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Spaghetti for Theresa

St. Adelaide Academy families and guests gathered for a spaghetti lunch fundraiser on Monday, Feb. 8, in memory of and to raise money to help the Villalvazo family pay for funeral and burial expenses for recently deceased transitional kindergarten teacher Theresa Villalvazo.

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Thursday 02/11/2016
SBCUSD brings the bright lights
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:03 pm

Cypress and Cram elementary schools are among the most recent San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) schools to install new electronic marquess providing the schools one more way to improve communication with parents and the community.

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LifeStream blood bank deals with Zika virus
Posted: February 11, 2016

Effective immediately, LifeStream blood bank is requesting that potential blood donors self-defer from giving blood for 28 days following their return from areas most affected by the Zika virus.

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Oversight Board approves RDA payments
Posted: February 11, 2016

The Oversight Board, appointed to oversee distribution of redevelopment tax increments following the demise of redevelopment agencies, on Jan. 28, unanimously approved almost $4 million in expenses in the dissolution of the Highland Redevelopment Agency.

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New GM welcomes visitors to Hampton
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 5:23 pm

Toby Simmons is new to Highland as general manager of the Hampton Inn and Suites in San Manuel Village, Highland and Boulder avenues.

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CDBG funds allocated
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 5:18 pm

The Highland City Council agreed on distribution of over $400,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds Tuesday night, Feb. 9, with the bulk of the money ($357,749) going toward local construction projects.

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Wash Plan bill gains support
Posted: February 11, 2016

A bipartisan bill by Republican Representative Paul Cook and Democrat Representative Pete Aguilar to approve a land swap gained the support of the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District at the District’s Board of Directors meeting Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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EVWD, SBD settlement released
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 5:09 pm

A two-year-old lawsuit the East Valley Water District filed in January, 2014 against the Inland Valley Development Agency, land owner of San Bernardino International Airport, has been dropped and the two have reached a settlement, it was announced Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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Fallen officers remembered
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:17 pm

Three years ago the most chilling words a deputy can hear were transmitted via the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department radio channel:

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Highland hit-and-run reported
Posted: February 11, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, Highland Police received a call at 10:50 p.m. to report a man down in the middle of the street in the 7800 block of Sterling Avenue. Deputy Jeff Casey responded and found the victim in the #2 lane of Sterling Avenue. Victim sustained major injuries due to being struck by a vehicle.

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Reaction to Coastal Commission firing
Posted: February 11, 2016

On behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity, Steve Jones, oceans communications specialist, had the following statement about the California Coastal Commission’s disappointing decision to terminate the Executive Director Dr. Charles Lester:

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Human Trafficking arrests
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:19 pm

The San Bernardino Police Department partnered with officers from the State of Virginia to bring human traffickers to justice. On Tuesday, February 9, San Bernardino narcotics officers were contacted by Virginia officers asking for assistance with a confidential victim of human trafficking that was a minor.

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CRIME ALERT! 13 new crimes 2/11
Posted: February 11, 2016

AUTO BURGLARY - 6900 BLOCK PALM AVE Highland Police 2/10/2016 8:43:00 PM Map It

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Whittier stolen car recovered
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 4:34 pm

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 4:30 p.m., Highland deputies searched for a car reportedly stolen from Whittier on Monday, Feb. 8.

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Dumpster fire
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 7:52 am

At 10:48 p.m. Tuesday night, Feb. 9, Highland Fire/CAL FIRE responded to a dumpster fire behind the liquor store at 7335 Victoria Ave. When Firefighters arrived at scene they found a dumpster behind the store with heavy fire. Battalion Chief John Toon reports the fire was knocked down in four minutes, did not extend into any structures, but a portion of a wood fence did burn. No injuries to civilians or Firefighters. The cause is suspicious and still under investigation.

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CRIME ALERT! 7 new crimes 2/10
Posted: February 10, 2016

ARSON-STORAGE,BARNS,GARAGE,WAREHOUSE, ETC - BASELINE ST / VICTORIA AVE Highland Police 2/9/2016 10:46:00 PM Map It

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Highland Lions roar: Free eye exams, glasses and flu shots
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:31 pm

Todd Kerns and Reina Fernandez walked a mile and a half and arrived at 7:20 a.m., Saturday, to get a free eye exam and glasses. They walked out at at 11:40 with new glasses and a great appreciation for all that the local Lions Clubs had done to make it possible for them to see better. "It was worth the wait." Todd said, "It was like I earned money today because glasses and the exam cost so much. This was such a blessing."

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Cookie time!
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:32 pm

Sarah McClung. 14, and McKenna Burdett, 17, sell Girl Scout Cookies Sunday at Albertson's market. They are in Troop 170 in Highland.

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CRIME ALERT! 11 new crimes 2/9
Posted: February 09, 2016

GTA - AUTO - 7800 BLOCK LANKERSHIM AVE Highland Police 2/9/2016 1:26:00 AM Map It

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Monday 02/08/2016
Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins endorses Abigail Medina for State assembly
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:59 pm

Calls Medina a “proven leader who is committed to solving problems"

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Two Highland students appointed to West Point
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Each year, thousands of student apply for admission to the Army’s Military Academy at West Point, but only a few are accepted. The Academy accepts only the cream of the crop, those who are academically, mentally and physically superior.

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SB murder reported
Posted: February 08, 2016

On Sunday, February 7, in the early morning hours, members of the San Bernardino Police Department Patrol Division responded to a shooting at the private residence on the 1700 block of 19th Street. The officers arrived and found one of the party goers had suffered gunshot wound(s). Medical aid was called and the victim, identified as Gustavo Zarate, 20, later died at ARMC. The motive of the shooting is under investigation and no suspects have been arrested. Members of the San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Detail are investigating. Please contact Detective Houser or Sergeant Sullivan with any information (909) 384-5615.

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CRIME ALERT! 5 new crimes 2/8
Posted: February 08, 2016

POSS OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - 26000 BLOCK CYPRESS ST Highland Police 2/7/2016 11:12:00 PM Map It

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Gas prices down 6.3 cents
Posted: February 08, 2016

February 8- Average retail gasoline prices in San Bernardino have fallen 6.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.62/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 567 gas outlets in San Bernardino. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $1.74/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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CRIME ALERT! 11 new crimes 2/7
Posted: February 08, 2016

CARRYING CONCEALED FIREARM - HIGHLAND AVE / VICTORIA AVE Highland Police 2/7/2016 3:03:00 AM Map It

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Saturday 02/06/2016
CRIME ALERT! 7 new crimes 2/6
Posted: February 06, 2016

POSS OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - E PACIFIC ST / VALARIA DR Highland Police 2/5/2016 8:15:00 PM Map It

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Republican Women set night meeting
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:40 pm

San Bernardino Republican Women Federated will be having an evening of appreciation to honor our protectors.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Kiwanis moves for Thursday meeting
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:43 pm

The next meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Highland on Thursday, Feb. 11, will be at Farmer Boys restaurant at Fifth Street and Palm Avenue.

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Tennessee native likes California
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:47 pm

Beginning her new job as executive director of the Highland Family Y the first of September, 2015, Karen Lampert was immediately immersed in major events.

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Daniels, Kelley case moved to March 18
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:48 pm

Darron Daniels and Marcus Kelley, charged in the shooting death of 4-year-old Daniel Muñoz in Highland, had their case continued once again on Feb. 4 when Deputy District Attorney Jill Gregory asked for more time, waiting for information from the crime lab.

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Citrus Harvest Festival: Chili/BBQ cooking contest?
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:51 pm

The Historic and Cultural Preservation Board is considering adding a chili or barbecue cooking contest to its entertainment fare at the upcoming Citrus Harvest Festival scheduled for March 26.

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CRIME ALERT! 11 new crimes 2/5
Posted: February 05, 2016

ADW - OTHER DANGEROUS WEAPON - 7700 BLOCK PALM AVE Highland Police 2/5/2016 1:29:00 AM Map It

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Military Explorers brings government service career training to Highland
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 4:47 pm

As education continues its drive to create and develop career pathway opportunities for students within the schools outside programs like the Military Explorers of the Inland Empire are often able to offer more for those students who have clear motives for a career in government service.

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Citrus Valley musicians perform in SoCal honor ensembles
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 4:50 pm

Two Citrus Valley High School (CVHS) sophomores qualified for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association’s All-Southern High School Honor Ensembles this past month.

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Kindness Week
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 4:43 pm

St. Bernardine Medical Center President Darryl VandenBosch joined kindergarten students from Holy Rosary Academy in San Bernardino on Friday, Jan. 29, for The Great Kindness Challenge, which encourages children to complete 50 kind acts in one week.

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Active Shooter classes popular
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 4:11 pm

The Highland Police Department hosted Active Shooter classes Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30, and scheduled an additional class for today, Feb. 5, at 5:30 p.m.

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Free eye health clinic
Posted: February 04, 2016

The Grand Terrace Lions Club, assisted by the Highland Lions Club, will host a free eye health clinic on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the First Presbyterian Church, 1900 N. D St., San Bernardino, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Indian Springs takes first
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 4:05 pm

Congratulations to the Indian Springs High School competitions Cheer Squad which recently won first place at the Sharp International Cheer Competition held at Indian Springs on Jan. 30.

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CTA endorses Medina for 40th Assembly
Posted: February 04, 2016

Expanding her already thriving coalition of key labor supporters, San Bernardino City Unified School Board Member Abigail Medina picked up a crucial endorsement from the California Teachers Association in her campaign to represent California’s 40th State Assembly District seat.

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More similarities than differences
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 3:55 pm

Many people might be surprised to learn that Islam and the Koran have a lot in common with Christianity and Judaism.

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Dusty Dawson comes home to Highland
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 3:51 pm

Dusty Dawson has pledged to walk at least 100 miles in every state to draw attention and support for the Wounded Warriors Project, which has helped him and his son, both of whom served in Afghanistan, at one time at the same time.

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No warehouse on Greenspot Road
Posted: February 04, 2016

“No way,” commented Planning Commissioner John Gamboa, leading fellow commissioners to join him in rejecting a proposal for a large warehouse on the south side of Greenspot Road between a storage business and the electric substation.

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New cooperation among water agencies
Posted: February 04, 2016

Regional water agencies have been in communication and cooperating for the past few years in stark contrast to past years when fights and lawsuits were more the order of the day as each agency sought to get its share.

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Tacoma, Wash. Murder Suspect Sought in Los Angeles
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 3:38 pm

The FBI is looking for Robert Deshawn Grott, 29, who may currently be in the Los Angeles area. Grott is wanted on a Washington state arrest warrant for Murder 1. He is also wanted on a federal arrest warrant for Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution (UFAP) filed in United States District Court in Washington State.

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Spencer case continued to April
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 2:42 pm

Scot Spencer, former developer of facilities at San Bernardino International Airport, appeared in San Bernardino Superior Court Tuesday, Feb. 3, and had his case continued to April 12 by consent of both prosecution and defense. Spencer remains free on bail on two counts of conspiracy, two counts of perjury and one count of preparing false evidence.

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CRIME ALERT! 7 new crimes 2/4
Posted: February 04, 2016

RESIDENTIAL-NIGHT, ENTRY BY FORCE - 25900 BLOCK 9TH ST Highland Police 2/3/2016 11:12:00 PM Map It

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Bobcat spotted near Post Office
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 3:55 pm

A Highland resident living near the Highland Post Office at Boulder and Eucalyptus avenues reported seeing a bobcat in her yard on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 a.m.

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Jim Cimino is Citizen of the Year
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 3:04 pm

A quiet, unassuming but highly respected real estate professional was recognized Thursday, Jan. 27, as Highland’s Citizen of the Year at the annual Highland Area Chamber of Commerce Awards and Installation Banquet.

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CRIME ALERT! 12 new crimes 2/3
Posted: February 03, 2016

BICYCLE - 7800 BLOCK CENTRAL AVE Highland Police 2/2/2016 9:34:00 PM Map It

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
School threats unfounded
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 3:20 pm

Between 9 and 10 p.m. Monday night, Feb. 1, social media threats were posted threatening Indian Springs High School and Arroyo Valley High School.

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