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On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Highland City Council approved the construction and construction management contracts to complete long-awaited landscaping, lighting, sidewalk and other improvements on Boulder Avenue.

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On Tuesday, Feb. 16, the Highland Planning Commission approved the street names for the first two planning areas of the Mediterra housing development and approved a conditional use permit for the construction of an automated carwash at 8054 Palm Ave.

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On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Highland City Council allocated $427,078 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to two city projects and public service grants to Highland Sam J. Racadio Library and Environmental Center, Highland Family YMCA, Highland Senior Center and Central Little League.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Highland Planning Commission voted 4-1 to approve a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow the 5,800-square-foot commercial building at the southwest corner of Palm Avenue and Fifth Street to be redeveloped as a gas station and convenience store.

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Highland City Council approved on Tuesday, Jan. 12, a $262,785 construction management services agreement with TKE Engineering for the completion of two Safe Routes to School Projects for new sidewalks and other street improvements designed to benefit students of Warm Springs, Thompson and C…

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The week of Jan. 25, construction crews will continue work on the retaining wall along the eastbound SR-210 Base Line on-ramp, perform bridge work on SR-210 at Santa Ana River, remove falsework at Fifth Street and Victoria Avenue, and work on the bridge columns at Highland Avenue bridge.

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The East Valley Water District (EVWD) Board of Directors approved on Wednesday, Jan. 13, a $321,854 contract with TK Construction for the replacement of a 6-inch water main on Elm Street.

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East Valley Water District (EVWD) will install a Tesla commercial battery pack at Plant 134 to provide backup power during electricity outages and energy cost savings throughout the year.

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The week of Jan. 18, construction crews will continue work on the retaining wall along the eastbound SR-210 Base Line on-ramp, perform bridge work on SR-210 at Santa Ana River, remove falsework at Fifth Street and Victoria Avenue and work on the bridge columns at Highland Avenue bridge.

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The week of Dec. 14, crews will continue work on the retaining wall along the eastbound SR-210 Base Line on-ramp, perform a concrete pour for the bridge widening work at City Creek, and work on the bridge columns and foundation at Highland Avenue bridge. The following nighttime full closures…

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The week of Dec. 7, construction crews will perform work on the retaining wall adjacent to the Base Line interchange, set temporary concrete barriers also known as k-rail along SR-210 between Base Line and Fifth Street, and perform a concrete pour for the bridge widening work at City Creek.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 24, Highland City Council approved a Community Development Block Grant application for funds for a code compliance officer, an administrative assistant and community development director as well as the construction of pavement improvement projects on Cunningham Street.

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The San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District took major action last week to restore lost water supplies and ensure the long-term reliability of the Inland Empire’s imported water supplies. Valley District’s board of directors voted unanimously to commit to pay 2.8 percent of the costs …

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On Thursday, Nov. 12, the city of Highland, which is updating the housing and safety elements of its General Plan, held its first public meeting to gather comments, concerns and desires from Highland residents about future development.

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Bridge widening activities are underway at numerous locations throughout the project area, including Fifth Street, Pioneer Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Base Line Interchange and Highland Avenue. Crews are working on the bridge widening at Base Line and Highland Avenue, where crews will work duri…

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On Wednesday, Oct. 14, East Valley Water District (EVWD) Board of Directors updated its Community Advisory Commission by making it a five-member board and appointing new commissioners.

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has initiated a $3.5 million director’s order to begin an emergency project to repair damages to State Route 38 as the result of El Dorado wildfire. The project limits are from Thurman Flats to Glass Road.

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San Bernardino Valley experienced a good year for groundwater storage, despite a relatively dry period in 2019-20, the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (SBVWCD) announced Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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Timothy Rudge, 36, of Temecula, was reported missing on Aug. 10. After five weeks of being missing, things were looking pretty bleak for a recovery. However, Rudge was found alive by the Golden Eagles Hot Shot Fire Fighter Crew on Monday, Sept. 21, in the area of San Bernardino Peak.

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Members from the Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA) announced on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the award of a $2,086,240.82 Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to IVDA and its partners the city of Highland and San Manuel Band of Mission Indians for the Third and Fifth Street Corridor …

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On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Highland City Council approved an amendment to its cooperative agreement with the city of San Bernardino and the county of San Bernardino regarding increased costs for a joint grant application to the Active Transportation Program (ATP) for the planned Bi-City Bikeway an…

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Unprecedented teamwork among local water districts to establish a regional water storage program has received statewide recognition as the Innovative Project of the Year by the California Special Districts Association, the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (SBVWCD) announced …

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The week of Aug. 10 crews working on the lane expansion of State Route 210 and Base Line Bridge will begin nighttime bridge demolition activity at Base Line. This work will require nighttime full closures of eastbound and westbound State Route 210 at Base Line.

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Construction began Tuesday, Aug. 4, to install battery backup systems at 19 signalized intersections throughout the city of Highland that require replacement.

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As new research concerning the relationship of drought and climate change continues, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District General Manager Heather Dyer has set a goal to help local water agency leaders and the public better understand the region’s extended drought and importance of …

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On Thursday, July 9, the city of Highland launched its newly redesigned website in order to give residents and businesses easier, more complete online access to city information and services.

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A vision first formed in the early 1990s finally came to fruition on Monday, July 13, when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) gave the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (SBVWCD) authority to manage a long-awaited project that will benefit water, environmental, economi…

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On Thursday, June 4, San Bernardino police arrested two suspects for the burglary of more than $8,000 of inventory from a T-Mobile store on a night of civil unrest related to protests throughout the city of San Bernardino.

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On Friday, June 12, San Bernardino police arrested a transient for looting that occurred during civil unrest that occurred in the city of San Bernardino on May 31.

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On Saturday, June 13, sheriff’s deputies arrested a documented street gang member for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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On Friday, June 12, sheriff’s deputies stationed in Loma Linda arrested and charged Joshua Lewis Blackwell-Tallent, 31, of Loma Linda for the drugging and raping of a minor.

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San Bernardino Police Department investigators have been following up on leads pertaining to the looting that took place on the evening of Sunday, May 31, and into the morning of Monday, June 1, during a period of civil unrest related to protests of the killing of George Floyd by a police of…

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The Regional Council of Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) adopted a resolution Thursday to submit its proposed final Connect SoCal plan to the federal government, a critical step in meeting the mobility needs of a region expected to add 1.6 million people in the next 25 years.

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Crews are taking advantage of reduced traffic volumes during the coronavirus stay-at-home order and maximizing project efficiency for the construction of the State Route 210 lane addition and Base Line interchange projects by beginning some closures earlier in the evening and reopening later…

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The Highland City Council approved an agreement between Highland, the city of San Bernardino and the county of San Bernardino for an Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant application to fund development of the Highland-San Bernardino Bi-city Bikeway and Walkway Connector project, during …

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Crews are taking advantage of reduced traffic volumes and maximizing project efficiency by beginning some closures earlier in the evening and reopening later in the morning during the coronavirus closures.

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Crews working on the State Route 210 lane addition and Base Line interchange project are taking advantage of reduced traffic volumes during the state’s coronavirus stay-at-home order and maximizing project efficiency by beginning some closures earlier in the evening and reopening later in th…

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As of March, the East Valley Water District’s Sterling Natural Resource Center construction project reached the halfway point to scheduled completion⎯about 18 months in and 18 months left to work.

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The East Valley Water District (EVWD) reviewed and approved its primary goals and objectives for 2020-21 during a special meeting held via teleconference on Wednesday, April 15.

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On Wednesday, April 1, Carlos Zamano began as the city of Highland’s new public works director and city engineer following the retirement of Ernie Wong in March.

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