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  1. Big Bear: Skier, 21, dies after crashing into stairway at Bear MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    An Ohio woman died Sunday, Nov. 29, after a skiing accident at the Bear Mountain ski resort in the San Bernardino Mountains. Natalie E. Altieri, 21, was skiing about 10:30 a.m. when she crashed into a metal stairway, according to a San Bernardino County Coroner's Office news release.


  2. Warehouse measures OKa d for ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | The Press-Enterprise

    Iddo Benzeevi's Highland Fairview began a drive to back three ballot initiatives to overcome delays on the World Logistics Center project in Moreno Valley. Three initiatives that could insulate the World Logistics Center from lawsuits have qualified for the ballot, Moreno Valley's City Clerk said Monday, Nov. 23. A consultant hired by the city completed its review that morning of the signatures gathered - about 16,000 for each measure - and declared them valid for a potential election, City Clerk Jane Halstead said.


  3. Moreno ValleyMORENO VALLEY: Warehouse measures heading to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | The Press-Enterprise

    Developer Iddo Benzeevi walks past signs protesting his World Logistics Center proposal at an August public hearing. The Moreno Valley City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 24, will discuss measures seeking to protect the center's approval from legal challenges.


  4. CASSIE MacDUFF: Lamberto's exit deal was no bargainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | The Press-Enterprise

    The payout San Bernardino County taxpayers will make to get rid of shamed county Human Resources Director Andrew Lamberto is pretty hard to swallow. Lamberto, who was arrested in March in a prostitution sting in Orange County, will continue to collect his salary for six months in exchange for agreeing to resign, under an agreement reached Thursday.


  5. EDITORIAL: Obamacare: Open season for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | The Press-Enterprise

    As if the Affordable Care Act's massive increase in government intervention in the U.S. health care system was not enough of a problem, it appears that the system practically invites waste, fraud and abuse, according to a series of government oversight reports. In the latest report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, echoing a similar report it published in July, found that basic information used to determine enrollment and subsidy eligibility, such as Social Security number, citizenship status, household income and family size, was not verified by the federal Health Insurance Marketplace or the two state exchanges examined, in California and Kentucky.


  6. ECONOMY: Inland manufacturing growth grinds to a haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | The Press-Enterprise

    In this Oct. 11, 2015 photo, a woman works with equipment in a factory manufacturing solar power panels in Shangrao in central China's Jiangxi province. China's economic growth decelerated in the latest quarter but relatively robust spending by Chinese consumers helped to avert a deeper downturn.


  7. EDITORIAL: Public employee misconduct should not be concealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    San Bernardino County Human Resources Director Andrew Lamberto was convicted in August of "agreeing to engage in prostitution." Did citizens of California's fifth-largest county have a right to know? County CEO Greg Devereaux apparently didn't think so.


  8. Q&A with California lawmaker on daily fantasy sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Daily fantasy sports is under increased scrutiny at the state level, with individual state governments already considering legislation to regulate the industry. California is one of those states that has a proposed bill in place, led by assemblymember Adam Gray , who serves as chairman of the state's Governmental Operations Committee.


  9. NorcoNORCO: Improvements, but still short on water goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Norco's managed to up its water savings to 33 percent last month, falling just short of its 36 percent goal. Norco's water agency, one of several Inland water districts that have continually failed to meet state-mandated water reductions, narrowly missed again in September.


  10. St. Louis task force hopes to hang onto RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Yet there was the former Anheuser-Busch executive literally larger than life as part of the welcoming committee as NFL owners pulled up to a suburban Chicago hotel for league meetings this past August. Actually it was a supersized blowup of Peacock's head that was being hoisted up by a group of Rams fans who had made the drive up from St. Louis in hopes of making their case to keep the franchise on the banks of the Mississippi.


  11. Lake ElsinoreREGION: Friday Night Lights much more than footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Redlands' East Valley High team lines up against players from Rialto's Carter High on Friday, Sept. 25, in Redlands.


  12. EDITORIAL: State Economy grows, incomes don'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    California's economy, like the U.S. economy, continues a slow, but steady, recovery. Statewide unemployment in August dropped to 6.1 percent from 6.2 percent in July, although that ranked 42nd among the 50 states.


  13. Platinum Triangle project shrinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    A Chinese development company on Tuesday said it could not reach an agreement with the Angels to use some of the parking at Angel Stadium - prompting the company to significantly scale down a proposed $450 million residential, hotel and commercial complex. The 14.8-acre project, known as LT Platinum Center, could be considered by Anaheim's Planning Commission and City Council in early 2016, with construction starting as soon as the middle of next year.


  14. Moreno ValleyEx-mayor joins flurry of lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Owings is a member of the SoCal Environmental Justice Alliance, a newly formed group suing the 40.6-million square-foot complex, said Los Angeles attorney Craig Collins. Developer Iddo Benzeevi, CEO and president of Highland Fairview, has criticized the lawsuits and in a statement last week said "the WLC has applied the highest environmental standards in the U.S." A coalition of five environmental groups also filed suit Tuesday, Sept.


  15. HEMET: Water, sewer rate increases up for final reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Water rates haven't increased since 2008; sewer rates have stayed the same since 2006. Water departments in California are not allowed to charge more than the cost of water and service.


  16. RIVERSIDE: City may offer more cash for grassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    With demand for turf removal rebates far outstripping the money available, Riverside may pump another $1.5 million into the program that pays people to tear out their grass. Riverside Public Utilities has already paid about $5 million in rebates for grass removal, with about $4 million of that reimbursed by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, utilities spokeswoman Heather Raymond said.


  17. Real Estate: Inland in August ranked No. 27 for foreclosure activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Real estate signs, such as the one that hung outside a Riverside home a few years ago, touted loan programs for home buyers for no money down, and zero-interest. The "exotic" forms of financing were blamed, in part, for the housing market crash and a foreclosure tsunami that, while lessened markedly, continues to nip at the Inland region's heels.


  18. Real Estate: Inland home sales streak continues in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Southern California homebuying in August shifted down from July, but remained strong enough to help the six-county region chalk up the longest stretch of year-over-year home sales gains in three years. Data from a new CoreLogic report says 21,352 new and existing homes and condos were sold in Southern California in August, down 12 percent from July sales but up 8 percent from 19,765 sales recorded in August 2014.


  19. Odds of strong El Ni o on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    The phenomenon occurs every few years, when winds shift and parts of the Pacific Ocean get warmer than usual, triggering a corresponding reaction in the atmosphere. Currently, sea surface temperatures in parts of the Pacific Ocean are above normal by about 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.5 degrees Fahrenheit, meteorologists said.


  20. FontanaFONTANA: Net Zero Energy homes called a first for stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    The U.S. Green Building Council's Inland Empire chapter held a guided tour event in August of Meritage Homes' models for a project the Electric Power Research Institute has deemed as the state's first zero-net community of 20 homes. More than 50 people turned out for the Aug. 26 event at Sierra Crest in Fontana.


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