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How To Contact Your Members of Congress Concerning The Government Shutdown

Simone Graham – Editor: One of our local nonprofits, California Association of Nonprofits, is providing information and links to California representatives so that we can express our concern or opinions about the impending government shut-down. This is their February 5, 2019 notice to the public.

CalNonprofits: You probably know that if Congress and the White House don’t reach an agreement by February 15, 2019, the federal

Off-Highway Vehicle Grants Open House/Forest Officials Want Your Input

For over 20 years, San Bernardino National Forest has been a recipient of over ten million dollars from California’s Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) grants. The money has gone to creating and maintaining OHV staging areas and trails, route monitoring and education, enforcing OHV regulations and restoring lands damaged by OHV use. The forest has 65 miles of green sticker trails, 169 miles of green sticker roads and an additional 734 miles of level 2 roads open to SUV/4WD use, of which 104 miles are 4WD routes.

Apple Valley welcomes Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen and Bakery

Apple Valley, CA – February 4, 2019: Twenty years after opening their first restaurant, Mike and Jennifer Towles are bringing Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen and Bakery to Apple Valley. Inspired by Grandma Corky herself, the restaurant serves a wide variety of homestyle entrees and fresh bakery items. The Apple Valley

Commemorating Black History Month

Simone Graham – Editor: This week U.S. Senator for California, Kamala Harris, is addressing Black History Month in a letter to constituents reminding us all that freedom is not free. The cost can be high, but the result is worth the price and must be guarded and earned with each generation. Whether fighting on foreign soil or in our own communities for freedom and equal rights, it is worth the fight and is the measure of who we are as a people.

Victorville CHP Snow Safety/Mountain Visitor Reminders

CHP VICTORVILLE: We are expecting snow in our local mountains this weekend. We want to remind the visitors that plan on playing in the snow or going to the ski resorts of the following:

– Do not trespass onto private property. We are in close contact

Assemblyman Obernolte Introduces Bill to Recognize High School Student Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced introducing a bill that recognizes students’ excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related courses and curriculum through a new seal on high school diplomas.

Government Shutdown And Employer Services: E-Verify and I-9

California Employers Association: As the government shutdown continues due to disagreements between Congress and the Trump Administration, several services are impacted and may affect workplace employment-related issues. Read on to see what’s impacted and what’s not.

E-Verify Is Down:E-Verify and E-Verify services are not available to employers. Employees are also unable to resolve E-Verify Tentative Non-confirmations (TNCs). However, I-9 Form requirements must be met

Parking Goes Digital at Ontario International Airport

Ontario, California: Travelers flying out of Ontario International Airport (ONT) can now reserve on-site parking online, adding another measure of convenience at the nation’s fastest-growing airport. The innovative parking system, which is accessible through ONT’s website,, is designed to make the airport journey easier and more affordable for customers who drive themselves.

SBC Museum Redlands Old West Days: Great for Kids

Simone Graham – Editor: Celebrate the rich, diverse history of the old west, San Bernardino County style. The event takes place at the SBC Museum on 2014 Orange Tree Lane in Redlands on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Churn butter, create quilt squares, make 1800’s toys, get close with mini horses and sheep, pan for gold and more! All included with regular museum admission.

Supervisor Lovingood Elected LAFCO Chair/What Is LAFCO To You?

Simone Graham – Editor: San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert A. Lovingood was unanimously elected chair of the Local Agency Formation Commission, the primary agency that encourages orderly growth in the County.

“Supervisor Lovingood’s ability to breakdown complex issues and get to the meat of the matter make him a natural leader, and LAFCO will benefit greatly from his common-sense approach to