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  1. Prosecutors rest case for 3 of 4 Colonies defendantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The prosecution rested its case Wednesday for three of the four defendants in the San Bernardino County Colonies trial after nearly seven months of testimony about whether county officials were bribed to approve a $102 million settlement with a developer in 2006. Jurors assigned to hear the case of defendants Jeff Burum, a Rancho Cucamonga developer; former county Supervisor Paul Biane; and Mark Kirk, the former chief of staff for former county Supervisor Gary Ovitt, broke into applause after prosecutor Lewis Cope told them, “The people rest.” One witness is left in the case of the fourth defendant, former Assistant Assessor Jim Erwin.

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  2. When you need to escape from the Inland Empire, therea s an Open DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Escape rooms are popping up all over the region challenging participants to solve puzzles and mysteries and to test their reasoning abilities. One of the newest is Open Door Escape Games in Redlands, and it already has plans for expansion.

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  3. Friendly interview became tense for Colonies defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A defendant in the San Bernardino County Colonies bribery case brought up “no quid pro quo” unprompted by interviewing investigators during a 2009 interview about political action committee contributions from Colonies Partners developer to county officials following a $102 million settlement between the county and the developer in 2006. But the defense attorney for Mark Kirk, the former chief of staff for former county Supervisor Gary Ovitt, pointed out Wednesday there had been an unexpected turn during the April 21, 2009 interview of Kirk by Hollis “Bud” Randles, now the assistant chief investigator for the District Attorney's Bureau of Investigation, and district attorney investigator Maury Weiss.

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  4. Ita s a Redlands family affair at N7 Creamery in Rancho CucamongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    REDLANDS >> For more than a third of his life, 21-year-old Andrew Cox has been working to make a name for himself within the local craft food scene. Cox, a Redlands native and head chef at N7 Creamery at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga, says he developed an early interest in cooking.

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  5. Colonies investigator stands by timeline of probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The lead investigator in the San Bernardino County Colonies bribery trial maintained Tuesday that the investigation into possible corruption in a $102 million settlement between the county and a developer did not start until Nov. 1, 2008 -- despite a news article months earlier that outlined public records of the developer's political contributions. Hollis “Bud” Randles, assistant chief investigator for the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Bureau of Investigation, denied under questioning by defense attorney Stephen Larson that he was aware of a May 7, 2008 front-page article in The Press-Enterprise that reported Colonies Partners of Rancho Cucamonga making hundreds of thousands of dollars in contributions.

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  6. Pizza, pasta and lots of other good things at StoneFire Grill in Rancho CucamongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    StoneFire Grill's Favorite Pizza is a great vegetarian dish with avocado, pesto, mozzarella and basil. Prices: $5.99-$23.59 salads, $7.49-$18.99 pizzas, $6.49-$23.99 pastas, $6.99-$8.99 sandwiches, $8.99-$23.99 grill items.

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  7. Colonies investigator testifies about political mailers on uniona s computersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Defendant Jim Erwin, former San Bernardino County assistant assessor, is shown in court as opening statements in the Colonies trial begin in San Bernardino Superior Court. File photo.

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  8. NBA offseason: part circus, part masquerade BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    About an hour after ESPN seemed to be done with its NBA Draft coverage Thursday night, ABC aired an updated version of “The Gong Show.” A woman in a Bo Peep outfit shoving a tarantula in her mouth and playing a harmonica magnificently continued a narrative that began with Magic Johnson and his assistants sawing the Lakers in half and then pulling a string of college freshmen out of his jacket sleeve like handkerchiefs before trading them away to outposts unknown.

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  9. The streak continues: Ontario Airport reports May passenger traffic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ONTARIO >> Ontario International Airport continues to see more travelers in and out of its twin terminals. In the first five months, traffic has grown 6.3 percent from 1.69 million in 2016 to 1.8 million in 2017.

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  10. Investigator testifies he knew of Colonies bribery principals earlier than previously statedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The chief investigator in the San Bernardino County Colonies corruption case testified under defense cross examination Wednesday that he had heard of the principals in the case in connection with possible bribery months earlier than he previously claimed. The revelation came during a wide-ranging day of cross-examination in the six-month-old trial that also showed: • There were no clear-cut reasons to begin inquiries about Colonies Partners and corruption during the summer of 2008, when investigators began asking about it.

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  11. Investigator testifies he knew about Colonies bribery principles earlier than previously statedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The chief investigator in the San Bernardino County Colonies corruption case testified under defense cross examination Wednesday that he had heard of the principles in the case in connection with possible bribery months earlier than he previously claimed. Hollis “Bud” Randles, a senior investigator for the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office, had testified before a 2011 grand jury and again in the current trial before Judge Michael A. Smith that it was not until Nov. 1, 2008 that he became aware of possible corruption in the $102 million settlement between the county and Rancho Cucamonga developer Colonies Partners on Nov. 28, 2006.

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  12. DA investigator testifies about witness interviews in Colonies bribery trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A senior investigator for the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office testified Tuesday that key witnesses and their attorneys did not protest their treatment as his office looked into possible corruption over the county's $102 million settlement with the Colonies developer. The testimony from Hollis “Bud” Randles, under questioning from Deputy Attorney General Melissa Mandel, came as rejoinder to long-standing defense arguments that Randles and his office pressured the witnesses into giving his team something they could use in the case.

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  13. Boxer Daniel Franco shows improvement, no longer in a comaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Al Franco, the father and trainer of Rancho Cucamonga boxer Daniel Franco, said Tuesday morning his son is becoming more alert since two emergency surgeries landed him in a medically induced coma after he was knocked out June 10. The last emergency surgery for Daniel Franco, 25, was Tuesday, a second procedure to repair bleeding and relieve pressure in his brain. He was knocked out in the eighth round by Jose Haro at WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa, and is expected to remain at Mercy Medical Center is Sioux City, Iowa, for two months before he is transferred to a rehabilitation hospital in Arizona.

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  14. a Triple heat whammya : Explaining why ita s so miserably hotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Patzert on Monday, June 19, called upon his 34 years of research at JPL to boil down the science behind the extreme heat - what can't be seen but can be measured. How extreme? As a high-pressure system anchored over Arizona strengthens, highs in the Inland valleys - parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties south and west of the mountains - were expected to hit 103 to 111 on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

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  15. Former San Bernardino County Counsel testified that Colonies negotiations involved a oehorse tradingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Jurors in the San Bernardino County Colonies bribery case heard Monday that one man's “poison pill” is another man's “Cadillac.” Dennis Wagner, now a private attorney, served for six months as interim San Bernardino County Counsel 11 years ago, during the final negotiations and the $102 million settlement the county reached with Colonies Partners land developer in November 2006. After Wagner completed his testimony Monday afternoon, Hollis “Bud” Randles, assistant chief investigator for the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Bureau of Investigation took the stand and began recounting his work as lead investigator on the Colonies case.

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  16. Former San Bernardino County Counsel testifies about a oehorse tradinga during Colonies negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Jurors in the San Bernardino County Colonies bribery case heard Monday that one man's poison pill is another man's Cadillac. Dennis Wagner, now a private attorney, served for six months as interim San Bernardino County Counsel 11 years ago, during the final negotiations and the $102 million settlement the county reached with Colonies Partners land developer in November 2006.

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  17. StoneFire Grill opens its first Inland Empire locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    StoneFire Grill's first Inland Empire location opened Tuesday in Rancho Cucamonga. It's the ninth location for the Southern California fast-casual chain.

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  18. Arrested, released, arrested again; Authorities say Loma Linda man targeted seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    LOMA LINDA >> Deputies believe a man who was released from jail following his arrest in a Loma Linda senior center theft case went back to the same senior center and tried to steal from it again. Thomas Milford Harrison, 40, of Loma Linda was stopped on June 11 in the area of Redlands Boulevard and Taft Street and found with credit cards, jewels and coins that didn't belong to him, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff's news release.

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  19. Former interim San Bernardino County counsel testifies at Colonies bribery trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A private attorney who served as interim San Bernardino County Counsel 11 years ago and resigned over the $102 million settlement the county reached with a land developer in 2006 went over details of his stormy tenure Thursday in the Colonies bribery trial. Dennis Wagner was lured from private practice back to the county by then-Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Postmus in May 2006 after Postmus became frustrated with County Counsel and outside counsel over failure to settle the Colonies litigation.

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  20. Whicker: Andre Ward knows the dangers of boxinga s ring of fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    On Saturday night, a right hand by Jose Haro punched his face in. They took Franco to a hospital in Sioux Falls, Iowa, and performed emergency brain surgery.

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