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Groups urge ban on Inland warehouse development

Gov. Gavin Newsom is being urged to place a moratorium on warehouse construction in the Inland Empire by a coalition of environmental groups. In an eight-page letter, the organizations call warehouse growth in Riverside and San Bernardino counties since the start of the pandemic “one of the most critical environmental …

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Town updates ADA guidelines

Apple Valley is updating its Americans With Disabilities Act guidelines. The High Desert town’s transition and self-evaluation plan detail how Apple Valley will make facilities, programs, services, activities, and events accessible to handicapped people, according to a statement on the town’s website. Town officials are asking for comments from residents …

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San Bernardino County holds PIT count

A record 800 volunteers, including 300 county employees, participated in San Bernardino County’s 2023 Point-In-Time Count. The early morning count on Jan. 26 was part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s annual one-day effort to determine the country’s homeless population, according to a statement on the county’s …

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SB County gets $12 million in federal funds

Cal State University San Bernardino receives grant money

San Bernardino County has received $12 million in federal funds that it will use to help pay for five major community projects. The money from the omnibus appropriations bill passed by Congress at the end of last year was arranged by Reps. Pete Aguilar, (D-Redlands),  Norma Torres, (D-Pomona), Jay Obernolte, …

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Job training center breaks ground

Construction has begun on a Perris facility that will train people for manufacturing jobs. The Skills Training and Job Placement Center will cover 13,700 square feet on a vacant parcel owned by the city at the northeast corner of 1st and D streets, according to a statement on the city’s …

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