CORONAVIRUS FONTANA NEWS POLITICS

Governor Gavin Newsom Unveils California COVID “SMARTER” Plan

Speaking in a giant Fontana warehouse filled with PPE, California Governor Gavin Newsom laid his future “SMARTER” plan for the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. SMARTER is an acronym for Shots, Masks, Awareness, Readiness, Testing, Education and Rx. Newsom’s plan calls for a task force to handle any outbreaks, new variants and rapidly address Read More…

CORONAVIRUS NEWS POLITICS

California Mask Mandate to End February 15th

California Governor Gavin Newsom will end the statewide mask mandate on February 15th. Newsom sent out a tweet citing dropping COVID cases since the Omicron peak. Cases have dropped by 65%. Newsom says hospitalizations have stabilized across the state. The governor says unvaccinated people still need to wear masks in indoor settings. He also encourages Read More…

CORONAVIRUS NEWS POLITICS

Governor Newsom Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for Students

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced California will become the first state in the nation to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all students starting at kindergarten age through high school. Once the vaccines receive full approval from the FDA, all students attending school will be required to get the shot. There is already a mandate in place Read More…

NEWS POLITICS

Governor Gavin Newsom Defeats California Recall

Governor Gavin Newsom will remain in his role as California Governor after yesterday’s recall election. Newsom has been challenged over COVID mandates, the ongoing homeless crisis, unemployment and a multitude of other issues plaguing California. The ballot had two questions. Should Gavin Newsom be recalled and who should replace him. Conservative talk show host Larry Read More…

Health NEWS POLITICS RIVERSIDE

Kaiser Out: Riverside County Appoints New Health Director

Dr. Cameron Kaiser has been ousted as the Riverside County Health Director. The board of supervisors met during a closed-door hearing to remove Kaiser from his position. Dr. Geoffrey Leung has been appointed in Kaiser’s place. Leung has led the county’s incident management team for the vaccine rollout. “I am honored to serve in this Read More…

CRIME/PUBLIC SAFETY NEWS POLITICS UPLAND

Upland Police Chief Placed on Leave

The Upland City Council voted behind closed doors to put Upland Police Chief Darren Goodman on paid administrative leave. Reasons were not given for Goodman’s leave of absence. City officials would only say Goodman’s leave has do with a “confidential personnel matter” and they cannot comment on it. Lieutenant Cliff Matthews has been temporarily promoted Read More…

NEWS POLITICS REGION SAN BERNARDINO

Green Light for San Bernardino County to Reopen Stores, Malls and Restaurants

The State of California gave San Bernardino County the green light for the county to move forward with its plan to reopen stores, malls and dine-in service at restaurants. “San Bernardino County businesses and residents worked very hard and made tremendous sacrifices to make this moment possible,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Curt Hagman. San Read More…

NEWS POLITICS REGION RIVERSIDE

Riverside County Receives Approval for Accelerated Stage 2 Reopening

The county of Riverside has received state approval for an accelerated reopening of the economy. According to guidelines, stage 2 reopening allows for in-store shopping and shopping malls to resume business. Restaurants are allowed to have dine-in customers. Bars cannot reopen however. County leaders praised the state’s decision to allow Riverside County to move deeper Read More…

CORONAVIRUS MONTCLAIR NEWS POLITICS

Face Coverings in Public Still Mandatory in Montclair

The city of Montclair is reminding residents an executive order on making mandatory face coverings in public is still in effect. The order was issued in April after San Bernardino County made face coverings mandatory in their health orders. The Montclair order also requires all employees and customers at essential and non-essential businesses to wear Read More…

CORONAVIRUS NEWS POLITICS RIVERSIDE

Riverside County Lifts Health Orders

Another long-winded Board of Supervisors meeting was held in Riverside Friday afternoon. At issue is lifting the health restrictions in Riverside County.  County health officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser extended local orders that include mandatory mask wearing in public, short-term rentals, social distancing and school closures until June 19th. Almost 100 speakers voiced their opinions during Read More…