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    by Dianne Anderson If the community didn’t have enough to talk about at last year’s Juneteenth – this year should provide more than enough conversation to cover the latest threats to freedom and democracy. Across the Inland Empire, Orange County, and Long Beach, celebrations are honoring Black history by preserving the culture, and defending the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Speculation abounds as to how former white candidate Steven Carrigan for San Bernardino City Manager could have assumed he was not hired because, among other allegations, racial discrimination against him. Some think he may have thought the preferred candidate for the job – who was surnamed Black and happened to be African ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Mired in the throes of the state’s homeless epidemic, they live in tents on streets, under bridges, in the parks, some are out in the open, but many are largely hidden and unaccounted for. Pastor Paul Jones, whose nonprofit is connected with 211 Access, verifies the homeless wherever and whenever he sees ...
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    The City of San Bernardino has announced that Andrea E. Russell has joined its leadership team as its new Human Resources and Risk Management Director. “Andrea Russell has demonstrated her diverse and distinguished human resources experience in her time with the City,” said City Manager Charles Montoya. “Her background in recruitment will play an important ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Instead of complaining about the powers that be, now is the time to do something about it. Super Tuesday is just around the corner, with hopeful candidates for San Bernardino City Council taking all they’ve heard from local voters, and preparing for hard work ahead for the promise to put plans into ...
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    San Bernardino resident, and former Cajon High School standout Jayden Daniels recently won the Heisman Trophy, crowning the superstar quarterback at No. 13 ranked LSU the best in college football for the 2023-24 season. It has been a whirlwind week for Daniels. In addition to being in the bright lights of New York, the best ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Every neighborhood knows what their community wants and needs. Some are more concerned about crime, some focus on beautification, while others just want their potholes fixed. In Janette Mckaig’s Muscubiabe neighborhood, their association residents got very involved to oppose a structure they felt would change their neighborhood for the worse. Environmental concerns ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Break out the good clothes and dust off the resumes, Santa is bringing hundreds of jobs to town. The hiring spree of the year promises good permanent jobs, some unionized, some offering 401k, good health benefits with plenty of entry-level work and a chance to move up the ladder. Ronecia Miller with ...
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    Nearly 100 people filled the Studio D business hub on the top floor of the Chase Building in the early evening of Nov. 2 to officially mark the grand opening of the Entrepreneurial Resource Center (ERC), a partnership between the city of San Bernardino and Cal State San Bernardino’s Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE). And during ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Tightening up technology and how it is administered shouldn’t be as hard as narrowing down two racist disruptors of the recent San Bernardino City Council meeting, and questions of why it happened. The city is working with the police department to identify the criminals that Zoom bombed the podium, even as advocates ...