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On 12/15/17, at around 2:45 PM, the San Bernardino Police Department’s dispatch center received a call about a body down in a large vacant field in the 4400 block of N. Varsity Ave. Officers responded and found a white or Hispanic male subject on the ground and unresponsive. The subject was …

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On 12/15/17, at around 3:34 PM, the San Bernardino Police Department’s dispatch center received numerous calls regarding a shooting in the 3400 block of E. 20th Street. Officers arrived at the location and found the victim, identified as Deon Lattimore, 26, of San Bernardino, on the ground b…

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The Highland Improvement Team scores with Lynette Burton as they do some yard work for her on Saturday, Dec. 16. Burton is retired after 32 years working for the San Bernardino Sun, has lived in this home for 18 years, and appreciated the early Christmas present. If you are a senior citizen …

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Members of the Kiwanis Club of Highland gather at the Highland Police Department Thursday, Dec. 14, to wrap presents for needy families identified by the Police Department as those needing toys for Christmas. Deputies and Police volunteers will deliver the toys as part of Operation Santa Cla…

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The Riverside Press Enterprise has named the East Valley Water District (EVWD) the Top Inland Empire Workplace in the small business category for the second consecutive year.

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The San Bernardino County Probation Department has been awarded a $510,636 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), ensuring that high-risk, felony, and repeat DUI offenders are complying with all court orders. These offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involvin…

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Increases Student Aid Funding At California Public Colleges And Universities By Enacting A Dedicated Tax On Some Estates. Initiative Constitutional Amendment And Statute.

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Stater Bros., in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities, presented a check for $20,000 to Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County Food Bank to help local families struggling with hunger.

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On December 8, 2017, members of the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force conducted a prostitution operation. Investigators posted a decoy advertisement on the online classified listing www.backpage.com, posing as a female prostitute.

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After 15 years of reporting Highland’s news, Highland Community News Editor Charles Roberts, 84, will be retiring at the end of 2017.

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The sun sets on the Hampton Inn and Suites in Highland as the hotel prepares to close and remodel. The company has not responded to requests for information, but local sources tell us that the hotel will change management and become a “boutique hotel” with a new restaurant.

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During its annual reorganization meeting the Highland City Council appointed Councilman Larry McCallon to serve as mayor for 2018 and Councilman Jesse Chavez to serve as mayor pro tempore, Dec. 12. These are one-year terms.

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On Dec. 12, the Highland City Council approved a new Quality of Life Initiative which will include the addition of three new positions, including a Sheriff’s deputy, aimed at proactively reducing homelessness, crime and blight in Highland neighborhoods.

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On December 12, 2017, at approximately 1:45 am deputies from the Twin Peaks Station responded to the 23000 block of Cedar Way, in the Community of Valley of Enchantment, for a subject causing a disturbance at a residence. Deputy Kelly Bush from the Twin Peaks Station responded to the call an…

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SACRAMENTO, CA - - The Give Voters a Voice (GVAV) Gas Tax repeal campaign announced today that they have collected more than 150,000 signatures in less than three weeks for their constitutional amendment to overturn the recent gas and car tax increases and require future increases to be appr…

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On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at approximately 4:33 am, deputies from the Central Sheriff’s Station responded to the 5800 block of Merito Avenue in San Bernardino, following the report of a stabbing at the location. Upon arrival, deputies located Terrance Cook, 60, inside the residence suff…

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Eliminates Workers’ Authority To Recover Penalties From Offending Employers For State Labor-Law Violations. Limits Penalties For Labor-Law Violations. Initiative Statute.

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The California Department of Education released the first official statewide launch of its accountability and improvement measurement for schools and districts on Thursday, Dec. 7. The California School Dashboard website provides multiple measurements in key areas to provide a better underst…

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On Thursday, Dec. 7, San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) became the first district in the Inland Empire for its students to receive free Internet hotspot devices and wireless service through Sprints 1Million Project to close the "homework gap." The goal is to provide student…

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Make no mistake about what happened in Alabama yesterday; Roy Moore was defeated by a united Washington establishment Uniparty that wanted no part of giving Donald Trump another vote in the United States Senate and traditional Judeo-Christian values another voice at the national level.

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The San Bernardino Police Department conducted pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Monday December 11, 2017, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians. Routine traffic patrols will focus efforts in trouble spots while special targeted p…

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The San Bernardino Republican Women Federated will have its installation of 2018 officers at its Dec. 18 Christmas Party Luncheon at the Elk's Club in San Bernardino.  Mayor Carey Davis will conduct the installation at 11:30 as well as give an update on San Bernardino.

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The Highland Area Chamber of Commerce and Cindy Larson are sponsoring a Christmas Decorating Contest with three categories: Technology, Children’s Themes and Traditional.

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Average retail gasoline prices in San Bernardino have fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.08/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 567 gas outlets in San Bernardino. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the last…

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The San Bernardino Democratic Luncheon Club meets at 12:15 p.m. on Fridays, at Juan Pollo Route 66 Flagship store, 1258 W. 5th St (East of Mt. Vernon), San Bernardino. For more information, call Club President Tim Prince at (909) 888 1000.