BARSTOW • City leaders plan to meet with Gov. Jerry Brown’s office later this month regarding a proposed $1.5 billion aluminum production facility that the developer says could create at least 2,000 highly-skilled manufacturing jobs.
California’s top lawmaker and Barstow city officials already have engaged in talks about the megaproject, Assistant City Manager Oliver Chi said.
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RANCHO CUCAMONGA » Law enforcement officials anticipate spending $70,000 in the next year on crowd control and preservation efforts at Cucamonga Canyon.
Officials expect to spend at least $45,000 to continue increased patrolling and another $25,000 to improve street signs at the popular wilderness hiking area. City leaders expect costs for policing the canyon will be offset by fees and…
Common Cause — Foothills will meet at the Upland Public Library, 450 N. Euclid, Ave., on March 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. to update the public on various initiatives including strengthening the Voting Rights Act and campaign finance reform.
California Common Cause is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to curbing the influence of special interest money, broadening participation in…
SAN FRANCISCO — Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state’s free-wheeling medical marijuana industry — the farmers that grow the drug, the hundreds of storefront shops that sell it and especially the doctors who write recommendations allowing people to use it.
The state in 1996 was the first to…
POMONA » A more than 3-acre parcel in southern part of the city that has been in the hands of the school district will soon have a new owner.
The 3.43-acre parcel is the first piece of Pomona Unified surplus property to go on sale and will be sold for $2.5 million, said Kasey Haws, the district’s lawyer, at last week’s school board meeting.
After calling for bids for the parcel, two…
Significant changes are underway for established African-American Studies programs across the Southland.
After four decades of having an inter-departmental Afro-American Studies program, UCLA’s Academic Senate is in the final stages of review for the program’s transformation into a full-fledged African American Studies Department.
Cal State Northridge will be changing the name of its…