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    By Dianne Anderson With just a few weeks out from a historic election, Fontana City Council candidates are preparing for a win, and the hard work ahead to deal with city economics, an increase in homelessness, immigration and unhealthy air. Amy Malone – Fontana City Council District 3 If elected, Amy Malone wants to advocate ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Through the maze of national political twists and turns, there is a local sense of urgency among candidates and legislators at recent virtual forums held by the NAACP and 100 Black Men of Long Beach. Everyone, it seems, agrees that voters must get their ballots signed sealed and delivered, and don’t wait. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parts of Orange County have turned from red to purple, and many more are becoming a deeper shade of blue. Dr. DeVera Heard, longtime educator and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Orange County, said the politics this election is too big for any single organization to handle. For that reason, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Stacy Augustine Rialto City Council Candidate It’s hard to miss the endless parade of homeless people in back of the restaurant that Stacy Augustine has been building in Rialto for the past couple of years. At his side hustle, he sees all types of people, all ethnicities each morning about 4:30 a.m. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson As long as voters just put a stamp on it and mail their ballots back early, or put a mask on and drop the ballot off in front of the county Registrar of Voters office starting on October 5, then voting should not be a problem this election. In the meantime, nothing ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Out walking the wards of Riverside, local Ward 3 city council candidate Jalani Bakari is hearing some recurrent concerns on the street, such as access to affordable housing and the growing homeless population. Traffic complaints are also coming up loud and clear. “We need better off-ramps, we definitely need to deal with ...
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    By Dianne Anderson The last San Bernardino City Council meeting drew a packed room of riled up community members to the podium, with many wondering how recent administrative moves fit into the overall goals and strategy for the city. A slew of complaints ranged from the acquisition of commercial cannabis licenses, to what to do ...