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Winter Wonderland Pictures with Santa
Winter Wonderland Pictures with Santa
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Temporary Expanded Branch Hours during Feldheym Library’s Closure for Re-Carpeting

Feldheym Central Library is scheduled to be closed to the public for approximately two weeks starting Monday, January 5th because of re-carpeting.

The three branch libraries of the San Bernardino Public Library plan to offer expanded public service hours beyond their usual 20 weekly hours during that period.


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DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

San Bernardino, CA – Officers from the San Bernardino Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s on going traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Saturday, December 20, 2014 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests.

“We will continue to do our part in finding and prosecuting impaired drivers in order to make our streets a safer place,” said San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan PD. “This is a ‘Zero Tolerance’ crackdown so Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over!”


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Free Christmas Tree Removal

Do you have a Christmas Tree that needs to be removed? The City of San Bernardino's Integrated Waste Management Division will pick-up Christmas trees for refuse account holders the weeks of:

Monday, January 5, 2015 through Friday, January 9, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015 through Friday, January 23, 2015

For removal, place your Christmas tree next to your trash container on your regular refuse collection day on one of the weeks noted above. Please make sure that your tree is not blocking the street or sidewalk.

For more information please call SB Direct at 909-384-7272.


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DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend

San Bernardino, CA – San Bernardino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, December 19, 2014 in the Northeast District of San Bernardino between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely.


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News ImageFeldheym Central Library to Host "New Year’s Noon" Preschool Storytime
Too young to stay up till midnight? Come to The Feldheym Central Library's New Year’s preschool story time on Tuesday, December 30th at 11:30 a.m. After New Year's themed stories, we will count down to the ball drop at noon, followed by refreshments and a craft. This event will take the place of our regularly scheduled story time. For more information call 909-381-8235.

News ImageNew Digital Content for the San Bernardino Public Library
San Bernardino Public Library is now offering free online access to complete digital copies of your favorite magazines. Magazines are available to download for free from the library’s website, http://www.sbpl.org/. Using your San Bernardino Public Library card and Smart Phone, tablet, or personal computer, you can gain access to more than 100 publications, including ESPN, Us Weekly, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Martha Stewart Living, PC World, and many more.
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News ImageSan Bernardino Public Library Seeking Book Donations
The Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library welcome donations of used books and other materials such as videos, CDs, and DVDs that are in good condition. The Library staff will evaluate materials for addition to the collection in accordance with the Library Materials Selection Policy. Gift materials that cannot be used in the collection will be given to the Friends for sale in their bookstore, which in turn benefits the Library.
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News ImageResidential City Clean-Up Days
The City of San Bernardino invites residents to take advantage of 11 free dump sites in 2015.

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News ImageCity of San Bernardino Launches Receivership Program

Combats decreasing property values and higher crime rates by taking control of substandard, blighted properties posing significant health and safety threats.


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Update: November 20, 2014 Incident

San Bernardino, CA - Per our November 20, 2014, Press Conference at 2:00 PM, the following is an update on the 14th Street Incident.


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2014-2015 SALARY IMPACTS OF SECTION 186 SAN BERNARDINO POLICE DEPARTMENT
Attribute to Mr. Parker:

Section 186 of the City Charter requires a basic standard for fixing salaries, classifications, and working conditions of the Police and Fire Departments. Impact to the salaries of the Police Safety Management Unit require salary increases ranging from 2.52% to 5.29% and the Police Safety Unit (those represented by the San Bernardino Police Officers' Association) for Fiscal-Year 2014-2015 require salary increases ranging from 3.52% to 4.92%. The total costs to the City represent over $1.3 Million annually in additional base salaries, benefit and estimated overtime costs.
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Inland Empire Senior Games
"PROMOTING FITNESS AND THE SPIRIT OF COMPETITION WINNERS ALL"

OCTOBER 3 – OCTOBER 10, 2014

FOR PERSONS 50 YEARS AND BETTER
JOIN US IN A CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND WELLNESS

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Community Center's Fall Season Hours

**Effective October 1st, 2014:
All community center’s hours of operation will change, for the Fall season.
(Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 through Sunday, March 1st, 2015).
The community centers affected are as follows:
Delmann Heights: 2969 North Flores Street, San Bernardino, CA 92405
Lytle Creek: 380 South K Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410
Ruben Campos: 1717 West Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410
Rudy C. Hernandez: 222 North Lugo Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92408

**The Phoenix East Community Center will be CLOSING as of September 30th, 2014**


For more information please contact the Parks & Recreation main office at (909)384-5233.



San Bernardino Symphony Presents, "Mosaico Music Festival"

Come and enjoy a night of art and music with the San Bernardino Symphony and the City of San Bernardino as they proudly present their "Mosaico Music and Arts Festival" taking place on Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 2:00pm-7:00pm at the Roosevelt Bowl located at Perris Hill Park. This event is FREE to the public.

For more information please contact Valerie Peister with the San Bernardino Symphony at (909) 723-4105 or email at vpeister@sanbernardinosymphony.org



News ImageFarmshare Market Every Thursday: 11AM-2PM (Court Street Square)
The Healthy San Bernardino Coalition (HSBC), Old Grove Orange and Patrons of the Bowl partner together to think outside the orange peel and improve access to healthy produce for residents and workers in San Bernardino. Every Thursday from 11:00AM-2:00PM, there are food vendors, farmers and small businesses looking to serve you, during the "lunch hour," on the Corner of Court and E Street. Feeling more adventurous? Old Grove Orange will bring fresh and local produce, from 11:30AM-1:30PM. Participating families and individuals have pre-paid for a 3 month season of locally grown fruits and vegetables called a“Farmshare.” All residents and workers in the City are encouraged to sign upfor a Farmshare (registration packet accessible here).
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News ImageThe Healthy San Bernardino Coalition and Old Grove Orange Partner to begin the Downtown Farmshare Market
The Healthy San Bernardino Coalition (HSBC) and Old Grove Orange are partnering together to think outside the orange peel and improve access to healthy produce for residents and workers in San Bernardino. Every Thursday, Old Grove Orange brings fresh and local produce to City Hall, under the Breezeway, from 11:30AM-1:30PM. Participating families and individuals pre-pay for a season of locally grown fruits and vegetables called a "Farmshare." All residents and workers in the City are encouraged to sign up for a Farmshare by completing the attached document and visiting the Facebook Page.
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Sun., December 21, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
Mon., December 22, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
5:30 PM
  Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting
Tue., December 23, 2014
All Day Event
  Civil Service Board Meetings
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
Wed., December 24, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
  Terrace West Neighborhood Cluster Association
7:00 PM
  Planning Commission Agendas
Thu., December 25, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
10:00 AM
  Development Review Committee Agendas
Fri., December 26, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
Sat., December 27, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries
10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
  San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum
Sun., December 28, 2014
All Day Event
  Bridging Homeboy Industries