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Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers oversees the 21st annual gun melt – Nearly 5,000 weapons destroyed and melted into construction materials

Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers oversees the 21st annual gun melt – Nearly 5,000 weapons destroyed and melted into construction materials

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers announced the destruction of 4,661 weapons confiscated from criminals in Los Angeles County and collected through the “Gifts for Guns” exchange…

Cal State San Bernardino offers scholarships to undocumented students from private funding

by Vickie Vértiz In addition to 19 other colleges and universities across the country, Cal State San Bernardino has now joined a privately-funded scholarship program TheDream.US for undocumented students. One…

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

By Jennifer Schlueter Have you asked yourself why so many of your social media friends and people like former president George W. Bush, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey recently have…

San Bernardino Press 08/25/2014

San Bernardino Press 08/25/2014

The Recording Academy remembers Robin Williams

The Recording Academy remembers Robin Williams

By Terry Miller Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams apparently took his own life at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63. “He has been…

$1.9M awarded to local nonprofits to ease plight of homeless veterans

$1.9M awarded to local nonprofits to ease plight of homeless veterans

by Vickie Vértiz A total of $1.9 million in funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) was granted to three Inland Empire nonprofits and nonprofit partnerships to assist low-income…

Mandatory “kill-switches” for smartphones to prevent theft? – Bill awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

Mandatory “kill-switches” for smartphones to prevent theft? – Bill awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

By Jennifer Schlueter With our smartphones being worth up to $700, $800 or even more, they have become favorable objects for thieves. Black market resales for stolen phones are lucrative…

San Bernardino Press 08/18/2014

San Bernardino Press 08/18/2014

Flash Flood in Mount Baldy Kills 1

On Sunday, August 3, 2014, the San Gabriel Mountains experienced heavy rainfall and created a “flash flood” condition that overflowed Bear Canyon Creek, Mt. Baldy. Joohwan Lee, a 48 year-old…

San Bernardino students ready for school

San Bernardino students ready for school

by Vickie Vértiz While many Inland Empire students are still swimming in public or home pools and enjoying their summer vacation, schools in San Bernardino City Unified (SBCUSD) and other…

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