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    By Dianne Anderson Seeing how Blacks suffered the worst of all racial groups during the pandemic only made Dr. Nosakhere Thomas more determined to get the community on the right career track into good-paying union jobs. Through the Inland Empire Black Workers Center, lower-skilled workers are moving into the High Roads Training Partnerships through a ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles This past Friday, the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency joined forces with both Riverside and San Bernardino County at the first annual Inland Empire Workforce Development Summit. “I can assure you… that the Inland Empire is a very serious priority for Secretary Palugyai and Gov. Gavin Newsom,” said Dr. Angelo ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Mothers headed back to brick and mortar workplaces and possibly great paying jobs may be worried about what to do with the kids. If they can get down the street and around the corner for 7:00 a.m. when the Long Beach YMCA pre-school doors fly open, they can get a full day ...
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    By Dianne Anderson For a second stint, Sheriff-Coroner John McMahon has been reappointed to the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training where he will continue to review new curriculum, new requirements from legislature, participate in training standards, and the framework for law enforcement statewide. The POST Commission also sets minimum requirements for basic academies, ...
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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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    With so many nursing career choices at San Bernardino Valley College, the sky is the limit and opportunities abound. Graduates can be confident that it will not be hard to find a job, as there is no shortage of places to work. Sana Massad, Acting Faculty Director of Nursing Faculty, said nurses are needed now ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Mary Lee had to learn the hard way about IEP services. Her own son is high level autistic, and in the beginning, she knew little or nothing about local available resources to get him through his childhood education, and a productive adulthood. She just had to hunt for it. Today, her son ...
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    By Dianne Anderson No one wants to think about child and youth suicide, but ignoring the problem doesn’t make it go away. Kids are starting early, considering taking their own lives or actually following through from as young as five years old, and Black kids are particularly not immune. At last count in ten years ...