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“Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson
SANBAG Opened Lines of Communication
San Bernardino Associated Governments, which is more commonly recognized by its acronym—SANBAG, is widely known as the transportation-planning agency for the County of San Bernardino and its 24 incorporated cities.

The agency led the construction of the 210 Freeway, and, over the years, it has partnered with Caltrans, the County, and cities to fund scores of other transportation improvements, ranging from the $723-million widening of I-215 through San Bernardino to about $1 million to repave some mountain roads.
Volunteer Not Shy About Getting Involved
About 30 years ago, Laura Dyberg and her husband began looking for a nice, safe community where they could raise their family. The Orange County couple had planned on settling in Arizona until they visited a friend’s cabin in the small community of Arrowbear in the San Bernardino Mountains.

“We said, ‘Why should we move all the way to Arizona when we have everything right here?’”
The Buckhorn: A Story of Disaster, Fate
In 1997, Mrs. Unruh was on her way back from a charity golf tournament in Palm Springs when she ran into a major traffic jam on I-10 in Upland.

Her passenger suggested a quick trip to Mt. Baldy to wait out the traffic.

“I was thinking, ‘Yeah, but it’s going to be three hours out of our way,’” said Mrs. Unruh, who only gives out her English honorific rather than her given name.
Center Aids Homeless Youth
The Rancho Cucamonga Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Center operated by Pacific Clinics provides a wide range of services and programs to help young people with mental and emotional issues, including many who are homeless because of their mental health issues.

On average, about 60 young people between the ages of 16 and 25 visit the center on a daily basis to get a hot meal, wash their clothes, fill out online job applications, or to apply for educational assistance.
Upcoming Events
03/05/2013 The Crest Forest Municipal Advisory Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room at the Crestline Sanitation District located at 24516 Lake Drive in Crestline.

03/07/2013 The Lake Arrowhead Municipal Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. at Fire Station 91 located at 301 S. State Highway 179 in Lake Arrowhead.

03/12/2013 The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will meet at 10 a.m. at the San Bernardino County Government Center.

This Month in History
03/01/1971 A group known as the “Weather Underground” bombed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. causing $300,000 in property damage.

03/02/1929 The Jones Act, a final effort of the prohibition movement, was passed by Congress to strengthen the federal penalties for bootlegging alcohol.

03/03/1839 Soldier and politician Tuberico Tapia purchased the 13,000 acre parcel of land known as “Cucamonga” from Governor Juan Bautista Alvarado.

2nd District Trivia
Last Issue’s Answer: Nobel Prize-winning scientist Albert Michelson accurately measured the speed of light by reflecting light beams between Mt. Wilson and Mt. Baldy, which are about 22 miles apart.

Question: What San Bernardino County city changed its name after learning that a northern California city shared its original name?
Recent Press Releases
02/01/2013 Lake Gregory Dredging Contract Awarded

02/08/2013 Preteen Vaccine Week

02/04/13 RC Seeks Input on Parks and Rec

02/07/2013 ROWRPD Board Member Sworn In

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