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“There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.”

—John Locke
Goodwin’s Oak Trunk Keeps It Old Fashioned
Hand-dipped chocolates, homemade fudge, ice cream by the scoop, stationary, craft items, and other knickknacks give Goodwin’s Oak Trunk in Crestline the feel of an old five-and-dime store.
Shake Roof Replacement by July 2014
Mountain and foothill homeowners who have wood shake roofs will be required to have new roofs in about two years under an ordinance adopted by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in 2008.

The ordinance requires all roof coverings within Fire Safety Overlays—a.k.a. high-risk fire areas—must be either noncombustible or made of fire retardant material by July 2014.
Upland Resident Gives Back at ARMC
When Upland resident Paul Palsa injured his leg in 2008, he went to the emergency room of an area hospital for treatment.

Internal complications surfaced several hours after Paul arrived, leading to a blood infection and severe kidney failure.
Calls Drive Code Enforcement Workload
San Bernardino County Code Enforcement—a division of the Department of Land Use Services—is charged with enforcing ordinances and codes established by the Board of Supervisors in order to protect public health and safety and to preserve property values.

County Code Enforcement only has jurisdiction in unincorporated areas, including nearly all of the mountaintop and vast swaths of desert. Incorporated cities operate their own code enforcement offices to enforce their own local ordinances and codes.
Upcoming Events
03/10/2012 Arrowhead Regional Medical Center will host the Community 5k Walk or Run for Better Health and Fitness Expo from 7 to 11:30 a.m. The hospital is located at 400 North Pepper Avenue in Colton. Call (909) 580-1000 for more information.

03/16/2012 The Fontana Senior Center located at 16710 Ceres Avenue will host a St. Patrick's Day party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (909) 854-5151 for information.
This Month in History
03/02/1904 Theodor Geisel, better known to the world as Dr. Seuss, the author and illustrator of “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham,” was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.

03/07/1876 Alexander Graham Bell secured a patent for the telephone. He was 29 years old.

03/30/1981 President Ronald Reagan was shot while leaving the Washington Union Hotel in Washington, D.C.

2nd District Trivia
Last Issue’s Answer: Fifth District Supervisor Nancy E. Smith was the first woman to serve as Chair of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors. She was the second female board of supervisors chair in California. She served on the Board from 1956 to 1976.

Question: What was the name of the original colony that today is known as Alta Loma?
Recent Press Releases
02/06/2012 County prepares assault on citrus-killing insect

02/14/2012 County, Fontana Partner to Repave Hemlock Avenue

02/14/2012 Put on Your Eagle Eyes to Help Spot Eagles

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