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Carousel Mall to be torn down

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After several months of debate, San Bernardino has decided to demolish Carousel Mall. The city council Wednesday voted 6-1 to level the abandoned downtown shopping mall next to Interstate 215 and begin to look for a demolition company, according to Councilman Juan Figueroa. Councilman Ben Reynoso cast the dissenting vote. …

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Norco appoints city manager

Lori Sassoon has been appointed Norco’s city manager. Sassoon, Rancho Cucamonga’s deputy city manager of administrative services for the past 10 years, has been formally named to the city’s top non-elected administrative post during Wednesday’s regular council meeting, according to a statement on the city’s website. She will start work …

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Perris park to get multi-million dollar upgrade

Ontario looks to build a big park

Perris will spend $8.5 million expanding and upgrading 62-year-old Foss Field Park. The money, part of California’s recently passed budget, was part of $300 million secured by State Sen. Richard Roth, and Assemblyman Jose Medina, both Democrats from Riverside, according to a statement on the city’s website. Possible improvements include a …

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Riverside County receives pet company grant

Riverside County has received a $90,000 donation from PetSmart, the Phoenix-based chain of pet superstores. The grant will be used by the county’s animal services division, which helps county residents and their pets, according to a statement on the county’s website. Specifically, the county will use the money to support …

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Victorville to expand fire station service

Victorville will increase staffing at one of its fire stations with revenue from Measure P, a one-cent sales tax approved by city voters in 2020. Station 315, at 12820 Eucalyptus St., will go from a two-person paramedic squad to a three-person medic engine that can respond to fire and medical …

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