John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, and KVCR's Ken Vincent begin a series of discussions over the coming weeks about poverty in the IE, and what to do about it.
In part 2 of his conversation with KVCR's Ken Vincent, outgoing San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris talks about the toxic city hall politics that surrounded the city's descent into bankruptcy, and why the departing two-term mayor still has high hopes for San Bernardino's future.
Our "State of the Cities" series continues with a two-part interview with the outgoing mayor of San Bernardino, Patrick Morris. In part 1 of his conversation with KVCR's Ken Vincent, Mayor Morris describes the long list of positive things to happen in the city in recent years, and presents his formula for the bankrupt city to get back to fiscal health.
P-E Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review a few of the IE's big news stories of the week, including:
-After talks break down, Inland Empire officials are moving forward with a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles to regain local control of Ontario International Airport;
-Two IE Congressional races have drawn the attention of both political parties at the national level;
-A recap of this week's municipal election in San Bernardino