By Manny Sandoval |Contributing Writer The City of Redlands is deemed to be one of the most haunted towns in America. From apparitions of a boy swinging on a swing at Mariposa Elementary School, to hearing footsteps run across the stage at Prospect Park to an even more frightening demonic face that appears inside The Barton Mansion. There is no doubt that Redlands is the ultimate city to ghost hunt. Redland's Mariposa Elementary school is filled with happy students by day, but at night its known to be extremely quiet, dark and eerie. In the 1950s a boy named Billy was happily riding a bike and was suddenly hit by a bus in front of the school. Although Billy later died at … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Ghost Town
By Rachel Rundengan |Staff Writer| Water is of major importance to all living things. Seventy percent of the human body is made up of water. So you can imagine just how important water is not only for our health, but also our overall well-being. Some of you might read this and think that these facts are common knowledge—facts we should have known in grade school. However, the crisis in Flint, Mich. has shown just how incapable Michigan officials were in understanding the importance of water. Residents of Flint drank, cooked, and bathed with lead-contaminated water for the past two years. For months, citizens of Flint could not get anyone to pay attention to the problems … [Read more...] about Clean water a must for all
By Mintimer Avila |Online Editor| Nine-month-old boy accused of murder (April 4) The child, Muhammad Mosa Khan, appeared in court in Pakistan on charges of attempting to murder security officers by throwing stones at them during a police raid meant to catch gas thieves. Khans’s father told reporters that they were protesting against an electricity charge. Khan has been given bail and has had his case adjourned for a later date. Spiders cause Mazda to recall 52,000 sedans (April 6) The Yellow Sac spider is drawn to the hydrocarbons in gasoline and can crawl into the fuel hose of the vehicles, creating its home and blocking airflow that can cause the tank to … [Read more...] about Chronicle news briefs
By Luz Hernandez |Staff Writer| A 38-year-old Cal State San Bernardino graduate student was shot and killed by campus police on Dec. 8. Bartholomew Williams died during an altercation with campus police, just after the CSUSB Commencement Ceremonies. The tragedy has left students, faculty and staff at CSUSB in shock. University officials have been holding open forums for members of our university community to express their sentiments and concerns regarding the shooting. They began having these forums in December shortly after the tragedy occurred. The goal of these forums is to keep an open line of communication between the university community and university officials regarding the … [Read more...] about December 8th 2012 Shooting of Bartholomew Williams
by Chris Johnson | Staff Writer | Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter of pop superstar Michael Jackson last November. With this charge, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor sentenced Murray to the maximum of four years in prison. Does Murray deserve harsher punishment for caring for Jackson in an illegal matter eventually resulting in the King of Pop’s death? Some would argue so stemming from the questionable care and gross negligence on Murray’s part that was revealed during the trial, but I feel that the punishment is just. Lots of people want to point the finger at Murray being that he was the personal doctor, not to mention the … [Read more...] about Conrad Murray: was the punishment just?