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    City Manager Tom Modica announced the appointment of Dennis Buchanan to Fire Chief. Buchanan most recently held the position of Deputy Chief of Support Services with the Long Beach Fire Department and has served the City in the department for over 29 years. As Chief, he will oversee approximately 545 sworn and civilian staff, providing ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Both trailblazers in their own right, Jimmy and Veatrice Jews were the original local power couple, battling incessant racism from the South to San Bernardino. Jimmy Jews was San Bernardino’s first Black fireman. Veatrice, a chemistry and microbiology major in Louisiana came to work as a scientist for a one-year clinical lab ...