jazz Band and Concert Band’s fundraising Spring Concert Friday, May 31, at the…

Garden Talks with Lili Singer at The Arboretum

Garden Talks with Lili Singer at The Arboretum

January 10 Edible Landscaping in Southern California with Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen From small balcony to big suburban yard, every gardener can shorten the gap between…

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