Inland Empire Week ly
Vol 7, NO. 17 Features, Lifestyle & News You Can Use!
September 15, 2011
TH IS WEEK Village hosts
Salute the Route!
Route 66 Rendezvous Gala
lymouth Village is hosting a
Gala Dinner and Live Auction
on September 17 at 6 p.m.
at the Main Dining Room at
Plymouth Village to benefit the
A14-A19 Plymouth Village Foundation. There
IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD will be a
The city of Redlands had multiple ceremonies in honor of 9/11 including a large memorial ceremony special performance by The Le Van
3-year-old at the Redlands Bowl. Family
Plymouth Village, a continuing
Community remembers and care retirement community owned
and managed by American Baptist
Homes of the West, has provided
outstanding service and care for
reflects on 9/11 anniversary seniors since 1959. The Plymouth
Village Foundation is a 501(c)(3)
charitable organization which pro-
vides financial support through its
officials from the city and county as Afghanistan.
College celebrates By Naima Ford
well as clergy and other speakers. The official theme of the event
endowment fund for Plymouth
Village residents who have had the
40 years “The significance of this day is was “Remembrance, Reflection great fortune of living long lives,
he Redlands Bowl has host-
ed many events but few growing rather than diminishing,” and Renewal,” but within that however, through no fault of their
with as much impact as the said Kasey Haws, co-chair of the theme each of the speakers spoke own, have outlived their financial
9/11 anniversary ceremony. September 11 Remembrance about the importance of not letting resources. Each year, the fund pro-
Before it began the bowl was Committee. the impact of the event bring out vides direct benefit to residents with
filled with people eager to mark the The event remembered people the worst in ourselves but the best. demonstrated financial need.
occasion. The bowl stage was filled like Melissa Barnes who was from Redlands Fire Chief Jeff Frazier Seating is limited at the Gala
with the Redlands Fourth of July Redlands and died that day at the was at Ground Zero 24 hours after Dinner and Live Auction. Advanced
Band who played traditional and Pentagon. It also remembered all of the event. He said the recovery ticket purchases are encouraged.
patriotic American songs. those who perished in New York effort was overwhelming but the For more information go to
Once the ceremony began the and Pennsylvania as well as sol- http://www.plymouthvillage.org/g
diers who are fighting in Ceremony, cont. on next pg.
stage also filled with local elected rand-gala/.
Tea party helps students ready for school Big Kahuna
INSIDE By Naima Ford tea is a great way
ONE SECTION, 32 PAGES
to pass the time but for
Calendar A11 Angels’ Closet is a great
Classifieds A25 way to raise money.
Angels’ Closet Charities is a non-
Hollywood Gossip A20 profit organization that collects
Horoscope A21 new or gently used clothing and
Legal Notices A26 gives them to high school students
in need. The organization goes to
Movie Showtimes A21 lengths to ensure that students have
Opinion A4 an uplifting experience getting the
Service Dir. A10-11 casual, formal and business wear
Sports A12 they need to ensure they are com-
fortable and successful in high
H O W T O R E A C H U S school. Closet hosted a Tea Party
Inland Empire at Martha Green’s Eating Room in he Joslyn Senior Center will
Community Newspapers Redlands. Hundreds of women par- host the Big Kahuna Luau
Office: (909) 381-9898 ticipated during one of the three Dinner and Dance, from 5 to
Fax: (909) 384-0406 days of the fundraiser. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, spon-
“I can’t believe the support we sored by the City of Redlands
Recreation and Senior Services
Advertising: firstname.lastname@example.org have had,” said Pat Williams,
founder and president of the chari- Division of the Quality of Life
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ext. 204 card.
Redlands East Valley High School IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
Deadline Angels’ Closet Charities, whichcollects clothing for high school The Joslyn Center is located at 21
is Monday Tea, cont. on next pg. Grant St. For information, contact
students in need, hosted a fundraising tea party on Sept. 8-10.
at 4 p.m. the center at (909) 798-7550.
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The Combined Redlands Unified School District High School Chorale Groups sang along with the
Redlands Fourth of July Band.
nuraju and Jonathan Roberts. She IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
spoke about the importance of Misha Ponnuraju was one of two winners of a high school essay
being a nation of overcomers and contest and was invited to read her entry at the ceremony.
to overcome the biggest obstacle
which is fear.
“I believe this nation is still try-
ing to free itself from fear a decade
later,” said Ponnuraju.
Roberts spoke about the experi-
ence of children growing up in the
wake of 9/11. He was six years old
when the tragedy happened and
visited the World Trade Center
three weeks before with his fam-
ily. He said there are significant
challenges now both to that gener-
ation’s sense of safety as well as
“I think, no I know, that we will
be alright,” said Roberts.
University of Redlands President
James Appleton also spoke.
“Now is the right time to bring
these things into focus and deter-
mine what we have learned,” said
Appleton. He urged the audience
to not allow fears of terrorism turn
into cultural bigotry but to infuse
the compassion of the first respon-
IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD ders in New York in everyday life IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
Redlands Fire Chief Jeff Frazier was one of the first responders in Redlands. The Angel’s Closet tea was hosted at Martha Green’s Eating
in New York immediately after the tragedy, Mayor Pete Aguilar affirmed that Room. Angels’ Closet Founder Pat Williams (right) presented
Ceremony, cont. from front again we will rise from the ashes he has see that compassion in the Green with a recognition of her service to the organization.
and shake off our petty differ- volunteerism in Redlands and
collective will of the first respon- ences,” said Frazier. urged it to continue.
ders made it possible. There were two speeches by local “I’m confident in the strength of
“I have faith that if attacked high school students Misha Pon- this community,” said Aguilar.
Tea cont from front
but serves students from Red-
lands, San Bernardino, Highland,
Yucaipa and beyond. The charity
works with high school counselors
to direct students to Angels’
Closet. Students call to make an
appointment where they are in-
vited to go and shop for what they
need individually and take home
From the beginning for Williams
the goal has been to maintain stu-
dents’ dignity at school whether
their clothing is bought by their
parents, brand new, or given to
them second hand. She believes
such dignity is important to stu-
dents being able to have confi- IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
dence and focus in school. Many of the attendees of the tea also participated in an opportu-
“We want to make sure when nity drawing for baskets created by local businesses.
they go out, when they go to
school, they look just as stylish as pher also took portraits of students finger sandwiches and company as
everyone else,” said Williams. who could not afford senior pic- well as entertainment by a young
Their work has extended beyond tures so they would have momen- Elvis impersonator Joseph Banue-
clothing. The charity raises money tos. los.
to purchase personal items like All of it is possible through do- There was also an opportunity
shoes, socks, and underwear. The nations throughout the year. drawing for gift baskets also made
money is also used to help students “We are truly appreciative of by the community.
IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD pay for tickets to the prom, gradu- everything the community has For more information about An-
Joseph Banuelos was the entertainment for the afternoon. He ation activities, senior yearbooks done for us,” said Williams. gels’ Closet call Pat Williams at
performed songs and dances made famous by Elvis Presley. and senior pictures. That support was evident at the (909) 794-7967.
This year, a volunteer photogra- tea where participants enjoyed tea,
Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A3
Crafton Hills celebrates 40th birthday
By Cynthia Mendoza
omeone in Yucaipa is
going all out for their 40th
birthday with a year long
celebration. On September 11,
Crafton Hills College turned 40
and a kick-off celebration on Mon-
day, September 12 officially began
the festivities. The celebration will
continue through the entire aca-
The San Bernardino Community
College District has been dream-
ing of a second campus to serve
students in the East Valley and the
first part of that dream came true
in 1966 when the board accepted
163 acres in Yucaipa as a donation IECN PHOTO COURTESY SBCCD
From left: Dr. Luis S. Gomez, President, Crafton Hills College (1990-2000); Joani Finwall, District
Director, Senator Bob Dutton’s office; Dick Riddell, mayor of Yucaipa; Gloria Macias Harrison,
President, Crafton Hills College (2000-current); Supervisor, Third District, Neil Derry; John Van-
Winkle, Field Representative, Assemblymember Mike Morrell; Chris Mardis, Field Representa-
tive for Supervisor Josie Gonzales; and Carleton W. Lockwood, Jr., President, San Bernardino
Community College District Board of Trustees.
from philanthropists Ruben and and 24 staff. Today, Crafton Hills College oc-
Lester Finkelstein, for whom the This was just the beginning. In cupies 523 acres and serves 4,600
performing arts center on campus 1974 the six-hole golf course, students.
is named. In 1968 the name which serves as a fire break along "Bond measures have made it
Crafton Hills was chosen and 1969 the edge of the campus, was com- possible for updating the campus
ground broke for the new campus. peted. In 1975 the gym, two occu- so it will continue to serve the
In 1972 the first five buildings pational education buildings and community well in the future,"
were completed, including the stu- the maintenance and operations Harrison said. "We've completed
dent services building, the class- pad were completed and between several projects and there are sev-
room building, the lab and 1977 and 2010 many more build- eral more to go. Construction will
administration building and the ings were built and projects be going on for the next five or six
one-story library and cafeteria. brought to life, including the latest years."
Upon its opening, Crafton Hills of the pool and the library. Harrison added that the comple-
became the 96th community col- The first college president was tion of these projects will allow for
lege in California and included ap- Foster Davidoff and the latest pres- the school to continue offering
proximately 1,300 students its first ident is Gloria Macias Harrison, quality program to students and
semester. There were 28 faculty who was been serving since 2000. the district.
IECN PHOTOS COURTESY SBCCD
Top: SBCCD Chancellor Bruce Baron was one of several speak-
ers at the Crafton Hills 40th birthday celebration on Monday, Sep-
Above: Crafton Hills College President Gloria Macias Harrison,
left, accepts a certificate of recognition from Supervisor Neil
Derry on Monday, September 12 at the Crafton Hills College 40th
anniversary celebration. Festivities are scheduled to go on
through the entire academic year.
Congressman Joe Baca announces
campaign for 35th District
n Monday, Congressman
Joe Baca (D–Rialto) an-
nounced his campaign to
run in the newly created 35th Con-
gressional District in California.
The 35th District includes the
cities of Pomona, Montclair, On-
tario, Chino, unincorporated
Bloomington, and portions of
Fontana and Rialto.
“It has been my distinct honor to
fight for the residents of the Inland
Empire in Congress since first
winning a special election in
1999,” said Rep. Baca. “As the in- Veterans.”
cumbent in the 43rd Congressional “I have a proven track record and
District, I have represented 60.7% will continue to fight to create and
of the areas included in the new keep new jobs here at home, lower
35th District. As a State Senator, I the number of home foreclosures,
represented all of the communities and protect Social Security and
in this new Congressional District. Medicare for all Americans mov-
"I have worked tirelessly to se- ing forward. While I am declaring
cure funding and support for local for the newly drawn 35th District,
transportation, water, law enforce- I remain hopeful that the latest
ment, and education efforts. And Congressional boundaries for the
as a former Army paratrooper, I Inland Empire may still be
have continued to fight for the very changed to better meet the require-
best in care and benefits for our ments of the Voting Rights Act.”
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pretty New York landmark, a
place to take pictures.
I pray that not just the sadness is
remembered but also the unity
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This point was made at local
9/11 ceremonies in the Inland
Empire and I am glad that it was. Education standards watered down
I was wondering on the days
I am 17 years old and a senior at "D" and it is OK to slack off in stead of elevating our standards
leading up to it what would peo-
A.B. Miller High School. Being class because at the end of the day we have watered them down in
ple discuss. As city leaders stood that I am into my fourth year of doing nothing will get you some- order to reach a specific set of fig-
up and did their duty to offer com- high school, it has come to my at- where above an "F." ures at the end of the school year.
ments during this time of remem- tention that Fontana Unified
brance what would they say? School District's new grading pol- Those in approval of the grading District management has contin-
Many of them expressed their icy is detrimental to the educa- policy believe it is a beneficial as- ued to be careless toward what our
sadness at the memory but they tional well-being of Fontana's pect in lowering the dropout rate. standards really should be in order
Naima Ford also reflected on the volunteerism
and community spirit that resulted
students. However, I strongly oppose and for us to succeed after high school.
believe that lowering the standard
What 9/11 “It bridged things for us in a way
We now live in an era where re- is going to have dire consequences
ceiving a 51 percent will get you a for our future in the long run. In-
that nothing else could,” said for-
taught us mer Redlands Mayor Kasey
Haws. And he is right. I remem-
ber people donating clothing and Focus on ‘we’ rather than ‘me’
his week we remembered
9/11. The day was de- donating blood and caring in a
clared Patriot Day by way they never had before. I re- A suggested solution for the of accident victims from lawsuits
President George Bush in 2002 member everyone, myself in- crossing guard problem facing the (gross negligence is not protected) The "we" focus is what made us
but that name does not quite cap- cluded, engaged with the news Colton Joint Unified School Dis- and a similar one should be able to great, it is the self-centeredness of
and politics like never before, trict and all the others who elimi- be drafted covering volunteers - the "me" focus which is at the core
ture what the day still means to so
concerned about everything that nated these very necessary and it should cover all who volun- of much of what is destroying all
went on the other side of the positions: Sacramento should pass teer at our cash-strapped schools. our forbearers created.
Watching what I could of the
country. We were all concerned a "Good Samaritan Law" covering
ceremony in New York was beau-
about how the families of the vic- those who volunteer at their local That crossing guards need liabil- I can always hope Sacramento
tiful. The monument was large ity insurance for anything short of
schools. While they are at it they will do something positive for
and majestic. But it was also re- tims were doing, how they were
being treated. walking in front of an emergency
should also reduce the speed limit "We the people" rather than their
markably representative of the in school zones to 15 mph - the vehicle with its lights flashing and normal just taking care of "Me the
feeling in many of the family’s I even remember vividly all the
speed most other states use - andsirens blaring is just one more ex- contributor."
hearts, and many of our own. American flags on people’s cars.
more importantly enforce. ample of the fixation all too many
The giant hole would otherwise It is such a vivid memory because
of us have with "me" instead of its Chris Daly
seem mundane however sur- I also remember a few months be-
Many states have such a law to inverse "we" - as in our Constitu- Yucaipa
rounded by the New York skyline fore everyone seemed to have
shield those who come to the aid tion's "We the people ."
it was a reminder of something Lakers flags on their car after they
that used to be there. Something won the championship and I was
that is supposed to be there. I am
sure the mothers, fathers, hus-
bands, wives and friends of the
awed that all of Southern Califor-
nia could bond in that way. When
I saw the American flags I was
A Native Son, public servant
victims are living their mundane even more in awe thinking that This November, city of San pervisor and public defender he city attorney.
day to day lives, functioning for the entire country was bonding in Bernardino voters will have their has worked in the heart of this city McKenna will bring to City Hall
the most part like those around this way. Perhaps a random com- chance to elect former San for over 20 years. passion, knowledge, experience
them. But at the same time there parison but I was just in high Bernardino County Supervisor This race is similar to the 2009 and communication skills needed
is a huge gaping hole that was left school. and Public Defender David one for the 1st Ward seat in San to manage a staff and he will lead
there by the loss of a loved one. Speaking of high school, of the McKenna as our new city attor- Bernardino. In that contest, Vir- the city forward.
Also the waterfall was beautiful great speeches I heard the best ney. ginia Marquez defeated a 20-year Let's all elect a true public ser-
but at the time seemed to be cry- ones I would argue came from Mr. McKenna is a true Native incumbent. vant who will be an integral part
ing. As if all the collective tears two very intelligent, thoughtful Son. He was born in Loma Linda, Marquez has brought new en- of our city's family and future.
cried over this tragedy between and articulate high school stu- and is a proud member of Arrow- ergy, transparency, and passion to
then and now were being cried dents: Misha Ponnuraju and head Parlor No. 110, Native Sons her constituents as well as to the
perpetually into this hole. Jonathan Roberts. of the Golden West, and Elks city as a whole. James M. 'Jim' Smith
Like I said it seemed appropriate They were just in kindergarten Lodge No. 836. As a county su- It is now time to unseat a 24-year San Bernardino
and beautiful and big. I cannot when the attacks happened but
wait to see what the end result is
their reflections on the emotional
state of the country and their own Deserving of equal representation
I also hope that the nation and hopes for the future were pro- I attended a recent press confer- The group is seeking the oppor- comes a distant minority and dis-
communities will continue to found and rallied some in the au- ence sponsored by the League of tunity to elect at least two Latino enfranchises Latinos.
have memorials like the one they dience to their feet in applause. United Latin American Citizens supervisors. This county has only It's the same trick the old south-
had on this 10th anniversary. Be- But as a whole, University of (LULAC) which was held at the elected two Latinos in its long his- ern states used to dilute the
cause while the memories and Redlands President James Apple- entrance of the San Bernardino tory and one is current Supervisor African-American vote when they
memorials are still fresh in peo- ton hit the right note on what to do County Government Center. It Josie Gonzales. required a literacy test to qualify
ple’s minds, there is one day when next: “Now is the right time to was an impressive gathering of I was impressed with the profes- to vote. The African-American
it will not be, and the giant bowl focus and determine what we Latino community leaders and sional approach LULAC demon- voting power was diluted. This is a
of tears will just seem like another have learned.” elected officials including Con- strated and the message its form of history repeating itself.
gressman Joe Baca. president Joe Olague and the I hope LULAC continues the
many speakers, including the Con- fight for what is right and they
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gressman, delivered. They essen-
tially put the Board of Supervisors
on notice that in drawing the new
achieve the equal representation
the Latino population in San
Bernardino County deserve.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 110, Colton, CA 92324 • Office Location: 1809 Commercenter West, San Bernardino, CA 92408 district lines they must follow the A little more research revealed
Voter Rights Act of 1965. that in Los Angeles County the
Letters are printed in the order they are received and are subject to editing for clarity. The county, I understand, has same type of battle is being
Deadline is Tuesdays at noon. Readers may also submit their perspectives online stated that they have followed the fought. Supervisor Gloria Molina
law and they have drawn two is leading the battle in an effort to
at email@example.com • For advertising inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org Latino districts, one of which is carve out another Latino seat. I
Publisher Gloria Macías Harrison Colton Courier El Chicano Inland Empire that of Gonzales and the other is in wonder why Josie Gonzales is not
Established 1876. Established 1969. Community Newspapers the west end of the county which the champion of the effort here?
Co-Publisher Bill Harrison Published weekly on Thursday. Published weekly on Thursday.
General Manager Diana M. Harrison Adjudicated as a newspaper of general Adjudicated as a newspaper of general Colton Courier • RIALTO RECORD they claim to have included a 58 With more than 49 percent Latino
circulation by the Superior Court of San circulation by the Superior Court of San El Chicano • Inland Empire Weekly percent Latino population. population in our county, I would
Managing Editor Maryjoy Duncan
Bernardino County, State of California, Bernardino County, State of California, We are award-winning newspapers, On the surface this sounds good think she would be in the forefront
Community News Editor Naima Ford case #73036 and therefore qualified to case #154019 and therefore qualified to having been so recognized by the
Assistant Editor Cynthia Mendoza publish legal notices. publish legal notices. Inland Professional Chapter of the but after a little research I found a of the battle. For this question I
Production Manager Keith Armstrong Society of Professional Journalists major flaw that appears to be the don't have an answer; I'm only an
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Established 2005. In addition to mail subscriptions a fly in the ointment for the county. observer interested in equality.
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Established 1910. Published weekly on Thursday. combined total of 20,000 copies are The county used population num-
Published weekly on Thursday. distributed to approximately 400
Classified Sales Cynthia Mendoza Adjudicated as a newspaper of general As a community newspaper of bers to achieve the 58 percent
general circulation. locations in Redlands, Mentone,
Legal Advertising circulation by the Superior Court of San Highland, San Bernardino, Colton, number of Latinos; however, Jack Summers
Bernardino County, State of California, CIRCULATION
& Receptionist Denise Berver VERIFICATION Rialto, Bloomington, Grand Terrace when you eliminate those not eli- Rialto
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Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A5
Senseless shootings stun San Bernardino
assailant approached the house on
foot carrying a hand gun and
opened fire on the two toddlers
who were playing outside, shoot-
ing them each in the head, and the
pregnant woman in the neck and
“To the person who’s responsi-
ble, turn yourself in,” commanded
Kilmer, his statement lingering
during a long pause. “We will find
you, we will seek you out and we
will arrest you and bring you to
Police believe that at least two
other black males witnessed the
earlier assault on the unknown
woman, and are appealing to them
and the woman to come forward
with identifying information on
the shooter. IECN PHOTO MJ DUNCAN
Kilmer said the department is so- San Bernardino Police Chief Keith Kilmer, right, and Mayor
liciting the public’s help in solving Patrick Morris stood gravely in front of the San Bernardino po-
this senseless homicide that ended lice station on Tuesday during a press conference regarding the
a 66-day stretch of no homicides in senseless shooting at a residence on D Street Monday evening.
IECN PHOTO COURTESY SBPD the city, the longest span of time Kilmer called the murder of Nylah Franco-Torrez, 3, a “tragic,
Three-year-old Nylah Franco-Torrez was tragically killed by a experienced without a homicide in senseless and despicable homicide.”
gunshot wound to the head on Monday evening while she played recent history.
in the front of a house on the 1300 block of D Street in San “Anytime you have an incident cause it involves two innocent be part of the solution to this ex-
Bernardino. The suspect, who is still at-large as of Tuesday af- involving a child, particularly a three-year-old children and a preg- plosion of violence on our streets;
ternoon, also shot another three-year-old girl in her head, who is young, young child like this, it nant mother,” said San Bernardino we have a city that cares deeply
doesn’t matter how tough you are, Mayor Patrick Morris. “Our heart about its families, about the health
in extremely critical condition, and her mother, a 21-year-old preg-
how experienced you are, it does go out... to the family, and we of the city and the safety on the
nant woman in the neck and jaw, who is in stable condition. touches you,” Kilmer said in front are resolved as a city to solve this streets,” Morris said. “Today we
for what San Bernardino Police of the police station during a press crime and to bring to justice the in- will come together as a city to find
By Maryjoy Duncan conference Tuesday morning. dividual responsible for this justice for this family and we will
Chief Keith Kilmer described as a
“tragic, senseless and despicable The relationship of the deceased heinous event.” find the person who committed
triple shooting outside a 3-year-old, Nylah Franco-Torrez, Kilmer and Morris agree that the this crime.”
residence on the 1300 homicide.”
Prior to the shooting, one of a to the other surviving victims is shootings are an anomaly in the Anyone with any information on
block of D Street in San still unknown; police did not re- significant downward trend of vio- the homicide of Nylah is urged to
Bernardino Monday night has left dozen people at the house located
on D Street and Wabash witnessed lease names of the surviving vic- lent crimes in the city. According call Detective Mike Vasilis at
one three-year-old dead, another tims. The 21-year-old is five to Kilmer, 2010 was the lowest (909) 384-5636 or the Homicide
three-year-old in extremely critical a woman being beaten by a black
male adult in the neighborhood. months pregnant and her unborn year for crimes, particularly for vi- Hotline at (909) 384-5656.
condition, and her mother, a 21- child is reported to be in good con- olent crimes over the past decade. The shooting on D Street is one
year-old pregnant woman, in sta- The good samaritan intervened
long enough for the woman to es- dition as of Wednesday. Last year there were 31 homicides, of four that occurred in the city
ble condition at area hospitals. “The explosion came [Monday] a significant drop from “when one within 12 hours: Monday - 5:51
After questioning numerous wit- cape, and consequently returned to
the residence. night and it was beyond tragic be- time that number was up in the p.m. on Foothill and Meridien,
nesses police have come up with a cause it involved multiple victims, nineties,” Kilmer said. male victim; 5:59 p.m. 100 block
single suspect and possible motive At approximately 7:40 p.m. the
and it grieves us most of all be- Morris attributed the substan- of E. Olive, one male subject is in
tially reduced crime rate in the city critical condition and not expected
McKenna hopeful, excited about elections to progressive policing strategies
that ultimately aligns the commu-
to survive and a second victim suf-
fered non-life threatening injuries;
nity with the police department, in- Tuesday: 5:15 a.m. 700 block of
By Cynthia Mendoza
cluding the anti-gang activities that East Valencia where a female vic-
are robust in the city. tim was shot in the face and ex-
n Thursday, September 8, “We need all of our citizenry to pected to survive.
a group of community,
civic and community
supporters gathered at the San
Bernardino Hilton for a fundrais-
ing luncheon for David McKenna,
in his bid for the city attorney seat
for the city of San Bernardino.
McKenna received his B.A. from
the University of California at Los
Angeles (UCLA) and his J.D. from
IECN COURTESY PHOTO
University of San Diego Law
School, where he served as lead The David McKenna fundraising luncheon at the San Bernardino
Editor of the Law Review. He was Hilton on Thursday, Sept. 8 was an opportunity for Cal State stu-
admitted to the Bar in 1970, and is dents to learn about the political process. From left: David Alli-
a current active member of the son, Matthew Sabbah, David McKenna, Corinne Gilbertson
California Bar Association. and Aaron Jimenez, CSUSB Student Body President.
He currently serves as chief
cording to a fifth grade classmate facing the city of San Bernardino Handcrafted Jewelry, Rough Rock, and Tools
deputy defense counsel for Sabbah
he ran into at a reunion, once told from a lawsuit side, where the city
& MacKoul in Riverside.
He has also served as third dis-
him he remembered hearing
McKenna talk about becoming a
is a named party," he said. "I'm
looking forward to working with
Orange Belt Mineralogical Society
trict supervisor for San Bernardino
County, is a past justice court
lawyer even way back then. department heads by making their Presents a FREE
"The institution of law fascinates jobs more effective by giving them
judge and as the Public Defender
me," he said. "I'm fascinated by good legal advice." outdoor tailgate
for San Bernardino County.
how we as a society can resolve McKenna says he is also com- Rock, Gem, & Jewelry
His decision to run stems from a
our conflicts, even though it's not mitted to bringing transparency
desire to bring accountability,
transparency and sound legal
[a] perfect [system], but how we and accountability. Show On
can still attempt to find justice." "I am committed to making sure
counsel to the mayor, council and
staff of the city of San Bernardino.
If elected, McKenna will bring
40 years of this experience with
the people of San Bernardino are
provided with an open government
Friday, September 23, 2011
"My review of the city attorney’s
spending habits has given me a
him to the office of city attorney. where we honor the public's right Saturday, September 24, 2011
"I saw it as an opportunity to to know," he said. "A city attorney
disturbing inside look at how se-
make a difference. I never would should be providing information, Sunday, September 25, 2011
cretive Mr. Penman's office is,"
McKenna says. "It is not the city
have imagined running at this maintain open doors instead of 9 a.m. until Dusk. At
stage in my career, but when I saw fighting amongst ourselves. As the Little League Baseball Park
attorney’s job to provide employ-
the opportunity, I was very ex- constant bickering and in house
ment to outside attorneys and in
cited." fighting clearly shows, we desper- 6707 Little League Dr.
our current economic hardship we
If elected, McKenna plans to use ately need a city attorney that un- San Bernardino, California
need to tighten our belt and handle
his private and public law experi- derstands legal strategy, Little League Dr OBMS Tailgate
cases in house." Little League
ence to make some changes. professionalism and the art of set- Dr
For McKenna, law is something
"I know how to create an effec- tlement." 210
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Page A6 • September 15, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers
Forecast says housing crisis storm has passed
trends and applying them to these
The cities were chosen because
of their unique attributes. In San
Bernardino County, San
Bernardino was chosen because it
is the county seat; Ontario was
chosen because it depends a lot on
the logistics industry and is in that
way a microcosm of the whole
area; Redlands was chosen be-
cause as opposed to Ontario it re-
lies on an industry unique to the
area, mainly information technol-
In Ontario housing prices are ex-
pected to stay flat, however, the
lower priced housing market are
expected to increase a little.
In San Bernardino home prices
are expected to stay relatively flat
with a few fluctuations.
In Redlands home prices are ex-
IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
pected to increase and opposite of
According to a new study the Inland Empire has seen the worst of what is expected in Ontario, higher
the housing crisis and for the next two years home prices will re- priced homes are expected to in-
main relatively flat. crease in price faster relative to the
rest of the city.
By Naima Ford unique factors and uses that to For more information about IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
make forecasts. This is as opposed ISEA go to http://isea.red- The study was done by the University of Redlands Institute for Spa-
he housing crisis has had to taking national or statewide data lands.edu. tial Economic Analysis which is led by Dr. Johannes Moenius.
T great impact on the entire
country but one of its
biggest impacts has been in the In-
Three years after the housing
bubble burst the experts at the In-
stitute for Spatial Economic
Analysis (ISEA) at the University
of Redlands have looked back and
forwards to forecast the future of
“The news has been somewhat
more positive,” said Johannes
Moenius, director of the ISEA.
He and Prof. Mak Kaboudan
looked at three counties and three
cities within those counties. The
study included Irvine, Orange and
Anaheim in Orange County; Co-
rona, Riverside, and Temecula in
Riverside County and San
Bernardino, Ontario and Redlands
in San Bernardino County.
According to their analysis all the
cities in Orange County are ex-
pected to still see falling home
prices over the next two years be-
tween 2.5 and 9 percent.
In Riverside and San Bernardino
counties, however, housing prices
are expected to remain flat and in
some small pockets to see growth
over the next wo years.
Though flat home prices and little
growth are not the most welcome
economic news, it is not the fast
downward spiral that the areas
have seen in recent years.
In fact Moenius says it is a sign
that the worst may be behind us.
The same is not true for Orange
“Orange County is still searching
for its true bottom,” said Moenius.
“The Inland Empire has overshot
it a little bit.”
Their analysis is the result of
them looking at past patterns of
housing data and predicting what
would happen if everything stayed
along the current course. It does
not try to manipulate the data or
situations to much to give a more
“It’s pretty much a hands off
analysis,” said Moenius.
The only way the forecast could
be off is if there is a major change
to the economy such as the presi-
dent’s recent jobs bill having a
larger than expected positive af-
fect, a significant increase in oil
prices, or a natural disaster.
The analysis is also unique be-
cause it looks at the housing data
of each area taking into account
Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A7
Walk unites community, rekindles hope
By Naima Ford experience that is scary and unfa-
miliar to most.
“They incorporate the whole
family can know the dra-
matic effects of child- family in the event because they
hood cancer all too well. understand that it’s not just one
Once a year the Childhood Can- person who is experiencing cancer.
cer Foundation of Southern Cali- It’s the whole family,” said Louise
fornia makes sure that the Ramirez, parent of a 9-year-old
community knows those effects as who was diagnosed with lukemia.
well through the Brianna Cadman The walk was named for a 12-
Memorial Kids Walk. year-old girl who died from cancer
September 11 was the twelfth in 1999. Her hopeful, fighting
time the foundation has sponsored spirit is what the walk tries to
the walk. It was a one-and-a-half- rekindle and honor in everyone
mile walk from the foundation’s who participates.
office through Loma Linda. The walk is also the foundation’s
Almost 400 individuals partici- biggest fundraiser. Participants
pated, many of them have been enter as teams and work to raise
touched by cancer personally. money from family and the com-
“It was just amazing,” said munity.
Armida Kersey, executive director The money raised is used to con-
of the foundation. tinue to support families monetar-
The walk takes place in the ily.
IECN PHOTO COURTESY CCFSC This year they raised $12,000 for IECN PHOTO COURTESY CCFSC
morning as families gather in what
is both an emotional and celebra- The 12th Annual Brianna Cadman Memorial Kids’ Walk on Sunday their work. The walk was also a time to cel-
tory event. Families of children brought families of children with cancer together with the commu- The foundation will also be hav- ebrate young cancer survivors.
who have passed away due to can- nity. Pictured here is Team Julieta at the beginning of the walk. ing a wine tasting fundraiser event Pictured here is six-year-old sur-
cer are able to honor their child in from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, vivor Micheal Valle and his fam-
cer it is a way to support the fami- They provide helpful information, Oct. 1 at the historic Hofer Ranch ily.
a very public way. For families
lies and the foundation. financial assistance for food and in Ontario. There will be a live
with children who survived it is a
The mission of the foundation is gasoline as well as a community of band, food competition and live Childhood Cancer Foundation of
way to celebrate that victory. And
to help families of children with support. and silent auctions. So Cal call (909) 558-3419 or go
for families and individual who
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were not directly affected by can-
Nursing students gain hands-on, uplifting experience through outreach trip
By Maryjoy Duncan Taha brings much needed med- bring her tremendous satisfaction.
ical supplies donated by Loma “You get a different perspective to
Linda University Medical Center life and the world, and people are
roviding basic health care
to underserved populations on her outreach excursions, such grateful that you care about them,”
around the world is what as gloves, a necessary safety meas- she said. “You feel like you are
Cal State San Bernardino assistant ure when dealing with patients doing something good and it’s up-
nursing professor Asma Taha has with AIDS and other contagious lifting to touch people’s lives, lis-
introduced to her students since ailments. ten to their stories, and see how
she started teaching at CSUSB last Taha and her students agree out- they live.”
year. Since 2005 Taha has been reach trips should be to third world The trip was a humbling experi-
dedicating herself each year to countries, where the poor have no ence for those involved helping to
those lacking access to health care access to medical care, places open the doors to more well-
in the West Bank. This summer where their efforts would be rounded nursing students at
she took eight nursing students on greatly served. CSUSB.
the first student outreach trip to Ja- Next year Taha would like to “The fact that we were able to
maica in July for nine days, where travel to China, but noted that the have a child smile or an older per-
the valuable hands-on experience major obstacle for the program is son feel worthy of a visit…made
students gained paled in compari- funding. She and her students are me come back to a simple world
son to the emotionally uplifting ex- responsible for all expenses. where kindness matters,” Taha
perience they came away with. For Taha her outreach efforts said.
In the infirmary and orphanage IECN PHOTO COURTESY KIM VEULEMAN
students witnessed patients who Cal State San Bernardino assistant nursing professor Asma Taha,
had been abandoned by caregivers, middle, took eight nursing students on a medical outreach trip to
many without a single visitor in Jamaica in July. Here she is showing student Krista Flores how
years. The joy they were able to to check the patient’s blood sugar.
provide to patients, even for the Funerals
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conversation uplifted the students,
work without fancy machines,”
stretched to accommodate every-
one, making the trip a humbling
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Black Rose Awards recognize outstanding service
IECN PHOTO COURTESY CHRIS SLOAN
(Left to Right back row) Honoring some of the unsung heroes who have worked diligently to improve the lives of others throughout the Inland Empire, the Black Cul-
tural Foundation awarded the 2011 Black Rose Award to the following community advocates: Juanita Dawson, James Butts, Jimmie Brown, Herb English Jr., John
Futch, Mark Campbell, Vicki Lee, Carl Dameron, Tim Evans The Unforgettables Foundation, Dr. Queen Hamilton, (left to right front row) Geraldine Reaves, Jen-
nifer Vaughn-Blakely and Dr. Harold Cebrun.
By Cynthia Mendoza “It is important to pay tribute to Sundance Company; Jimmie provides proper burial and funeral of ourselves to develop our young
our local ‘Heroes’ and ‘Sheroes’ Brown, Police Chief, California services for youth whose families working professionals," she said.
who work tirelessly to improve our State University, San Bernardino; cannot afford to do so. "Dr. Cebrun spoke quite passion-
n Friday night, Septem-
ber 9, the San Bernardino everyday lives,” said Dr. Margaret Herb English, Jr., Director EOPS And for the seventh year in a ately about children and his love
community came to- Hill, program chairman of the and CARE at San Bernardino Val- row, this year's masters of cere- and commitment to kids, which is
gether at the National Orange Black Culture Foundation. “Each ley College; Dr. Queen Hamilton, monies included Kathryn Ervin, very important."
Show for the 22nd Annual Black one of our recipients has made a board member, Youth Action Proj- California State University, San According to Roberts, in the next
Rose Awards, which recognizes difference in our community and ect; John Futch, board member, Bernardino Theater Arts professor few years the Black Culture Foun-
outstanding individuals who go should be acknowledged for their San Bernardino Community Col- and Carl Dameron of Dameron dation would like to develop more
above and beyond to serve their efforts.” lege District; and Geraldine Communications. youth centered programs.
communities. These year's recipients are: “Hu- Reaves, founder, Open Arms "This year's Black Rose Awards The San Bernardino Black Cul-
This year's theme was celebrating manitarian of the Year” Dr. Harold Make A Difference, Inc. were a huge success, we had a ture Foundation is a non-profit or-
"unseen and often unsung" heroes, L. Cebrun, Superintendent of There were also a few other great turnout," said Black Culture ganization, run solely by
those who work quietly behind the Schools for the Rialto Unified recognitions given out in honor of Foundation President Joann volunteers. For more than 40 years
scenes to make a positive differ- School District and the Commit- 9-11, including to Vicki Lee, Mark Roberts about the 400 or so atten- it has awarded scholarships. The
ence. Recognitions go to individu- ment to Service Award to James Campbell, Mel Albiso, Albert dees. foundation is culturally diverse
als and organizations of all Butts, a micro-computer specialist Arteaga, Dion Clark, Carl As far as the overall feeling of the and committed to the development
ethnicities, residency and back- at Rio Vista Elementary School. Dameron, Juanita Dawson, Bill event, Roberts hopes that it in- and understanding of African
grounds. Black Rose Award recipients are: Hanes, and The Unforgettables spires others to do more outreach. American culture.
Jennifer Vaughn-Blakely, founder, Foundation, an organization which "We need to look at giving more
San Bernardino community joins fight against single serve alcohol
By Naima Ford beverage and encourages current eliminate single serve alcohol bev- According to Amelia Lopez of
businesses to decrease the impact erages all together. She proposed the Department of Public Health
of their sales. that it is good for businesses and during the study they also sur-
he community is who
prompted a study by Prof. “We want responsible retailers, the economy because it will de- veyed the blight around the estab-
Robert Parker on the ef- people who will do it with a social crease crime and increase the num- lishments, and the saturation of
fects of single serve alcohol con- conscience,” said San Bernardino ber of reputable retailers that come liquor stores in the city. They have
tainers on a community. Now the Mayor Pat Morris. into a community. done similar surveys in Redlands
community is taking those results According to City Attorney Jim “It doesn’t have to be this way,” and Ontario, and plan to do one in
and running with them. Penman the ordinance is already said Hart. Victorville.
Parker presented findings that having an impact. She says the community was able According to Parker they are
show the proportion of single Community activist Linda Hart to get behind the findings because continuing to monitor the sales and
serve alcohol containers sold to vi- said she wants to see all retailers it confirmed what they all sus- crime rates and will have more de-
olent crime have strong correla- partner with the community and pected was a problem. finitive results in six months.
The study was done in partner-
ship with the Department of Public IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD
Health who went to liquor stores in Prof. Robert Parker of UC
San Bernardino and calculated Riverside presented his recently
how much refrigerated space is published findings on the effects
used for display of single serve al- of single serve alcohol bever-
coholic beverages. ages being sold in the commu-
This measurement was used be- nity.
cause in the United States bever-
age companies do not have to Parker.
reveal sales data for single serve He said they controlled for vari-
beverages. The assumption is that ables like race, income level and
if retailers are giving a significant other factors that may influence
amount of valuable refrigerated crime rates.
space to a certain product, they At a press conference on Sep-
must sell a high volume of that tember 12 Parker joined with the
product. city of San Bernardino and com-
That data was compared to the munity group San Bernardino
amount of violent crime in the area Against Drugs and Alcohol to urge
surrounding the store and was re- business owners to eliminate the
cently published in the Drug and sale of such beverages.
Alcohol Review. The city of San Bernardino has
“The whole impetus came from created an ordinance that forbids
residents and their concerns,” said new businesses from selling the
Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A9
Charlie Tribble remains unmatched in San Bernardino lore
By Harvey M. Kahn who saw many of Tribble's les said he vividly recalls a buffed
matches since his older brother Tribble playing on the Pacific
George wrestled at both schools High football team coached by Joe
nly one wrestler would
dare volunteer to take on with Tribble. Lash. "He was a big, strong guy.
the feared Curly Culp in After accepting a scholarship to For as big as he was, he was quick
practice. Charlie Tribble would wrestle at ASU, Tribble entered and had good speed. He was a de-
face off Culp when both were the 1964 AAU Wrestling Tourna- fensive lineman and I thought he
members of the 1965 Arizona ment held at the World's Fair in weighed well over 200 pounds.
State University wrestling team. New York. Tribble made head- They would put in some offensive
Before entering ASU Curly Culp lines by pinning the defending 171 specialty plays for him to run,"
was the top high school athlete in pound AAU champion Len Kauff- said Gonzales. He remembers that
Arizona during the 1960's. At man to finish in second place. A Tribble was big enough to throw
ASU, he won the NCAA Division- month later, he made the U.S. the shot put on Pacific's track and
I heavyweight wrestling champi- Olympic team by winning the field team.
onship before advancing into the Olympic Trials Tournament at 170 That was the Charlie Tribble that
NFL. Tribble weighed 177 pounds pounds and earned the trip to the Lopez remembered, the 177-to
and Culp a stocky 250. 1964 Tokyo Games; still the only 191-pound wrestling machine that
"I remember when Charlie and wrestler to date from San pinned 43 of his 56 foes at SBVC.
Curly Culp were at ASU and no Bernardino to make the Olympics. Lopez said that Tribble had a
one could beat Curly," said Dr. Tribble died in 2009 at 67. teammate at Pacific and at SBVC
Moody Jackson, former adminis- Despite the apparent success, named Claude Potts "who was an
trator and colleague of Tribble's Lopez and others said that a po- animal that looked like an old man
when both worked in the Phoenix tential pre-Olympic problem was but could pin surprised opponents IECN COURTESY PHOTOS
Union High School District. lurking for Tribble. Lopez said that in just minutes." Charlie Tribble, graduate of Pacific High School in San
"Charlie wrestled him and beat Tribble usually wrestled at 191 SBVC sports historian Roger Bernardino, was a decorated wrestler who earned a scholarship
him a few times despite giving up pounds and at the lightest 177 Schmidt said that Tribble was to Arizona State University, and became the only wrestler from
a lot of weight. When those two pounds, but made the Olympic named California Community Col-
team at 171 pounds. Lopez said San Bernardino to make it to the Olympics - 1964 in Tokyo.
got together, you could feel the lege "Wrestler of the Year" in
thunder in the gym. It was some- that some can easily lose 20 1961, with Potts winning the
pounds and maintain their en- award in 1963. Schmidt listed oth- the Sun Devils to its first Western that Tribble coached the South
thing to see." Athletic Conference title. After Mountain High girls track team to
Culp went on to play pro football durance. ers from that championship era at
"Not Charlie. He didn't have any- SBVC as: John Davies; Walter building a 32-2-2 personal record, the 1981 state championship.
for 14 years and was named all-pro Tribble also claimed the WAC Dr. Jackson remembers Tribble
nose tackle six times. Tribble be- where to lose the weight. Losing Richard; Jack Lucas; Dave Goed-
that weight did him in," said ker; Carl Schroeder; Dave Her- championship at 177 pounds. He coaching a number of high school
came a hall-of-fame high school was named to the Division-I, All- state wrestling champions as well.
coach. Lopez. Tribble was pinned in four nandez; Bob Janko; Bernie
minutes in his only Olympic Christian; and Sam Cereceres. American team by placing 3rd in "He was a positive role model
Prior to enrolling at Arizona the NCAA Tournament, where he and well liked by everyone. He
State, Charlie Tribble was the most match--albeit by eventual 1964 Schmidt wrote that Tribble has
Gold medalist Ismail Ogan of been inducted into the San won the Gorriaran Award by pin- was very quiet but a good person
decorated wrestler to come from ning the most opponents in the to look up to. He was a great men-
San Bernardino. He was a CIF Turkey who was a three-time Bernardino Black Athletes Hall of
world champ. Not only did Tribble Fame; the SBVC Athletic HOF; shortest amount of time (three pins tor especially to his counselees,
champ at Pacific High for coach 4:28). who were about to lose it in school
Al Lyles in 1960 and rapidly im- allegedly have trouble making the the Arizona HOF; and the Arizona
170 weight limit, there were re- State University HOF. Prior to his Phoenix Union High School Dis- until he would get them back on
proved enough to win two state trict spokesman Craig Pletenik track. Tribs was a gentle bear, easy
community college individual ti- ports just before the 1964 death in 2009, Tribble was pre-
Olympics, saying that Tribble was sented a "Lifetime Service to verified via E-mail that Tribble going and soft spoken. I never saw
tles at San Bernardino Valley Col- started in their district in 1971 at him mad. I am glad he had that at-
lege for coach Bob Smith. Tribble distracted by being shifted be- Wrestling Award" by the Arizona
tween the Greco-Roman team and Chapter of the National Wrestling South Mountain High as a coun- titude because if he ever did get
compiled a personal record of 56- selor, and took an early retirement mad, he could crush you."
0 in two years to help SBVC to the the Freestyle team. HOF. Tribble does not have a
Some local reporters say they wall-of-fame plaque at Pacific in 1999. He continued to work as a Tribble is survived by his wife
team state championships in 1961 substitute teacher until 2007 and Mishay and five children. His
and 1963. "Tribble was part of a saw the larger-than-life Tribble High.
dominate the football fields while Tribble wrestled only one year at during his career coached football, brother George was also a well
dynasty at Pacific when they didn't girls track, and wrestling. Pletenik known student/athlete at Pacific
lose a dual match in ten years, and weighing considerably more than ASU when in 1965 he helped lead
200 pounds. Long time Redlands said that Arizona records show High.
he was part of a dynasty at Valley
for Bob Smith," said Larry Lopez High sports statistician Al Gonza-
New Santa Fe Depot tour schedule announced
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eginning Wednesday, Oc-
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Depot Tour has shifted its flooring, windows, elevators, fire
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of each month to the first Wednes- throughout the 57,000-square foot
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In addition, the San Bernardino of the Depot; including the lobby,
Historical and Pioneer Society will outside common areas and exclu-
now lead the tour that includes a sive access to the museum. Com-
showcase of the San Bernardino fortable walking shoes are advised.
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place earlier this year, completing the east lot, walk along the north
the current look of this local land- side of the building (next to the
mark. The restoration included the train tracks) and follow the signs
removal of hazardous materials to the Depot lobby entrance. The
and the installation of new plumb- tour will assemble in the lobby
starting at 12:50 p.m.
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Friday, Sept. 16: 15th Annual
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Monday, Sept. 19: 3rd Annual
Boys & Girls Club of San
Bernardino. Redlands Country
E-waste Recycling San Bernardino: First and third
Saturday, Oct. 8: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday, 3 p.m.; 300 N. “D” St.
Humane Society of San Free Grant Writing Class
Free Flu Vaccinations for Pavilion, 455Tickets $125.Blvd.,
Club; shotgun 10 a.m. Informa- Bernardino Valley parking area, One-on-one classes scheduled for
374 W. Orange Show Rd., San your convenience. Learn how to
tion, sponsorships call Patty Holo-
Seniors (909) 889-2558 for dinner tickets, han (909) 794-3027. Bernardino. get funding for your business. In-
Friday, Sept. 16: Free flu vacci- raffle tickets, auction donations or formation: (951) 254-4626.
nations will be provided to the first sponsorships. SB County Museum IE Truck and Brew Fest
100 seniors who participate in the Saturday, Sept. 24: Gallery re- Saturday, Oct. 8: Featuring gour- Free Citizenship Classes
health screening clinic hosted by 14th Annual Non-profit view and lecture “Birds of the met mobile eateries and local Wednesdays: 6 - 9 p.m. at
Heritage Gardens Health Care and Conference Salton Sea,” 2 p.m. Open to pub- breweries. Citizens Business Bank Catholic Charities, 1450 N. “D”
Retirement Centers and Arrow- Friday, Sept. 16: Hosted by lic with paid museum admission. Arena. Tickets go on sale Aug. St., San Bernardino. To register,
head United Way from 1 to 4 p.m. Community Connect. Over 200 2024 Orange Tree Lane 13; Tickets are $25 for VIP, gen- call Maria at (909) 388-1239.
at 25271 Barton Road, Loma non-profit leaders to convene. Children’s Network eral admission $10, advance tick- Communication Classes
Linda, CA 92354. The event is Speakers, workshops. Riverside Sept. 28, 29: 25th Annual Con- ets $8. Parking is free. Tickets Mondays at 6 p.m.: Town &
open to all seniors. Convention Center, 3443 Orange ference, Ontario Convention Cen- www.cbbankarena.com. Country Toastmasters Club offers
IEFLP Fundraising Golf St., Riverside. Information on visit reg- ter, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Information: ARMC Health, Safety Fair classes in the Sequoia Room at Ar-
istration and workshop topics (909) 383-9677. Saturday, Oct. 15: Free 9th An- rowhead Regional Medical Center,
Tournament www.connectriverside.org or call nual Health & Safety Fair. 10 a.m. 400 N. Pepper Ave., Colton. For
Friday, Sept. 16: Inland Empire Kyra Wilson at (951) 329-4733. SB, Pacific High Reunion - 2 p.m., 400 N. Pepper Ave. In- more information, please call
Future Leaders Program fundraiser Sept. 30 - Oct. 2: San Bernardino
formation: (909) 580-1000. (909) 887-3472.
for 2012 summer camp for 8th and Humane Society and Pacific High School classes of
9th grade students. Shandin Hills Saturday, Sept. 17: Dances with 1956 are holding a joint 55th re- City Council Meetings Breast Cancer Support
Golf Course. Registration 11 a.m., Dogs Training Center will be hold- union beginning at 6 p.m. Friday Colton: First and third Tuesday, Group
shot gun start at 1 p.m. $75 per ing an American Kennel Club Re- at the San Bernardino Hilton. For 6 p.m.; 650 N. La Cadena Dr. Second Tuesday of each month,
golfer. Sponsorship opportunities sponsible Dog Ownership Day at more information, call Mary Lou Highland: Second and fourth 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. “Esperanza para
still available, contact Carlos Tru- the Humane Society of San De La Torre (951) 845-7306. Tuesday, 6 p.m.; 27215 Base Line. mujeres,” a support group con-
jillo at (909) 229-8005. Bernardino Valley (374 West Or- 5th Annual August.
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ange Show Road, San Bernardino) Loma Linda: breast cancer and their families. It
SB Valley College Golf from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is Sports Festival Tuesday, 7 p.m. (check city Web will take place at St. Bernardine
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t was a long week and a rough
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quit, leaving Chris Mailo to step in
as interim coach. The players did
their best to focus on the game at
hand but Riverside’s J.W. North
didn't let them make a game of it.
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Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A13
Housing Authority awards scholarships to 10 students
as: biology, business management,
he Housing Authority of
the County of San film, human resources, liberal arts,
Bernardino (HACSB) nursing, psychology, and social
awarded 10 students a college work.
scholarship to help them pay for “We are pleased to be able to
their education expenses. The se- continue the scholarship program
lection committee reviewed almost for two decades, especially as tu-
50 applications from Housing Au- ition costs are on the rise. Even
thority clients, and narrowing the though the scholarships are small
selection to 10 was a tough deci- monetary contributions, we know
sion. it helps these students through
For 20 years, the Housing Au- their educational journey,” states
thority has been awarding college Susan Benner, HACSB’s Execu-
scholarships to students, in a com- tive Director.
mitment to helping students suc- The scholarship recipients were
ceed in college. Students attending also greeted by Bisrat Gebrekris-
a four-year college or university tos (pictured to the right), a former
received a $1,000 scholarship Housing Authority resident who
while community and techni- also received a college scholarship
cal/vocational students received a in 1994 and is now a Neonatolo-
IECN PHOTO COURTESY HOUSING AUTHORITY gist with Kaiser Permanente.
$500 scholarship. The Housing
2011 Scholarship recipients (left to right): Evelyn Amez, Jashe Lee, Shawn Jackson, Shirley Authority uses non-public funds to In her statement to this year’s
Wilson, Linda Ton, Jessica Espinoza, Wendy Padron, Isis Eskander, Sultana Dillion and An- promote educational success scholarship recipients she remi-
gelica Mosqueda. among their participants. nisced on how the financial assis-
This year’s scholarship recipients tance helped encourage her to
No-cost green training programs for veterans are attending one of the following
colleges/universities: University of
continue her education. She also
reminded them that reaching their
where a portion of their wages are Interested veterans may apply California, Los Angeles; Univer- educational goals won’t be easy,
he San Bernardino County
Workforce Investment reimbursed while they train on the through their local San Bernardino sity of California, Merced; Cali- but in the long run the results are
Board seeks 100 veterans job. Welding and HVAC certifi- One-Stop Employment Resource fornia State University, San worth it.
to participate in free job training cation courses are currently being Center located in Rancho Cuca- Bernardino; Biola University; Her encouraging words reassured
programs. These training pro- launched. Other training courses monga, San Bernardino or Hespe- Summit Career College; or San the awardees to continue their en-
grams will teach the skills needed will be determined based upon the ria. A social security card and Bernardino Valley College. Their deavors despite any obstacles they
for green jobs available with local job interests of the participants. DD214 paperwork are required. areas of study include majors such may face in life.
employers. Green industries in- Post-training job placement assis- Fifty of these participants must be
clude solar panel maintenance and tance is also available. veterans separated within the last ized skills, and this training will oration with Kern County Em-
installation, sustainable and recy- “We are grateful for the commit- 48 months. The other fifty partic- prepare some of our returning he- ployers’ Training Resource. The
cled products manufacturing, ment made by all our County’s ipants may have been discharged roes to enter these fields,” said deadline for veterans to complete
transportation and logistics using courageous veterans,” said Josie at any time to qualify. Accepting Sandy Harmsen, Executive Direc- their no-cost training and obtain a
alternative fuels and hundreds of Gonzales, Chair and County of training paid for by federal grant tor of the Workforce Investment job certification is March 31, 2012.
other industries according to the San Bernardino Fifth District Su- funding does not affect a veteran’s Board and Director of Workforce To find the location of the nearest
grant. pervisor. “We hope to see as many G.I. Bill. Development for the County of San Bernardino County One-Stop
Participants can enter training veterans as possible seize this op- “Employers in the transportation San Bernardino. Employment Resource Center,
certificate courses paid for by this portunity for job training and job and manufacturing industries are The program is funded by a grant please www.sbcounty.gov/csb-
grant, or On-the-Job Training, placement through this grant.” still seeking workers with special- that the County received in collab- win/wia.htm.
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22nd Annual Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous revs up Thursday - Sunday
IECN ARCHIVE PHOTOS
The Route 66 Rendezvous re-
turns this Thursday to transform
downtown San Bernardino into
a car lover’s mecca.
tater Bros. Route 66 Ren-
dezvous is a special event
that incorporates nostalgia
and family entertainment with an
icon of southern California
lifestyle. It debuted in 1990 as a
one-and-a-half day event at Glen
Helen Park and was produced by
the San Bernardino Convention &
Visitors Bureau (SBCVB).
The Bureau created and owns the
Route 66 Rendezvous name and
registered trademark. The event
has grown each year and now at-
tracts over 500,000 spectators.
The SBCVB’s primary objective
is to have a positive impact on the
San Bernardino region through
tourism by creating special events
that encourage overnight stays.
With the Stater Bros. Route 66
Rendezvous the goal is to develop
mutually beneficial relationships
with corporate sponsors that share
our vision and values while bene-
fiting from their association with
Designed as an economic devel-
opment project, the Rendezvous
now generates over $44 million for
local economy. Vehicle participa-
tion has grown from 300 classic
cars, hot rods, customs, muscle
cars and sport cars to the limited
1,700 vehicles with each partici-
pant receiving a reserved parking
space. Many local non-profit edu-
cational and charitable organiza-
tions are given the opportunity to
participate, earning dollars for
their respective community proj-
San Bernardino is centrally lo-
cated as the transportation hub of
Southern California. Prominently
mentioned in Bobby Troup’s im-
mortal 1946 hit song, Get Your
Kicks on Route 66, San
Bernardino embodies the Southern
California spirit with orange
groves, beautiful mountains and
The mystique goes back to San
Bernardino’s legendary “E” Street,
which was also designated as US
Route 66. During the cruisin’ era,
“E” street was hopping with cool
cars and great music. During the
Rendezvous, the nostalgia contin-
Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A15
Stater Bros. announces America’s largest supermarket chain-sponsored event
historic streets of downtown San their classic cars, hot rods and cus- are happy to give back to the many This exciting promotional area is
tater Bros. Supermarkets is
proud to announce its title Bernardino. tom vehicles, generating $44 mil- car enthusiasts in the communities free and will feature food sam-
sponsorship of the largest This is the 15th straight year that lion dollars for the local economy. we serve by sponsoring this free pling, interactive games, and com-
car show on the West Coast as Stater Bros. has been the title “During our 75th Anniversary nostalgic weekend for the entire munity outreach booths.
well as the largest Supermarket sponsor. Celebration Year, Stater Bros. is family to enjoy.” The Stater Bros. Court Street
Chain sponsored event in America. The 22nd Annual Stater Bros. especially proud to once again The Stater Bros. “Family” Fun Stage will host live music through-
The Stater Bros. Route 66 Ren- Route 66 Rendezvous is expected support the annual Stater Bros. Zone will be located in the heart of out the event from a variety of
dezvous will be held from Thurs- to draw a record breaking atten- Route 66 Rendezvous,” stated Jack the event at Court and “E” Streets famed artists such as The Fab Four
day, September 15th through dance of over 500,000 car enthusi- H. Brown, Chairman of the Board in downtown San Bernardino with Beatles Tribute Band, Rockabilly
Sunday, September 18th along the asts, and there will be 1,700 and Chief Executive Officer of activities for the whole family to favorite Buzz Campbell, and the
registered participants showcasing Stater Bros. Supermarkets. “We enjoy. piano-pumping Neil Morrow.
Route 66 burnout contest returns to Orange Show Speedway
organizers are also planning a low- at the National Orange Show
rider display featuring Duke’s car Speedway. Admission is $10, and
club, a Harley motorcycle bike dis- kids 10 and under will be admitted
play featuring “The Crew” bikers for FREE.
for charity, a drifter’s display fea- Individuals interested in partici-
turing Drift Day, along with mer- pating in the contest are encour-
chandise vendors and food aged to pre-register by
concessions. A drift show will take downloading a form at www.no-
place during contest intermission. sevents.com.
“We are keeping the tradition, The entry fee is $15 per vehicle.
but bringing in new elements,” The winner will receive a cash
commented promoter Naoki prize.
Kobayashi, “It’s a multi-car- A portion of contest proceeds
culture show— try saying that will benefit the Best Buddies or-
three times fast!” ganization. For more information,
The smoking-hot fun kicks off at call (909) 888-6788 or visit
6 p.m. on Saturday, September 17 www.nosevents.com.
U nder New Ownership!
IECN PHOTO COURTESY SBCVB
Last year’s burnout contest winner Katelyn Hood in a 74 Chevy Nova with a 350 ci engine.
tradition at the Route 66 First is the thrilling main event, tires to burn rubber. The more
A Rendezvous for over 20 which is all about showmanship— smoke, the better. The winner of
years, the burnout contest and smoke. The first 50 contest- the competition is determined by
is returning to the National Orange ants who register will compete to the crowd’s reaction in the judge’s
Show Speedway with a little get the audience excited as they opinion.
something for everyone. rev their engines and allow their In addition to the contest, event
Celebrities to sign autographs N EW
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134 0 E. W a sh i ng to n St . C o l t o n
(Across from Fiesta Village & next to Goodyear)
wheel competition, the Pikes Peak 10/6/11
Hill Climb, rally racing and sports
car racing. For people who care about where & how they live
As a stunt driver his driving cred-
its include Fast and Furious:
Tokyo Drift, Dukes of Hazzard,
son National Hockey League ca-
he celebrities have been Bourne Ultimatum, Iron Man 2
announced for the reer, he won a Stanley Cup in and the remake of Red Dawn.
celebrity autograph ses- 2001-02 with the Detroit Red Tanner is an on-air host for Top
sion at the 22nd Annual Stater Wings. He has played with the Gear USA and Battle of the Super-
Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous, being Pittsburgh Penguins and New cars.
held September 15 – 18. York Rangers, but is most known
On Saturday, September 17, Luc for his fourteen seasons with the IECN PHOTOS COURTESY SBCVB
Robitaille, National Hockey Los Angeles Kings. He retired Tanner Foust (L), professional
League Hall of Famer and Tanner after the 2005-06 season as the racing and stunt driver, and Luc WE NOW RENT
highest-scoring left winger in
Foust, the professional racing and
stunt driver will be signing auto- NHL history.
Robataille, National Hockey
League of Famer will be signing
graphs at the Stater Bros. Court St. Tanner Foust is a three-time X e i beat any
Games gold medalist and a two- autographs on Saturday at
Stage from 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Stater Bros. Court St. Stage mpetit r pri e n
During Luc Robitaille’s 19-sea- time Formula Drift champion. His
racing experience includes open from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. ru enta
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Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A17
2011 Lifetime Achievement inductee: David McClelland
Known as the Voice of NHRA, Dave McClelland is one of the most
recognizable voices in all of motorsports. He has been heard not only on
the tracks, but also on radio and television coverage of the events, a role
he filled for some 50 years. Dave has placed his restored Fiat altered in
the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum after campaigning the car
for 10 years and winning the March Meet in 1998, and continues to par-
ticipate in as many street rod and street machine events as possible.
2011 Cruisin’ Hall of Fame inductees
Builder/Designer Category: in the world of “kustomizing.”
John D’Agostino – Kustom Kars American magazine and has been
mitment to the foundations of the Historical/Misc. Category:
of California Manufacturer/Vehicle Cate- owned by the Hearst Corporation
brand: interactivity, authenticity PEP BOYS
Born in Pittsburg, California gory: Revell, Inc. since 1958. There are nine interna-
and fun. Additionally, Revell sup- In 1921 four Navy buddies
John D’Agostino started building For over 60 years, Revell, Inc. plies the Make ‘n Take building tional editions. Popular Mechanics pooled together $800 to open a
and customizing model cars when has been leading the world in model kits at the Rendezvous, asfeatures regular sections on auto- single auto parts supply store in
he was a child. His first cus- model kit building and die cast col- motive, home, outdoors, science,
well as many large events includ- Philadelphia. This venture would
tomized car was a ’56 Chevy hard- lecting. Every year, Revell offers a ing auto races and trade shows. and technology topics. A recurring become the multi-billion dollar na-
top. John has displayed his kustom wide variety of model kits for column is “Jay Leno’s Garage” tionwide retail and service that is
cars in over 1,000 shows world- every taste and age group in the Entertainment/Media Cate- featuring observations by the known as PEP BOYS today. With
wide and has won more major kus- hobby market. Customers can be gory: Popular Mechanics famed late-night talk show host over 600 stores, the company has
tom awards than anyone in history assured of their continued com- First published on January 11, and vehicle enthusiast. come a long way from its humble
1902, Popular Mechanics is an beginnings.
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Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A19
2011 Route 66 Rendezvous event contests
Limited to the first
Check-in Location: The
Hampton Inn & Suites Parking
Lot at 27959 Highland Avenue
in Highland – off the 330
Open Header Contest
Get ready to rumble as partici-
pates crank up their engines with
the goal of being the “loudest” as IECN PHOTO COURTESY SBCVB
the sound is registered by a deci- Start of Poker Run contest last year.
IECN PHOTO COURTESY SBCVB bel meter. Each reading is posted Rider. Kids accompanied with par- Watch or participate in the
Last year David Winshaw won the Open Header contest with 122. to entice even more pressing of the ents have an opportunity to “Make “Run with the Cops” as teams
pedal. Winners are announced im- ‘n Take” a model car for free, run through the streets of San
Neon Light Contest Arrowhead Ave. and Mt. View mediately after the contest and while they last. Bernardino ending at the Ar-
awarded plaques and prizes. Saturday, September 17 rowhead Credit Union Park.
Street lightning is the theme Poker Run Saturday, September 17 Check-in Time: 10:00 a.m. – This 5k benefits families of
in downtown San Bernardino Check-in time: 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 2:00 p.m. law enforcement personnel
as car participants compete to Registered vehicle partici- p.m. Contest held: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 killed or injured in the line of
see who has the most creative pants cruise to local busi- Contest held: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. duty.
and decorative neon lights. nesses, collecting playing p.m. Admission: Free Sunday, September 18
Neon Light Cruise starts at cards at designated stops to Admission: Free (Must be a reg- Entry Fee: $5 – Unlimited En- Registration: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00
dusk, prior to the contest at create a winning poker hand. istered vehicle participant.) tries a.m.
7:00 p.m. Enjoy the food, fun, and the Location: 5th Street between Ar- Participants: Ages 12 and Run: 8:00 a.m.
Friday, September 16, best hand wins $500. rowhead Ave. and Mtn. View younger are free Registration Fee: $30, 3rd
Check in time: 5:30 p.m. – Saturday, September 17 grade and under $5
8:00 p.m. Check-in time: 7:30 a.m. – Model Car Contest Located at Arrowhead Credit
Contest held: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Run With The Cops Union Park,
9:00 p.m. Contest held: 8:00 a.m. – ap- Model cars are entered into 17 280 S. “E” Street
Admission: Free (Must be a proximately 1:00 p.m. different class types for judging,
registered vehicle participant.) Admission: $5 (Must be a everything from Nostalgia Drag
Location: 5th Street between registered vehicle participant.) Race to Street Machine or Low
Route 66 entertainment line-up 909-875-1910
Thursday, Sept. 15 Beatles Tribute Band Sunday, Sept. 18
5:00 p.m. Big Papa and the TCB 12:00 p.m. Cold Duck – Professional Plating &
-- Stater Bros. Court St. Stage 7:30 p.m. Danny Dean – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage
Back Alley Brawlin’ Rythym & O’Reilly Auto Parts Stage Sounds of Rock ‘n Roll Polishing Since 1972
1:30 p.m. Barela – Stater Bros. 236 S. Riverside Ave. Rialto
Friday, Sept. 16 Court St. Stage
6:00 p.m. The Deadbeat 8:00 p.m. Chubby Checker – Cal- The powerful brass sounds of the
Daddies - Stater Bros. Court St. ifornia Theatre of Performing Arts 70’s & 80’s
Stage Twist & Shout to the music of ater ua ity
Rock-a-billy music taking you 50’s & 60’s 8:00 p.m. BareNaked Ladies –
back to an era of hot rods and sock
California Theatre of Performing
7:00 p.m. Buzz Campbell --
Stater Bros. Court St. Stage
est alley ater
Rock-a-billy, Blues & Swing istrict
8:00 p.m. Chuck Berry – Califor- residents
nia Theatre of Performing Arts are reminded that
Rock ‘n Roll
Saturday, Sept. 17
ordinary tap ater,
1:00 p.m. Danny Dean - Stater y ar the least
Bros. Court St. Stage
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Our facility is open six days a week, from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.with our friendly
4:50 p.m. Slick Richard – knowledgeable staff who care about your vehicle maintenance issues and
O’Reilly Auto Parts Stage schedules.
e t a ey ater i tri t
5:10 p.m. The Rayford Bros. – Call us with any questions and or concerns. We provide free shuttle
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Clooney shows off new girlfriend
EORGE Clooney's new love Stacy Keibler yesterday that the couple confirmed their romance.
towers over him during their first public out- Earlier when asked what she likes about the actor,
ing since the pair sparked up a romance this Stacy replied "Everything!"
A witness said: "(Stacy) really stood on her own.
The couple caused a stir when they left a Toronto George was not overprotective and didn't have to look
Film Festival party together last night. after her."
Former WWE wrestler Stacey, 31, smiled as she George split with his Italian model girlfriend Elisa-
showed off her 42-inch legs in a little black dress – betta Canalis in June amid rumors that she wanted to
with 50-year-old heartthrob George looking short by marry and have a child.
her side. Shortly afterwards rumors of dates with Keibler
It was when they attended the after-party together emerged however it's taken committment-shy George
until now to show off his statuesque beauty.
Charlie Sheen gets a roasting
medical specimen. I guess that's
what comes from waking up at the
crack of crack."
Comedian Jon Lovitz later
quipped: "How much blow can
Charlie Sheen do? Enough to kill
two and a half men."
At the end of the evening, held at
Sony Studios in Culver City, Cali-
fornia, Charlie — who had taken
everything in good humour
throughout the night — remained
unrepentant of his lifestyle
"I'm done with the winning cause
I've already won,” he said. “This
roast may be over, but I'm Charlie
"In here burns an internal fire. I
just have to remember to keep it
away from a crack pipe."
and a marijuana magazine model.
HARLIE Sheen says he
"never realized how Sheen, who sat on stage in a huge
[messed] up" he was until throne, was introduced by host
his Comedy Roast this weekend. Family Guy creator Seth McFar-
The star made the admission after lane.
a host of comedians and celebs — He told the audience: "You've
including Slash, boxer Mike seen him on TV. You've seen him
Tyson, and ex-wife Brooke in movies. And if you are a prosti-
Mueller, tore strips out of him on tute, you have seen him point a
the show, which sees an individual gun at your head."
mocked by a panel of 'roastmas- He also referred to an incident at
ters'. Christmas 2009, when Charlie al-
And they weren't short of ammu- legedly threatened Brooke with a
nition, in the last year Sheen has knife, saying: "She's here volun-
struggled with drug addiction, tarily, no one put a knife to her
been fired from sitcom Two and a throat."
Half Men and had a polyamorous Actress Kate Walsh joined in,
relationship with an ex-porn star saying: "Charlie is an amazing
Aniston has nothing to say
ENNIFER Aniston looks glum-faced as she's picked up by her
boyfriend Justin Theroux.
The actress stared sternly at the ground at a Beverly Hills skin clinic,
trading little in the way of conversation with her trendy fella.
What Jen lacked in smiles and chit-chat, she more than made up for
with her super-bronzed body.
At 42 years of age, the former Friends star continues to boast a body
most twentysomething women would be proud of.
Jen and Justin have been dating since May.
The Wanderlust co-stars first set tongues wagging after an intimate
night out at the Sunset Towers Hotel.
Representatives for the pair originally dismissed rumours they were
an item, insisting they were just good friends.
However they have been inseparable in recent months.
Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A21
Crafton Hills College Art Gallery hosts “Creep”
Krikorian Redlands showtimes broader meaning than just some-
he Crafton Hills College
thing that merely looks or seems
Krikorian Redlands Be a Star R Art Gallery will host its
creepy. It is also meant to convey,
Cinema 14 Nick Swardson, Stephen first event of the 2011-
2012 academic year, Creep, fea- for example, a creeping thought, or
Showtimes for Dorff turing a group of new, up and feeling, creep as a state of mind or
Saturday, September 17 10:25 coming, artists representing a thing. The artists hoped to create
range of techniques. “Creep” will work that leaves the viewer with
Straw Dogs R Contagion PG-13 be in the Gallery from September lingering questions, or possibly an
Alexander Skarsgaard, Matt Damon, Gwyneth 16 to October 13. The Gallery uneasy feeling that overshadows
James Marsden Paltrow hours are Monday through Thurs- the aesthetic quality of the piece.
(11:00 AM), (11:45 AM), (10:40 AM), (11:30 AM), day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Artists’ They are aiming to go beyond
(1:40), (2:25), (4:20), (1:25), (2:10), (4:10), Reception is Friday, September 16 mere visual beauty.
7:05, 7:50, 9:45, 10:35 (4:55), 6:50, 7:40, 9:40 Our Idiot Brother R from 6 pm- 8 pm. The Gallery is Although this is not their first
Sorry, No Passes Al- Paul Rudd, Elizabeth open Monday through Thursday show, these emerging artists will
lowed Warrior PG-13 Banks from 11 am – 3 pm. The Art gain valuable experience from this
Joel Edgerton, Tom (2:05) Gallery is located in the Library exhibit. Each has been in the an-
and Learning Resource Center. nual juried student exhibition at
Drive R Hardy The Help PG-13 Given the current construction on CSUSB, some twice. Some have
Ryan Gosling, Carey (12:25), (4:00), 7:45, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas campus, the best parking access is also curated their own shows at
Mulligan 10:10 Howard from Lot E. CSUSB.
(10:50 AM), (11:50 AM), (12:00), (3:30), 7:00, The title is meant to have a much Participating artists are Sarah
(1:30), (4:05), (5:25), Apollo 18 PG-13 10:20
Amarin, Timothy Dickson,
7:00, 8:00, 9:35 Warren Christie, Lloyd Michelle Fernandez, Kristy Fred-
Owen erick, Celeste Gamboa, Katie Grip,
The Lion King 3D G (2:30), 10:30 Rise of the Planet of the Jamie Katz, Thomas Osekowsky
Matthew Broderick, Apes PG-13 and Jessie Zylstra.
Niketa Calame The Debt R James Franco, Tom Fel-
(10:35 AM), (12:50), Helen Mirren, Sam Wor- ton
(2:00), (3:05), (4:30), thington (10:55 AM), (1:35),
(5:20), 7:35, 9:30 (11:10 AM), (1:55), (4:15), 7:25, 10:00
Sorry, No Passes Al- (4:45), 7:30, 10:15 The Lion King G
lowed James Earl Jones,
Don't Be Afraid of the Jonathan Taylor Thomas IECN PHOTOS COURTESY SBCCD
I Don't Know How She Dark R (11:25 AM), 6:45 Two of the varied works that will
Does It PG-13 Katie Holmes, Guy be on exhibit at the Crafton Hills
Sarah Jessica Parker, Pearce Regular Ticket Prices College Art Gallery Sept. 16 to
Greg Kinnear 10:45 Adult: $11 Oct. 13. The Artists’ Reception
(10:30 AM), (11:40 AM), Child: $8.25 (12 & under)
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(12:50), (3:10), (4:40), Colombiana PG-13 Seniors: $8.75 (60 & above)
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Persistence pays off. Of course,
April 20-May 20
You encourage people to stretch
May 21-June 20
You have always been disci-
it's easier to be persistent if you beyond their usual boundaries. plined in many regards, though
don't have a lot of emotional bag- Sometimes you do this purely you will leap to a new level of ef-
gage and/or frustrated feelings at- through your living example, but fectiveness in the days to come as
tached to your efforts. This week
brings tests of your patience. On a
this week you make a conscious
effort to cheer people on. You go
you learn to apply that discipline in At any U N
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a daily, organized process. You'll t on at t
few occasions, you'll have to wait
for what you need, so bring some-
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You make friends easily, and yet Just because you understand
good friendships are still hard to you appreciate and understand a
your feelings doesn't mean you'll
come by. The perfect combination wide variety of people and influ-
automatically be able to get over
of mutual interest, logistical con- ences. However, when it comes to
them. Recently, you've had trouble
venience and indescribable chem- your work, you will be better off
moving on from something that
istry is required to form special if you specialize. Go as deeply
happened in the past. However,
bonds. Realizing this, you demon- into one niche as possible -- you
this week brings a breakthrough.
strate your appreciation to the ones have great powers of concentra-
An exciting person and a brand-
who have proved loyal. tion and tenacity. Become an ex-
new goal will take your mind off
pert, if not The Expert.
of old history.
Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Nov. 23-
Oct. 24-Nov. 22 Dec. 21
You'll have increased powers of Success depends on your ability
self-control this week. Instead of You fluctuate between being out
of touch with your feelings and to recognize an opportunity, even
applying them to make yourself do when the opportunity happens to
what is unpleasantly "good for being overly in touch with them.
Getting a grip on your emotions be dressed as a shabby little prob-
you," why not apply your power to lem. Your remarkable imagination
creating more enjoyment in your will be easier for you when you
have a healthy perspective on helps you see three steps ahead of
life? For instance, you could pace where you are now and make de-
yourself in order to make a fun ac- your life. Imagine that a future
version of yourself is looking cisions that will lead you in a pos-
tivity last as long as possible. itive direction.
back on this current scene. Ask
your future self for insights.
Dec. 22-Jan. 19 Jan. 20-Feb. 19 Feb. 20-March 20
You will be reinventing yourself You master the art of being mod- You were due for some great
in some way this week. You'll no- est while flaunting what you've news. The resources and elite con-
tice how a certain pattern affects got. Your perfect balance of ego nections you have been wishing
your life -- for instance, your habit and ability will attract opportuni- for will begin to materialize this
of accepting way more responsi- ties, both professional and per- week. At first, good luck comes in
bility than one person can grace- sonal. You'll be in a position to sprinkles and trickles. Think of
fully handle. You'll change the choose. It might be difficult for each drop as a sign of things to
trend by getting into a new envi- you to let someone down, but come. Your gratitude and happy
ronment. In a sense, you can start you'll enjoy the part where you get attitude will attract a deluge of
over. to make another person's day. good fortune.
Page A22 • September 15, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers
Charter school hosts fundraiser with Goodwill
By Annemarie Paxton lation of residents surrounding the
former Norton Air Force Base.
The advantage of the location near
he Norton Space and
Aeronautics Academy the former Air Force base is the
(NSAA), a California Pub- surrounding aeronautical and engi-
lic Charter School authorized by neering businesses that have
the San Bernardino County Office pledged their support, offering
of Education, was established in partnerships that will enable un-
San Bernardino in August of 2008 derserved students to experience
with grades K-2, as a Dual Immer- real-life science.
sion Program School. The goal is The school will be holding a
for all students to be fluent in writ- fundraising event in partnership
ing, reading and speaking English with Goodwill of Southern Cali-
and Spanish in all academic areas fornia on September 17 and 24
after five years of continued atten- from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
dance in the program. This aca- School officials and volunteers
demic year students will be will be collecting gently used
introduced to Mandarin Chinese as items such as clothing, cookware,
a world language through partner- IECN PHOTO COURTESY AMBER YOUNG stereos, small appliances, bicycles,
ships with UCLA, the Confucius The Norton Space and Aeronautics Academy in San Bernardino will be holding a fundraiser on CD and DVD players, sporting
Institute, and the California School goods, area rugs, curtains, bed
September 17 and 24 on its campus from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 503 E. Central Ave. Items sought are
Board Association Chinese frames, head/footboards and E-
gently used clothing, furniture, small appliances, etc. Pictured are NSAA students at a recent re- waste even if they are not in work-
Teacher and Principal Shadowing cycling fundraising event. Pictured from left are Ryan Nord, Roxana Perez, Xander Rosenbaum,
Program. ing conditions. Items that will not
and Jhon Paul Elizalde Hernandez. be accepted are mattresses, major
Each year the school will expand
by one grade level with the goal of (English learners) and language of the time during the entire pro- Only one language is used at a appliances, exercise equipment,
becoming a K-12 academic insti- majority students (English speak- gram, and the 90/10 model, where time for instruction. New students broken items, hazardous waste or
tution by 2018. Currently the ers) in order to develop their bilin- English is used for a minimum of enrolling in the academy should ruined furniture.
school serves K-5. gualism and bi-literacy in English 10% kindergarten and the percent- come from a bilingual classroom Collection will take place at the
Dual immersion, also known as and another language. age increases each grade level until or home environment to be con- NSAA campus, located at 503 E.
Two-way immersion programs, in- Two common program models both English and Spanish are used sidered for the program. Central Ave., San Bernardino,
tegrate language minority students are the 50/50 model, in which both equally. The vision and goal of the NSAA 92411.
English and Spanish are used 50% NSAA utilizes the 90/10 model. is to reach the underserved popu-
CASA hosts annual Munchin’ at the Mansion
move from home to home, and Hilliard "Hillstreet" Wilson. Etta James, Gladys Knight, Bette Individuals wishing to purchase
ASA of San Bernardino
County will host its an- they are 95% less likely to re-enter These top notch musicians have Midler and Tony Bennett, to name tickets to Munchin’ at the Mansion
nual Munchin’ at the the foster care system.” backed up such artists as Pink, a few. They also have TV and film may do so by visiting the website
Mansion event at Edwards Man- Currently, there are approxi- Mark Anthony, Celine Dion, credits, including Saturday Night www.casaofsb.org. Tickets are:
sion on September 28 from 5:00 mately 3700 foster children in San Shakira, Bon Jovi, Earth, Wind Live, David Letterman, Oprah $50 Individual - Two Tickets: $90
p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The event fea- Bernardino County and 104 chil- and Fire, Johnny Guitar Watson, Winfrey and The Tonight Show. - Table of 8: $350.
tures a wonderful variety of sam- dren on our waiting list. Munchin’
plings from the area’s finest at the Mansion is the ideal oppor-
purveyors of food and drink, ter- tunity to learn more about this ter-
rific entertainment, opportunities rific program and the many
to win fabulous prizes (including a personal rewards of becoming a
$3,000 custom diamond ring, CASA - as well as for discovering
Goody Bags valued over $100, the delicious treasures San
and more). Bernardino County has to offer.
Munchin’ at the Mansion is as Festivities will begin at 5 p.m.,
much of an awareness-building when guests enter through the
event as it is a fundraiser. All pro- Friends of CASA Walk and are
ceeds benefit the Court-Appointed greeted by CASA of San
Special Advocate (CASA) pro- Bernardino County Board of Di-
gram, which trains community rectors. Be sure to come hungry
volunteers to advocate in the best and have your taste buds ready for
interests of abused and neglected the array of gourmet foods, wines,
children living in foster care. beers and coffees from San
CASA recruits, trains and super- Bernardino Counties’ BEST
vises volunteer adult advocates restaurants, chefs, wineries/brew-
who provide a stable and consis- eries.
tent presence in the often turbulent Renee Rojanaro will be perform-
lives of foster youth. As Dr. Phil, a ing with an all-star band, bringing
national spokesperson for CASA, high energy and a deep groove that
explains, “CASA volunteers also makes you want to hit the dance
help to alleviate the constant up- floor! Her players include drum-
heaval faced by foster children. mer Moyes Lucas, keyboardist
When a CASA volunteer is in- Eddie Gip Noble, guitarist Jim
volved, a child is less likely to Henken, and bassist/vocalist
IECN PHOTO ARCHIVE
CASA of San Bernardino County will be holding its annual
fundraiser Munchin’ at the Mansion next Wednesday at Edwards
Mansion in Redlands. Guests will be able to sample food, drink
and entertainment from the area’s purveyors. Above is food pro-
vided by Mikan Sushi Restaurant during a past event.
Inland Empire Community Newspapers • September 15, 2011 • Page A23
Arrowhead Regional remembers 9/11 with ceremony
ber those men, women and chil-
n Monday, Arrowhead
Regional Medical Center dren, who lost their lives on Sept.
(ARMC) held a special 11, 2001, and all of those men and
ceremony in the main lobby of the women who continue to risk their
medical center marking the 10th lives in the service of protecting
anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. At- this great country,” said Petre.
tending the event were members of A special display with memora-
the public, hospital employees, pa- bilia symbolizing the sacrifices of
tients, Colton Police officers and 9/11, and photographs, will remain
Fifth District Supervisor and Chair in ARMC’s main lobby. A black
of the County of San Bernardino and silver ribbon imprinted with
Board of Supervisors, Josie Gon- Sept. 11, 2001, and the 10th An-
zales. niversary date was provided to all
ARMC Director Patrick Petre attendees.
provided welcoming remarks; ARMC Director of Pharmacy
Gonzales spoke about the impor- Services, Dr. Andrew Lowe, was
tance of continuing to honor those at ground zero in New York City,
who paid with their lives; and about a month after the 9/11 at-
ARMC Chaplain, Fr. Miguel tacks to help provide medical care
Urrea, spoke in remembrance of to workers at the site, as part of the
the event and the many men and Disaster Medical Assistance
women who sacrificed themselves Team, under the jurisdiction of the
to prevent further destruction on National Disaster Medical System.
that day. “I was lucky I was able to go and
“It is important for us to remem- help,” said Dr. Lowe. “Sept. 11 is
a date that we can never forget.”
Adoption Day and jewelry fundraiser IECN PHOTO COURTESY
Josie Gonzales, Fifth District Supervisor and Chair of the County of San Bernardino Board of Su-
to benefit No Paws Left Behind pervisors, addresses those who gathered Monday morning at Arrowhead Regional Medical Cen-
ter for a special ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
adoptions, jewelry will be on dis-
et Scene Bath and Bou-
play and available for purchase www.nopawsleftbehind.org. sional styling by appointment, (2nd Tuesday of each month by
tique located at 31776 Yu-
from Inspiranza Designs (www.in- Pet Scene is offering “Self-Serve healthy food and treats, toys and appointment), Pet photography by
caipa Blvd. in Yucaipa is
spiranzadesigns.com). Earrings, Saturday’s” in September where specialty gift items for people and Kristy’s Kritter Sitters on October
hosting a Pet Adoption day and a
necklaces, watches, rings and other any dog, any size can get a bath, pets. Food lines currently include 8th where you can get your pet’s
Jewelry Fundraiser to benefit “No
beautiful pieces are available with blow-dry and freshening spritz for Blue Buffalo, Royal Canin, photo taken with a Halloween or
Paws Left Behind”. If you are
100% of the proceeds benefiting $10.00! This special price is valid Canidae, Taste of the Wild, Hi- Christmas backdrop, and our first
looking for a new best friend, then
“No Paws Left Behind” for ani- only on Saturday and in the self- Tek Naturals and Honest Kitchen. annual “Howloween Bash”, food,
visit Pet Scene on Saturday, Sep-
mals that have been abandoned serve bath. Full bath and styling Visit us at www.petscenenow.com fun, contests and more on October
tember 17, 2011, 10:00 am to 3:00
due to foreclosures. No Paws Left appointments are available. Pet or (909) 389-2424. 29th. Call Pet Scene at (909) 389-
pm. Representatives from Red-
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lands Animal Shelter and Yucaipa
for profit organization, designed to include no appointment walk-in events include a monthly dental events or to order your pet a cos-
Animal Placement Society will be
bring awareness to all communi- self- and full-serve baths, profes- clinic offered by Doggie Dental tume today.
on hand with a few dogs and cats
that are in need of their forever ties about the silent victims of
foreclosure who have no voice or
home. Are you the family they are
looking for? In addition to the rights to implement change, for
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Words to Think About: Stress erti ing S ecial
By G.W. Abersold Ph.D
n November 1981 I received
a Ph.D degree with dual ma- n and mpire mmunity
jors, Behavioral Medicine
and Humanistic Psychology. The
focus of the first major was psy-
chosomatic illness with an empha-
sis on stress and its effect on the
My interest was stimulated by lis-
tening to and reading a book by
Norman Sheely, M.D. from Madi- death of a spouse, divorce, a care
son Wisconsin. His premise was taker, loss of a pet, and accident,
that we can add thirty years to our etc.
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I also became very familiar with stress: getting up in the morning, a Excluding full & 1/2 page ads/ all ads must be pre-paid
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(1907-1982) from Canada. He was tion, getting married, etc. Both
kinds of experiences are stressful.
the first one to connect the stress
of worry to the endocrine system Dr. M. Lazarus, Ph.D. of Stan-
and ulcers. He formulated the clas- ford University added a different
sic phrase, “the flight or fight” syn- dimension to the list of stressors.
drome. He called them “hassles”; loss of
It means “confrontation or es- car keys, getting stuck in traffic,
cape.” His metaphor was an exam- late for an appointment, burning
the roast, spilling a paint can, the
ple of our pre-historic ancestors,
confronting a saber toothed tiger. IRS etc, all stressors.
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limbs, hunger would vanish, the Bernie Segal, M.D., Irving Katz,
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Page A24 • September 15, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers
Burlin Holt of Colton trained race horses for seven decades
By Ed Ahrens track,'' smiled Holt. "I did not have a preference in
Burlin also worked for thirty-five training either quarter or thor-
years at the General Telephone oughbred horses. I just wanted to
urlin Holt, a long time
resident of the Inland Em- Company in San Bernardino. win and if a horse could run, it did-
pire started training race ''I worked the graveyard shift at n't matter the breed,'' said Burlin.
horses in the late l940's after a stint the telephone company that al- One of Burlin's horses, Daring
during World War II in the Mer- lowed me to train the horses in the Jerry, triggered a $5,645 pay off
chant Marines. mornings. One of my co-workers, for a five dollar exacta wager on
''I was born in l92l in the State of Clare Juarez, was also a trainer and September l3, l986 at Fairplex
Arkansas which makes me ninety once we finished first and second Park with Artistic Venture finish-
years young on December 29th of in the same race at Fairplex race ing second. To win an exacta, the
this year. I attended Redlands track in Pomona,'' noted Burlin. horses must finish first and second
High School and enlisted in the Holt raced horses in Michigan, exactly as played. The $5,645 pay
Merchant Marines in l943. I Arizona, Ohio, Nevada, Mexico off is still the all-time record at
served on nine ships, attended of- and at all the major race tracks in Fairplex Park since the five dollar
ficer's school and saw all of the Pa- California including Santa Anita, exacta bet has been discontinued.
cific Islands during the war,'' stated Hollywod Park, Del Mar, Bay ''I didn't wager on Daring Jerry
Burlin. Meadows, Golden Gate and Fair- that day but do I have a story to tell
Holt moved after the war to Yu- plex in his fifty-six year training when I did win big,'' smiled Holt.
caipa and began training and rac- career. It is a little remembered fact that
ing horses along with his brother ''I enjoyed running horses at the there was live pari-mutuel horse
big tracks but really loved compet- racing at Las Vegas, Nevada in the IECN PHOTO COURTESY ED AHRENS
Bonny at Victorville and Los
Alamitos. Victorville and Los ing at the smaller tracks in Ari- early l950's and mid l960's for Burlin Holt, left, a graduate of Redlands High and current Colton
Alamitos were considered bush zona, Nevada and California that three years. The race tracks in Las resident, trained and raced horses with his brother, and is known
tracks at that time because they did were not recognized by those state Vegas were eventually closed due as the King of the Bush Tracks.
not have pari-mutuel wagering. racing commissions. I was given to a lack of wagering by the local
''Los Alamitos race track became the title "The King of the Bush publis probably due to the many years,'' remembered Holt. tracks but a lot of thoroughbreds at
recognized in l95l and I won my Tracks" after winning eight out of other betting options in that city. Holt's wife Dorothy passed away the bush tracks for me for many
first race there with a quarter horse eight races at Salinas, California in ''I raced horses at Las Vegas in earlier this year after over sixty years in Arizona and California,''
that year. I scored my first win l973," grinned Holt. l963, l964 and l965. I won quite a years of marriage. stated Holt.
with a thoroughbred horse at a rec- Holt's favorite horses to train few races with both quarter and ''We did a lot together and she re- Holt was able to make money at
ognized track in the early l950's were Cody's Chance, Swift Tune, thoroughbreds during those three ally supported me in the race horse the non-recognized tracks in Ari-
but I can't recall at what particular Drifty Dan and Mean of Queen. years. My bid day occurred on business for all of those years. I zona and the bush tracks by fol-
Sunday, November 3, l963 when I was blessed to have been married lowing his formula.
Naturalization information session scheduled wagered on the exotic Big 6 for to Dorothy and I have a lifetime of ''I did it all myself. I owned,
tion about eligibility and residency races 5 through l0. In order to win wonderful memories,'' stated trained, shoed and transported my
.S. Citizenship and Immi-
gration Services will host requirements, application forms, the Big 6, one had to correctly pick Burlin. horses. I preferred a former class
an information session in fees, the background security a winner in each of the 5-l0 races. Burlin's favorite race track to run horse that other people didn't really
partnership with Ministerio Cris- check and processing times. Par- Lucky for me, one of my horses, horses was the picturesque Santa want. I treated all of my horses as
tiano Ebenezer in Fontana on Sat- ticipants will also see sample ques- May's Pilgrim, won the fifth race- Anita Park in Arcadia and his fa- individuals and babied them if
urday, September 17. The session tions from the naturalization test the first leg of the Big 6. I eventu- vorite jockey was Al Hetrick. that's what it took,'' said Holt.
is part of a larger USCIS initiative and receive an overview of U.S. ally won the next five races and ''I really clicked with Hetrick es- Burlin Holt retired from active
to help immigrants better under- history and civic principles. Free received a payout of $4,902. I was pecially winning the eight races to- training at age 84 in 2005 and will
stand the naturalization process, educational materials will be given then referred to as Mr. 49 02 in Las gether at Salinas in l973. Al rode forever keep the title of ''The King
including the content of the natu- out while supplies last. Bilingual Vegas for the next couple of primarily quarter horses at the big of the Bush Tracks.''
ralization test, and become famil- Immigration Service Officers will
iar with free educational resources
and materials available from the
be available for questions and an-
swers at this session. Advertise to people who live & work around your business!
agency. The information session will take
place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at
Advertise in your local Community Family Newspaper! It Works!
The public is invited and USCIS
personnel will be on-hand to dis- Ministerio Cristiano Ebenezer,
cuss the naturalization process
step-by-step and provide informa-
7888 Cherry Ave, Suite D,
Fontana. For more information,
call (909) 904-4845.
as deadly as dis-stress. During
tive compulsive actions. They
begin drinking too much (booze
the Vietnam War I pastored a large and a myriad kinds of alcoholic
Methodist church in Orange beverages); they beginning eating
County. One of the church families too much or too little (becoming
had a son in Vietnam. They re- anorexic or bulimic); they engage
ceived word he had been killed. in sexual promiscuity; they have
They were obviously grief sleeping problems (too much or
stricken. Two weeks later they too little); they engage in drugs
again received word from the U.S. and become addicted and they
Army that a mistake had been often become very abusive-espe-
made and he was on his way cially to members of their family.
home. Studies have shown that 60% of
The mother had a heart attack our stress is job related; which in-
and almost died. The good news cludes limited income, pressure to
almost killed her. It was stressful. perform and domestic responsibil-
Third, both kinds of stress are cu- ities. Forty per cent of our stress is
mulative. For example, the affects
of the loss of a spouse or a divorce
can last for several years. Taking
family related. The imposition of a
spouse, parents, siblings, relatives
and others can be unbelievably
responsibility for the care of a stressful. The sequence often be-
loved one or friend is extremely
stressful, plus hassles, plus house-
work, or maintenance, all add up
to a lot of stress.
gins with expectation, subtle pres-
sures that erode one’s tranquility.
The shoulder and neck muscles
tighten; a nervous stomach and pe-
Fourth, stress causes or aggra-
vates the major causes for death
riodic headaches are evidence of
stress. The mind becomes clouded SPECIAL EDITION
and other sickness. Major killers with depression. The psyche
are: heart attacks, cancer, strokes (mind) affects the soma (body) in Let the Community know about the
and accidents. I’ll bet you a nickel many ways. Candidate seeking Election and
that the last time you had the flu, Amen. Selah. So be it.
headache, or sore throat, a few their Message!
days before you had a stressful ex-
Fifth, and closely related to num-
Bill Abersold, resident of High-
land, is a retired Methodist and
Reserve Early for Best Positions!
ber four, is the fact that stress low- Congregational minister and ac- This special edition will carry your special advertising message in all 4
ers the immune system. Our complished author of eight books.
immune system is weak at three He has visited 84 countries and of our publications. Don’t miss this special Election edition and get
distinct times: when we are babies; has been on 105 cruises, most of
when we are elderly; and when we them as a lecturer. He has a B.A.
your message out to the community before Election Day.
are under stress. and M.A. in Mideastern history, a
The stress ridden person has a Rel.D in World Religions and a Order Your Space Reservation Today!
CALL 909-381-9898 ext 204
tendency to engage in what I call Ph.D. in Behavioral Medicine and
“maladaptive behaviors” or nega- Humanist Psychology.
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