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Inland Empire Week ly Vol 7, NO. 52 Features, Lifestyle & News You Can Use! IECN .com May 17, 2012 Redlands Fire seeks THIS WEEK Chalk masterpieces highlight volunteers for fire inspection program LLU launches pet therapy program high school students’ talents T he Fire Department’s Volunteer Inspector Program was established to meet the growing demand within A3 the Fire Prevention Bureau. The structure of the fire prevention vol- unteer program is built on the con- Universities cept that technically trained individ- uals can provide fire prevention reach out to inspections for the community. local veterans Currently, many fundamental fire inspections are conducted by the A6 engine companies from each of the City’s fire stations. Volunteer inspectors provide the necessary Miguel Renteria staffing to verify that City code requirements have been met. crowned new Under the direction of the Fire Mr. Cardinal Marshal, the volunteer inspectors A7 are comprised of individuals seek- ing an opportunity to gain experi- IECN PHOTO COURTESY TRACY MASSIMIANO ence in the field of fire prevention 20 students from Redlands high schools participated in the Chalk Art Competition on May 12 at as well as citizens desiring to give Redlands East Valley High School. back to the community. Currently the City of Redlands has issued By Naima Ford Tracy Massimiano, the chair of the teaches them the importance of art more than 3,500 business licenses, Art Department at Redlands East being public. all of which require annual fire Valley. “It is important for art to be seen,” T he masterpieces of the great inspections, the volunteer inspectors artists were available to the “Art shapes our culture and said Massimiano, “and for student provide a valuable resource to assist public in Redlands this reflects our culture,” said art to be seen.” in meeting that goal. weekend thanks to talented high Massimiano. She believes that if their art only Volunteers have the opportunity to school students. Before she created the competi- stays in the classroom then the stu- tion she would assign her students dents do not see the value in it. Checkpoint, cont. on next pg. Students from three of Redlands’ high schools participated in the to make creations out of chalk as a The chalk competition was made Teens awarded Second Annual Chalk Art class assignment. possible through a Pepsi Refresh Help ‘blow away’ for community Competition at Redlands East Her hope was to create a competi- Grant Massimiano received last cystic fibrosis Saturday tion that would give the work more year. With the grant the students service Valley High School. exposure. This not only allows stu- The competition was created by A14 dents to practice their art but it Chalk, cont. on next pg. Council pins economic hope on growth INSIDE ONE SECTION, 28 PAGES Calendar A11 Classifieds A18 Hollywood Gossip A16 Ginger Blue Sampson was Horoscope A19 diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in Legal Notices A21 2009. The Cystic Fibrosis Movies A19 Foundation is hosting its annual Opinion A4 walk Saturday at Sylvan Park. Service Dir. A10-11 B low away Cystic Fibrosis Sports A8-9 2012, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is hosting a walk on Saturday, May HOW TO REACH US 19. The walk will be held at Sylvan Inland Empire park in Redlands with check-ins Community Newspapers starting at 8:30 a.m. and the walk Office: (909) 381-9898 following shortly after at 10 a.m. Fax: (909) 384-0406 Children who were once born IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD with cystic fibrosis were not Editorial: email@example.com The Redlands City Council heard the first presentation of the Redlands Economic Development expected to live long enough to Advertising: firstname.lastname@example.org Action Plan, a plan the city hopes will boost revenue. start elementary school, but now FREE CLASSIFIED ADS The presentation is the result of a city to better financial health. with research and proper medicine By Naima Ford people who are now living with SELL YOUR CAR AT ANY year-long process that was started “This is a visioning tool,” said PRICE, OR ANY ONE by Mayor Pete Aguilar and Mayor Aguilar. cystic fibrosis are expected to live T he city’s economic devel- well into their 40's. ITEM $150 OR LESS FOR opment action plan was Pro Tem Paul Foster. It will be The top concerns were revenue 4 WEEKS FREE! implemented through the leaks like gas stations, automobile Cystic fibrosis is the cause of presented to the council unusually thick mucus that forms in Call our FREE ad hot and according to Councilmember Economic Development retailers, and general merchandise Department which makes up for stores outside of Redlands. the lungs and pancreas requiring line at (909) 381-9898 Bob Gardner, economic develop- those affected to do numerous ment and business attrition is the what was lost with the dissolution Another concern is the rise in ext. 204 of the redevelopment agency. vacancy rates of office space. The breathing treatments every day. Deadline city’s best hope for the future. Also, with the extremely thick “We must raise our tax base,” said The report detailed major con- area went from having the lowest is Monday cerns and goals that will lead the at 4 p.m. Gardner. Council, cont. on next pg. Walk, cont. on next pg. Page A2 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers • Inland Empire Weekly Chalk Volunteer have also been involved in other take part in specialized training programs to expand their individual public art projects including a knowledge beyond that of Inspector I. Training can include public fire- sculpture for the Stater Bros. Can- works displays, motion picture fire safety officer, and high hazard oc- cer Walk. cupancy training. Along with this training volunteers have the chance There were 20 participants in the to participate in special community events, ensuring fire safety meas- chalk art contest this year who cre- ures are maintained. Special events include: ated 15 pictures. The students • Fourth of July celebration came from Redlands East Valley, • Downtown Market Night Redlands High School, and Or- • Entertainment venues angewood High School. Former graduates also participated. Applicants are required to submit fingerprints and pass a background “We want students to get used to check in addition to an interview prior to appointment. Interested in- being a part of a community of dividuals can go to the City of Redlands web site at www.cityofred- artists,” said Massimiano. lands.org/hr/volunteer. The challenge was to recreate a masterpiece in chalk on the side- Walk ing treatments, and doctor visits. walk. They were judged on how Many families rely on donations closely it matched the original. mucus formed in patients’ or- and volunteers provided from the The first place winner was Tay- gans, there are many life threat- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to pay lor Garcia, a Redlands East Valley ning infections that cystic fibrosis for thier childs treatment," said High Student who won for her can lead to. Sarah Sampson, mother of Ginger rendition of Georgia ‘O Keefe’s Ginger Blue Sampson is a local Blue Sampson. “Red Canna.” 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed Second place went to Miranda with this terrible disease 2009; she • To make a donation for Ginger Sousa and Laurena Maldonado for was diagnosed shortly after being Blue Sampsons Medical expenses their “The Star” by Edgar Degas, born. "We’re wishing for a cure, log on and third place winners were IECN PHOTO COURTESY TRACY MASSIMIANO you can be a part of our dream towww.ccf.org/Great_Strides/Gin Melody Stier and Kaitlyn Mugg Taylor Garcia won first place in the Chalk Art Competition for her come true," this is why Ginger ger; for “The Sleeping Gypsy” by rendition of Georgia ‘O Keefe’s “Red Canna.” Blue and her family encourage the Henri Rousseau. community to register for the walk • To register for the Blow Away on Saturday, May 19. Cystic Fibrosis Walk at Sylvan "Our daughter was diagnosed Park in Redlands on Saturday with cystic fibrosis back in 2009 May 19th at 10:00am, log on to and my family got involved with http://greatstrides.cff.org; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation be- cause they really do help out pa- • Also make sure to "Like" the tients by donating 90¢ of every Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on dollar that is raised to do research Facebook at on the disease. I encourage the www.facebook.com/CysticFibro- community to participate in the sisfoundation; walk and various events that are put on by the Cystic Fibrosis • Follow them on Twitter to keep Foundation because there is no up to date on current events at, government funding to families www.twitter.com/CF_Great- for their child’s medicines, breath- Strides. Occupy Redlands hosts candidate Meet & Greet • Renea Wickman for Congress O ccupy Redlands will present a Candidate Meet • Rita Ramirez-Dean for Con- & Greet on Sunday, May gress 20. The Meet & Greet will be held • Justin Kim for Congress at Ed Hales Park, located on State • Neil Derry for Supervisor and 5th St., from 2 – 5 p.m. All • Jim Bagley for Supervisor candidates running for CA State • Russ Warner for Assembly Assembly, U.S. Congress, and Get to know the candidates and County Supervisor for Redlands how they stand on important is- were invited to participate. sues. This may be your only IECN PHOTO COURTESY TRACY MASSIMIANO Confirmed to attend are: chance to see these candidates at The students were asked to recreate famous masterpieces in chalk. Pictured here is John East- • Jackie Conaway for Congress one time. man recreating the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Now you can receive every issue at home (Every Week) SUBSCRIBE TODAY!!! Inland Empire Weekly Your Hometown Family Newspaper! IECN PHOTOS COURTESY TRACY MASSIMIANO Above left: This was the second year of the Chalk Art Festival. Pictured here is Allison Scott of 1 year subscription to Redlands East Valley High School, she has participated both years. Top right: Emily Trawich of Redlands East Valley. Council vacancy rate of five percent to the very high rate of goals. The targets also include the auto plaza, and in- creasing the number of warehouses and distribution Inland Empire Weekly 23 percent. For that reason the city would struggle to fill the vacant spaces without constructing any more. facilities. “This is far and away one of the most important pri- Only $25.00 According to the plan the goals are to create more orities for the council,” said Foster. jobs, increase the tax base by attracting businesses Gardner said that this is the tool that the city is Call Today!! 909-381-9898 and leveraging the city’s assets. going to work towards in order to put the city on the Some of those assets are the Redlands Mall and right track. He says that raising taxes, raiding the Esri. Those are also some of the development targets that city’s reserves, and taking out more loans are not op- tions. He also said that cutting expenses is getting ext.205 the plan lays out. These targets are places the city harder. Papers mailed First Class every Thursday. plans to invest money in order to reach some of their “This is our way out.” Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A3 Therapy pets perk up patients group meeting the dogs visited nisce about their memories of their was on May 9 to a group of senior pets. citizens. Injeti says he saw the visit warm “It went great, it was just a won- up the patients and allow even derful experience for them,” said those who were shy or downcast to Injeti. be uplifted and more open. Lucy, the dog, went from person “For someone who is depressed to person in the group giving them or has low self-esteem, a cuddly a chance to pet her, hold her, and canine may be just what they need speak with the owner. to brighten their day,” he said. “Lucy pretty much ran the The Behavioral Medicine Center group,” joked Injeti. is currently looking for others to Afterward the therapist asked the participate in the PAWs program. group about their experiences with Injeti hopes to expand it to help Lucy and allowed them to remi- outpatients as well. Redlands Mayor Aguilar helps ‘stamp out hunger’ IECN PHOTO COURTESY BRIANA PASTORINO The Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center has launched the Pets Aiding Wellness (PAWs) program which brings therapy pets to patients. IECN COURTESY PHOTO As part of the national Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar works along side US Postal Service employ- ees at the San Bernardino Del Rosa post office to transport do- nated food. Aguilar is also running as a Congressional Candidate in CA-31 district. IECN PHOTO COURTESY BRIANA PASTORINO IECN PHOTO COURTESY BRIANA PAS- TORINO Pet therapy like the PAWs program has been shown to increase The dog owners are volunteers relaxation, ease depression and increase self esteem for patients. of the hospital who donate their By Naima Ford help lower blood pressure, facili- time at therapy groups. tate relaxation and improve self es- Center volunteer program. They teem. L oma Linda University are also independently certified Medical Center is bringing “It’s just a way to help them re- through programs like Love on a man’s best friend to the connect,” said Praveen Injeti, lead Leash, Delta Society, and Therapy Behavioral Medicine Center. The occupational therapist at the Be- Dogs International. These organi- Pets Aiding Wellness (PAWs) pro- havioral Medical Center. zations train dogs and their owners gram was created to help inpa- The program was launched on to do pet therapy. tients at the center who are fighting May 9 at the center. All of the staff “This has been a project two conditions like depression, bi-po- members were invited to meet the years in the making,” said Injeti. larism, and even schizophrenia dogs and their owners. “I’m anxious to see the positive ef- through pet therapy. Currently there are four dog own- fects I know these pets will have Pet therapy is a long tested field ers who bring their dogs to partic- on our patients.” that uses animals like dogs and ipate in the PAWs program. The The dogs visit patients during cats to help the sick heal. Research owners volunteer with PAWs group meetings that are led by oc- has shown that pet therapy can through the Loma Linda Medical cupational therapists. The first Page A4 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers OPINION&EDITORIAL Views expressed in Opinion & Editorial do not necessarily reflect the views of IECN will cities be able to verify how much sales tax they are supposed to receive from each hot food truck vendor? Many times these YOUR COMMUNITY COMMENTARY! businesses operate on a cash All letters must be signed. Please include your name, address & phone number basis, and efforts to obtain rightful for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be printed. sales tax for each local jurisdic- tion would be challenging. Additionally, local jurisdictions American Water is Rialto’s best partner will be charged with creating their As a City of Rialto Utilities After this long and public cil’s decision. Having gone own regulations regarding this Commissioner, I was personally process, I was surprised to hear so through every step of this process new type of operation. responsible for evaluating poten- many members of our community and looked at every option, I’d Another factor to consider is tial water and wastewater service taking issue with the lack of “Plan recommend that Rialto residents Maryjoy Duncan how brick and mortar eateries will be affected by the food truck cul- providers. Over the last year, we held a se- B.” Over the last few years, we have looked at Plan B, C, D, E and really do their homework before signing. The people asking for Ensure food truck industry ture. We shouldn’t pretend that ries of public meetings to evaluate F. We have been through the your signature are not presenting they will not suffer at least some- proposals from a variety of whole alphabet of options. the facts. boosts local economy what, especially those establish- sources; including local public We’ve spent countless hours Many of the residents in atten- ments which food trucks park O ver the last couple of water agencies, local private water looking at technical specifications dance at our Utilities Commission months there have been near. Additionally, it should be companies, and existing City staff. for system improvements, evaluat- meetings are now the biggest sup- several events and noted that existing restaurants After a long, exhaustive process of ing our system of pipelines and porters of the City’s partnership fundraisers at Esri, San Manuel, have long term commitments to evaluating these potential partners, figuring out what our community with American Water. I’m confi- Citizens Business Bank Arena their communities, and have in- we selected American Water. The is going to need to grow. We dent that when you look at all the and local parks that featured food vested in the enhancement of the reasons were obvious. We picked walked through every corner of jobs that will be created and all of trucks from neighboring counties, community in which they “re- American Water because we be- every street. the vital infrastructure improve- and the high attendance of those side.” Is it fair, then, to bring them lieve they will provide the infra- The fact is, we need to invest in ments, you’ll feel the same way. events illustrates the growing de- a new type of competition from structure improvements we need, our system now if our city is going mand for this mobile gourmet cui- vendors who don’t reside within while also providing the best water to prosper and American Water is Sam Syed sine. San Bernardino and the county? and wastewater service at the best the best partner to help us. Rialto Utilities Commissioner Riverside counties are the only Vendors at these food truck fes- possible price. Recently, I saw a person collect- counties in California that do not tivals as of late are obviously not It’s that simple. ing signatures to reverse the Coun- allow food trucks to operate residents of San Bernardino within its borders. The topic of permitting the oper- ation of food trucks in the county County, and I can safely assume that dollars they have earned are not recycled back into our local When cops are the criminals has become a hot button issue as communities. This current trend In a civilized society, when to meet his family, nor he was pro- They can be fined and jailed for many county residents are show- does nothing to boost our local someone commits a murder, you vided medical treatment or a "posing" as Muslims if they say ing a demand for this niche mar- economy. call the police - expecting them to lawyer, nor was he officially "Salaam Alaikum," the standard ket, while others are concerned Competition is good for con- uphold the law and arrest whoever charged with any crime. Accord- Islamic greeting of peace, or if about the welfare of existing brick sumers, and as a consumer I’m committed the crime. ing to information received from they refer to themselves as Mus- and mortar establishments, as well excited that this meals on wheels But who do you call when the inside sources, cruel and merciless lims, or call their places of wor- as the ability of the county’s En- culture may soon be available on criminals are the police them- tortures led to multiple organ fail- ship "mosques." In fact, if an vironmental Health Services De- a regular basis. On the other hand, selves? In the town of Rabwah, ure, internal bleeding and other Ahmadi says or writes anything partment to regulate food safety I sympathize with eateries that Pakistan, several senior police of- traumatic injuries. When the con- regarding Islam and especially the on board the numerous mobile have been loyally comitted to ficers are accused of detaining for dition of Mr. Qudoos deteriorated Holy Prophet Muhammad that any food trucks that will inevitably their community that will un- 46 days without charges 43-year- to a near death state, the police re- other Muslim deems objection- flood the market. doubtedly lose business. old Abdul Qudoos Ahmad, a well- leased him to his family on March able, the Ahmadi can have a case Last fall San Bernardino County During this anemic economy can known and respected Ahmadi 26 so he wouldn't die in police filed against them at any police Supervisor Janice Rutherford pro- we justify making it more chal- Muslim schoolteacher. The police custody. His family rushed him to station charging them with blas- posed a new ordinance that would lenging for long standing restau- are also accused of brutally tortur- a hospital, but despite the best ef- phemy. And the accuser never has ease restrictions of the operation rants that have survived thus far, ing Mr. Qudoos for at least 10 forts of doctors who applied emer- to provide any evidence, as this of these “rolling restaurants” and who are committed to paying straight days in an apparent at- gency treatment, Mr. Qudoos would mean repeating the suppos- create a new food truck category property taxes, sales tax, and tempt to force him to confess to a could not recover from his injuries edly blasphemous statement and which will go up before the Board every other required tax to the ap- murder he did not commit, or else and died March 30. But before he thus being liable for a blasphemy in June. propriate jursidiction? implicate high-ranking officials of passed away, he was able to detail charge as well. The county currently allows At least for the time being hot the Ahmadiyya Muslim Commu- the excruciating tortures he was food trucks to operate at “hot food food truck operation would be nity in Rabwah. subjected to and why. The most infamous blasphemy truck events,” such as the upcom- confined to designated events and The "why" of course is the rea- case in Pakistan to date is that of ing Fido, Friends & Food Truck not swarming the roadways. All for the purpose of discredit- son Abdul Qudoos was unlawfully Aasia Bibi, a Christian mother of Festival this Saturday at the On- There are many who will profit ing the avowedly peace-loving detained and tortured by the police five who was charged with blas- tario Convention Center. from this quasi-lift of the ban, but and non-violent Ahmadi Muslims, in the first place: he was an Ah- pheming the Prophet Muhammad San Bernardino County has his- we need to strive to ensure that who founded and built Rabwah in madi Muslim - a "Qadiani" in the and sentenced to death in Novem- torically only allowed the opera- mainly local entrepreneurs bene- the early 1950s as the headquar- parlance of the policemen accused ber 2010. She denies ever doing tion of mobile food facilities that fit from this new opportunity, not ters for their Islamic organization of causing his death. this and there is no evidence sell pre-packaged food such as ice outsiders from surrounding coun- in Pakistan. against her - only the accusations cream, and catering trucks. Mo- ties. "Qadiani" is the derogatory term themselves - yet still she waits in bile hot food trucks differ in that Maybe we could consider offer- Mr. Qudoos was the president of used throughout Pakistan, Indone- jail for her death sentence to be food is cooked on board and at ing incentives for county residents the Nusratabad chapter of the Ah- sia, Bangladesh and the Middle carried out, despite international various locations. to start up their own hot food madiyya Community in Rabwah. East where Ahmadis are the most pleas for mercy and a governmen- There are a number of factors to truck business, ensuring local eco- He is survived by his wife, four persecuted by other Muslims. The tal pardon from human rights consider when it comes to allow- nomic growth? For our own children and his parents. name comes from the town of Qa- groups, religious leaders and ing food trucks to operate in the sakes we need to keep it as local dian in Northern India where the politicians. county, such as sales tax. How as we possibly can. During the illegal police deten- founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim tion, Mr. Qudoos was not allowed Community, Mirza Ghulam So who do you turn to for help Ahmad, was born in 1835. when the people charged with up- IECNInland Empire Community Newspapers (909) 381-9898 • FAX 384-0406 holding justice are the ones re- Reports of persecution and atroc- sponsible for injustice, torture and ities against Ahmadis seldom re- murder? In the case of Abdul Mailing Address: P.O. Box 110, Colton, CA 92324 • Office Location: 1809 Commercenter West, San Bernardino, CA 92408 ceive any condemnation from the Qudoos, where the police, courts, media, and you can forget about politicians and media in Pakistan Letters are printed in the order they are received and are subject to editing for clarity. any serious investigation by the either ally themselves with or Deadline is Tuesdays at noon. Readers may also submit their perspectives online authorities into criminal acts if tremble before the extremist mul- Ahmadis are the victims. When lahs, the push for justice will have at email@example.com • For advertising inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org the government, via its Constitu- to come from the conscience and Publisher Gloria Macías Harrison Colton Courier El Chicano Inland Empire tion and penal codes, mandates the press of the international commu- Co-Publisher Bill Harrison Established 1876. Established 1969. 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Highland, San Bernardino, Colton, penal codes, declared "non-Mus- Imam Shamshad of the Denise Berver Bernardino County, State of California, CIRCULATION & Receptionist case #26583 and therefore qualified to VERIFICATION Rialto, Bloomington, Grand Terrace lims" and forbidden from publicly Baitul Hamid Mosque Sports Photographer William (Bud) Bracken OF CALIFORNIA Loma Linda, Moreno Valley, Riverside practicing or preaching Islam. Chino publish legal notices. Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A5 Molina Healthcare honors local Community Champions very happy because the work we do is important to the Latino com- munity. We are dedicated to giving people information on mental health issues.” El Sol gives workshops and pre- sentations at schools, churches and sometimes even in public parks, free of charge. Dr. Tom and Lily Rivera were recognized for their work with In- land Empire Future Leaders, an or- ganization they founded to provide Latino 8th and 9th grade students with leadership training and aca- demic support to help them be- come successful. “We want to thank Molina for this award. We are quite honored that they recognized Future Lead- ers of the Inland Empire,” said Dr. Tom Rivera. He also added a few comments of congratulations to IECN PHOTO COURTESY MOLINA HEALTHCARE OF CALIFORNIA the other recipients. Molina Healthcare of California 2012 Community Champions. Back row: Richard Chambers, president of Molina Healthcare of Cal- “All the people that were ifornia (MHC); Ruthy Argumedo, director of community outreach of MHC; Nicolete Wilson, Education Community Champion; Teri awarded are very dedicated to Lauenstein, Vice President of Network Management and Operations of MHC; and Lisa Rubino, senior vice president of the western helping those who really need it. I region of Molina Healthcare. Middle row, Dr. Lily Rivera, Advocacy and Civic Leader Community Champion; Geraldine Reaves, am so moved and overwhelmed.” Faith based Organization Community Champions; John Lindsay, Advocacy and Civic Leader Community Champion; and Irma “Drs. Tom and Lily Rivera’s Cortes, Support Groups and Service Club Community Champion. Front row, Dr. Tom Rivera, Advocacy and Civic Leader Community commitment to youth is inspiring,” Champion, and Clyde Carter, Volunteer Community Champion. Rubino said. “Their personal achievements inspire young lead- By Cynthia Mendoza The individuals were recognized Award (Yucaipa); Geraldine viduals and organizations as their ers to pursue academic success. for their outstanding community Reaves, Faith Based Organization champions. The grant they receive I’m proud to call them 2012 Com- and civic contributions. Each re- Award (Ontario); Irma Cortes, enables them to “pay it forward” to O n Thursday, May 10 munity Champions.” Molina Healthcare of cipient received a $1,000 grant to Support Group and Service Club another deserving community or- California honored six be donated to the organization of Award (Highland), and Clyde ganization.” Concluded Ruthy Argumedo, Di- “unsung heroes” in the Inland Em- their choice, along with a trophy in “Pops” Carter, Volunteer Award Locally, Irma Cortes is from El rector of Community Outreach for pire at the Sixth Annual Molina honor of founder Dr. C. David (Desert Hot Springs). Sol Neighborhood Educational Molina Healthcare of California, Healthcare of California Commu- Molina. “Molina Healthcare is proud to Center in San Bernardino, an or- “All recipients were outstanding nity Champions Awards Dinner at This year’s recipients are: John honor the everyday heroes in our ganization that provides free infor- and representative of each of the the National Orange Show. The Lindsay, Advocacy and Civic communities,” said Lisa Rubino, mation and resources, particularly categories,” she said. “They go event drew 250 people and in- Leader Award (Victorville); Drs. senior vice president of the west- on mental health issues, facing the above and beyond the call of duty cluded a special performance by Tom and Lily Rivera, Advocacy ern region of Molina Healthcare. Latino community. and are very committed and pas- Sinfonia Mexicana. and Civic Leader (Grand Terrace); “This event is unique in that com- “It was so unexpected,” said sionate about what they do.” Nicolete Wilson, Education munity members selected the indi- Cortes about the award. “We’re Page A6 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers Universities vamp up veteran outreach The Veterans’ Success Center For more information on the Vet- For more information on veter- will open on May 25. It is located erans’ Success Center contact ans’ services at the University of in the basement of the CSUSB Marcelle Daniels by e-mail at Redlands contact Tana Sanderson Bookstore. email@example.com. at (619) 284-9292. IECN PHOTO NAIMA FORD Two universities, Cal State San Bernardino and the University of Redlands, have recently created new programs to recruit and retain veterans as students. By Naima Ford This includes both participating in efforts outside of the university, such as a large study on student- A s the wars overseas are winding down, more and veterans, and internally by work- more service men and ing with student services. They are women are returning to college. To also starting a student mentor pro- help them get through the transi- gram where current student-veter- tion to civilian life local universi- ans serve as mentors and resources ties have created programs and to veterans who are prospective point-persons to lead the effort. students or new students. At the University of Redlands, Most students are navigating Tana Sanderson has been ap- both the university and veterans af- pointed to the newly created Direc- fairs systems for the first time so tor of Military and Veterans the guidance of someone who has Relations position. experienced both can be invalu- She says the position was created able. after the number of veterans en- “With increasing numbers of re- rolling at the university began to turning service members entering increase. college, the need to address their “They are growing exponen- particular requirements is critical,” tially,” said Sanderson. said Sanderson. One of the reasons for the in- Cal State San Bernardino is also crease is the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. bringing a new focus to student- The bill pays the full tuition for veterans. The university has a vet- veterans attending public in-state erans affairs coordinator and a schools and $17,000 for those at- student club called the Student tending private schools. A housing Veterans Group. stipend and books and supplies Recently CSUSB appointed U.S. stipend is also included. Army veteran Marcelle Daniels as The new position at University of the coordinator of the new Veter- Redlands is in addition to other ans’ Success Center. The center outreach efforts including tuition will bring all of the university’s discounts to active duty military services for veterans under one or- students, and participation in the ganization including tutoring, psy- Yellow Ribbon Program which chological counseling, and career provides a government match for services. tuition. “As a veteran and the spouse of a Sanderson’s new position was career soldier, I know firsthand created to recruit veterans and en- how important these programs and sure they are given the resources to services are for service members be successful at the university. returning to civilian and academic life,” said Daniels. IECN COURTESY PHOTO Tana Sanderson is the First Director of Military and Veterans Re- lations at the University of Redlands. Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A7 Renteria crowned SB High’s new Mr. Cardinal Cardinal and will succeed senior According to Rios, who became and Councilman Chas Kelley de- Gustavo Alvarez. a little choked up, Carlos Lima livered the Pledge of Allegiance. “I learned a lot from this experi- told him that he is a better man for “For council people to show up it ence, and I saw what Gus did and the experiences that Rios gave to says something about the competi- I look forward to doing that my- him, and he will be forever differ- tion, doesn’t it?” Rios said. “It self,” Renteria said about perform- ent because of it. shows that the competition is now ing community service during his “I feel blessed,” Rios commented seen with respect.” tenure as Mr. Cardinal. about the outpour of support from Kelley applauded the program, Renteria credits his family, the community. “In the beginning “It is an excellent program that specifically his mother, for provid- people told me that Mr. Cardinal builds self esteem, character and ing support. “She told me that would never [be successful], and gives young men the opportunity even if I don’t win I’ll gain so look at us now, nine years later.” to experience something they oth- much from [the experience] and Rios plans to make the 10th an- erwise would not be able to. They she was right, I learned a lot from niversary a huge event. always represent the city in the it (community service and contest San Bernardino City Council best possible way and I’m ex- practice sessions).” persons Virginia Marquez and tremely proud of Jamie, he should No one could be happier with this Robert Jenkins served as judges, be commended.” year’s turnout, the largest for Mr. Cardinal, as Jamie Rios, SBHS bilingual school outreach worker, who is the creator and core of the Mr. and Miss Cardinal contests. “Why can’t men be ambassadors for the school and the city,” Rios Funerals asked rhetorically about opening up the contest to young men a year are often too costly. following the inaugural Miss Car- dinal contest. “[Mr. Cardinal con- A Solution is here test] is not about being glitzy, it’s about picking great ambassadors Simple Cremation $680 to serve the school and city.” Includes $200 Discount IECN PHOTO COURTESY SANDRA SANDOVAL Alvarez performed over 1,000 The Mr. Cardinal competition held on Saturday, May 5 at the hours of community service during Family Good-Bye Visitation $396 Sturges Center for the Fine Arts crowned the next San Bernardino his year-long tenure as Mr. Cardi- Introductory offer includes a High School student who will represent the school and the city at nal, and Rios believes that Rente- total discount of $44400 Call for Details! community service events during his senior year over the next ria will invest more than that. academic year. Pictured in the middle is newly crowned Miguel “Why not raise the notch each Use our quaint family room setting for your Renteria, who holds a 4.4 GPA, with his strongest supporter, his year?” In addition to dedicating their final private good-bye with your beloved. mother Gloria Renteria, and Jamie Rios, SBHS bilingual school outreach worker and pageant coordinator. Saturday mornings to practicing By Maryjoy Duncan and the SBHS Drumline. for the contest, all nine participants (who have over 4.0 GPAs), per- INLAND MEMORIAL FD1758 The panel of nine judges had a formed required community serv- difficult time selecting the winner, “ Luck be a Lady” was the ice that brought them to the opening number for the 9th as all nine contestants, which in- Salvation Army to feed the home- annual Mr. Cardinal contest cluded Adam Gonzales, Doran less, a convalescent hospital, that featured nine San Bernardino Murphy, Daniel Lopez, D’Metrius trauma center at Loma Linda Uni- Hopkins, Carlos Lima, Christian versity and to Community Hospi- High School (SBHS) juniors who Romero, Kyle Bender, Angel Call Brenda 909-254-4100 vied to become the school’s next tal of San Bernardino. ambassador. The sold out venue Juarez and Miguel Renteria, deliv- “You become more appreciative took place at the Sturges Center for ered outstanding performances in of what you have,” Renteria said the contest’s four categories: on- Prices do not include applicable state fees. the Fine Arts in San Bernadino on about his experience at the Salva- stage questions, personal inter- Discounts are not available on Pre-Arrangements. Saturday, May 5, with enthusiastic tion Army. “When we visited support and interaction by the views, formal wear and Loma Linda University hospital Prices are subject to change. Not all prices listed. nearly 350-member audience as sportswear. and you see those kids... it makes they reacted to performances by At the end, it was Miguel Rente- you more appreciative of your the contestants, Folklórico dancers ria who was crowned the new Mr. health.” Local pop star told to keep it quiet By Harvey M. Kahn Ricky Nelson, who was a frequent crash. visitor to the Jones' San Jones defined himself as the baby Bernardino home in the Valley of the group. He credits Los Ange- 1 5-year-old Joe C. Jones was told by San Bernardino High Truck Farm District. les producer Lee Silver with mak- officials to keep it quiet that "One day my brother brought ing smart business moves for more he was emerging as a pop music Ricky Nelson to our house and it than 50 years. "Joe C. Jones cap- star. School principle Otto Remick attracted such a crowd that the po- tured the sound of that era with the warned Jones that he didn't want a lice had to come," said Joe C. best and is keeping the music of disruption on campus. By the time Jones. "The cat was out of the bag the Pentagons alive today," said Jones was a senior it got more dif- as far as my secret. They didn't Silver. He acknowledged that ficult to keep his fame under have tutors in those days so I had many younger people don't know wraps. to quit high school." about the Pentagons, "but are now Jones was the lead singer for the Unlike most teenagers, Jones ac- finding out." doo-wop group the Pentagons and tually wanted to remain in school Jones says he is disappointed after their 1961 appearance on and do what normal kids did. He with what he now hears on the Dick Clark's American Bandstand, was well known for his athletic radio, saying there is little sub- it made it impossible for Jones to ability at SBHS having set a long stance and lyrics are not written keep his secret. The Pentagons ap- jump record with a leap of 23 feet, from the heart. "There are expres- peared later that year at the defunct 3 inches. Jones eventually got his sions of violence and of disrespect. San Bernardino Swing Auditorium GED in 1968. The radio stations have cheated us. for a March of Dimes Concert with "For a long time no one associ- More is owed to the kids who are Connie Francis, Lou Rawls, and ated me with the guy from San actually singing, who are creating Dick Dale. Bernardino who was singing on a melody with a guitar and piano. By now the Pentagons were get- the radio," said Jones. We always tried to emulate mom ting expanded radio play with its Since Ted Goodloe no longer and dad," said Jones. song, “To Be Loved,” and Jones' performs, Joe C. Jones is the only The roots of the Pentagons in- notoriety was increasing at SBHS. member of the Pentagon active. He clude the giants of west coast pop "I didn't want anyone to know lives in San Bernardino and for the music, including Lee Silver, Lester about it and I tried to keep it most part people still don't associ- Sill, Bob Keene, Phil Spector, quiet," said Jones, now 68. He was ate him as the lead singer of the George Motola, and Herb Alpert. the only Pentagon still in school, Pentagons. Some reports have Radio industry executives twice his brother Odie, Carl McGinnis, Jones as just 14 or 15 when he was voted the Pentagons as the best Bill James, and Ken and Ted going out on tour with the Pen- group in Southern California. "The Goodloe, all were six and seven tagons. He traveled with the Pen- local newspapers were interested years older. At the time, Odie tagons on the 1959 Richie Valens in more affluent groups but we did Jones was doing studio work with California Tour about six months get a small paragraph in The Sun," before Valens died in a plane said Jones. Page A8 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers Ken Hubbs Foundation recognizes outstanding athletes Denmark and David Proctor (Ar- rowhead Christian); Jenna Grande and Xavier Chavira (Arroyo Val- ley High); Cori Burks and Zakk Planz (Bloomington High); Mi- randa Corneliussen and Damonte Kazee (Cajon High); Janessa Brown and Nathaniel Akingbemi (Carter High); Kaitlyn Herrin and Nathan Davidson (Citrus Valley High); Kaylie Garcia and Tyler Rich (Colton High); Kijera Gard- ner and Marvelle Harris (Eisen- hower High); Jennifer Barrios and Carlos Cruz (Fontana High); Alon- dra Rivera and Aisea Hansen (Kaiser High); Edith Jiminez and J.C. Eastwood (Pacific High); Megan Borman and Tyler Fields (Redlands High); Alyssa Mason IECN PHOTO CYNTHIA MENDOZA and Kevin Womack (Redlands Representing Colton High School in the female category at the East Valley High); Denae “Mary” Monday, May 14 Ken Hubbs Foundation Awards at the Hubbs Williams and Thomas Pegues (Ri- Gym at Colton High is Kaylie Garcia, left, joined here by her alto High); Nicole Bartholome and boyfriend Daniel Smith, brother of a former Colton High athlete, IECN PHOTO CYNTHIA MENDOZA Wyatt Walsh (Rim of the World The overall 2012 Ken Hubbs Foundation Award winners are Kodi Jimmy Smith, who went first round with the Ravens last year. High); Darlinica McClendon and Jo Lavrusky from Yucaipa High School and Ryan Hunter Sims Aaron Cisneros (San Bernardino onship in Denmark. Her commu- shoe drive for a homeless shelter. from San Gorgonio High School. High); Gabrielle Sandate and Ryan nity service includes food drives, He plans to attend the University the athletic and personal legacy Hunter-Simms (San Gorgonio Christmas gift basket drives and of Oregon. By Cynthia Mendoza left behind by Colton’s most fa- High); Kristen Drewitz and Donte she is an AYSO volunteer. “Anyone has a chance to win this Deayon (Summit High) and Kodi Lavrusky plans to attend UCLA. award as long as you have the ded- t was a night of celebrating mous athlete, Ken Hubbs, who I success on and off the field as passed away in his early 20’s in an the Ken Hubbs Foundation airplane accident. hosted their 48th Annual Awards After excelling in baseball and Jo Lavrusky and Alex Durham (Yucaipa High). The overall winners were Kodi Jo Lavrusky and Ryan Hunter Hunter holds a 3.55 GPA and ex- cels in football, and track and field. In football he is a four-year varsity letterman, three-time team captain, ication and work hard,” Hunter said. His principal, Chuck Schindler, had great things to say about Banquet to recognize outstanding other sports at Colton High, Hubbs went on to play for the Chicago Sims. two-time All League. In track and Hunter. student athletes. Lavrusky holds a 3.8 GPA and is field he is also a four-year varsity “He reflects what we’re trying to This year’s event was held at the Cubs and was named Rookie of a four-time All League and All letterman, number one in league do with the school which is hard Ken Hubbs Gymnasium at Colton the Year. CIF, as well as holding school shot put and discus and holds the work, athleticism and [good aca- High and in a newly established This year’s winners from each records. In basketball she is also school record for this. In discus he demics]” Schindler said. “Ryan’s tradition, included female athletes school include: Chanel Gonzales All League. In 2010 she helped is second in the state and fourth na- just a great presence on our cam- as well, meaning two winners and Ray Sanchez (A.B. Miller High); Danielle Vega and Burrell lead the U.S. Under 17 national tionwide. pus and has a great attitude.” from each school. team to a Nordic Cup Champi- His service includes Special For more on the Ken Hubbs The award was set up to honor Handy (Aquinas High); Jordan Olympic volunteer, San Gorgonio Foundation contact Ron Doty at High G-Force and a Christmas (951) 925-5109. McKinley Elementary in Colton celebrates 60 years By Cynthia Mendoza I t was a celebration of educa- tion, community and history as McKinley Elementary School in Colton held their annual spring carnival but this year with an added bonus - a celebration of the school’s 60th anniversary. Parents, students, teachers, staff, both past and present, elected offi- cials and members of the commu- nity as a whole came together on Friday, May 11 for an afternoon of fun and good memories. McKinley Elementary, named after William McKinley, 25th president of the United States, was established in 1952. Throughout the years the school has served several generations of families with parents who were born and raised in the community receiving their elementary educa- tion there and eventually their chil- dren attend as well. IECN PHOTO COURTESY DENISE BERVER One of those families is the McKinley Elementary School (Colton) second grade student Baeza family. Madison Barrera, 7, gets a big hug from her cousin Noah Carlos Baeza, 35, was born and Limón, 6, first grade, after she performed a dance and lip sync raised in Colton and still lives routine of a Nicki Minaj song during the talent show at the school’s there, attended the school, now carnival and 60th anniversary celebration on Friday, May 11. teaches there and his kindergarten teacher, Yolanda Cabrera, was the young lives unfold before your could get their free cut at the shop. principal who hired him as a eyes is special. It’s a gift to have Another noteworthy guest was teacher. these memories.” former librarian Cathy Jones, who In fact, Baeza teaches in the same The carnival included lots of car- is now in her 80’s. Jones comes classroom where he once was a nival games and activities, a car from a generation of librarians student. show, a student talent show and who studied library science and His wife Arlina was also born many of the vendors were former dedicated much of her career to and raised in Colton, attended students who came back not only this work. school there and now their two to celebrate but also give back to At the carnival she was greeted daughters are also students. the school and community they with so much love and many hugs “I have a lot invested here,” love. from her former students and had Baeza says. One such vendor was Ruben to have her own photo booth to Cabrera worked for the Colton Martinez of Xcyphr Hair Studio in take pictures with all of them. Joint Unified School District for San Bernardino. Several elected officials made it 34 years, including as a teacher Martinez brought an entire trailer to the celebration as well including and principal at McKinley. set up to provide mobile salon Mayor Pro Tem Frank Gonzales, “I loved seeing teachers and kids. services and he gave free cuts to as CJUSD Board members Patt Haro That meant a lot,” she said about many students as possible. Those and Laura Morales, CJUSD Super- her time at the carnival. “To see who were unable to receive a hair intendent Jerry Armendarez and cut at the carnival were told they others. Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A9 I.E. Meerkats bringing community back to football By R.A. Contreras Blackhawks, San Diego Silver- tude starting to creep in amongst backs, Temecula Valley Predators, the new players he had recruited. Southern California Steelers “It was like a cancer. And I T he coach doesn’t want to hear any cussing from his (Pomona) and Las Vegas Trojans. wasn’t about to make that mistake players. Their season kicks off August 11 again,” he remembered. One bad word and you will get in Oceanside when they play the He cut the entire team. kicked off the team. No questions. North County Cobras. The follow- “I let them all go. It was either No excuses. ing week they will play their home stick with a few I liked, or just pick It is a model that Shawn Mitchell opener at Arroyo Valley High up and leave. I had to send a mes- has instilled in his team early on. School versus the Chino California sage.” His Inland Empire Meerkats are in Eagles. Among the players to return for a the midst of early summer training This isn’t the first foray into second opportunity was Fred camp and preparing to bring semi- coaching and playing community Nash. The 30-year-old from Ri- professional football back to San sports for Mitchell, though. alto, who tried out last fall for Bernardino and the surrounding goalkeeper of Major League Soc- communities. In 2009, he and a few friends cer’s Seattle Sounders, is on par The first-year coach and native of from church (The Rock World with the team philosophy and is Rialto says that winning is natu- Outreach Center in San excited to see what the future rally important but meaningless Bernardino) decided to organize brings for him and his teammates. recreational football games in IECN PHOTO COURTESYDANYA “I am happy about this team. I without a proper attitude and char- IECN PHOTO COURTESY DANYA PADILLA acter--- elements that he hopes his Redlands. At first they would play know we want to be here. We are PADILLA Cornerback Antoine Bond athletes make part of daily living. a rough, tackling style amongst motivated and enthusiastic; we are Receiver Daniel Murillo hauls some 30 fellow church members. participates in strength drills. planning to make big things hap- “When my players are on the in a pass on the Meerkats’ field, I want them to remember After seeing too many injuries, players into a new league named pen.” home field at Arroyo Valley High however, they decided to play Mitchell, 38, and his wife have who they’re playing for. There are All Things Are Possible (ATAP). School. touch (flag) and noticed that others been married four years and have going to be kids in the stands and The original intent Mitchell and we are going out to set a good ex- from the surrounding communities his group soon realized began to four daughters. Sherry Mitchell, The I.E. squad will participate in started joining in. who coordinates many of the orga- ample. What we are doing is more one of two divisions ---they will founder; he saw too much show- than a sport,” he says. “We saw that our small group of boating and foul language--- nization’s activities off the field, play in the West; a group of teams people really blew up and so I takes a very active role in instilling The Meerkats are one of three will also play in the eastern half of things to them, as Christians, were new teams to play in the Labelle knew we had to organize it a little unbecoming. “It wasn’t what we sound principles and community the nation-- and will compete better,” Mitchell recalled. spirit into the players. Community Football League, a against the Long Beach Lions, An- really wanted. The recreation semi-pro league owned by R&B In 2010, he founded Glory Road games were meant for us to have “Our goal is to have an extension telope Valley Vikings, Inglewood Athletics and organized teams of of what we’re doing as a family. singer Patti Labelle. fun, let off steam and just enjoy ourselves… and we were getting We want what we are doing at home to stay with these young Inland Empire takes series from Bakersfield away from that,” he said. men throughout their lives.” He still liked his original idea and Empire starter Lay Batista and it yet saw a need for doing what he The Mitchells are looking for looked like it could be a long loved and connecting it to the volunteers from the community. night. community. Last fall, he spoke to For more information, please con- However, Batista settled in after some acquaintances who were in- tact them at (909) 556-7392 or at that and finished the night going volved in LCFL; they suggested he inland-empire-meerkats.org. seven innings, allowing just the take out papers to start a new team three runs, two earned, on three of his own. Nonetheless, around Eric Guillen contributed to this hits and three walks with one December he noticed a bad atti- story. strikeout. The 66ers’ comeback started in the bottom of the fourth. With one out, Randal Grichuk and Jimmy Swift hit back to back singles to be at 1st and 2nd. A fielder's choice by Taylor third. Swift promptly doubled to Lindsey advanced the runners. center field scoring Heid and giv- IECN PHOTOS RICHARD DAWSON With two outs, C.J. Cron came up ing the 66ers their first lead of the Above: SS Jean Almanzer and hit a line drive to center field game. Swift finished 2 for 3. makes a nice defensive play. that scored both to cut the lead to Ryan Chaffee struck out the side Right: Travis Witherspoon fin- 3-2. in the ninth for his sixth save. In the seventh, Travis Wither- Inland Empire went on to win ished 6 for 15 (.400) in the se- spoon doubled to lead off the in- Saturday 8-7 to take two out of ries. three in the series after dropping ning. With Drew Heid batting, a By Richard Dawson wild pitch moved Witherspoon the opener 4-0. Their record after over to 3rd. Heid walked and the series was 19-18. Grichuk scored Witherspoon on a Witherspoon was a top hitter in T he 66ers defeated the Blaze 4-3 on Friday night sac fly to tie the game 3-3. With- the series and finished 6 for 15 in a California League erspoon finished the game 2 for 5 with two doubles, three RBIs, and with a double. three stolen bases. IECN PHOTO COURTESY DANYA PADILLA game at San Manuel Stadium on Swift came up to bat again and This week, the 66ers travel to Quarterback Jason Bradley practices throwing to Fred Nash. May 11. Bakersfield scored a run in each Heid stole second base, a wild Lake Elsinore before starting a The Inland Empire Meerkats are a semi-pro league football team of the first three innings off Inland throw by Bakersfield catcher al- three-game series at home against and part of the Labelle Community Football League owned by lowed Heid to move all the way to Lancaster. singer Patti Labelle. 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Abersold Ph.D I recently read a very provoca- tive phrase in a novel. The heroine says, “I need to learn IECN PHOTO COURTESY YUCAIPA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT to find value and appreciation in Over 100 high school students from Rialto, San Bernardino, Redlands, Banning and Cathedral City all things.” It brought to mind a statement by will compete in the annual solar-powered boat race at Yucaipa Regional Park this Saturday and James Baldwin, the noted novelist; Sunday. Students, under the supervision of sciene and engineering teachers, began building their “The challenge of living is to be 16-foot boats in January. present in everything you do, from By Maryjoy Duncan District resource sustainability day, and according to Amanda baking bread to making love.” manager. “It teaches students the Kasten of the West Valley Water I’ve changed the latter phrase to Love. While “faith” is fundamen- olar-powered boats will be importance of water conservation District, the competition is so read, “From getting up in the tally a cognitive assertion and S the main attraction this and this is a great venue in which fierce that during down times, stu- weekend at Yucaipa Re- kids can learn.” dents are not romping around for gional Park as over 100 students According to Ares, Californians fun, rather, they are tirelessly bent morning to going to bed at night.” The problem that we all have is creating “a glass ceiling” on our “love” is an emotional reaction, “Hope” is both mental and emo- tional. It is the bridge between from six area high schools gather must show a 20% reduction in over their boats, tweaking and own values. For example, Ben- faith and love. to compete in the annual H2O water usage by 2020. making necessary adjustments. jamin Franklin. He advocated thir- From the Apostle Paul to Saint Solar Racing Event. The public is Students began with a piece of Students have been working teen virtues, including Augustine to Martin Luther, to encouraged to attend the two-day wood, all of which were donated under the supervision of their sci- Temperance, Order, Frugality. Shakespeare to Emerson to Mother race event; admission is free. by Ace Hardware. Engineering ence and engineering teachers to Sincerity, Moderation, Cleanli- Teresa to Presidents Jefferson and Students began building their 16- and mathematical techniques are assemble boat kits provided by ness, Industry and Humility. Clinton to countless others (both foot boats in January, and will utilized throughout the process, in- local water districts. The boats These seven plus the other six are men and women) have used the showcase their creations in an ob- cluding English, as students are have been retrofitted with motors, good. But in my mind, he left out word hope to convey their mes- stacle course and in sprinting, en- also required to submit a report on bilge pumps, solar panels and bat- a great virtue that should be a cor- sages. durance and slalom competitions; water conservation and three tech- teries, which are paid for with nerstone in all of our lives-HOPE. In the English language hope is the endurance portion measures nical reports. $2,500 grants provided by local Hope, without a doubt, the driv- both a noun and a verb. In its basic how many laps each boat can com- “The event should be quite com- water districts, public agencies and ing force in all of life. No great ad- meaning it affirms that good and plete around the park in 90 min- petitive this year with many stu- businesses. venture is ever achieved without the best will prevail. It was first utes. dents returning and building on Participating high schools are hope as its motivation. There is identified in ancient Greek mythol- “The competition shows all their experiences from last year,” Cajon in San Bernardino, Rialto, never a day that any of us inhabit ogy. When Pandora received a box facets of sustainability,” said Jen- noted Ares. Redlands East Valley, Yucaipa, but what hope is an essential ingre- from Zeus, all evils were released nifer Ares, Yucaipa Valley Water Participating youth camp out at Banning and Cathedral City. dient. into the world, all except HOPE. the park from Friday through Sun- Water Agency sponsors include The primacy of hope caught the Perhaps the best known reference interest of Emily Dickinson in a to hope comes from Alexander ICreate Fair features young inventors classic poem. “Hope” is the thing with feath- Pope’s reference in “Essay on Man.” The quote is often used, “Hope springs eternal in the By Annemarie Paxton ers- human breast..” That perches in the soul- Fannie Hurst (1889-1968) was a C reativity, ingenuity and And sings the tune without the famous novelist. Also a close innovation are at the core words- friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. I’ve of the inaugural “ICreate!: And never stops-at all. kept a paragraph of her writings A Youth Conference for Imagina- for many years. tion, Invention and Innovation” I’ve heard it in the chilliest land- She wrote: “Life, I salute you. that displayed projects by 4th - And on the strangest Sea- Whether I have one hour or one 12th grade students at Cal State Yet, never, in Extremity, day left I salute you. To have lived San Bernardino Saturday morning It asked a crumb-of Me.” you up to now, to have attempted in the Obershaw Dining Room. to interpret you to others, to have Organizers of the event had put a Powerful, poetic words. known and to know people, good call out to all interested students in Thoughtful, instructive and focus- and bad, great and puny, eminent the community to showcase the re- ing on hope. and anonymous, is already to have sults of their creativity to display There are over one hundred ref- lived life up to the jeweled hilt. or present. Approximately 150 erences to “hope” in the Bible. The going is strong, but the going participants were in attendance. Two of the more meaningful ones has wings and the heart sings. I The idea for such an event was are in the Psalms and the Epistles salute you Life, for the riches and developed by Susan Daniels, a of Paul. “My hope is in God” and wonders of you bring me HOPE.” professor in the education psychol- “Now abides Faith, Hope and Amen. Selah. So be it. ogy and counseling department at CSUSB, and Wendy Zinn, project manager, San Bernardino Commu- IECN PHOTO ANNEMARIE PAXTON nity College District CTE Com- This is just one example of the dozens of posters and creations munity Collaborative. According to Zinn the inaugural by students during the inaugural ICreate Fair at Cal State San event serves as a precursor to next Bernardino on Saturday. The purpose of the event is to provide year’s program which will grow a venue to enrich and engage young inventors. exponentially. By this time next ICreate is a collaboration of the Daniels. year the program will be a part of CSUSB College of Education and Hands-on activities included art the Young Makers Program, of the San Bernardino Community and design projects, catapults, which Zinn is the Southern Cali- College District, joining with the Leonardo Da Vinci inventions, fornia representative. UCR Alpha Center, which works origami, puppetry, robotics, rocket The Young Makers Program was with local school districts and launching, Rube Goldberg inven- initially created in the Bay Area in schools with the goal of improving tions and contraptions, Zumba 2010 as a means for young inven- performance in the fields of math- dancing and more. Faculty and stu- tors to create and develop their in- ematics and science. dents from the UCR Alpha Center ventions for participation in the Participants included youth ac- offered hands-on activities, includ- Maker Faire, an annual celebration tors, artists, builders crafters, cre- ing rocket launching, origami and of do-it-yourself creators, inven- ative thinkers, dancers, designers, solar cars. tors, and hackers that draws over discoverers, dreamers, inventors, Each student participant received 100,000 spectators each year. problem finders, problem solvers, a certificate of participation and “The purpose of ICreate is to en- tinkerers and writers, from a vari- the opportunity to view other proj- rich and engage these innovative ety of schools throughout the San ects to get them to think of what young people in a fun environ- Bernardino City Unified School they might like to work on for next ment,” Daniels said. “We want to District and the Creative After year’s event. encourage and nurture their cre- School Program for Success, said ativeness.” Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A13 Cracks in Kimberly Crest pond sealed hopes to have a ceremony in a cou- Smith pointed out that repair ple of months when the fish are re- work is also planned for the stocked. cracked masonry on the fountain “I can’t wait to get it back to that spills into the pond. where it’s supposed to be,” Smith The Kimberly Crest website is said. “This is one of many projects www.kimberlycrest.org/ we are working on. Now that For more information regarding we’re getting this done, we can tours or donations, contact the focus on other aspects of the Kimberly Crest main phone num- house.” ber: (909) 792-2111. IECN PHOTO PATRICK FITE Overlooking Kimberly Crest's newly refurbished pond are, left to right, Kimberly Crest House and Garden interim executive director Carey Smith, Artisan Aquatics Inc. owner Paul Parszik, and Parsik's assistant Darren Perguson. By Patrick Fite R epair work was completed on the Kimberly Crest pond last Wednesday, which was the first among many maintenance and repair projects planned for the mansion during the next few years. The 19th century French chateau- style mansion adjacent to Prospect Park in Redlands was willed to the people of Redlands and is one of the city’s most famous landmarks. The pond, which is the center- piece of the garden entrance to the Kimberly Crest mansion, devel- oped cracks over the years, and the water had been slowly leaking. As a result, the beautiful Koi fish, lilly pads, and other plants had to be re- moved for the repair work. IECN PHOTO PATRICK FITE The Kimberly-Shirk Association Kimberly Crest's newly refurbished pond. (KSA) is the nonprofit, volunteer organization tasked to oversee the ment coating. plants will be returned to the pond. mansion and raise funds for main- As Parszik refilled the pond, the Also, in a few months, lily pads tenance and repair costs. water looked crystal clear, and the will be added to the surface again, Paul Parszik, owner of Artisan floor and walls were smooth. and it will be restocked with fish. Aquatics Inc., and his assistant, “It looks great, clean and beauti- “We still need to re-infiltrate the Darren Perguson, took several ful,” said Carey Smith, executive pond with water pumped from the days to repair the cracks and seal director of Kimberly Crest House Kimberly grounds above,” Smith the entire pond. The material used and Garden. “The color even said. “We need to get the water to seal the pond is resilient and looks like the same kind of golden- back to a balanced environment generally wears better and lasts sand color on the mansion trim.” that is safe for the fish again.” longer than other water contain- According to Smith, the original He added that Kimberly Crest Page A14 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers Young volunteers donate record hours IECN PHOTO COURTESY TERRI RELF The Inland Center Mall hosted the 19th Annual Teens Make a Difference Awards Ceremony on May 10. Pictured here are students from the winning school, Cajon High School in San Bernardino. perpetual trophy. Since the program began 9,018 By Naima Ford “This is truly a testament to all teenagers have volunteered the high school students who do so 1,003,748 hours. For more infor- T he Inland Center Mall in much good right her in our com- mation about the program call San Bernardino has been munity,” said Relf. (909) 884-7268. dedicated to highlighting the contributions of teenagers for 19 years. This year there were more teens volunteering in their communities than ever and that sacrifice was honored at the Teens Make a Difference Awards Cere- mony on Thursday, May 10 in the mall’s center court. “Volunteer service provides local teens the opportunity to discover the rewards that can be derived from helping those less fortunate than ourselves, as well as helping cultivate a lifelong commitment to civic engagement,” said Doug Rowand, president of the Arrow- head United Way. The effort to acknowledge these teenagers is a collaboration be- tween the mall, Arrowhead United IECN PHOTO COURTESY TERRI RELF Way and Inland Empire United The winner of the “Top Dawg” Award is Jadin Vendryes who re- Way. The mission is to encourage ceived the award for volunteering the most hours: 1,000. It was pre- more high school students to give sented to her by Doug Rowand, President of Arrowhead United back to their communities. Way. When the program began, there were only 35 students involved, this year, Jadin Vendryes, is the Award was once again Cajon High but this year there were 1,205 stu- winner of the “Top Dawg” Award. School. Cajon has been consis- dents who registered 100,886 do- She gave 1,000 hours to the Eccle- tently one of the top or the top nated hours. According to Terri sia Christian Center Literacy Lab. school in terms of student partici- Relf, senior marketing manager for Vendryes is a student at San pation. This year students volun- the Inland Center Mall, this is the Bernardino High School. teered 26,357 hours. highest ever number of hours. This The winer of the Top School They received their name on a is partially because three addi- tional schools participated in the program. According to values calculated by the Independent Sector, the teenagers have contributed Under New Ownership! $2,439,423 through their volun- teerism. “It has been really beneficial to the community,” said Relf. Schools from across San Bernardino county participated in- cluding schools in San Bernardino, Redlands Colton, Grand Terrace, Rialto and Rancho Cucamonga. 100% Hand Car Wash NEW NEW Teenagers donated hours at hos- All American Package pitals, senior centers, after school 00 00 programs and in clean-up efforts. The ceremony celebrated not only the teens who volunteered all $3 $3 off off Red, White & Blue Packages Only! E xp. 6-30-12 $500 f $500 f of of Valid w/coupon only • Not valid w/other offers Valid w/coupon only • Not valid w/other offers year but also those who gave the Exp. 6-30-12 most. All students who volun- isit us at www an arwas usa o teered 25 hours or more received a for a itional ou ons & s e ials goodie bag filled with gifts, coupons and two tickets to an In- 1340 E. Washington St. Colton ross fro Fiesta illa e & ne t to oo year land Empire 66ers game. The student who gave the most 9 09 -8 24 - 159 7 909 - 824 Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A15 Crafton Hills College Foundation hosts Student Recognition Dinner T he Crafton Hills College Foundation hosted the An- nual Student Recognition Dinner on May 4. In a room ele- gantly decorated by the Student Senate in a Phantom of the Opera motif, more than forty students were each presented with an en- graved glass plaque as they were honored by the various programs and departments. The event was sponsored by the Crafton Hills College Foundation. In addition, the students honored four faculty members: Most Accessible – T.L. Brink, Professor of Psychology Most Knowledgeable – Dr. Jim Holbrook, Professor of Emergency Medical Services IECN PHOTO COURTESY CRAFTON HILLS COLLEGE Most Effective Communicator Many of the winners from the 2012 Student Recognition Dinner at Crafton Hills College. – Steve Shelton, Speech instructor Educator of the Year – Dr. Diane Pfahler, Professor of Psy- chology The winning students, their awarding departments and home towns are: • Beaumont: Alice Miank, Health & PE • Calimesa: David Corydon, Japanese; William Matula, Theater Arts • Colton: Jill Fletcher, Cal Works • Grand Terrace: Sonia Ku- runathan; Biology • Highland: Marcus Dashoff, Honors; Cameron Doussett, Edu- cation; Olivia Favela, Fine Arts; Stephanie Holmes, Chemistry; Shari Yoshimitsu, Physics • Loma Linda: Steve Hergert, CISCO; Ryan Pulido, Biology; David Soeprono, DSPS; Adrienne Gallant, Political Sci. • Mentone: Jesse Cowser, The- ater Arts; Caitlin Walsh, Humani- ties; Jonathan Watson, Spanish • Redlands: Christopher Brand- stetter, Fire Science; Diana Coffey, Psychology; Cornell Davis, Busi- ness; Nathan Dunn, English; James Gilliam III, French; Michael Gorby, Mathematics; Anne Grove, Anthropology; Janet Lopez, Li- brary; Kyrie Nuno, CARE; Daniel Peart, Music; Christy Snider, Mi- crobiology; • San Bernardino: Charles Crosby, Respiratory Care;Gina Kim, Japanese; Jennifer Neal, Tu- toring; Rebecca Robinson, Ameri- can Sign Language • Yucaipa: Christina Eaton, Child Development; Agustin Equihua, Student Senate; John Fowlkes, Sociology; Brenden Hampton, Theater Arts; Bradley Harjehausen, History; Amanda Harris, EOPS; Lucas Manning, Tutoring; Chanel Perry, Anatomy & Physiology; Jamie Riley, Speech; Daniel Stolp, History Page A16 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers Gossip Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel play up to Kiss Cam T he Hollywood couple, who are rumored to be planning a summer wedding, usually keep their ro- mance under wraps. But Lakers fan Justin couldn’t resist smooching his stunning fiancée when the camera whirled round to them. The Fantastic Four star wasn’t holding back either, planting a smacker on her 31- year-old fella’s cheek as he grinned like a lovesick puppy. The couple started dating in January 2007 and split in March 2011. After rekindling the romance in October, Justin proposed to 30-year-old Jessica on a moun- tainside in Wyoming in De- cember. The passionate pair laughed and joked with each other at the home game between the LA Lakers and the Denver Kim looks just like mom in short wig Nuggets at the Staple Center. Jessica looked casual and K im Kardashian is a chip sexy in pale skinny jeans and a off the old block with this cream top, while Justin teamed cropped wig — as the TV his customary flat cap with a star looks just like her mom. grey shirt, black T-shirt and Hiding behind huge dark sun- jeans. glasses, the 31-year-old could have Despite their smooching, the passed as the twin of Kris Jenner, loved-up stars managed to scored. Los Angeles Laker Band. 56, as she donned the hairpiece for keep some of their attention on And he also went back to his The enthusiatic support paid a photo shoot in Los Angeles. the game – with Justin jumping musical roots, stepping in to off when the LA team clinched The reality star's tribute came on up to punch the air as his team help out on the drums with the the game with a 96-87 win. a special day for moms around the world — international Mother's Day. Before the Vogue Italia shoot, Kim tweeted: “Happy Mothers Day!!! Had an amazing breakfast with the family...now off to a spe- cial shoot today!” The curvy model opted for a black leather jacket and teeny tiny hot pants for the shoot. She revved up the rock chick look with knee-high black stiletto boots and a pair of fishnet tights. Julianne Moore cast as Carrie’s mother J ULIANNE Moore will play monstrous mother Margaret in the remake of classic hor- ror Carrie. The 51-year-old beauty has signed up to play the abusive Christian tyrant who terrorizes her teenage daughter in the Stephen King tale. Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz will play the girl, who develops psy- chic powers after being bullied at home and at school. The role was played by Sissy Spacek in the 1976 original, with Piper Laurie as her fanatical mother. Chloe, who beat off competition from Dakota Fanning and Saoirse Ronan for the iconic role, recently revealed the new movie would be "darker and more psychological." She said: "It's darker and much more psychological. More 'Black Swan'. “You're really looking into her mind and it really looks into the re- lationship of Margaret and Carrie. It's set in modern time, so it's a lot different.” The remake is scheduled for a re- lease date of March 15, 2013. Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A17 Theater Square takes shape in downtown SB T he landscaping is under need this too, a flourishing down- thrilled to be part of this exciting Those interested are asked to com- clicking on the job opportunities way, the concrete is town means we are better Theater Square development in plete the online application by vis- icon at the bottom of the page. poured and palm trees equipped to strengthen our local downtown San Bernardino,” stated iting www.regmovies.com and grace the newly laid walkways. economy and to attract more peo- Vice President of Marketing and With construction in high gear, ple to the downtown to spend Communication for Regal Enter- residents of San Bernardino are money with our existing busi- tainment Group, Russ Nunley. witnessing a revitalization of the nesses.” “Crews have been working hard to downtown area. At the heart of this Located at 450 North “E” Street, create a totally modern cinema de- is the highly anticipated Theater home of the previous cinema, signed to impress moviegoers. Al- Square with its centerpiece the Regal will operate 14 of the pre- ready interest is high as Regal has Regal Cinemas Stadium 14, open- existing 20 screens. The remaining received hundreds of employment ing this summer. six screens are being remodeled as applications.” “Our residents deserve a quality restaurants and shops, dressing Job opportunities are another downtown theater where they can rooms and storage for the Califor- benefit of the Theater Square revi- enjoy dinner and experience a nia Theatre, and the “Alley Cat talization. Applications are cur- movie,” said Chief Executive Of- Theater,” a new performance rently being accepted for IECN PHOTO COURTESY CARL DAMERON ficer of the San Bernardino Eco- venue featuring relaxed surround- approximately 40 management Installation of palm trees and other landscaping on the grounds nomic Development Corporation, ings and an intimate atmosphere. and employee positions being cre- of the new Regal Cinemas Stadium 14 Theater at Theater Square Emil Marzullo. “Our businesses “Regal Entertainment Group is ated by the new Regal Cinemas. in San Bernardino. Page 18 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers CLASSIFIEDS Announcement Help Wanted Your Local Rentals KC BUYS HOUSES.COM Fast Cash/Any 2 Story Townhome in Rialto with yard and patio. Condition 2 Bedroom/2 Bath . Freshly Painted. #1 in the IE New Graphite/Cabinets in Kitchen. 951-805-8661 2 Car Garage attached. Health In Great Condition, Close to Fwy. 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Se Habla Español Inland Empire Community Newspapers • May 17, 2012 • Page A19 Krikorian Redlands showtimes Maestro Carlo Ponti to Krikorian Redlands (12:00) Cinema 14 Showtimes for Sorry, No Passes Al- lowed, Digital Presenta- conduct final concert Saturday, April 28 tion C arlo Ponti will make his final appearance with the Battleship PG-13 Marvel's The Avengers San Bernardino Sym- (9:50 AM), (10:30 AM), PG-13 phony Orchestra as he conducts its (12:50), (1:35), (3:50), (9:50 AM), (10:20 AM), season finale concert, (4:35), 6:50, 7:45, 9:55, (12:00), (1:00), (1:30), “Tchaikovsky’s Finest,” on Satur- day, May 19th at 8:00 p.m. at the 10:50 (3:15), (4:15), (4:45), California Theatre of the Perform- Digital Presentation 6:30, 7:30, 8:00, 9:45, ing Arts, 562 W. 4th Street, San 10:45, 11:15 Bernardino. What to Expect When Digital Presentation The concert, which will serve as You're Expec... PG-13 a grand celebration of Maestro (10:45 AM), (1:50), Marvel's The Avengers Ponti’s 11-year tenure with the or- (4:55), 7:40, 10:20 3D PG-13 chestra, features Debussy’s “Pre- Digital Presentation (12:30), (3:45), 7:00, lude to the Afternoon of a Faun,” IECN PHOTO COURTESYSAN 10:15 Joaquin Rodrigo’s evocative BERNARDINO SYMPHONY The Dictator R Sorry, No Passes Al- Concierto de Aranjuez with ac- Maestro Carlo Ponti, pictured, (10:20 AM), (12:30), lowed, 3DX Digital Pres- claimed classical guitarist Dr. will make his final appearance David Cahueque, and (1:10), (2:40), (3:20), entation Tchaikovsky’s dazzling Fourth with the San Bernardino Sym- (4:50), 6:05, 7:30, 9:50, Symphony. phony Orchestra as he con- 10:45 The Pirates! Band of A contemporary of Stéphane ducts its season finale concert, Digital Presentation Misfits PG The Hunger Games PG- Mallarmé, Debussy was thor- “Tchaikovsky’s Finest,” on Sat- (9:50 AM) 13 oughly familiar with the poet's urday, May 19. Dark Shadows PG-13 Digital Presentation (9:55 AM), (12:55), style before he began work on his the piece at a particularly difficult (10:00 AM), (10:40 AM), (4:05), 7:15, 10:25 prelude to "The Afternoon of a time, wrestling with the challenges (12:45), (1:40), (3:55), Chimpanzee G Digital Presentation Faun" in 1892. Debussy admirably that life had placed in front of him. (4:40), 6:40, 7:35, 9:25, (10:25 AM) captured that delicious vagueness Thus, the Symphony traces the 10:30 Digital Presentation of contours which is so important composer’s journey from an in- Sorry, No Passes Al- in the poem. The themes do not tense emotional crisis towards a Regular Ticket Prices Think Like a Man PG-13 follow any stable metric patterns, lowed, Digital Presenta- Adult: $11 remaining entirely unpredictable, blaze of optimism, from agitated tion (10:20 AM), (1:10), Child: $8.25 (12 & under) gloom to radiant triumph. Seniors: $8.75 (60 & above) thus reflecting the unconstrained Following the concert, a recep- (4:00), 7:10, 10:25 Students: $9.50 (with school ID) nature of the faun's dreamlike tion in Maestro Ponti’s honor will Girl in Progress PG-13 Digital Presentation Active Military: $8 (with ID) meditations. be held in the California Theatre’s (2:30), (5:05), 7:25, (*Children 2 years and under are free) Next, Dr. Cahueque will take the California Room. 10:05 The Lucky One PG-13 ( ) Bargain Matinee stage for Rodrigo’s Concierto de Said board president Mary Digital Presentation (10:35 AM), 8:10 $8.75 before 6 p.m. every day Aranjuez. The acclaimed classical Schnepp, “We are very grateful for Digital Presentation 340 N. Eureka St., Redlands guitarist is active throughout the Maestro Ponti’s eleven seasons Yellow Submarine R (909) 793-6393 southern California area, dividing with the San Bernardino Sym- his time between performing and phony. He has brought a dedicated teaching. He has appeared as intensity to his role of music direc- soloist with numerous orchestras tor and conductor, and has most and chorale groups and has given certainly brought the orchestra to premiers of new works for the Na- new artistic levels. His presence tional Association of Composers was also instrumental in furthering USA, including one written specif- the San Bernardino Symphony’s March 21-April 19 April 20-May 20 ically for him titled Concerto for extensive music education pro- May 21-June 20 Guitar and Synthesis. Dr. grams, which have touched the Your business is more than an ac- Your need for security will be at You'll be looking for healthy Cahueque is also on the Board of lives of thousands of area students. tivity or trade in which you are en- odds with your need for adventure. ways to nurture your body. Finding Directors for the Orange County We look forward to celebrating his gaged. Your business is a system You may envy the one who goes a food and exercise balance that Guitar Circle; a non-profit organi- acclaimed tenure at our upcoming that you execute in a particular way off in his or her own direction, be- suits your lifestyle, physiology and zation dedicated to promoting an May 19th concert, and invite the -- a way that has integrity and gives lieving that life will offer more to disposition is only half the battle. awareness and love of the classical public to join us in wishing him you an identifiable style all your that free spirit. But there's equal The other half has to do with pro- guitar. well in his future endeavors.” own. This week you'll recognize merit in your own path. Your risks ducing supportive, accepting and The third piece, Tchaikovsky’s Tickets for “Tchaikovsky’s what makes you different and spe- are calculated. 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Every moment is an op- stance, "I'm getting the mail now," control it any more than it wants to portunity to start over. Of course, or "I'm taking out the garbage." It's be controlled by you. In peaceful you may need to move your pride proof, if you needed it, that it's not moments, you will even give up out of the way, which will prove insane to talk to yourself. In fact, your ego, temporarily experienc- to be the most difficult part. it can focus you in a way that's ing yourself as a wave in the spiritually uplifting. space-time continuum. Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Nov. 23- Oct. 24-Nov. 22 Dec. 21 Whatever other people need you One way that you can be happy to do this week, you'll consider not You know what you'd like to learn, but you're still unclear who and feel like you're continually doing it. It's the only way you can making progress is to claim a long- tell that you're acting out of your the best teacher will be. Before you plunk down money, do your term goal that really excites you. own will and not engaging in some Break down big goals into small, automatic response pattern. It will research, which includes reading the signs. If you don't know how doable tasks. Stay engaged with be important for you to retain your small, daily steps. A long, drawn- unique identity in all things. Hap- to read the signs, at least note them. That's the beginning. If get- out and potentially discouraging piness is doing it your way. process actually becomes fun. ting in touch with someone is easy, that's a good sign. Dec. 22-Jan. 19 Jan. 20-Feb. 19 Feb. 20-March 20 You'll enjoy exploring the eso- Your opinion will be sought out, People don't know what you're teric and will come to new under- but you may not realize at first that going to do next, and they will standings about how things work. it's needed. Others want you to tune in to find out. Your playful, Your attention is magic and will bear witness to their stories, prob- sassy mood will intrigue and de- change things. You can send your lems and insights. By listening light. You'll gain admirers -- but energy forward, and it will imprint carefully, you'll know what to say what you really want is customers. upon the world without touching that will answer the situation at You'll get those, too, just as soon or being near the object of your hand and be actionable. as you start specifically stating focus. your preferences. Page A20 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers Arrowhead Regional’s maternity patients enjoy celebratory made-to-order meal a relatively new program but it has been a hit,” said Dr. Webster Wong, chairman of the Depart- ment of Pediatrics at ARMC. “The meal service is part of ARMC's continuing commitment to provid- ing an excellent hospital experi- ence for patients.” The experience for all patients is enhanced through special holiday meals for Thanksgiving and Christmas; kosher, vegetarian and other specialty meals as requested; and special request meals for chil- dren in pediatrics. The hospital is uniquely suited to offering a program like “Post Par- tum Palette,” because of the ex- pertise of ARMC Certified Executive Chef, Joe Eidem, who was voted “Most Professional Chef in America” by the American Culinary Federation in 2006. Eidem and his team prepare and serve the meals at lunch or dinner, so that moms can enjoy a special meal before heading home. “Moms choose their made-to- IECN PHOTO COURTESY ARMC order meal before they are dis- Darlene Martinez, of Fontana, picked Arrowhead Regional Med- charged and it is delivered right to IECN PHOTO COURTESY ARMC ical Center’s “Post Partum Palette” steak entrée, and was thrilled their room,” said Eidem. “It is so Cecilia Padilla, of Mira Loma, says that Arrowhead Regional with the meal for moms and the bottled apple cider, which she popular that some patients don’t Medical Center’s “Post Partum Palette” congratulatory meal for want to leave until they have had moms has made her feel right at home. Padilla’s baby girl, Yuleys said made it really feel like a celebration. Martinez holds her baby their meal.” Reyes, was born on Tuesday morning. girl, Jocelyn Yvette Cervantes, who was born on Monday Patients like Sandra Gonzalez, of evening. Colton, are delighted by the meal. tion. Martinez gave birth to a baby Cecilia Padilla, of Mira Loma, “This meal feels like an early girl, Jocelyn Yvette Cervantes, on says that the meal for moms has A rrowhead Regional Med- of steak, chicken marsala, pan ical Center’s third floor seared salmon filet, or pasta pri- Mother's Day gift,” said Gonzalez, Monday evening. made her feel right at home. Mother-Baby unit team mavera (vegetarian), accompanied who delivered a baby girl, Alannah “This is definitely a time of cele- “Finding out that they offered a has taken the room service concept by either a garden salad, fruit plate, Perez, on Tuesday afternoon. bration for maternity patients,” meal like this made me feel very one step further by creating a “Post or a gelatin fruit salad. Moms and Darlene Martinez, of Fontana, said Nanette Buenavidez, RN, good,” said Padilla, as she held her Partum Palette” congratulatory one guest also receive sparklingap- picked the steak entrée, and was nurse manager in the Mother-Baby baby girl, Yuleys Reyes, born on meal for maternity patients. The ple cider in a fluted glass and a thrilled with the meal and the bot- unit at ARMC. “This program fits Tuesday morning. meal service, launched on Valen- dessert. tled apple cider, which she said in with our focus of enhancing the For more information about ma- tine’s Day, includes entrée choices “The Post Partum Palette meal is made it really feel like a celebra- mother-baby experience at ternity services at ARMC, call ARMC.” (909) 580-3400. Fontana activists protest in solidarity with nationwide Bank of America protests T he Fontana Council of venting a foreclosure and by Bobbi However the branch manager re- MoveOn.org and mem- bers of allied organiza- tions took public action place in Jo Chavarria, the coordinator for the Fontana Council MoveOn.org and the event leader. of fused to have any such contact and had issued orders to the bank guard that no representative was to Casa De Flores front of the Bank of America on Some of the egregious excesses by be allowed in the bank. 342 S. Mt. Vernon Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92410 the corner of Sierra & Arrow in Bank of America such as taking downtown Fontana Wednesday, May 9. This was in solidarity with the major protests at the Bank of $45 billion in taxpayer TARP bailout funds and then paying no federal income tax on $5.5 billion Weddings… America shareholders meeting in Charlotte, NC as well as other sim- ilar events across the country and of profit and being the largest fore- closurer in the nation were ex- posed. Our Specialty the state. They conducted a protest rally at Event participants led by Chavar- ria attempted to contact the branch Complete Florist Service this busy intersection that included manager to present him with a pe- Wedding & Bridesmaids Dresses, speeches by Patricia Brooks the victim of Bank of America’s re- tition delineating those egregious excesses to be forwarded to Bank Quinceaneras & Baptismals, Tuxedo Rentals fusal to act in good faith in pre- of America CEO Brian Moynihan. Mon.-Fri. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. • Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. • Sunday Closed Pet Scene celebrates rescues (909) 885-7051 with Adoption Day, chili cook-off P et Scene bath and boutique sample a few while supplies last Canidae, Taste of the Wild, Hi- located at 31776 Yucaipa and help us pick a winner! Tek Naturals and Honest Kitchen. Blvd. in Yucaipa is cele- Kristy’s Kritter Sitters will be on Visit us at www.petscenenow.com BUY 2 WHOLE CHICKENS FOR brating rescues with an adoption hand with Pet Photography with a or (909) 389-2424. day on Saturday, May 19, 2012 beach scene, all packages include Other Pet Scene activities from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Par- a FREE photo frame and start at include an Anesthesia free dental ticipating groups include BARC $20. Reservations are needed for clinic for dogs and cats who are in (Benevolent Animal Rescue Com- the photo sitting, so call (909) 389- need of a scrape, polish, shine and FOR $ 99 mittee), the Redlands Animal 2424 today! breath freshening rinse. The clinic 13 Shelter, the Yucaipa Animal Pet Scene will be open for busi- is held monthly and appointments Placement Society (YAPS), Hope ness so visit with your pet for a are needed at (909) 389-2424. to Home for Cats, and Southern self-serve or full-serve bath. Visit www.doggiedental.com for California Pomeranian Rescue. You can give a new life to a spe- Styling appointments are avail- able. Pet Scene Bath and Boutique more information on the service. Pet Scene also hosts “Yappy At any COUPONof order on at time Must present coup cial dog or cat during this celebra- services include no appointment Hours”, and will have a Pet First location! INCLUDES: tion, and they will give you a new walk-in self- and full-serve baths, Aid clinic on June 20th in conjunc- life as well! professional styling by appoint- tion with the American Red Cross. 2 WHOLE CHICKENS, Choice of 20 Corn Tortillas or Pet Scene will also be hosting a ment, healthy food and treats, toys Call or visit us at www.petsce- 20 Flour Tortillas, and 11 fl. Oz. of Hot or mild salsa chili cook-off featuring six to ten and specialty gift items for people nenow.com for information on Not valid for catering or party orders • May not be combined flavor combinations made by Pet and pets. Food lines currently in- events, programs and services. with any other offers • 2 orders per customer Scene staff and friends! Come clude Blue Buffalo, Royal Canin, Page A28 • May 17, 2012 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers
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