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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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Grant will help build Redlands homeless shelter

Homeless Crisis in Riverside

San Bernardino County has arranged a $23.6 million grant that will help pay for Liberty Lane, a homeless shelter for veterans. The 80-unit facility will be developed at Texas Street and West Lugonia Avenue in Redlands for an estimated $50.1 million, according to a statement on the county’s website. The …

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San Antonio Heights to get street, sidewalk improvements

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has approved more than $7.5 million in infrastructure improvements targeted for the San Antonio Heights neighborhood. San Antonio Heights will receive more than 20 linear miles of roadway and concrete work for sidewalks, curbs, curb ramps, gutters, guard railing and painting, according to …

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Riverside drops library fines

Riverside has eliminated all fines for overdue materials borrowed from the city’s public library. The change, approved by the city council on Jan. 17, applies to adults and juveniles and covers all books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs made available by the Riverside Public Library System, according to a statement on …

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SB building permits rise

Building approved for UCR business school

San Bernardino building permits bounced back strongly in 2022. The city issued 6,093 permits last year, a 42.6 percent increase compared with  2021 and the most permits approved in any recent year, according to a statement on San Bernardino’s website. Last year’s permits were worth $363.8 million, up $132 million …

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Inland Empire manufacturing is on probation

Manufacturing in Inland Empire

The region’s purchasing managing index dipped below 50 for the third consecutive month in December, which means that the sector is contracting, not expanding. One person who helps compile that monthly data says she expects a quick recovery, but some obstacles must be overcome to make that happen.    Barbara …

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