By Jason Samp |Staff Writer| The San Bernardino County Fair wrapped up this weekend at the fairgrounds in Victorville, after offering rides, food, art, animals, vendors and performers. Although the fair is small in comparison to the Orange County Fair or Los Angeles County Fair, it offered many of the same attractions and even other activities that are not experienced at the larger venues. "It's nice not having to fight through crowds or really wait in any lines while you are here," said fair goer Leonel Perez.The fair had more of a small town feeling to it that was more personal and intimate than the large scale fairs in Southern California. During the daylight hours, the … [Read more...] about San Bernardino County Fair
By Jessye Gentry |Staff Writer| A lot of students are working on getting fit for the summer since it's right around the corner. For those students that have pets, walking is an easy way to stay in shape and there is no one better to take with you than your furry friend. Your pets need the exercise just as much as you do. It will keep both of you very healthy and has many physical and social benefits. I take my 8-year-old boxer, Roxy, and my 2-year-old Chihuahua, Molly, for walks at least twice a week and to the dog park every Saturday. Walking will help both you and your pet lose weight. Dog ownership and obesity were evaluated in a study, conducted by Preventative Medicine, … [Read more...] about Walk your dog: They’ll feel better and so will you
By Shirleena Racine Baggett |Staff Writer| It is not if it happens, but when it happens. Scientists believe that there is a 99 percent probability that a major earthquake will rock California within the next three years, according to nasa.gov. And I believe that many Californians are not prepared at all. There are more than 39 million Californians, according to Census.gov. Family disaster plans were found implemented in only 40 percent of homes in the sunny state, and 20 percent of homes were inspected for earthquake resistance or structurally reinforced, according to nbclosangeles.com Southern California is also the home of the world famous San Andreas Fault that stretches … [Read more...] about Are you ready to rumble?
By Anna Gonzales |Staff Writer| San Bernardino is the most difficult city in the nation to find employment, according to the consumer financial site Wallethub. Moreno Valley followed in second place. Wallethub gathered 150 of the most populated cities in the country, using Job market standing and comparing Socio-economic environments from each city to conclude their findings. They focused on job opportunities, employment growth, unemployment rate for various education levels, as well as median annual income. San Bernardino also ranks fifth for holding the highest unemployment rate for people with a Bachelors degree or higher, according to Wallethub. I interviewed four … [Read more...] about Sure hard to get a job in San Bernardino