Fontana has ‘become our worst nightmare’ because of warehouses

https://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/opinion/fontana-has-become-our-worst-nightmare-because-of-warehouses/article_0aec56a2-2a85-11eb-8cd1-37cf7b2e54ed.html By Nestor and Sunny Renteria (Editor's note: This letter was addressed to members of the Fontana City Council and Fontana Planning Commission.) Today as I sit here and write this letter, I cannot express how saddened I am that living in Fontana has become our worst nightmare. We have lived here for 15 years, … Continue reading Fontana has ‘become our worst nightmare’ because of warehouses

It is ‘appalling’ to see the increase of warehousing in South Fontana

https://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/opinion/it-is-appalling-to-see-the-increase-of-warehousing-in-south-fontana/article_9b11fc5c-2a83-11eb-b4b0-1f8a45d79952.html By Kareem Gongora At last week's Fontana City Council meeting, Fontana residents organized and spoke in opposition to three projects: Slover Warehouse, Sierra Avenue and Casa Grande Warehouse, and the Fontana Foothills Commerce Center. The Slover Warehouse and Sierra Avenue and Casa Grande Warehouse required a General Plan amendment and rezoning of medium to … Continue reading It is ‘appalling’ to see the increase of warehousing in South Fontana

Fontana City Council approves more warehouse projects

https://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/news/fontana-city-council-approves-more-warehouse-projects/article_5d1dbc40-2878-11eb-9c70-7bf3f81728cc.html By Russel Ingold The Fontana City Council approved four major projects -- including three involving the construction of warehouses -- during the Nov. 10 meeting. The actions taken on the warehouses were highly controversial, with more than two dozen concerned citizens sending virtual voice messages to the five-member council expressing their opposition to some … Continue reading Fontana City Council approves more warehouse projects

Letter to the Editor: Early childhood programs praised

Dear Editor: Gov. Gavin Newsom's bold proposal of $1.8 billion for early childhood programs is the focus we need to close the achievement and readiness gap in California. Research has shown that students who were not proficient in reading by the end of third grade were four times more likely to drop out of high … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Early childhood programs praised

Concern and confusion over West Valley Logistics Center should raise red flags

Narrow roads, diesel trucks, heavy construction, loud noise, and air pollution. The last few years have been difficult for Bloomington residents living near warehouses. Sadly, local leaders continue to prioritize this type of development over more housing and green zones that better serve constituents. Fontana’s own vision of transforming 291 acres of land into homes … Continue reading Concern and confusion over West Valley Logistics Center should raise red flags

2018 General Election Endorsements

US Senate - Kevin de LeonLt. Gov - Ed HernandezAttorney General - Xavier BecerraState Controller - Betty YeeSecretary of State - Alex PadillaState Superintendent - Tony ThurmondState Treasurer - Fiona MaInsurance Commissioner - Ricardo LaraUS Congress, 31 - Pete AguilarUS Congress, 35 - Norma TorresState Senate, 20 - Connie LeyvaAssembly District, 47 - Eloise Gomez- … Continue reading 2018 General Election Endorsements

Announcement: Candidate Endorsements

At our last membership meeting, we announced to the membership that candidates can seek our endorsement after the filing period, which will be discussed at our August 25th meeting. Candidates wishing to seek our endorsement must complete the following questionnaire: https://goo.gl/forms/JR9A7H0nrWh53pi83 To learn more about our endorsement process, visit here: http://fontanademocrats.org/about-us/endorsement-policy/ If you have any questions, … Continue reading Announcement: Candidate Endorsements

Divided Fontana Council Accepts Ward Map Over Public Protest

Article originally posted here: http://sbcsentinel.com/2017/08/divided-fontana-council-accepts-ward-map-over-public-protest/ A sharply divided Fontana City Council on July 25 approved an electoral map with four council districts which can be best described as northwest, northeast, central and south. Prior to its adoption, the map was referred to as Draft 6. Upon finalization later this month, it will be the master chart … Continue reading Divided Fontana Council Accepts Ward Map Over Public Protest