News & Alerts
News ImageMagic Show and Reading Game Celebration at the San Bernardino Public Library
Join us on August 6, 2016 for the Arty Loon Magic Show and the San Bernardino Public Library's ending celebration for the all-ages summer reading game. This free event will take place at 2:00 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium at the Feldheym Central Library at 555 W. 6th Street. This is the wrap-up event for all four of the City Libraries’ Summer Reading Games.
( Read entire Arty Loon article here )

News ImageThe San Bernardino Public Libraries present Annie Banannie in “The Tortoise & the Hare--In Space”
As part of the summer reading theme of "Read for the Win", two of the San Bernardino Public Libraries will be hosting children’s book author Annie Banannie in her hilarious "Balloon Theater" show called "3" Using balloons and audience volunteers, Annie Banannie leads this goofy adventure with her signature Balloon Storyteller style and a giant 6-foot balloon finale.
( Get the dates and times of Annie Banannies show here )

News ImageCitizen-based Charter Review Committee presents final report to Mayor & Council
Tonight the citizen-based Charter Review Committee will present and discuss their final report on the City's Charter. The report includes a 24-page staff report outlining the Committee's rationale behind the proposed changes, along with the proposed 12-page Charter and their working timeline over the last year. According to the staff report, the Committee is asking the Mayor and Common Council to consider putting the proposed Charter on the November 2016 ballot.
( Committee 50-page report (including Charter) )

News ImageFriends of the San Bernardino Public Library receives a $40,000 grant from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

SAN BERNARDINO, CA – April 21st, 2016 - The Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library have received a $40,000 donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to purchase library books for the four city libraries of the San Bernardino Public Library.

( Read entire article here )

Refuse Services Announcement

Effective April 1st, 2016 Burrtec will provide all refuse services for City of San Bernardino residents and businesses. The City of San Bernardino and the San Bernardino Municipal Water Department are working with Burrtec to ensure the smoothest service transition possible. Please remember refuse services provided through March 31st, 2016 will reflect on your SBMWD April or May billing statement.

Please contact Customer Service at (909) 384-5095 should you have questions regarding refuse services or billing relating to refuse service provided through March 31, 2016.

For questions regarding refuse service after April 1st, 2016 please contact Burrtec at (909) 804-4222.

( View PDF )

#SBReady - City's Flood Safety Plan 2015/2016
Want to learn more about the city's flood safety plan? Here is our 2015/2016 plan, development by our emergency preparedness planning team. The team consists of multiple departments such as San Bernardino Police, Fire, Public Works, Parks & Recreations and more. The plan will be updated as we make further progress in our safety preparedness program.

Visit for more information.
( City of San Bernardino Flood Safety Plan )

December 2 Victim Support Resource

Please visit for more information on support for the December 2 shooting victims. Including how you can donate and share information.

( View PDF )

City to pursue service contract negotiation with Burrtec Waste Industries

On Monday, Nov. 16, the Mayor and Common Council gave City staff the green light to move forward with negotiating a 10-year service contract with Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.
A contract consistent with Burrtec’s proposal and the terms of the request for proposal is expected to be presented to the Council, for final approval, no later than January 2016. Staff’s analysis report and presentation are posted on

( Link to full news release )

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Sat., July 30, 2016
8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
  Residential City Clean-Up Day
8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
  Residential City Clean-Up Day
10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
  San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum
Sun., July 31, 2016
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Mon., August 1, 2016
4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
  City Council Meeting
Tue., August 2, 2016
9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM
  Water Board Meeting
5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
  Blair Park/Muscupiabe - Event
Wed., August 3, 2016
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Thu., August 4, 2016
9:00 AM
  Board of Building Commissioners
10:00 AM
  Development Review Committee Agendas
Fri., August 5, 2016
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