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1 hr ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Inland Empire heatwave goes on; storm oncoming

Nicole Nicholes of Rancho Cucamonga and Madison Bay, 23 mos., of Stanton play at the splash pad at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park. Good news for High Desert residents: Today's triple-digit temperatures are cooler than those down in San Bernardino or Ontario.

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Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, San Bernardino, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

5 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

Joint county talks to include health care, AB 109 Updated at

Supervisors from San Bernardino and Riverside counties on Tuesday will join together to discuss issues affecting the region, including health care and the early release of inmates to alleviate prison overcrowding. The special joint meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on the first floor of the Riverside County Administrative Center, 4080 Lemon St., Riverside.

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Related Topix: Riverside County, CA, Riverside, CA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

8 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

Sheriffa s officials say drunk woman assaulted 16-year-old

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials said a 33-year-old Victorville woman was arrested early Sunday morning after she allegedly hit a 16-year-old boy and gave him a bloody nose. Sheriff's Sgt.

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9 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

Woman dies after three-vehicle traffic collision Updated at

A woman was killed on Sunday night after three-vehicle collision around 8:45 p.m. near the intersection of Ranchero Road and Topaz Avenue, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials said. Authorities said deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff's Station and firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the scene of the fatal crash.

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10 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

San Bernardino teacher arrested for alleged sex with minors

HIGHLAND >> An Indian Springs High School teacher was arrested Sunday for allegedly having sex with two minors, one of them a former student. Amy Corinne Bramlett , 46, was arrested on the 3400 block of Parkside Drive in San Bernardino on suspicion of having unlawful sex with a minor.

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10 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

San Bernardino: School employee accused of unlawful sex with minors

An employee of Indian Springs High in San Bernardino was arrested Sunday, Sept. 14, on suspicion of having unlawful sex with minors.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Highland, CA

11 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

Body found in desert IDa d as Hesperia man Updated at

A body found in the open desert last week has been identified as a 53-year-old Hesperia man, San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials announced Monday. Authorities said Francisco Acuna's body was found in the open desert northwest of Baldy Mesa and La Mesa roads by a resident walking through the area on Thursday evening.

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13 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Fontana 3-alarm pallet yard fire causes $1 mil damage

A San Bernardino County Firefighter puts water on a 3-alarm fire at a Fontana pallet yard Sunday night. -- Doug Saunders Staff FONTANA >> Firefighters worked through the night and into the morning battling a three alarm fire that destroyed nearly $1 mil dollars worth of property at a pallet yard Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fontana, CA

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Dozens Of Vehicles, Semi-Trucks Damaged In 5-Acre Pallet Yard Fire In Fontana

Firefighters Monday continued to work to extinguish hot spots caused by a massive fire at a 5-acre pallet yard in Fontana. The three-alarm fire was first reported shortly after 10 p.m. in the 13800 block of Slover Avenue, according to San Bernardino County Fire Department.

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19 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

New veteran services program launching at University of Redlands

REDLANDS >> A new pilot program is being launched at the University of Redlands to provide additional support to veterans taking classes. The Office of Military Services at the university is joining with the San Bernardino County Department of Veterans Affairs' Vet Center to help familiarize veterans with benefits and services available to them.

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Related Topix: University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

County firefighters use video for training, public awareness

Despite the dangerous working conditions firefighters are exposed to regularly, they are determined to capture and document their work for training and public use. GoPro cameras have answered the call for sturdy, high quality video cameras, and firefighters have stepped up to become video editors.

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Related Topix: Fire

NBC Bay Area

Pilot Killed in Crash Remembered as "Outstanding"

Lt. Nathan Poloski, 26, is presumed dead after an extensive search of the Western Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Navy. Poloski is a native of Lake Arrowhead in San Bernardino County.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Military, US Navy, US News, Lake Arrowhead, CA

Victorville Daily Press

Hesperia man gets 50 years to life in fatal shooting Updated at

A 31-year-old Hesperia man was sentenced to 50 years to life plus seven years in prison after he was convicted of the murder of a Mentone man, court records show. Alex Vincent Quezada was found guilty by a jury in July of murder and being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm in connection with the March shooting death of 34-year-old Ronnie Mena.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Hesperia, CA, Mentone, CA

NBC Los Angeles

Excessive Heat Raises Fire Concerns

Temperatures continued to soar past 100 in LA Valleys and the Inland Empire during a late summer heat wave on Sept. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, San Fernando, CA, San Gabriel, CA, Riverside County, CA

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Gathering in Rancho Cucamonga aims to foster Inland Empire arts scene

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Trays of breakfast pastries and glass jars filled with strawberry- or mint-infused water sat on tables Saturday morning in the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center while people waited for the Arts Connection Conference to begin. The all-day conference was hosted by Arts Connection, the arts council of San Bernardino County, and included speeches, workshops and a raffle.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

E-cigarette industry booming in region, U.S.

The number of "vape" shops in the High Desert has taken off over the last year as smokers have laid down their traditional cigarettes and turned to personal vaporizers and e-cigarettes. The trend has fueled new shops across the Victor Valley and the nation, but it also has drawn the consternation of many health and government agencies.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Apple Valley, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Victorville, CA, Healthcare Law, Law

LA Daily News

California Attorney General report reveals racial divide in truancy rate

Black students in California elementary schools were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students in the last school year, according to a report released Friday by the state Attorney General's Office. The report, In School + On Track 2014, concluded that black students and those from low income families miss a disproportionate amount of school each year.

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Related Topix: California, Education Etc., Empire, CA, Riverside County, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Cactus Thorns

Adam Lunn's Candidacy to Shore Up Fire Department

"Twentynine Palms has yet to evolve into a full service municipality. Either the city gets on board and helps with the issue of the fire department funding or the department has to fold in the next couple of years.'

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Related Topix: Twentynine Palms, CA, Theater, Arts, Fire

Victorville Daily Press

Oro Grande kindergarten complex dedicated

The late Bettie James was one of the first black educators in the High Desert region and taught for more than 30 years at Oro Grande Elementary School. She was honored Friday in a dedication ceremony of the new kindergarten complex at Riverside Preparatory Elementary School, which now bears her name.

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Related Topix: Oro Grande, CA, US Military, US Air Force, George Air Force Base, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Cook

Victorville Daily Press

'Cleanup Crew' mans busiest sheriff's station

"Most nights we're going from a reported shooting, to a stabbing, to a fire, to a traffic collision," 25-year-old San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department deputy Mark Reynoso said. "This shift, it's like go, go, go."

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Related Topix: Victorville, CA, Fontana, CA

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