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

Gongora is new president of Fontana Democratic Club

Kareem Gongora has been elected the new president of the Fontana Democratic Club. Gongora, a former member of the Fontana Planning Commission, is the current chairman of the San Bernardino County Superintendent Committee on School District Organization. Mark Schulte was elected vice president, Manuel Saucedo became secretary, BarBara L. Chavez was re-elected as treasurer, and … Continue reading Gongora is new president of Fontana Democratic Club

President Obama’s Farewell Address

https://youtu.be/9gC6G1K9YSY Since George Washington, U.S. presidents have often delivered a final address to the American people as a way to share both their reflections on their time in office and their outlook on the future of our country. As his time in office comes to a close, President Obama will return to Chicago to deliver … Continue reading President Obama’s Farewell Address