San Bernandino

Delays for key court hearings OK’d for Coronavirus pandemic – San Bernardino Sun

An emergency order giving local courts more time to hold key hearings for criminal defendants has been approved by state court officials during the coronavirus pandemic. The Judicial Council of California, during an emergency meeting on Saturday, agreed to temporary [...]

2020-03-30T20:30:28+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

Macy’s to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers – San Bernardino Sun

NEW YORK — Macy’s will furlough a majority of its 130,000 workers with its stores dark. The company on Monday said it is transitioning to an ‘’absolute minimum workforce” needed to maintain basic operations. Online operations won’t be hit as [...]

2020-03-30T20:37:31+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

Olympics rescheduled for July 2021 with opening ceremony on July 23 – San Bernardino Sun

By STEPHEN WADE TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 — almost exactly [...]

2020-03-30T20:42:50+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

San Jacinto Mountains ‘extremely dangerous’ for Pacific Crest Trail hikers, group says – San Bernardino Sun

An advocacy group for the Pacific Crest Trail has urged hikers to stay off the path in the San Jacinto Mountains, calling the stretch “extremely dangerous”  with steep snowconditions in the area where one hiker fell to his [...]

2020-03-30T08:21:27+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

USNS Mercy takes on its first non-coronavirus patients – San Bernardino Sun

A patient comes aboard the USNS Mercy on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of US Navy) A patient is brought aboard the USNS Mercy on Sunday, March 29. (Photo courtesy of US Navy) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsSailors transport a [...]

2020-03-30T07:20:43+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

2 more San Bernardino County deputies contract coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

Tests confirmed that two more deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department have contracted COVID-19, officials said Sunday, March 29. The two patients were resting at home with flu-like symptoms over the weekend, Sheriff’s officials said in [...]

2020-03-30T06:19:12+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

2 inmates who walked away from prison camp are captured; one has San Bernardino County ties – San Bernardino Sun

REDWAY, Calif. — Authorities on Sunday captured two minimum-security inmates who walked away from a prison camp in Northern California on Friday night. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation found Derek Barnett, 29, and Noah Wilson, 28. [...]

2020-03-30T05:18:09+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

Coronavirus infects 1 inmate and 4 more employees at state prison in Chino – San Bernardino Sun

An inmate at a state prison in Chino has tested positive for coronavirus, as well as four additional employees who work at the facility, officials said Sunday, March 29. The prisoner in Chino is the first incarcerated person at [...]

2020-03-30T04:17:04+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

Former San Bernardino County probation officer convicted of killing pregnant wife among Newsom’s commutations – San Bernardino Sun

When Gov. Gavin Newsom pardoned five people and commuted the sentences of 21 others on Friday, he refocused scrutiny on one local case in particular: Rodney McNeal, the former San Bernardino County probation officer convicted of killing his [...]

2020-03-30T03:16:26+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

LA Convention Center to become mammoth field hospital in fight against coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

The Los Angeles Convention Center will become a field hospital to help relieve the pressures brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Sunday, March 29, in the information-packed latest edition of his [...]

2020-03-30T02:10:17+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

Neighborhood parades on wheels become the new way to party in age of coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

Birthdays for 10-year-old Kamryn Brownell have always been something to look forward to. Way back in September, she started thinking about hers on Friday, March 27. “We had a party planned and we picked out invitations,” said her [...]

2020-03-30T01:09:26+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

California home sales now ‘essential’ but health risks scare agents – San Bernardino Sun

Real estate agents have serious concerns about what would seem to be good news: reclassifying their work as “essential” in this era of coronavirus fears. Over the weekend, residential real estate sales were added to an updated list [...]

2020-03-30T00:01:08+00:00March 30, 2020|San Bernandino|

Five more coronavirus deaths reported in LA County as number of cases tops 2,000 – San Bernardino Sun

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Los Angeles has surpassed 2,000 people, Los Angeles County public health officials announced Sunday, March 29. Officials also reported five new deaths related to COVID-19, the disease resulting from the novel [...]

2020-03-29T22:57:29+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

US agency includes gun sellers as ‘critical’ infrastructure during coronavirus emergency – San Bernardino Sun

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gun rights group is cheering the Trump administration’s designation of the firearms industry, including retailers, as part of the nation’s critical infrastructure during the coronavirus emergency. The designation by the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure [...]

2020-03-29T21:56:37+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Dr. Fauci warns US could see up to 200K coronavirus deaths – San Bernardino Sun

By MATT SEDENSKY and MICHAEL R. SISAK NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hotspots in nursing homes and a growing [...]

2020-03-29T20:45:39+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

How one person with coronavirus could infect up to 88,000 others – San Bernardino Sun

This past week, COVID-19 cases in the U.S. spiked from 13,678 to more than 100,000, making it the country with the most cases. It is estimated that a person carying the virus could infect anywhere from 2.2 to [...]

2020-03-29T18:43:27+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Is it still March? Month crawls by in Southern California during coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

Can March be over soon? Please? Every morning now is like “Groundhog Day.” I wake up and it’s still March, on an endless loop. As my younger friends would say, I can’t even with this month. I swear [...]

2020-03-29T17:38:43+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

California State Parks close to vehicle traffic due to coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

After witnessing a surge in visits the day before, all 280 California State Parks will now be closed to vehicle access, according to a statement. “On Saturday, many state parks once again experienced visitation surges that made it [...]

2020-03-29T16:37:19+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Long Beach couple weds in a changed world – San Bernardino Sun

There were no ivory table cloths. No dusty rose napkins. No gold table numbers. But Halley Taylor had a veil, a floral beaded headband and a white, floor-length gown with layers of lace and sequins. Taylor married her [...]

2020-03-29T15:35:18+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

During coronavirus crisis, Chino Valley firefighters deliver for shut-in seniors – San Bernardino Sun

The Chino Valley Fire District is finding a way to serve the community even more during the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced many people — particularly senior citizens — into semi-isolation. Seniors and others at high risk of [...]

2020-03-29T06:55:08+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

19-year-old man killed, 20-year-old woman wounded in shooting in San Bernardino home – San Bernardino Sun

A 19-year-old man was killed and a 20-year-old woman was wounded in what investigators believe to be an attempted murder-suicide incident at a San Bernardino home on Saturday morning, authorities said. Family members of the 20-year-old woman went [...]

2020-03-29T05:54:14+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Man killed, another wounded in Colton shooting – San Bernardino Sun

A 31-year-old man from Rialto was killed by gunfire while a second man was wounded in the shooting early Saturday in Colton, authorities said. The Rialto man and the second victim, a 24-year-old Colton man, were both sitting [...]

2020-03-29T04:46:16+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

California real estate sales now deemed ‘essential’ industry – San Bernardino Sun

The real estate industry, struggling with coronavirus-linked limitations, got a boost with its sales business reclassified as an “essential” industry. The California Association of Realtors said Saturday, March 28, that commercial and residential real estate services were included [...]

2020-03-29T03:42:56+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Coronavirus crisis closes Riverside-based Vocademy permanently – San Bernardino Sun

A Riverside-based vocational academy says it is closed permanently because of money problems related to the coronavirus crisis. Vocademy — which teaches hands-on skills and practical knowledge in partnership with schools, private industry and other nonprofits — can’t [...]

2020-03-29T02:42:14+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

First inmate at Riverside County jail and two more deputies test positive for coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

The first Riverside County jail inmate and two additional deputies have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Saturday. The inmate became symptomatic several days ago and was immediately isolated, said Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco in a [...]

2020-03-29T01:39:28+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Riverside County adds 10 coronavirus cases; 195 now confirmed – San Bernardino Sun

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Riverside County increased by 10 Saturday, March 28, a slow increase compared to previous days. Jose Arballo Jr., a Riverside County public health spokesman, said Saturday’s 5% increase was “a little [...]

2020-03-29T00:34:08+00:00March 29, 2020|San Bernandino|

Fontana police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging – San Bernardino Sun

Fontana police in the past week have arrested several people on suspicion of price gouging, including a man who they say boosted prices more than 300% above normal retail. After Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency [...]

2020-03-28T23:33:09+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

LA County announces 6 more deaths, 344 new coronavirus cases – San Bernardino Sun

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced six new deaths and 344 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, March 28. Over the prior 48 hours, officials reported 601 new cases. The county’s total tally since [...]

2020-03-28T22:32:19+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

12 patients of Yucaipa nursing facility have coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

Twelve individuals at a nursing facility in Yucaipa tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, March 28, county health officials say. A resident of a second Yucaipa nursing facility is also presenting symptoms of the disease, according to a [...]

2020-03-28T21:31:08+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

Toilet paper alternatives clogging toilets, sewers – San Bernardino Sun

Jeff Taylor said he has learned a few things since widespread panic ensued amid the coronavirus outbreak, perhaps most importantly that there is no substitute for toilet paper. Now the San Clemente resident of 15 years is spending [...]

2020-03-28T16:19:42+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

Federal prosecutors oppose Micheal Avenatti’s bail bid citing coronavirus threat – San Bernardino Sun

SANTA ANA — Federal prosecutors in Orange County have filed court papers objecting to a request that bail be set for convicted attorney Michael Avenatti, arguing there is nothing special about his situation in New York City, where [...]

2020-03-28T15:14:39+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

72-yr-old Lakewood man missing near Mt. Baldy – San Bernardino Sun

Authorities are searching the Mt. Baldy area for a 72-year-old Lakewood man who went missing this week. His family last heard from him on Monday when he told them he was headed to Mt. Baldy for a hike, [...]

2020-03-28T07:54:27+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

Map shows coronavirus cases in Orange County cities – San Bernardino Sun

The Orange County Health Care Agency has begun releasing more detailed information about people who have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, including where they live. Officials are cautioning people about what the geographic information does and doesn’t [...]

2020-03-28T06:48:10+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

When will checks come? This and other FAQs on $2.2 trillion relief package – San Bernardino Sun

The $2.2 trillion relief package approved Friday to help Americans cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic has left many people with more questions than answers. That’s in part because the bill is long, at nearly [...]

2020-03-28T05:46:50+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

Inland courts try to balance justice and safety in coronavirus-forced changes – San Bernardino Sun

For several tumultuous days this month, judges in charge of the Riverside and San Bernardino County courts struggled to quickly turn a system designed to be open to the public and run on a constitutional clock into a [...]

2020-03-28T04:44:01+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

California governor commutes sentences, including for murder – San Bernardino Sun

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned five people who already served their time and commuted the sentences of 21 state prison inmates, including more than a dozen convicted of murder or related crimes. The victims were children [...]

2020-03-28T03:37:31+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

What the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package means for Southern California – San Bernardino Sun

Now that President Donald Trump has signed a record-breaking $2.2 trillion stimulus bill aimed at buffering economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, politicians, financial experts, workers advocates and others are weighing in on what the relief package means [...]

2020-03-28T02:30:43+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

Coronavirus closures lead business owners in some Southern California cities to board up shops – San Bernardino Sun

Furry Faces boarded up its windows amid concerns about burglaries as they stay open for business during the coronavirus crisis in Redlands on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Darby’s American Cantina boarded up [...]

2020-03-28T01:29:29+00:00March 28, 2020|San Bernandino|

Positive coronavirus test for O.C. grocery worker prompts no local action – San Bernardino Sun

In the wake of a Huntington Beach grocery worker testing positive for the coronavirus, local officials continue to defer to minimal state and federal guidelines for responding to such cases rather than pursue more exacting measures adopted by [...]

2020-03-27T23:13:53+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Free rides help Southern California bus agencies combat coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

For many transit agencies in Southern California, a free ride translates into a safer ride during the new coronavirus pandemic. What does one have to do with the other? It has to do with keeping your distance. Since [...]

2020-03-27T22:07:36+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Quick coronavirus blood test could spell trouble, experts say – San Bernardino Sun

As some rushed to grab a quick, $47 blood test from a doctor in Little Saigon that can detect antibodies to the novel coronavirus in just minutes, the Orange County Health Care Agency issued a stern warning against [...]

2020-03-27T21:03:42+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Coronavirus complicates already-trying child custody issues – San Bernardino Sun

The call went to the police. A father had kidnapped his daughter. The allegation prompted a family law court in Los Angeles to hold an emergency hearing this week. Here’s the problem … no kidnapping had taken place. [...]

2020-03-27T19:54:30+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Why is there still no toilet paper in stores? – San Bernardino Sun

Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other hygiene essentials began flying off store shelves weeks ago amid mounting worries over the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Not to worry, retailers and suppliers said, we’re churning out product and cranking up inventory [...]

2020-03-27T17:43:14+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Venice Beach is deserted due to the coronavirus pandemic – San Bernardino Sun

Los Angeles Venice Beach has long been one of the most popular places to visit in the Los Angeles area. Street performers, tourists and sun worshipers have flocked to the area since it was founded in 1905 by [...]

2020-03-27T16:38:12+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Gov. Gavin Newsom to meet with L.A.’s Garcetti, officials, as USNS Mercy docks – San Bernardino Sun

Gov. Gavin Newsom will huddle with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday, March 27, the two chief executives coming together as the coronavirus outbreak widens its toll in the area and the USNS Mercy docks at local [...]

2020-03-27T15:32:50+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Freeway on-ramps slowly getting staggered meter lights – San Bernardino Sun

Q. Dear Honk: I’ve noticed a number of freeway on-ramps with two lanes, each with a meter light, and then those lanes merge into one. Both lights turn green at the same time, thus requiring the two drivers [...]

2020-03-27T13:24:39+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for coronavirus – San Bernardino Sun

By JILL LAWLESS and PAN PYLAS LONDON— British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus, but remains in charge of the U.K.’s response to the outbreak. Johnson, 55, said Friday that he was tested [...]

2020-03-27T12:23:43+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|

Trump says feds developing new guidelines for coronavirus risk – San Bernardino Sun

By ZEKE MILLER and ALAN SUDERMAN WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that federal officials are developing guidelines to rate counties by risk of virus spread, as he aims to begin to ease nationwide guidelines meant to stem the [...]

2020-04-01T00:14:10+00:00March 27, 2020|San Bernandino|
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