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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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The Beaumont-Cherry Valley Recreation and Park District will hold the Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25 starting at 7 a.m. The children’s Derby will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 24 with lunch and awards following the competition.

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In one of the first large public gatherings since the coronavirus pandemic began, the Banning Chamber of Commerce took advantage of relaxed county restrictions and held its annual catered installation dinner at The Farm’s House Restaurant in Banning Saturday evening.

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Our Clown Family, a local family of volunteers is participating in a nationwide "Adopt-A-Grandparent" campaign will help nursing staff at local facilities bring a smile to those that have been isolated since the lockdown began with the delivery of a "Balloon Buddy" to each resident in their …

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Banning took a step to cement a working relationship with the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District in reference to programs at the historic Gilman Ranch and Wagon Museum on Wilson Street.

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With quarantine orders relaxed, Fox Cineplex in Banning has reopened, showing current films and offering sentimentalists and romantics a chance to go back in time with limited showings of vintage films such as 1953’s “Roman Holiday” with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck (7 p.m. on Friday, 4:3…

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The reincarnation of what was formerly Pass Area Transit had an unveiling Monday morning, as administrators from the transportation departments of Banning and Beaumont gathered for a brief celebration of their new designs.

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The owners of Skydive West Coast, which operates a parachute jumping business out of the Banning Municipal Airport, spurned the optics of what could be seen as a “hand out” and requested not to have three months’-worth of lease be dismissed by the city.

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Banning congratulated longtime councilman Art Welch and outgoing mayor Daniela Andrade Tuesday evening as they retired as public officials.