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SBPL Lifelong Learning Center Contributes to International Literacy Day

(September 8, 2015, San Bernardino, CA.) – On September 8, the world will mark the 48th annual International Literacy Day to remind us all that reading, writing, and basic math remain an elusive target for nearly 800 million adults around the globe, including approximately 23,000 adults in our community. The Jack L. Hill Lifelong Learning Center at the San Bernardino Public Library is part of a national network of organizations that work every minute of every day to end the adult literacy crisis.


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SCE Electrical System Upgrade project in Northpark area begins Monday, Aug. 31
Beginning Aug. 31 through Oct. 16, Southern California Edison will be working throughout the Northpark neighborhood replacing and upgrading poles, wires and electrical equipment.
Notices have been sent by SCE to those affected by the project. The attached document features a sample of the letter property owners received (English and Spanish) and a notice of access to your property if necessary while conducting repairs.
Residents’ patience and cooperation is much appreciated as SCE works to modernize the power grid. Please contact project managers, Tom Lasher 909-376-9882 or Mark Scribner 909-361-0479 with upgrade questions or concerns. Questions regarding outages please call 1-800-611-1911 or visit www.SCE.com/OutageCenter.
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Evaluation of Fire Proposal by Citygate Now Available
Today, city management provided Councilmembers Citygate Associates’ evaluation of the three fire service proposals received in late July. Accompanying the report is a memo outlining the rationale behind recommending San Bernardino County Fire District as the preferred service provider.
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Free Resources at the San Bernardino Public Library
Take advantage of the free resources that the San Bernardino Public Library offers its library cardholders. These resources are available at its website http://www.sbpl.org/ and then by selecting “E for Me.”
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Charter Review Committee survey now available! Pass it on!

The City Council has appointed a Charter Review Committee for the purposes of reviewing the City’s existing charter and recommending appropriate changes, if any, to be placed on the November 2016 ballot. We are conducting a preliminary survey to gather public feedback.

To participate in the survey, please select your preferred option:
English -
click here
Spanish/Español - clic aquí

For more information about the Charter Review Committee, please visit, www.sbcity.org/CharterReview


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San Bernardino Access Center at Seccombe Lake continues to provide services.
There was some confusion as to the operating hours of the San Bernardino Access Center at Seccombe Lake Park. The Center continues to provide general services to those in need from 9.a.m. to 2 p.m. and reserves the hours of 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for special case appointments Monday through Friday. Please see the attached news release for more information.
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Application for Fine Arts Grants 2015-16
Click here to view the application for Fine Arts Grants 2015-16.

Grand Opening of the San Bernardino Homeless Access Center
Thursday, April 23, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Pet Adoption Fair
San Bernardino City Animal Shelter Adoption Event.

Saturday, March 28th, 2015 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
333 Chandler Place
San Bernardino, Ca 92408

*Located behind target off of Orange Show road from the 215 Freeway*

Meet you new best friend!
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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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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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