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CRIME ALERT! 23 new crimes 8/29

DUI-ALCOHOL, DRUGS (MISD) - 5TH ST / PALM AVE Highland Police 8/29/2015 1:54:00 AM Map It

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Saturday 08/29/2015
DUI Checkpoint Nets 5 Arrests
Updated: August 29, 2015 - 9:01 am

San Bernardino, CA – San Bernardino Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on 08-28-15, in the 1600 block of W. 5th Street in San Bernardino between the hours of 6:00 p.m.

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Fatal traffic collision
Posted: August 29, 2015

On 08-28-15 at approx. 9:29 a.m. San Bernardino police dispatch received a call of an injury traffic collision in the 700 block E. Central Ave. Upon arrival officers found that the collision involved a single vehicle into an Edison pole.

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Friday 08/28/2015
Three men charged with attempted murder of two San Bernardino police officers plead guilty in San Bernardino Superior Court
Posted: August 28, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- The three men charged with trying to kill two San Bernardino police officers during a shootout in August 2014 pleaded guilty today in San Bernardino Superior Court.

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Arrest of Wanted Sex Offender
Posted: August 28, 2015

Convicted sex offender John Korcz has been at large since 2007 when the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department discovered that he was not living at his registered address. Convicted sex offenders are required to notify law enforcement of their home address. An investigation was completed and a felony warrant was issued on 7-31-07.

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Statement on Senate Republican Leadership Change
Posted: August 28, 2015

On August 27, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) became Leader of the Senate Republican Caucus. Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) issued the following statement:

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EVWD updated on Glen Rose Ranch
Posted: August 28, 2015

East Valley Water District (EVWD) Board of Directors received an update of the Glenrose Ranch development being built on the northeast corner of Boulder Avenue and Greenspot Road at its Aug. 26 meeting.

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The San Bernardino Police Department Will Be Out In Full Force To Catch Drunk Drivers
Posted: August 28, 2015

As summer winds down, the San Bernardino Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. The 18-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety to curb impaired driving and save lives. August 21-September 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners in San Bernardino County, across the state and nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased state and national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with checkpoints and increased officers on the road, aim to drastically reduce the toll of drunk driving.

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San Bernardino Firefighters Announce City Council Election Endorsements in Ward 3 and Ward 6
Posted: August 28, 2015

San Bernardino—The San Bernardino City Professional Firefighters Local 891 today announced that they have endorsed the re-election of City Councilman John Valdivia in the 3rd Ward and the election of West Side Community Leader Bessine Littlefield Richard in the 6th Ward.

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WOTUS Rule Implemented in 37 States
Posted: August 28, 2015

Center for Rural Affairs reacts to WOTUS decision

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Pesquera: ‘Just doing my job.’
Posted: August 28, 2015

Facing a group of a half dozen television cameras and several reporters, San Bernardino Police Officer Marcus Pesquera was cool and composed Thursday, Aug. 27, as he discussed the night he shot and killed a gunman who had wounded his partner.

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Total Recall: Donald Trump Clones Schwarzenegger Campaign
Posted: August 28, 2015

A week ago, Donald Trump stood before a massive crowd of some 30,000 people at a rally held in Mobile, Alabama.

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California Statewide Fire Summary
Posted: August 28, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

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Homicide investigation suspect arrested
Posted: August 28, 2015

Following a five month investigation, detectives from the Sheriff's Homicide Detail identified Angel Hernandez as the suspect in the murder of Ernest Ortega Huerta. On Thursday, August 27, 2015, at approximately 10:00 a.m., detectives contacted Hernandez at his residence in Baker. Following an interview at the Barstow Sheriff's Station, Hernandez was booked into the Barstow Jail on a charge of murder.

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Minor Decoy Operation
Posted: August 28, 2015

On 08/12/2015, from approximately noon to 5 p.m., officers and police explorers from San Bernardino Police Department conducted a Minor Decoy Operation throughout the city. Minor decoy operations have minors enter a business and attempt to purchase alcohol. The operation’s goal is to educate the public and alcohol license holders of the dangers of selling alcohol to minors. There were eleven attempts to purchase alcohol and out of those attempts four resulted in alcohol being sold to a minor. Officers made four arrests. This operation was done in partnership with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

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Dog attacks code enforcement officer
Posted: August 28, 2015

On August 27, 2015, at about 1338 hours Code Enforcement Officers went to the area of 13th and Mt Vernon, to investigate what appeared to be illegal camping. Officers had received a complaint of a motorhome parked on a vacant lot, northeast corner of 13th and Mt Vernon. When the officer knocked on the door of the motorhome, two dogs that were tied to the motorhome, emerged from underneath. The officer tried to retreat to safety but, became entangled in the cord used to tie the two dogs together. The officer went to the ground and was attacked by both dogs.

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CRIME ALERT! 15 new crimes 8/28
Posted: August 28, 2015

CARRYING CONCEALED FIREARM - E HIGHLAND AVE / N STERLING AVE San Bernardino County Sheriff 8/28/2015 12:45:00 AM Map It

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Thursday 08/27/2015
Public Safety Bill Gets Bipartisan Support
Posted: August 27, 2015

California Legislators Introduce SB 57 Calling for Better Communication

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Time for Change Foundation 2015 CNN Hero
Posted: August 27, 2015

San Bernardino, CA August 27, 2015 - Time for Change Foundation (TFCF) under the leadership of Kim Carter has been named a 2015 CNN Hero. The CNN Heroes initiative is a year-long initiative that honors everyday people for their selfless, creative efforts to help others. The campaign is now in its ninth year. In the past eight years, CNN Heroes has received more than 50,000 nominations from more than 100 countries. Since 2007, the campaign has profiled more than 200 CNN Heroes. They're working in more than 80 countries around the world, helping hundreds of thousands of people.

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Tea Party protest interrupted
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 3:28 pm

The temperature edged up to 104 Thursday afternoon as the Tea Party protested in front of the office of Congressman Pete Aguilar in San Bernardino. They complained that the Iran Agreement was a good deal for Iran, not so much for the United States and its allies.

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Aquinas High School celebrates 60th anniversary
Posted: August 27, 2015

On Aug. 22, Aquinas High School held a 60th anniversary celebration to commemorate the history of the private Catholic institution.

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AAUW Applauds California Legislature for Expanding State Equal Pay Laws
Posted: August 27, 2015

Bipartisan Bill Lauded as “Strongest in the Nation”

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Spreading good will for Goodwill
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Lowell King of Goodwill remembers when the Highland store first opened.

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Head On Collision Kills One
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:17 pm

Bloomington, Calif - On August 26, 2015 at approximately 9:58 a.m., the driver of a silver Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on Agua Mansa Rd. east of El Rivino Rd. Witnesses reported the Corolla was traveling at a high rate of speed and passing traffic on a paved shoulder. The paved shoulder ended and became a dirt shoulder.

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Garcia fudraiser Sept. 1
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:17 pm

VIP Fundraiser for Leticia Garcia for San Bernardino City Council Ward 7

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Cucamonga Hoist Rescue
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:18 pm

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 4:01 p.m., Vin Houng, 20, and Thao Nguyen, 22, hiked from the Mt. Baldy Village area up towards Cucamonga Peak. At some point during the hike, Houng and Nguyen became disorientated and off the main trail. They had little water remaining and were exhausted. Unsure of their location, Houng and Nguyen used their wireless telephone and requested assistance.

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CRIME ALERT! 8 new crimes 8/27
Posted: August 27, 2015

RESIDENTIAL-NIGHT, ENTRY BY FORCE - 26700 BLOCK 9TH ST Highland Police 8/26/2015 8:45:00 PM Map It

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Washington and Madison will keynote next week at the Redlands Tea Party Patriots
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Re-enactors for two of America’s Founding Fathers, George Washington and James Madison, will discuss “Preserving and Restoring our Constitutional Republic” at the Sept. 3 meeting of the Redlands Tea Party Patriots.

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Wednesday 08/26/2015
Former Federal Law Enforcement Official Joins San Manuel Gaming Commission
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Adam Torres to serve as Executive Director

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Two men arrested, suspected of more than a dozen robberies
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Redlands Police, working closely with Fontana Police detectives, on Tuesday arrested two men believed responsible for as many as 13 armed robberies in the Inland Empire since July 30, including three in Redlands.

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Munoz suspects to preliminary hearing
Posted: August 26, 2015

The two suspects in the shooting of four-year-old Daniel Munoz have been ordered to appear for a preliminary hearing on Monday, Aug. 31.

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Kasey Singleton wins garden for Emmerton Elementary School
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:38 pm

The students of Emmerton Elementary School spent Tuesday morning, Aug. 25, planting flowers and vegetables in the school’s new garden, built from a winning design created by former student Kasey Singleton, winner of the Inland Empire 66ers/ Kellogg’s School Garden Contest.

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Jeani Stephens loses ‘final decision’
Updated: August 28, 2015 - 9:36 am

After two years of fighting City Hall, Jeani Stephens lost her battle Tuesday night as the Highland City Council decided to uphold a decision by the Public Nuisance Hearing Board and remove Stephens from her barn residence.

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Summit Fire update
Posted: August 26, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., August 26, 2015 - The Summit Fire was reported at 12:25 pm Sunday, August 23, 2015 and has burned an estimated 100 acres south of Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest and is 50% contained.

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Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision
Posted: August 26, 2015

On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at approximately 8:36 PM, the San Bernardino Police Communications Center received an emergency call for service involving a vehicle versus a pedestrian traffic collision in the 2600 block of W. Foothill Blvd, in the city of San Bernardino.

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DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
Posted: August 26, 2015

San Bernardino, CA – San Bernardino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, August 28, 2015 in the Southwest District of San Bernardino between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.

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Sheriff's Air Rescue 306 Crew execute a 120' hoist rescue in Forest Falls after a hiker falls & injures himself
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:50 pm

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Alexis Lopez was climbing at Big Falls in Forest Falls when he fell approximately 15 feet, hitting his face on the rocks.

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CRIME ALERT! 15 new crimes 8/26
Posted: August 26, 2015

UNDER THE INFLUENCE - PACIFIC ST / DEL ROSA AVE San Bernardino County Sheriff 8/26/2015 2:37:00 AM Map It

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Tuesday 08/25/2015
New exec for Highland Y
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:53 pm

The YMCA of East Valley is proud to announce the hiring of Karen Lampert as the Highland Family Y Executive Director. 

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Summit Fire Update
Posted: August 25, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., August 25, 2015 - The Summit Fire was reported at 12:25 pm Sunday and burned 100 acres south of Big Bear Lake near Snow Summit Mountain Resort in the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire is 30 percent contained and firefighters are challenged by steep rugged terrain, rolling debris and numerous standing dead and burned trees. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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JAN M. OPDYKE APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THE REDLANDS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:58 pm

REDLANDS, CA.  – The Board of Directors at Redlands Community Hospital, a 229-bed, independent not-for-profit hospital, appointed Jan M. Opdyke to President of the Redlands Community Hospital Foundation (RCHF).

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Victorville man guilty of sex crimes with a child faces 366 years to life in state prison
Posted: August 25, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - A San Bernardino County jury on Monday found 32-year-old Luis Gilbert Sanchez guilty of 29 counts of child sexual assault.

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CRIME ALERT! 13 new crimes 8/25
Posted: August 25, 2015

DRUNK IN PUBLIC - BASELINE ST / PALM AVE Highland Police 8/24/2015 7:16:00 PM Map It

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Monday 08/24/2015
EVWD adopts Hunt Elementary
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 2:02 pm

East Valley Water District (EVWD) adopted Hunt Elementary School, 1342 Pumalo St., San Bernardino, during a ceremony held at the school with the school's student body in attendance on Aug. 21.

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SMASH Operation results in 48 arrests
Posted: August 24, 2015

On Friday, August 21, 2015, a combination of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies and Police Officers from throughout San Bernardino County converged on the city of Barstow for one of several planned SMASH Operations. SMASH, an acronym for “San Bernardino Movement against Street Hoodlums,” is a joint effort between every Sheriff Station and Police Department in San Bernardino County to combat criminal gang activity throughout the County. Since criminal gang activity does not recognize jurisdictional boundaries, Sheriff’s Deputies and Police Officers in San Bernardino County join forces several times each year in an effort to reduce gang related crime.

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Redlands Police cite 10 for failure to yield during crosswalk enforcement
Posted: August 24, 2015

Four police officers conducted the crosswalk detail Thursday, Aug. 20, at three intersections – Cajon and Vine streets; Redlands Boulevard between State and Fifth streets; and Olive Avenue between Cajon and Grant streets. Drivers were cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian within a crosswalk. Two bicycle riders were also cited for traffic violations.

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Morrell announces 2015 Women of Distinction
Posted: August 24, 2015

Annual recognition ceremony to be held in October

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'Kate's Law' Resolution introduced by Senator Morrell stalled by Democrats in Senate Public Safety Committee
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 2:10 pm

SACRAMENTO - Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) has been informed by the Democrat chair of the State Senate Committee on Public Safety that a hearing will not be held to hear Senate Joint Resolution 17 before the legislature adjourns in September. The measure would encourage Congress to pass "Kate's Law." It was introduced in response to the tragic killing of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, allegedly by a seven-time convicted felon who had previously been deported five times. The move is a potential first step in shelving the issue indefinitely.

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Two motorcycle riders injured in Friday crash
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 2:12 pm

Initial reports that two motorcycles were speeding just before a Friday crash were incorrect.

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Suspect arrested after pursuit, assault on police officers
Posted: August 24, 2015

A 36-year-old Escondido man, driving a stolen car, was arrested following a 10-minute pursuit after the man attempted to run down one police officer and intentionally rammed another patrol car late Sunday night in Redlands.

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