The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians awarded a $4 million grant to Goodwill Southern California to provide job training and placement services in the Inland Empire.
On Tuesday, April 27, Highland City Council instructed city staff to begin planning for the return of the city’s Fourth of July Parade and National Night Out, community events that were canceled in 2020 due to coronavirus-related restrictions on public gatherings.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced on Monday, April 26, that Navy Seaman 1st Class Wallace G. Mitchell, 19, of Los Angeles, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Dec. 16, 2020.
Due to the pandemic, the Assistance League of San Bernardino has been unable to hold its signature Headdress Ball and will instead host a drive-in movie event to raise funds for its dental and children focused philanthropies.
SAN BERNARDINO — The Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley (HSSBV) will be hosting its Annual Walk for the Animals in a virtual format this year via Facebook on Saturday, May 22. This event will include the annual Pet Contests, also hosted virtually.
San Manuel is celebrating Women’s History Month by spotlighting five fascinating women. These five women hold unique leadership roles protecting the health and safety of tribal citizens, San Manuel team members and guests.
On Tuesday, March 23, Highland’s Sons of the American Legion Post 421 donated food and other necessities to the veterans and families living at the Loma Linda Veterans Village.
Applications for the San Bernardino County Civil Grand Jury are now being accepted. Successful applicants will serve as Grand Jurors for the 2022 calendar year beginning on Jan. 1, 2022, and ending Dec. 31, 2022.
- Aquinas High School names new president and principal
- New post for former Highland resident Barrett
- Multi-agency aerial firefighting training held in San Bernardino
- Plan for 137-home development granted tract map extension
- Citrus Valley girls down Thunderbirds
- SR-210/Base Line construction update: Week of May 3
- Crime update: Thursday, May 6
- Shopping center design approved
- Crime update: Tuesday, May 4
- SR-210/Fifth Street interchange improvements contract approved
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George and Mary Oehling, Highland residents for about 60 years, will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary on April 3. George is a retired draftsman while Mary is a retired demonstration supervisor.
The Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA) on Wednesday, March 10, approved an exterior coating project for the former Norton Air Force Base water tower and a street repair project.
Highland American Legion Post 421 selected two Highland high school juniors as delegates for the 2021 California Boys State Virtual Program scheduled for June 19-25. American Legion Boys State, a participatory program in which students become part of the operation of local, county and state,…
Feeding America Riverside San Bernardino (FARSB), the regional food bank of the Inland Empire, has just launched the “Where’s FARSB?”, a year-long campaign to provide food to families across 104 cities throughout their Riverside and San Bernardino county service area over the 2021 year.
The dedicated healthcare workers at Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center (SBMC) were greeted with special visitors thanks to Happiness on 4 Hooves, an organization that spreads joy and love through their certified miniature therapy horses.
On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the city of Highland completed the installation of its memorial for Dennis Johnson, city founder and first mayor who died at the age of 80 on July 6, 2020.
The Santa Fe Kite Route Patton Depot on Highland Avenue, just west of Patton State Hospital was recently demolished for safety reasons after it was found to be structurally unsound.
A silver lining has shone on 2020 ⎯ during a time when families and friends should be sharing smiles and enjoying candy canes, while singing holiday favorites ⎯ when several Highland residents pooled their Christmas joy to give to a local elementary class.
The Unforgettables Foundation (TUF) has announced on Friday, Dec. 24, that due to Covid-19 restrictions, the 21st annual Lights for Little Lives Memorial Walk in Loma Linda has been postponed as an in-person event. However, TUF will continue to honor the families that have lost a child throu…
The San Bernardino County Museum announced on Wednesday, Dec. 9, the repatriation of culturally significant objects made by matriarchs of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Coinciding with the annual National Native American Heritage Month, the approval for the transfer took place at th…
The Highlanders Boxing Club will be hosting its 13th annual community toy drive for underprivileged children on Friday, Dec. 18. Due to coronavirus and social distancing protocols the club will be delivering toys in addition to passing them out during an outdoor event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 …
The family of Alfredo Alexander Hernandez of Highland would like to congratulate him on his recent graduation from UC Davis with a Ph.D in immunology. His parents Karen and Alfredo Hernandez along with family and friends are very proud of him and all his accomplishments.
After a successful Thanksgiving meal delivery program, Brightwater Senior Living will continue spreading their holiday cheer with a “Taste of Brightwater to Your Door” extended through the month of December.
On Thursday, Dec. 10, Norton Air Force Base Museum presented a check to a County Fire crew from Station 224 in San Bernardino to help the firefighters in their annual Spark of Love toy drive to provide Christmas gifts for children in need and support for other local nonprofits.
On Monday, Nov. 30, at the Inland Center Mall, 500 Inland Center Dr. in San Bernardino, the Rotary Club of San Bernardino helped the Salvation Army kick off the Christmas season with a $500 donation to there Angel Tree and Red Kettle programs.
On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Inland Regional Center terrorist attack, the Board of Supervisors joined survivors of the attack and victims’ families for a private memorial service, after which the county unveiled conceptual renderings of a permanent memorial to be c…
Tuesday, Dec. 1, is nationwide #givingtuesday, an online fundraising effort that follows Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Redlands-based and Highland-founded 501 (c)(3) charity group, The Unforgettables Foundation, is getting involved and inviting donors to give online at unforgettables.org.
Last weekend would have been Highland’s first Veterans Day event, had it not been for coronavirus restrictions on public events.
LifeStream Blood Bank, a local, nonprofit blood bank, recognizes National Philanthropy Day (Sunday, Nov. 15) by inviting fellow area nonprofits to host a future blood drive that can double as a successful fundraiser for host organizations.
Struggling to find their own place to learn, Highland carpenter Kelly Martin has built 150 desks to give to primary age students in the Inland Empire free of charge.
No Kid Hungry California awarded two $30,000 grants to the San Bernardino City Unified School District’s (SBCUSD) Nutrition Services Department to expand the Grab and Go Meal program during the 2020 COVID-19 crisis.
Santa Monica Vietnam War veteran John Richard Medlin IV celebrated the anniversary of his homecoming at the end of his overseas service by visiting the San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, 50 years to the hour of his landing at the airport, then Norton Air …
The Highland Lions Club helped the Garcia Center for the Arts in San Bernardino get its new community garden off to a strong start by donating about a dozen fruit trees and helping plant them on Monday, Nov. 2.
The Highlanders Boxing Club is planning and collecting donations for its 13th annual turkey drive, which will be held 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the club gym, 26127 Sixth St., Highland.
Although the annual Believe Walk fundraiser supporting the fight against cancer was unable to gather in person this year strong support from local businesses and virtual attendees helped raise more than $700,000, surpassing the $500,000 goal.
During the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 2, a fire reduced the buildings at Los Rios Rancho in Oak Glen to ashes. The devastation was complete and could have infected the Los Rios family had it not been for their personal faith and the vast community of friends and family coming to their aid.
Highland’s 2021 Citrus Harvest Festival has been scheduled for Saturday, March 27, but much of the planning for the event is being held off until later in the year, when organizers hope to have a clearer picture of how coronavirus protocols will affect people’s attendance of the event.
The Highland Community News is preparing its Hometown Heroes page for the annual Our Town publication to honor those Highland residents currently serving our nation's military services. If you know a Hometown Hero to include on the page send in a photograph and information including their na…
On Saturday, Oct. 10, the Boy Scouts of America invite residents to support local food pantries while they shop at grocery stores in the Inland Empire communities along the Interstate 10 corridor.
In a time when devices are obsolete in six months and news stories change from hour to hour, one facet of life that can last a lifetime is love.
The Highland Senior Center at 3102 E. Highland Ave. in Patton fully reopened its doors earlier this month. After completing a COVID compliance assessment by San Bernardino County, after which the county gave the center a poster showing their compliance. Part of the requirements for reopening…
On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Mary’s Mercy Center celebrated the grand opening of Mary’s Village, San Bernardino’s first transitional home for men, filling a need for the area’s homeless that went unanswered for many years.
On Saturday, Sept. 5, a group of artists, gardeners and volunteers spent the morning painting a mural on a large cargo container in a community garden at 1455 E. Third St. in San Bernardino. The group, Huerta del Valle, Garden of the Valley, held the event in partnership with Loma Linda University.
On Thursday, Sept. 3, San Bernardino International Airport was visited by Epic Fuels aerobatics pilot Anthony Oshinuga who was on the last leg of a 6,000-nautical mile cross country tour to visit and thank airport ground crews for their continued service through the coronavirus pandemic.
The Highland Senior Center is restarted its Bingo program on Monday, Sept. 7. The games will be held with social distancing, a mask requirement and a 40-player limit. There are no reservations and players must wait until 12:30 p.m. on Monday afternoons to enter the building. The buy-in is $5…
Local government mental health departments and faith-based organizations are working to boost their services to combat the mounting mental health challenges that hit the nation due to the coronavirus pandemic.
San Bernardino District 3 Supervisor Dawn Rowe is redesigning her county website and is asking citizens to participate in a photo competition. Rowe is asking for photos from throughout the third district that showcases their communities.
Susan G. Komen Inland Empire is preparing for its annual Circle of Promise Day – A Virtual Celebration of Survivorship and Hope. This year’s event will take place virtually from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27. Guests can attend the event by making a $20 donation, which will support t…
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