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County to get new communications center

San Bernardino County has broken ground on a communications center that will coordinate responses to emergencies and disasters. The 76,000-square foot Valley Communications Center will house dispatch centers for the sheriff’s department, fire agencies and the Office of Emergency Services, according to a statement on the county’s website. The building …

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Federal grant will help Fontana improve transit safety

Cal State University San Bernardino receives grant money

Fontana has received $2 million in federal aid that it will use to make transportation safety improvements. The funding from the Department of Transportation will help reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries by developing smart traffic signal technology, according to a statement released by Rep. Norma Torres, D-Ontario. Torres is a member …

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Riverside fund will help create affordable housing

Housing rents continue to rise

Riverside has established a Local Affordable Housing Trust Fund, the 42nd such fund created in California. The city council voted recently to create the fund and apply for $1.5 million in state and federal funds set aside for municipalities that have been designated “pro-housing,” according to a statement on Riverside’s …

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Short-term facility for homeless to open in Palm Springs

Palm Springs celebrated the opening of the Homeless Navigation Center’s Early Entry facility with an open-house and ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. The event, held at 3589 McCarthy Road featured remarks from Palm Springs Mayor Jeffrey Bernstein and city council members according to a statement on the city’s website. Rose Verduzco, …

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Temecula to open new rec center

Temecula will host a grand opening of the Margarita Recreation Center March 23. A ceremony, which will include demonstrations, children’s activities, giveaways, and refreshments, is scheduled to be held from 9:30 a.m to noon, according to a statement on the city’s website. This facility at 29119 Margarita Road has a warm-water …

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