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Like sunshine and diversity, creativity is a defining resource of our region. And like sunshine and diversity, the creative economy appears to be naturally occurring here and thus has been largely taken for granted
San Bernardino County supervisors say they expect to work together more collaboratively, with a focus on job creation, as the board welcomed two new members and the return of a third Monday, Dec. 3.
After a Nov. 6 election that saw unprecedented gains in Latino political power, Latino groups already are organizing voter-registration and citizenship drives aimed at further increasing their influence.
If retiring Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge’s career is looked at in terms of numbers, it’s somewhat staggering.
The San Bernardino City Council adopted an austerity spending plan on a 5-2 vote Monday, Nov. 26, after an unusual show of unity by the mayor and city attorney and an impassioned argument against the document by Councilman Chas Kelley.
Anchored by the Mission Inn, which 100 years ago introduced the area as a destination to agricultural investors and East Coast refugees, Riverside and the city block-sized hotel and resort is still a cultural subconscious for the inland region.
The passage of Prop. 30 tax increases stops the bleeding of red ink in school districts’ budgets, but it doesn’t cover their existing deficits, a Riverside schools official said.
Cal State San Bernardino and Inland community colleges say they are working to catch up with other schools in carrying out a two-year-old state law that guarantees transfers for community college students who complete required courses.
Stirred by a decade of astronomical growth, economic heartache and the rising political influence of Latinos, the Inland Empire proved treacherous territory last week for a Republican Party that just a decade ago considered it the new GOP frontier.
Parts of the Inland Empire look a lot more "blue" than "red" the day after the presidential election. Areas political observers once considered Republican strongholds gave way to a wave of Democratic newcomers.
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