Letter to the Editor: We can’t depend on dirty fossil fuels

https://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-we-can-t-depend-on-dirty/article_c2464fc0-8b76-11e8-b981-1385b465334d.html Dear Editor: Fighting off this treacherous summer heat is one thing, but dealing with the extremely unhealthy levels of ozone pollution in our area is overburdening to residents dealing with chronic respiratory illnesses. There were 145 days last year where ozone levels across the south coast exceeded the federal standard. That means more emergency … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: We can’t depend on dirty fossil fuels

Letter to the Editor: Reader says FUSD should reject charter school’s petition

https://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-reader-says-fusd-should-reject-charter/article_0c6c81c4-90ee-11e8-89d8-8bf934eb697b.html   Dear Editor: Fontana Unified School District Board members should vehemently oppose Uplift Fontana Charter School’s petition on Aug. 15. Uplift Fontana is connected to a labyrinth of very low performing charter schools and affiliated organizations that provide virtual online courses for students. Research has shown that virtual courses are ineffective and in five … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Reader says FUSD should reject charter school’s petition

Letter to the Editor: Reader concerned about warehouse

Dear Editor: It is with great disappointment that as resident of Bloomington I read the information featured in the article titled "Controversy over Bloomington warehouse project continues (Feb. 9)." The article highlights statements provided by Gary Grossich, chairman of Bloomington's Municipal Advisory Council (MAC). Grossich proclaims the MAC unanimously approved and supported the upcoming proposed … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Reader concerned about warehouse

Letter to the Editor: More warehouses are not wanted

Dear Editor: In spite of numerous citizens' protests, Mayor Acquanetta Warren and two City Council members recently persevered in okaying the building of two more huge warehouses in South Fontana, where there are currently over 3 million square feet of empty warehouse space for rent or sale. This is not what the vast majority of … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: More warehouses are not wanted

Fontana Dems Oppose Repeal of DACA

The Fontana Democratic Club condemns President Trump’s repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This decision impacts local families in the City of Fontana largely, in which, per the Census Bureau estimates, there are 16% of Fontana residents that are undocumented. There is no current policy that protects children or their parents from fear … Continue reading Fontana Dems Oppose Repeal of DACA

Residents express concerns about proposed election district maps in Fontana

Election district map concerns Student Andre Cisneros walks toward the City Council members to give them a letter about making the election district map process fair.  (Herald News photo by Alejandro Cano)  Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:53 am | Updated: 5:18 pm, Thu Jul 6, 2017. By ALEJANDRO CANO | 0 comments Several area residents spoke out at the June … Continue reading Residents express concerns about proposed election district maps in Fontana

Inland school districts receive $1.6 million for electric buses

By Anthony Victoria - June 6, 2017    Photo/School Transportation News: A ‘Type C’eLion electric school bus from Amherst, Massachusetts. Three Inland school districts were awarded funds to purchase electric-powered buses by the South Coast Air Quality Management District on June 2. The air regulatory board awarded approximately $1.6 million to the Fontana Unified School District, … Continue reading Inland school districts receive $1.6 million for electric buses

Make the ‘courageous’ step to improve life quality

By Contributing writer - January 28, 2017 Photo/Anthony Victoria: The pollution overseen from Blair Park in San Bernardino. One can view Southern California Edison's Mountain View Power Plant from a distance. Dear Dr. Burke and Governing Board Members, The undersigned officials write regarding the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP). … Continue reading Make the ‘courageous’ step to improve life quality