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“To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.”

—Amos Bronson Alcott
Protecting Elderly and Dependent Adults
San Bernardino County Adult Protective Services (APS) functions as the defender of vulnerable seniors and dependent adults. On average, the agency receives and investigates about 1,200 cases every month.

The calls come primarily from mandated reporters such as social workers, doctors, caregivers, hospital personnel, law enforcement agencies, and financial institutions, as well as from concerned family members and close friends of abuse victims.
Helping Kids Get Back to Basics
Fourth grade was a turning point for 61-year-old Rancho Cucamonga resident John Rodriguez.

He entered the pivotal grade with poor reading skills; thankfully his teacher, Mrs. Miller, took the time to help him develop his reading and comprehension skills.

“Once I had that skill and the confidence to read, I realized how many doors it opened to new information,” John said. “I would go and get the Encyclopedia Britannica and just read. I began to learn a lot of things that weren’t being taught at my grade level.”
Foothill Kitchens Caters to Cooks
During the time Judy McGoon was operating her own catering business, a few people approached her to utilize her certified commercial kitchen to cook candies and baked goods for farmers markets.

Years after she closed her business, McGoon read a newspaper article about a catering chef who had begun renting out kitchen space to other caterers and bakers.
Upcoming Events
06/08/2013 The Lake Arrowhead Repertory Theatre Company will present the Neil Simon play “Star Spangled Girl” at 8 p.m. Call (909) 336-2800 or click here for ticket information and additional showtimes.

06/08/2013 The 11th annual Relay for Life will take place at Magnolia Park in Upland. Teams of people will walk throughout the day and night to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Call (909) 214-2526 for more information.
This Month in History
06/01/1638 An earthquake shook Plymouth, Massachusetts, rattling settlers who had never experienced a temblor before.

06/07/1966 Ronald Reagan won the Republican nomination to run for Governor of California.

06/19/1949 The University of California established a policy that required faculty to sign oaths declaring they do no ascribe to communist beliefs and are not members of the Communist Party.

2nd District Trivia
Last Issue’s Answer: Arthur Gregory founded a citrus packing company called Pure Gold in 1906. He created Lake Gregory in Crestline while developing sawmills to cut timber for citrus packing crates.

Question: Before it became known for its ski slopes, what was Snow Valley called thanks to the many outdoorsmen who frequented the area?
Recent Press Releases
05/31/2013 Hepatitis A Outbreak Alert

05/24/2013 Survivor Expo at Glen Helen Regional Park

05/01/2013 EHS Offers Pool Safety Tips

05/16/2013 Mountain Highway Repaving Projects

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