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    By Dianne Anderson A lot of people don’t know about the backstory of Santa Ana and how much it had in common with Texas. But growing up, it was obvious to David Shipp. He said Santa Ana looked very different than it does today. There were a lot of Black folks. “Not 100%, but all ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Always true to their tagline “hard work, low pay and miserable conditions,” the California Conservation Corps is home to a lot of happy people working for meager sustenance, even if they have to drag 40 pound packs up the side of the mountain toward the raging fire. Until her next leg of ...
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    Reginald and René Webb of Webb Family Enterprises, franchise owner-operators of McDonald’s restaurants, have been named recipients of Honorary Doctors of Humane Letters degrees from Cal State San Bernardino. “Through their company, Reginald and René support various early entrepreneurs and create a community of successful individuals, which in turn helps elevate the quality of people’s lives ...
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    By Dianne Anderson If ever there was a time when moms were maxed out and needed a break, now is that time. This weekend, local nonprofits and organizations are partnering to bring 500 greatly needed and much deserved goody gifts to San Bernardino’s Westside this Mother’s Day. Sixth Ward Councilmember Kimberly Calvin applauded Terrance Stone ...
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    By Dianne Anderson All around, the panoramic impact of the pandemic stretches into every area of life, with higher unemployment hitting poor communities of color hardest, increasing the worst kinds of desperation and profiteering. While the actual numbers are hard to nail down, the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline reports that it handled situations involving ...
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    Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes and the County of San Bernardino announced that the California Transportation Commission has voted to approve funding for the Muscoy Area Safe Routes to School Pedestrian Improvements Project. The funding will come from the state’s Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 5 and will provide the project with a $1.88 ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Big business partners are helping keep the lights on at San Bernardino International Airport, and in turn, the community is getting in line for good jobs opening up there in the months ahead. Mike Burrows, the airport’s chief executive officer, said that opportunities span several categories of their revitalization effort. Through the ...
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    Time for Change Foundation (TFCF) celebrated its 19th Annual Awards Gala on April 9, by recognizing the resilience of the homeless women and children they serve and honoring outstanding community champions throughout the state of California. The event, hosted by author, philanthropist and co-host of The Real Loni Love, highlighted the empowerment of all women. ...
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    Ervin will join the District on July 1 The San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Harry “Doc” Ervin as Superintendent. Ervin will assume the leadership post on July 1, officially filling the seat vacated by Dr. Dale Marsden. Ervin joins SBCUSD from Bakersfield City School District, ...
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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 ...