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    By Dianne Anderson Nothing ends in disaster faster for a Black man than a broken brake light. For that reason, on Saturday, March 23, the Inland Empire Democratic Socialists of America will hold a free brake light clinic for all those in need of a repair, along with other friendly resources not easily found at ...
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    By Dianne Anderson All high school students looking for free money for college, and all nonprofits that want to learn where and how to get their next round of grant funding need not look far. The Community Foundation serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties recently announced the opening of scholarship season. Financially shrewd takers are ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Middle school is a vulnerable time, an age when self-esteem either takes off toward a high point, or takes kids down the wrong road. An upcoming conference for students 11-18 breaks out an itinerary almost like the way grownups do it.  They’ll have continual workshops in a collegiate setting, light breakfast and ...
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    King Middle School is the District’s fourth and newest School to Watch. King joins just 15 other schools across California to earn the prestigious honor this year from the California Department of Education and the California League of Schools.  Curtis, Golden Valley, and Serrano Middle Schools earned the Schools to Watch designation in previous years. Becoming a state and national ...
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    Ronald Anthony (Tony) Knox Sr., age 73, passed away peacefully January 27, after a lengthy battle with cancer.  He was born March 31, 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio. Tony was a United States Army Vietnam War Veteran. He also retired from United Airlines, after which he worked as a Security Guard and mentor to high school ...
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    San Bernardino Valley College faculty and staff are energized awaiting distinguished scholar Dr. Maulana Karenga, the activist who spurred a global philosophy on how to rise above the struggle. On Wednesday, February 27,  Black History Month special guest lecturer Dr. Karenga will present his “Message and Mission in Black History: Forging a Future and World ...
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    The San Bernardino Public Library will be hosting a film festival in celebration of Black History Month in February.  These screenings will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium at the Feldheym Central Library, located at 555 W. 6th Street. The series includes films that cover a wide range of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A lot of hard-working volunteers have given time and talent through the decades at the San Bernardino branch of the NAACP, sometimes facing the most intense community concerns of any city in the nation. John Futch, newly elected president of the local branch, said over the years the organization has maintained its ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Some people pay a lot of money for health and wellness coaches, stress management classes, Zumba and POP Pilates, Tai Chi, or any of the many other classes offered up free of charge at several locations across Riverside city. Participants just need to log in to the Riverside Community Health Foundation calendar ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Better programming, mentoring and tutoring helped push San Bernardino City Unified School District Class of 2018 graduating students to new heights, now at 91.8% and beating out the statewide graduation rate by more than 8 percent. Overall, school board member Danny Tillman said that he is pleased with the district’s increased graduation ...