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

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As Todd Parton recalls, working with then-incoming Mayor Rey Santos, a lot of discussion took place as to what to anticipate for the coming year: business events, round table discussions, capital projects.

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Beaumont has approved $163,900 in community development block grants, with $20,000 being given to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Gorgonio Pass, and the remaining $143,900 will be designated for street and sidewalk rehabilitation projects, and ADA ramp improvements in downtown Beaumont.

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Usually while most people in the Pass area are celebrating Thanksgiving, on Thanksgiving Day the Hmong population celebrates their new year with guest speakers from other Hmong communities, songs and dances — and lots of food.

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Banning moved forward in approving funding for nearly $350,000 in community development block grants applicable to the 2020-21 year, and approved recommendations for $194,000-worth of projects for the 2021-22 program year.

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After Banning and Beaumont agreed to go their separate ways when it comes to providing public transportation, “Pass Transit” as society knows it effectively began to fade away as of July 2019, and city buses will only cross connecting cities’ routes at the Walmart stop in Beaumont.

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The California Highway Patrol San Gorgonio Pass Area in conjunction with Riverside County’s Fifth District Supervisor Jeff Hewitt, recently joined efforts with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department; Cabazon Station, Code Enforcement, Behavioral Health, Department of Public Social Service…

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Every Wednesday Sandals Church in Banning will be distributing Farmers to Families food boxes in their parking lot at 2637 W Nicolet St. in Banning.

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During the early morning hours of Oct. 2, a fire reduced the buildings at Los Rios Rancho in Oak Glen to ashes. The devastation was complete and could have infected the Los Rios family had it not been for their personal faith and the vast community of friends and family coming to their aid.

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Banning Electric Utility warns the public to not fall for a scam in which customers receive a phone call claiming that they must pay $500 to have their meter replaced.

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Banning’s city council contemplated four design options for an entry sign that will be built at the east end of Ramsey during the Sept. 22 council meeting, which will be paid for out of redevelopment agency bond funds, which were earmarked for capital projects. The design above was favored u…

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A light crowd gathered to endure the summer heat for what some would say was a spiritual gathering last Saturday at Banning’s Roosevelt Williams Park.

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Sure, Tanya Spencer is upset that Banning wants to close its municipal airport, where her skydiving company that she runs with her husband Robbie, is based.

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Last fall when representatives of New Energy North America presented a collaborative concept for energy storage and distribution for the city of Banning, the idea was to have a public-private partnership to develop a utilities-scale energy storage and solar installation project, where public…

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The Apple Fire Unified Command will host a community meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the Morongo Valley Community Center, 11165 Vale Dr., Morongo Valley, CA to update the public on the latest fire behavior, suppression tactics and possible evacuations and closures.

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Beaumont High School and the ninth-grade Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR team acknowledges many of its freshmen for academic excellence in the latter half of this past school year.

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Beaumont has officially added another park to its inventory of public parks, after its city council unanimously accepted the 12.77-acre community park on Seneca Springs Parkway during its July 21 meeting.

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For two-legged visitors accompanying their masters to the dog park at Noble Creek Community Center, some of the less agile visitors may confront a slight impediment upon arrival to the grassy area.

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Chelsey Thrasher, a 13-year veteran of In & Out, is excited to manage the restaurant's latest location opening tomorrow, Friday, July 24 at 1551 E. 2nd St. in Beaumont.

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Sandals Church Banning is participating in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program, beginning at 9 a.m. July 16, and pick up a Farmers Market Box filled with fresh from the farm fruits and vegetables.

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In support of law enforcement, the Banning Chamber of Commerce sponsored this billboard at the east end of Ramsey Street, greeting visitors to the city in time for Independence Day.

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