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Ontario passes budget

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Ontario has passed a $470 million budget for its 2014-’15 fiscal year, a $7.7 million increase compared with the city’s current budget. Council members passed the budget by a 4-0 vote during special meeting Thursday, with Councilman Paul Avila abstaining because of concerns regarding several line items in the budget, …

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SB County receives award

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The San Bernardino County Economic Development Agency has been recognized for its recent State of the County event. The National Association of Counties awarded the county its 2014 Achievement Award in Community/Economic Development for that event, the 31st award San Bernardino County has received from the association this year, according …

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Familiar face to serve as Upland’s interim city manager

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Upland has selected an interim city manager. Martin Lomeli, La Verne’s former city manager, will serve as Upland’s top administrator for six months starting July 1, according to a report in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. During a special meeting Tuesday, the city council voted unanimously to offer Lomeli the …

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City raises utility tax

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Upland residents will soon be paying higher utility bills. The City Council voted 4-1 last week to increase utility rates starting next month, hoping the extra revenue generated will help the city stabilize its budget and meet its financial obligations, according to a report in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. …

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President and Mrs. Obama to visit Coachella Valley

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are scheduled to arrive in Palm Springs Friday evening. They’re scheduled to arrive at Palm Springs International Airport around 6 p.m., immediately after visiting the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, according to multiple reports. On Saturday, the first couple is scheduled …

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