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“Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.”

—Milton Friedman
Upland PD Volunteer Enjoys Learning
Carl Forman likes to learn new things and have adventures. That’s why he started volunteering.

Decades ago, before he and family moved to Upland, Forman volunteered in the emergency room of a Detroit hospital to help break out of the monotony of everyday life.
Water Company Preserves Mutual Model
More than 130 years ago, George, Charles, and William Chaffey surveyed the sprawling, undeveloped valley below Mount San Antonio and envisioned all of the new homes, businesses, schools, and orchards that would one day dot the landscape.

But the enterprising brothers knew this development would never occur without one key ingredient—water. So, while other California newcomers labored to find gold, the Chaffey brothers were busy devising ways to tap the “liquid gold” flowing down from the San Gabriel Mountains.
County Sparked Child Abduction Units
Nearly 40 years ago, a San Bernardino County Child Support Services worker sparked a piece of legislation that has helped tens of thousands of children reunite with their parents.

Today, District Attorneys in all 58 California counties are mandated to take all actions necessary to locate and return parentally-abducted children. The story begins with a county Child Support Services investigator named Carlos Paniagua. As he tracked down parents who were not paying child support, he discovered that many of them had not seen their children in years—even though they had a legal right to do so.
Food Trucks Back on the Menu
On June 5, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider whether to implement new rules that will create more opportunities for food trucks to operate in communities that want the business.

As you may know, San Bernardino and Riverside counties are the only two counties in California that currently do not allow food trucks to operate, except at what are deemed “community events.”
Upcoming Events
06/02/2012 The Fontana Farmers Market is held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday in the parking lot of Center Stage located on the northeast corner of Sierra and Arrow in Fontana.

06/09/2012 Classic wooden cars and boats will be on display at the Lake Arrowhead Village during the annual Antique and Classic Wooden Boat Show sponsored by the Rim of the World Historical Society. Call (909) 336-6666 for more information.
This Month in History
06/07/1966 Ronald Reagan won the Republican nomination to run for governor of California.

06/16/1887 Charles Frankish formally filed a plot plan for the community of San Antonio Heights. The community celebrates its 125th anniversary this year.

06/23/1860 The Los Angeles Star Weekly reported that miners were finding gold in the Holcomb Valley near Big Bear.

2nd District Trivia
Last Issue’s Answer: The Bedford Brothers constructed the Magnolia Villa in 1887 in what is today Upland. At the time the hotel was built, the area was known as North Ontario.

Question: Where is the longest elevator in San Bernardino County located?
Recent Press Releases
05/07/2012 Applications for County Treasury Oversight Committee Being Accepted

05/22/2012 US Forest Service Tips for Campers

05/17/2012 County Fire Readiness Exercises Planned

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