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Future of SBC Museum is up in the air

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The future of the San Bernardino County Museum is in doubt, due to budget cuts and the resignation of its director and senior curator. Robert McKernan resigned as museum director last month, reportedly after being told by county administrators that they want to take the museum in a different direction, …

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Jurupa Valley loses battle regarding power project

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A Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge has ruled against Jurupa Valley in its bid to block a major power-line that Riverside and Southern California Edison want to build.   Judge Thomas McKnew ruled Friday that Riverside has met the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act regarding the Riverside …

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San Bernardino chooses reform panel

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A nine-member panel that will study and possibly recommend changes to San Bernardino’s city charter has been appointed. The group, which was announced Monday, has until May 19 to recommend any changes to the City Council if those changes are to be included on the November ballot, according to a …

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Top city executive dismissed

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Banning City Manager Andy Takata has been fired. In a closed session during Tuesday’s council meeting, council members voted unanimously to dismiss Takata, effective immediately, according to a report originally published in The Press-Enterprise. The council then issued a statement, read by the city’s contract attorney, declaring they had lost …

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Lawsuit seeks to block apartment development

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A homeowners group has sued the city of Murrieta in an attempt to block a 112-unit apartment complex. Murrieta Community Values Organization filed a lawsuit in Riverside Superior Court last week that named the city and Golden Eagle Multi-Family Properties LLC in Irvine as defendants, according to a report first …

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