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Palm Springs starts small business pilot program

Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

Palm Springs has started a pilot program intended to help entrepreneurs who want to start a small business. The project is a partnership between the city and the Caravanserai Project, a recently-opened small business development center in Palm Springs that is affiliated with Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center …

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San Bernardino scrambles to repair potholes

Traffic Cones in Inland Empire

San Bernardino has repaired more than 3,000 potholes that were caused by the storms that drenched Southern California earlier this month. The city’s Public Works Department has deployed six to eight crews every day to repair nearly 14,000 square feet of damaged roads, with some crews working morning and evening …

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Riverside offers Spanish translation of council meetings

Redlands to redraw council districts

Riverside has begun translating its city council and council committee meetings into Spanish. The city’s effort to raise its profile in the Latino community is being undertaken by the Office of Communications, the city clerk’s office and RiversideTV, which broadcasts the meetings, according to a statement on the city’s website. …

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Fontana to use grant to pay for homeless facility

Bill calls for homeless shelter at state hospital

Fontana has received $9 million in government grants that it will use to help provide shelter for homeless people. Specifically, the money will pay for the conversion of a property at 17133 Valley Blvd. into a 120-bed interim housing structure, according to a statement on the city’s website. About $5 million …

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Moreno Valley opens new bridge

Bridge Construction

After two years of work, Moreno Valley reopened the Moreno Valley Beach Drive Bridge. A seven-lane bridge has replaced the two-lane structure that was built during the 1970’s, according to a statement on the city’s website. “This updated bridge will better serve our growing business and residential community in my …

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