Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review some of the week's top stories, including:
-San Bernardino considers allowing legal medical marijuana dispensaries;
-Controversy in Jurupa Valley over students being assigned to pick through school trash bins for recyclables, and;
-Riverside rule limiting number of renters in a home challenged as discriminatory.
Local officials and veterans will gather this week in Jurupa Valley to hear representatives from Congress, the Armed Services, and local social service groups talk about how to help veterans overcome problems and access serivces to help them transition from tours of duty overseas back to civilian life at home. KVCR's Ken Vincent talks with one of the panel organizers, Karen Young-Lowe, about what the upcoming panel will address.
Before the summer fades into fall, Redlands restaurateur Martha Green -- owner of "The Eating Room" and "Doughlectibles" in Dowtown Redlands -- coaxes KVCR's Matt Guilhem into her kitchen to bake a seasonal dessert.
John Husing, Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, wraps up his discussion of the past few weeks on the importance of getting government, business, and education leaders to help establish more adult education and skills training for the growing number of specialized technical jobs emerging in the region.
8/12/2014 7:00 AM
| Manuel Sandoval
San Bernardino once again played host to the Annual Western Regional Little League Playoffs. KVCR's Manuel Sandoval reports on who will represent the West at the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania.
8/11/2014 8:30 AM
| Matt Guilhem
Not yet in office for a year, San Bernardino City Attorney Gary Saenz has already made changes in the culture of the City Attorney's office, following years of controversy surrounding long-time former City Attorney James Penman. KVCR's Matt Guilhem talks with Saenz about his new job and about his role guiding the city through bankruptcy court.
8/10/2014 7:30 AM
| Jeff Baker
Jeff Baker, Host of Savory Road, takes us to Montclair to meet two women who've catered some classic chocolate candy recipes to the Inland Empire.
8/4/2014 8:00 AM
| Matt Guilhem
Matt Guilhem reports on the new balanced budget for the city of San Bernardino.
Savory Road Host Jeff Baker discovers a unique, home-grown chocolate candy business in Montclair.
Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review a few of the IE's big news stories of the week, including:
-a Riverside city councilman may have violated the city's charter by interfering with city manager;
-a Moreno Valley city councilman is ordered by a judge to step down from his post because he doesn't reside in the district he represents,and;
-years-old Colonies Development/San Bernardino County corruption cases are still winding their way through the courts.