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 07/30/14   Upcoming Community Meeting for Youth Sports Snack Bars (July 31, 2014)
Beginning January 2015, the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) will be permitting and inspecting all youth sporting event snack bars that prepare, sell and/or distribute food to the public. DEHS will host meetings throughout San Bernardino County to discuss the anticipated changes and to answer any questions that you may have. The next meeting will be held July 31, 2014 at 7:00PM at the San Bernardino City Hall Council Chambers (300 North "D" Street, San Bernardino, 92418).
Community Meeting Flyer (07/31/14)
Complete List of Community Meetings
 07/30/14   State Water Board Approves Emergency Regulation to Ensure Agencies and State Residents Increase Water Conservation
On July 29, 2014, an emergency regulation to increase conservation practices for all Californians went into effect. The new conservation regulation targets outdoor urban water use. In some areas of the State, 50 percent or more of daily water use is for lawns and outdoor landscaping. This regulation establishes the minimum level of activity that residents, businesses and water suppliers must meet as the drought deepens and will be in effect for 270 days unless extended or repealed. For details, please visit the link below.
California Water Board Press Release
 07/24/14   County of San Bernardino Health Officer Issues Heat Advisory to Residents
With temperatures rising above 100°F the County Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued a heat advisory for the County of San Bernardino residents. High temperature forecasted for the inland and desert regions are expected to continue into early next week. Residents are urged to take precautions that will prevent heat-related illness.
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