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Love the Hangar 24 AirFest in Redlands? Check out the new show in Lake Havasu City

By Sandra Emerson|

How 2 Yucaipa High grads’ are giving back to public parks through their company

CALIMESA >> Two Yucaipa High School alumni have turned their love for the outdoors into a profitable business that also gives back. Devin Cohen, 27, and Chad Markey, 26, started Parks Preserve in Ap...

By Sandra Emerson|

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  • Entertainment

    Rotisserie chicken is a royal treat at Mr. King Pollo in Yucaipa

    When Albert Okura opened his first Juan Pollo in San Bernardino, I’m sure he had no idea that the concept of rotisserie chicken would explode into the consciousness of the dining public so dramatically. His original recipe involved 24 hours of marination followed by three hours of cooking the whole bird on rotating skewers. The fat from the upper skewers bastes the chickens rotating below keeping the meat moist and juicy. There are many imitators, but none like the...

    By David Cohen|

  • Workplace culture

    One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

    WASHINGTON — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California Los Angeles. Among the findings: — Nearly one in five workers — a share the study calls “disturbingly high” — say they face a hostile or threatening environment at work, which can include sexual harassment and bullying. Workers...

    By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer|

  • Health

    Lack of brain donations is hampering understanding of dementia in blacks

    The question came as a shock to Dorothy Reeves: Would she be willing to donate her husband’s brain for research? She knew dementia would steadily take Levi Reeves’ memories of their 57-year marriage, his remaining lucidity and, eventually, his life. But to let scientists take his brain after he died? That seemed too much to ask. “I didn’t want to deal with the idea of his death,” said Reeves, 79. “I certainly didn’t want to deal...

    By Ann Gorman California Healthline|

  • Employee healthcare benefits

    Bending the trend, more employers are offering job-based health insurance

    The shrinking unemployment rate has been a healthy turn for people with job-based benefits. Eager to attract help in a tight labor market and unsure of Obamacare’s future, large employers are newly committed to maintaining coverage for workers and often their families, according to new research and interviews with analysts. Two surveys of large employers — one released Aug. 2 by consultancy Willis Towers Watson and the other out Tuesday from the National Business...

    By Jay Hancock Kaiser Health News|

  • Health

    Colon cancer rates rising among younger white adults — and falling among blacks

    When Crawford Clay discovered blood on his shorts at the end a routine run in the spring of 2014, he did not know the stains were a symptom of a condition that also afflicted his family. His doctor said it was likely hemorrhoids, but as a precaution, the physician scheduled a colonoscopy. The exam revealed Clay had rectal cancer. He was 43, seven years younger than the recommended age for colon screenings and completely in the dark about the symptoms associated with the...

    By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez California Healthline|

  • Parks

    Rancho Cucamonga seeks input on the future of Central Park

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Councilwoman Diane Williams knows there may be some public frustration when it comes to the completion of the 100-acre Central Park. So planning officials are going back to the drawing board and asking residents what they want to see at the city’s largest park. The City Council recently agreed to revise the long term planning document also known as the Rancho Cucamonga Central...

    Liset Márquez
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  • Animal cruelty

    Puppy recovering after being found with burns, broken jaw in San Bernardino

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A 4-month-old Labrador puppy found with acid burns, an infection in one of its eyes and a jaw that was fractured in multiple places was recovering Saturday, Aug. 12, after a good Samaritan found it in front of a San Bernardino elementary school earlier this week, an animal rescue official said. “His eye was so bad that we thought it was gone, including the doctor,” said Sedna Mofeley, 49, a veterinary technician at Loma Linda Animal Hospital, where...

    Alex Groves
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  • News

    35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days

    LUCKNOW, India >> Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the lack of a sufficient oxygen supply in the children’s ward. District Magistrate Rajiv Rautela said Saturday that the deaths of the children being treated for different ailments at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh state were due to natural causes. He...

    By BISWAJEET BANERJEE Associated Press|

  • Dogs

    The incredible journey of Chachi, a lost Yucaipa dog who survived nearly 2 weeks in the forest

    Chachi, where are you? Come back, little Chachi! Bill Wackerman of Yucaipa was desperately searching for his dog. He had taken a trip in his motorhome to Northern California near the end of June, accompanied by his three dogs, but on the way, lost Chachi, his smallest dog, a 3-year-old Chihuahua. It wasn’t until he was an hour from home in Yucaipa that he realized the mischievous four-pounder was not in the family motorhome. Sugar, the other Chihuahua was;...

    Michel Nolan
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  • Travel

    Trevor’s Travels: Big Bear museum offers a look at how things used to be

    There is a lot of stuff inside (and outside) the Big Bear Valley Historical Museum. During a recent visit, I was greeted by volunteer Cheryl Furniss, who said: “We are preserving the history of Big Bear.” Another volunteer told me that in doing so, they have acquired more than a million artifacts — an impressive total. I’ve been aware of the growth of this place since I first came to the area about 30 years ago, and I met Tom Core toward the end of his...

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