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Housing: Buy now — if you can afford it

By Roger Ruvolo rruvolo@scng.com|

Girl scouts learn about cybersecurity at Cal State San Bernardino

Middle and high schools girls from Girl Scout troops in San Bernardino and Riverside counties are learning about cyber security at a pair of summer camps at Cal State San Bernardino. The GenCyber summer camps are being held in partnership with t...

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  • Local budgets

    What Ontario adds and subtracts in budget for coming year

    ONTARIO >> Things are continuing to look up for the city in the coming year. “Ontario continues its transformation as the next urban center in Southern California,” Ontario City Manager Al Boling wrote in a letter to the Ontario City Council accompanying the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. The proposed budget projects that the city will bring in 4.6 percent more revenue in the coming fiscal year. City staff will present the proposed budget to the...

    Beau Yarbrough
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  • Charity fundraising

    How Santa Claus Inc. is making a difference for San Bernardino County youth

    It’s difficult for us to imagine not owning a toothbrush — or having to share one. But this is a sad reality for thousands of San Bernardino County children. This is a time for Santa Claus. No, he’s not loony from the heat — Santa has the spirit of giving all year long. Youth Enrichment Services, or Y.E.S., a year-round program of Santa Claus Inc., announced it has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Bank of America to fund nearly 11,000...

    Michel Nolan
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  • Non-alcoholic beverages

    Beating the heat: Where to get a free Icee on Wednesday in Ontario

    ONTARIO >> What better way to beat the heat than with an Icee? How about a FREE Icee? To celebrate the first day of summer, ICEE will be giving away free drinks. But here’s the catch, you have to go to their corporate headquarters in Ontario. The maker of the frozen carbonated beverage is giving away the complimentary drinks to commemorate the company’s 50th anniversary. Wednesday’s giveaway will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

    Liset Márquez
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  • Green jobs

    Los Angeles County leads the state in clean-energy jobs

    An estimated 519,500 Californians are working in clean-energy industries, and Los Angeles County is leading the way, according to a report released Monday. The study from the nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) revealed that more than $45 billion in public and private investments have been injected into the state’s economy by California’s stringent climate...

    Kevin Smith
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  • Transportation and shipping

    Striking truck drivers slow traffic at LA, Long Beach ports

    L.A.’s mammoth hub, the nation’s busiest container port, reported about 60 picketers outside six different container terminals around 10 a.m., causing occasional traffic delays. But officials said operations inside the gates were not delayed. “Cargo operations are ongoing at all terminals with occasional traffic delays,” said Phil Sanfield, a spokesman for the Port of Los Angeles. In Long Beach, a handful of protesters were striking outside three...

    Rachel Uranga
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  • Online video

    Google promises YouTube crackdown on online extremism

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet’s role in mass violence. Its crackdown will involve both computer programs and an expanded group of people dedicated to identifying videos promoting terrorism so they can be blocked from appearing on YouTube or quickly removed. Google is making the commitment in...

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  • State governments

    $20 million in emergency funds on the way to California clinics that help poor

    California State Treasurer John Chiang plans Monday to announce grants totaling $20 million for community clinics that serve low-income and vulnerable Californians. Chiang’s office called the grants an “emergency” response to possible cuts in federal health care spending being contemplated in Washington. The money is earmarked for any small or rural nonprofit clinic that would be at risk of reducing services or closing its doors altogether in the event of...

    By Ana B. Ibarra California Healthline|

  • Restaurant operators

    San Bernardino County may be second in California to get Potbelly Sandwich Shops

    California’s second helping of Potbelly Sandwich Shop may soon come to San Bernardino County. The Chicago-based chain announced in May that it would open its first four California locations in Orange County, and it’s exploring franchisees in San Bernardino County now. “We would love to...

    Ryan Hagen
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  • Technology

    How driverless cars, drones and other tech will change the urban landscape of Southern California

    Joni Mitchell once lamented how developers “paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” But what happens when demand for parking lots fades? For more than a century, the urban landscape of Southern California has been shaped by the century-old technology: the car. But now developers and urban planning experts are envisioning how the next disruptive...

    Neil Nisperos
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  • Special elections

    What you need to know about Measure H, Chino’s special election

    CHINO >> Voters in Chino will go to the polls in July to either bless or nix a controversial high-density housing development in the northern part of town. Supporters and opponents are now campaigning for votes in the run-up to the July 11 special election which will determine whether the 30-acre project — in an area south of Frances Avenue between Vernon and Benson Avenues...

    Neil Nisperos
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