On Wednesday, June 8, Banning Unified School District appointed Johnny Baker as assistant superintendent of human resources and approved measures aimed at maintaining and improving safety at the district’s campuses.
Sunday, May 22, was a day of celebration as members and friends of Grace Lutheran Church, Banning observed the 102nd year anniversary of the church’s origin.
De-Jon McNair aspires “to be someone” who could make a difference, having starting out with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Gorgonio Pass as a second-grader at Central Elementary School in Banning who, back then, had no idea what direction life would take him, or where he would end up.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians awarded nearly $200,000 to dozens non-profit organizations serving local communities as part of the Tribe’s inaugural Community Outreach Awards luncheon, held on Wednesday, April 13.
- Mayor's message about June 15 traffic jam
- Banning Unified renews, expands safety programs
- Beaumont seeks answers for several-hour train delay
- Small, yet special sendoffs for school districts’ retirees
- A more permanent, temporary homeless shelter is shaping up in Banning
- Pavement rehabilitation brings ramp and lane closures to I-10
- Grace Lutheran celebrates 102 years in Banning
- Michelle "Shelly" Yvette Schuelke Rodriguez
- Banning to workshop road safety plan June 27
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As part of a nationwide tour that is winding down as it concludes in California, the nonprofit Jordan’s Way stopped by the Banning Animal Shelter Wednesday to participate in an event to help raise awareness and funds for the shelter, which is run by the nonprofit ARE Animal Rescue, which run…
On March 15, Beaumont Library submitted an online application through the California State Library’s “Building Forward” library infrastructure grant program. $10,000,000 is being requested to help fund a renovation and expansion program to upgrade the Library’s facility to better serve a gro…
Last weekend the Cultural Alliance hosted their “Lift Every Voice!” Black History Month celebration at the Banning Woman’s Club. Interludes of music reflecting on contributions by Black people to blues, jazz and gospel were interspersed with snippets of slave history. Local performers includ…
Faith in Action, an organization itself without a venue to offer services, decided to reach out to some of the people they serve by greeting them with hot chocolate and cookies on the streets of Banning.
Golfers from across Southern California enjoyed a day of championship golf and prizes while raising money to support local youth at the 25th Annual Morongo Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa.
Eva Ford, the visionary founder of Banning-based A Greater Hope, a nonprofit that has helped more than 6,000 foster children in San Bernardino and Riverside counties since its founding in 2002, has been honored as an “Angel in Adoption” by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI).
Banning’s Future Fellowship, a transformative summer learning experience focused on helping create a 21st-century city — combining research, fieldwork, and service projects among Banning’s talented youth leaders will hold a summit tomorrow.
Starting this month, Beaumont Library is lending mobile hotspots and Chromebooks to the public. Cardholders will be able to check out these technology items for up to two weeks, or for a three-day rapid check out period intended for time-sensitive situations.
At the Beaumont City Council meeting on July 20 Public Information Officer Ashley Starr gave a presentation concerning the city’s branding initiative, revealing a series of icon and tile designs.
Of 24 contractors that seriously considered taking on Beaumont’s revamping of its bus shelters in front of Walmart, only Rancho Santa Fe-based Zoran Construction Group, Inc. submitted a sealed bid.
Faith in Action of the San Gorgonio Pass, in conjunction with Riverside County’s Operation RIVCO Shield, will hold a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. The church is located at 157 W. Nicolet Street in Banning.
After a year-long forced hiatus in light of the pandemic, the Playhouse Bowl returns for its traditional August Evenings in the Park summer concert series, with an added bonus of an additional concert in September.
The Mission of Soroptimist International is to improve the lives of women and girls through program leading to social and economic empowerment. The organization helps to provide resources and opportunities for women and girls to reach their full potential and to live their dreams.
When school resumes in Banning on Aug. 12, there will be students in dire need of school supplies. Many folks were economically set back because of the pandemic, particularly the families
Last Saturday Banning Mayor Colleen Wallace held a Town Hall meeting at Roosevelt Williams Park, with a host of speakers that would provide updates on their respective fields.
On a deceptively expansive fenced in property in Cherry Valley, Gloria McManus and several volunteers humbly unload food destined to help those in need.
On May 22, Banning High School held a special event to honor its seniors: a drive-thru senior prom.
The Morongo Casino Resort & Spa and Casino Morongo are looking to hire dozens of new team members at two job fairs set for Monday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 18 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Morongo Grand Ballroom.
Ahead of their Wednesday deadline for a short-range transit plan draft expected by the Riverside County Transportation Commission, Beaumont’s Community Services Director Elizabeth Gibbs gave a presentation on her department’s transit efforts to the city council at its April 20 meeting.
The Cultural Alliance of the Pass has adopted the theme ‘Keep the Arts Alive’ as it takes steps to welcome the Pass area back to fine art at its Banning Art Gallery, the only privately owned nonprofit fine arts gallery in this area.
Developer fees related to preserving endangered species and providing the conservation of nearly half of a million acres is going up among 18 members of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA), a joint powers authority that oversees the Western Riverside County Mul…
On April 9 detectives of the Banning Police Department, assisted by the Riverside County District Attorney’s Gang Impact Team, arrested 24 year-old Jerry Valdepena for the crime of murder.