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SB County OK’s affordable housing project

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The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has approved plans for a 190-unit affordable housing community in Bloomington that will include a new branch library and a community center. The $34 million project will be built in two phases near the intersection of Valley Boulevard and Locust Avenue, with infrastructure …

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New Inland city might not stay a city

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Two and a half years after it became a city, Jurupa Valley will soon begin to disincorporate. City Manager Stephen Harding announced during Wednesday’s city council meeting that council members will be asked during their next meeting to begin work on the disincorporation process, according to a report originally published …

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Inland cities to merge their fire departments

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Montclair and Upland have agreed to combine their fire departments. Both city councils on Monday approved a two-year pilot program, with both staffs expected to begin working on the merger next January, according to a report published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. The goal is for both departments to …

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Federal grant for Perris Valley Line is made official

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Construction is expected to start in January on the long-planned Perris Valley Line transportation project. Federal officials announced the approval of a $75 million grant for the project, which fills in a major funding gap on the $248 million project, according to a report originally published in The Press-Enterprise. About …

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Enterprise zone to hold one more workshop

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The San Bernardino Valley Enterprise Zone has scheduled one final complimentary business workshop for 2013. The session, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Colton City Hall, 650 N. La Cadena Drive, will discuss how businesses can save money on their state taxes by using enterprise zone tax credits, …

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Federal housings funds remain untouched

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Money that the federal government has set aside to help deal with the foreclosure crisis isn’t being spent properly. The “Hardest Hit Fund,” a $7.6 billion program the government set up to help homeowners has only handed out $3 billion, according to a report originally published in The Press-Enterprise. There …

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