Natural gas powered 18-wheeler trucks will soon be hitting on-ramps across the Southland, and trucking industry giant C.R. England, Inc. is leading the way. This year they opened a trucking terminal in Colton where they also introduced a new eco-friendly fleet of alternatively fueled trucks. Click here to read more.
Baker's Drive-Thru is partnering with San Bernardino County Library to bring an all new fall Book Club! Earn Baker's goodies while you read! Click here for reward information. Visit any of the 32 County Libraries (click link for locations) to sign up, the book club ends Nov. 23! A kick-off event will be at the Baker Family Learning Center on Monday Oct. 6, call (909) 887-5167 for more information.
Born and raised in San Bernardino, Mike Burrows was recently appointed the Acting Executive Director of IVDA, an agency responsible for the redevelopment of the former Norton Air Force Base.
"The base has been a part of our family forever," Burrows said. "I remember being at my grandma's house seeing C-130s flying overhead. It's part of your upbringing."
Affordable Bloomington community project secures $1.5 million
Construction will move forward on a 190-unit affordable housing community thanks to nearly $1.5 million in tax credits approved today by the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee. The tax credits were awarded to the first phase of the community which includes a new County library and community center. Construction is projected to begin early 2015. Click here for the full press release.
Now growing: the future of agriculture at our County Museum
On Sept. 19, the County Museum opened the Aquaponics Exhibit, a collaborative community garden project built by The Incredible Edible Community Garden, Serving Proud Industries and their local partners. The exhibit utilizes a highly sustainable method of growing that cycles (fertilized) water from a fish tank over a series of plants that digest the fertilizer. Click here for a video explaining aquaponics.