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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 Heather Johnson San Bernardino Schools Candidate It’s not so much that Heather Johnson holds a master’s degree in education while working on her doctorate in education that gives her the edge in her run for the San Bernardino City Unified School Board. It’s probably more like education is in her DNA. Her ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Incumbent Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers Chances are education and the way students learn will not return to the way things were before COVID, and  no doubt there is plenty of room for improvement in the months ahead. Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers feels it’s important to dig deeper into current hindrances to learning, and be ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Another round of unemployment benefits may be on the table, but not everyone is eligible to receive the extra $300, possibly $400, weekly payout expected to come down through the latest extension that may carry on until December 31. For all those still looking for work, Pastor Paul Jones has been holding ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parents are trying to wrap their heads around pulling double duty in the coming months with their child students, even as many toggle making a living working from home. One struggling small business owner and mother of four in San Bernardino said she is glad that this year seems more organized than ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Don Griggs moved through thick bureaucracies with ease, able to get the hardest to reach community the services that they deserve. Those who watched him take care of business through the decades say his true strength was his stealth-like behind the scenes action. He never had to bang tables to get the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Deep in the heart of need in the city of San Bernardino, a new facility for homeless men is set to provide a way back to reclaim something that many have lost along the way. “We give them their dignity back and we get them back to being productive parts of society. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Pressure is mounting for some quarantined couples now fighting their way through the fourth month of the pandemic, and it’s always the kids that suffer most. The courts understand. Couples with children in the process of divorce or separation can rediscover the art of communication with their significant other. They might even ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Retirement this month is a little bit bittersweet for Patricia Daniels Perry as she steps away from her lifelong love of teaching. “I’m extremely excited, I’m happy-sad. It’s been 45 years,” said Ms. Daniels, who has served 32 years with San Bernardino City Unified School District. Perry has influenced countless thousands of ...
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    Due to current national and international crises, including the COVID-19 social distancing recommendations, in-person commencement ceremonies for all San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) graduates have been postponed until officials lift restrictions. In-person graduations have not been cancelled. Interim Superintendent Dr. Harold Vollkommer said, “I want to assure you that we remain fully committed ...