On Jan. 14, Marguerite Crowell, a retired longtime resident of San Bernardino, said goodbye to costly electric bills and flipped on her new solar electric system installed by GRID Alternatives. Read here how Crowell easily afforded her rooftop solar thanks to GRID Alternatives, and how you can too using their Solar Affordable Housing Program.
A 50 percent discount on all bus passes (sbX, OmniGo, and regular routes) is offered to retired U.S. military personnel with valid ID. Veterans can receive their Military Veteran ID Card from San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs, click here for details.
Click the link title or photo to see the video. To promote the county's efforts to reduce homelessness, Kent Paxton, Homeless Policy Advisor for Supervisor Gonzales, joined Brad Pomerance on California Edition to discuss the upcoming Homeless Point-In-Time Count. For more information on how you can help, visit www.sanbernardinocountyhomelesscounts.com
Announcing the new Chair of the Board of Supervisors
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 marked the passing of the chair from Supervisor Janice Rutherford to Supervisor James Ramos. Supervisor Ramos was elected in an unaminous vote as was Supervisor Lovingood to the vice-chairmanship. Thank you Supervisor Rutherford for your leadership on this board a chair for the last two years.
From Countywire news site: As part of its commitment to creating a healthy environment for patients, visitors, and employees, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) becomes tobacco free Jan. 2, 2015. The tobacco-free initiative will be implemented throughout the entire campus including parking lots, sidewalks, and streets. This prohibits the use of e-cigarettes as well, and applies to everyone who visits the campus.