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1 killed, 1 critically injured after vehicle hits them in San Bernardino |Jun 20, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> One man was killed and a second is in critical condition after they were struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning near Mount Vernon Avenue and Fifth Street, officials said. “According to witnesses, (the men) darted out in front of the vehicle, and there wasn’t much (the woman driving) could do,” said Lt.

San Bernardino officially out of bankruptcy |Jun 19, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> The city’s exit from bankruptcy, which Judge Meredith Jury approved months ago, is now official.

Holcomb fire burns 1,200 acres, remains 10 percent contained |Jun 20, 2017

BIG BEAR LAKE >> Tensions and a spot fire flared as the Holcomb fire burned for a second day, prompting fire officials to briefly evacuate an area northeast of Big Bear Lake. Residents were warned to remain vigilant in case the winds shift again.

Man shot 4 times in chest in San Bernardino is expected to survive |Jun 20, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A man is expected to survive despite being shot four times in the chest in an early morning attack Tuesday in San Bernardino, police said. The man was “walking to get some cigarettes” about 1 a.

Where to watch July 4th fireworks and more in the Inland Empire |Jun 19, 2017

As Fourth of July approaches, here’s a look at all the holiday events happening around the Inland Empire including firework displays, concerts, parades and more: Big Bear Lake • July 4 Farmers Market & Old Fashioned Country Fair, 8:30 a.

Hesperia tattoo artist, accused of raping 19-year-old, appears before a judge |Jun 21, 2017

HESPERIA >> A High Desert tattoo artist in jail on suspicion of raping a customer pleaded not guilty to all charges Wednesday, according to court records. Henry Richard Camarena Jr., 43, of Hesperia failed to appear before a Victorville judge to answer to two felony charges of raping an unconscious woman Tuesday, but he appeared before a judge Wednesday.

Holcomb fire north of Big Bear burns 1,000-plus acres; voluntary evacuations underway |Jun 19, 2017

BIG BEAR >> A wildfire raging north of Big Bear Lake has charred hundreds of acres prompting officials to issue voluntary evacuations and the closure of stretch of a mountain highway. However, while the Holcomb fire is spreading rapidly, it appears to be moving away from the San Bernardino National Forest’s most populated areas.

Rival biker gang member arrested in Riverside Hells Angels slaying |Jun 22, 2017

Police say a 27-year-old man from a rival motorcycle gang was behind the May 21 fatal shooting of an Orange County Hells Angels motorcycle club member in Riverside. Joshua Herbert, of Corona, was booked into jail Wednesday, June 21, and charged with murder in the slaying of 31-year-old James Duty of Orange and the non-injury shooting of another Hells Angels member.

Rancho Cucamonga man arrested in connection to fatal Pomana shooting |Jun 19, 2017

A Rancho Cucamonga man was arrested Sunday in the fatal shooting of a man at a family party Friday in Pomona.

New psychiatric health alternative in San Bernardino almost ready to open |Jun 20, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A new voluntary behavioral health residential treatment center has been completed that county officials say will help meet some regional needs. The 16-bed “mission style” Casa Paseo Center, built to look like a single-family home, is awaiting state certification expected in July so that it can accept patients, said Aimara Freeman, spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health.

Adelanto gang member sentenced to death in 2009 double murder |Jun 19, 2017

VICTORVILLE >> An Adelanto gang member convicted in a 2009 double murder was sentenced to death Friday. James Ellis, 28, was found guilty in October of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of 28-year-old Ealy Davis Jr.

Self-described ‘Mad Max’ found with illegal weapons -- including sawed off shotgun -- in Barstow |Jun 23, 2017

BARSTOW >> A Barstow man on a quad claiming to be “Mad Max” was arrested Thursday night after they found a cache of illegal weapons including a sawed-off shotgun, officials said.

Rancho Cucamonga man shot dead at Ontario convenience store |Jun 19, 2017

ONTARIO >> A Rancho Cucamonga man was shot and killed Saturday night at an Ontario convenience store. Miguel Angel Mauri, 29, was shot at the HK Food Store at 1220 E. Sixth St. just before 10 p.

Holcomb fire: Good news, bad news as firefighters gain 75 percent containment |Jun 23, 2017

BIG BEAR LAKE >> Friday carried both good news and bad news for residents affected by the Holcomb fire north of Big Bear Lake. On the one hand, significant progress was made, resulting in 75 percent containment of the wildfire that consumed more than 1,500 acres according to the U.

Fire burns 5 acres on Perris Hill in San Bernardino; second in a week |Jun 19, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> For the second time in less than a week, firefighters battled a vegetation fire on Perris Hill in the heart of San Bernardino. Shortly before 2 p.m. Monday, a person from the football field at Pacific High School called 911 about a fire below the water tower atop Perris Hill.

How San Bernardino, fresh out of bankruptcy, plans to spend its money |Jun 20, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Fresh out of a five-year bankruptcy, the City Council plans to vote Wednesday on how to spend its still-limited revenue.

Here’s what Holcomb fire, heat wave are doing to Inland Empire air quality |Jun 20, 2017

Tuesday’s sizzling heat and a growing fire in the San Bernardino Mountains have combined to create unhealthy air conditions in the area.

Hikers, campers asked for tips on cause of 1,540-acre Holcomb fire near Big Bear |Jun 21, 2017

BIG BEAR LAKE >> As firefighters battled through challenging conditions of weather and terrain Wednesday, investigators sought the public’s help in determining how the Holcomb fire started.

San Bernardino will build affordable modular homes on city-owned plots |Jun 22, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Up to three more modular houses will be built on lots already owned by the city and sold to first-time homebuyers, thanks to an agreement the City Council approved Wednesday night.

Heat spike brings power outages to the Inland area |Jun 20, 2017

Power has been restored to more than 2,000 Southern California Edison customers in Mead Valley near Perris and Rancho Cucamonga before dark Tuesday, June 20, only to face another outage affecting more than 1,400 customers in Jurupa Valley, according to the utility’s website.

Why 30 Cal State San Bernardino students are heading to Mexico |Jun 21, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Less than 9 percent of U.S. students studying abroad are Latino, and few of them travel to the sometimes-maligned nation on the southern border.

Woman finds frog in salad at BJ’s restaurant in West Covina |Jun 22, 2017

Shawna Cepeda was enjoying dinner at the BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in West Covina last week when she saw something funny looking in her salad. “I see something kind of rolled up.

Former San Bernardino County Counsel testified that Colonies negotiations involved ‘horse trading’ |Jun 19, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Jurors in the San Bernardino County Colonies bribery case heard Monday that one man’s “poison pill” is another man’s “Cadillac.” Dennis Wagner, now a private attorney, served for six months as interim San Bernardino County Counsel 11 years ago, during the final negotiations and the $102 million settlement the county reached with Colonies Partners land developer in November 2006.

Heat wave leads to power outage in Colton |Jun 19, 2017

COLTON >> It took up to five hours Monday to restore power to a commercial area and some apartments in the Mountain Vernon, Cooley and Washington neighborhoods that lost power due to overloaded circuits in the heat wave.

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp among food events this week in the Los Angeles area |Jun 20, 2017

Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica area Events Valley Inn Restaurant & Bar: Double lobster tail dinner, 5-10 p.m. June 23 and 30. Cost $33 plus tax and tip.

Highland man suspected in Mentone stabbing is arrested |Jun 20, 2017

MENTONE >> Investigators tracked down and arrested a Highland man suspected of stabbing another man in Mentone on Monday, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said.

2 men seriously injured in Crestline altercation; deputies investigating |Jun 21, 2017

Deputies are trying to piece together how one man suffered serious head injuries and another was stabbed in Crestline on Saturday, June 17, sheriff’s officials said. Deputies went to the first victim’s home — the man with head injuries — where he told them he had been assaulted at the Bear House Restaurant on Crest Forest Drive in Crestline, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release.

Big Bear gas shortages, power outages among trouble caused by Holcomb fire |Jun 20, 2017

BIG BEAR LAKE >> Gasoline was a scarce commodity in the Big Bear area on Tuesday. Rolling power outages caused by the Holcomb fire closed the doors to many businesses, including gas stations.

Boy hit by car is healing physically but having nightmares, dad says |Jun 20, 2017

Jonah Reyes, the 8-year-old Colton boy struck by a vehicle June 13 as he played in front of a friend’s house, is back home after spending a few days in the hospital. “Physically, he is going to be OK,” his father, Gilbert Reyes, said, noting his son’s broken arm and leg.

Twentynine Palms woman charged with leaving dogs in extreme heat |Jun 21, 2017

TWENTYNINE PALMS >> A Twentynine Palms woman whose dogs were left outside in triple-digit temperatures with no water or shade is facing misdemeanor charges, according to sheriff’s officials and court records.

Five arrested by immigration agents Thursday in Bloomington, Riverside |Jun 22, 2017

Fidel Delgado Guerrero wasn’t the man immigration agents were looking for early Thursday morning, but he was arrested and may now be deported. He was nabbed in what’s referred to as a collateral arrest.

DA investigator testifies about witness interviews in Colonies bribery trial |Jun 20, 2017

A senior investigator for the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office testified Tuesday that key witnesses and their attorneys did not protest their treatment as his office looked into possible corruption over the county’s $102 million settlement with the Colonies developer.

Dumping tip leads to outdoor marijuana grow, arrests |Jun 21, 2017

A tipster suspected illegal dumping near a creek in Hesperia, but when San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies investigated, they found large loads of fertilizer delivered for use in an outdoor marijuana grow, according to a news release.

Housing bubble in the Inland Empire? Here’s what the numbers say |Jun 23, 2017

Demand for single-family homes in the Inland Empire has fueled the strongest building activity in nearly a decade, according to a new report from UC Riverside, though experts say the recent spike is nowhere near the intensity and volume of the mid-2000s.

How Santa Claus Inc. is making a difference for San Bernardino County youth |Jun 20, 2017

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.

How California’s last big steel mill plans to go green |Jun 21, 2017

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> The Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga, the last full-production steel mill in California, aims to turn a traditionally dirty business into being nearly emission-free.

Investigator testifies he knew of Colonies bribery principals earlier than previously stated |Jun 21, 2017

The chief investigator in the San Bernardino County Colonies corruption case testified under defense cross-examination Wednesday that he had heard of the principals in the case in connection with possible bribery months earlier than he previously claimed.

LAPD seizes guns at Rancho Cucamonga home of officer accused of sex with underage cadet |Jun 23, 2017

Los Angeles police investigators are probing a cache of firearms taken from the Rancho Cucamonga home of an LAPD officer accused of unlawful sex with a 15-year-old female police cadet. Officer Robert Cain, 31, from the 77th Street Division was arrested Thursday morning by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck on suspicion of having sex with the girl.

How to catch a ‘dive-in’ movie in Fontana |Jun 23, 2017

Some call them “dive-in movies.” Others say “flick and float.” Either way, it’s a very Southern California way to catch a film — not just poolside but from in the pool.

CSUSB offers summer school grants |Jun 20, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Taking college courses over the summer won’t just save students time; this summer, it can save them money. A new $1 million grant will pay for up to 12 units during Cal State San Bernardino’s

‘Triple heat whammy’: Explaining why it’s so miserably hot |Jun 19, 2017

Blacktops, freeways, the urban mall. Global warming, too, but that’s not all. “And Mother Nature with this stationary high-pressure system,” adds Bill Patzert, climatologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, explaining why it’s going to continue to be unreasonably hot for several more days.

Holcomb fire evacuations lifted in Baldwin Lake area |Jun 20, 2017

BIG BEAR LAKE >> Mandatory evacuations ordered Tuesday as the Holcomb fire flared up and changed direction have been lifted, authorities have announced. Homes on First, Second and Third streets in the Baldwin Lake community northeast of Big Bear Lake were being evacuated.

Highland officials vote to ban commercial marijuana sales, cultivation |Jun 20, 2017

HIGHLAND >> Commercial marijuana activity will soon be banned here. The City Council has adopted an ordinance prohibiting commercial marijuana activity in the city and establishing regulations for indoor cultivation at private residences.

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Bloomington street |Jun 23, 2017

BLOOMINGTON >> Authorities are investigating a crash in Bloomington that sent a pedestrian to the hospital early Friday morning, according to California Highway Patrol incident reports. The crash was first reported around 3:45 a.

The Pie Hole (and more) is coming to Victoria Gardens |Jun 21, 2017

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Soon you’ll no longer have to trek to Los Angeles to order a handcrafted treat from The Pie Hole.

Authorities urge use of ‘safe and sane’ fireworks, where permitted, for Fourth of July |Jun 20, 2017

Authorities discussed the dangers and consequences of using illegal fireworks and explosives to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday at a news conference Tuesday at Fire Station No. 79 in Fontana.

Victorville pedestrian killed may have been hit by multiple vehicles; witnesses sought |Jun 21, 2017

A woman who died after being hit by a pickup truck as she crossed a road in Victorville on June 16 may have been hit by at least one other vehicle, and deputies are looking for additional witnesses who might have seen the incident, sheriff’s officials said.

Here’s when the Redlands Sprouts is opening and hiring |Jun 23, 2017

REDLANDS >> Sprouts Farmers Market will open its doors this fall at the Redlands Packing House District, the company announced Friday.

Victorville home invasion suspect sought by detectives |Jun 22, 2017

VICTORVILLE >> A man held a woman in her home at knifepoint during a home invasion robbery June 16, and detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying him, sheriff’s officials announced Thursday.

Hesperia residents tied up during morning robbery |Jun 21, 2017

Deputies detained one man and were looking for several others in a Wednesday home robbery in Hesperia in which residents were tied up and had their vehicle and property stolen, sheriff’s officials said.