SB County Receives $17 Million For Homeless Outreach Program

SAN BERNARDINO. CA: The County Department of Behavioral Health has been approved to implement its Innovative Remote Onsite Assistance Delivery (InnROADs) program with a budget of $17 million over five years.

On Feb. 28, the department successfully presented the InnROADs project to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission . The InnROADs project is funded through the Innovation Component of the Mental Health Services Act, also known as Prop. 63.

SBC Supervisors Seek Applicants For Building And Safety Appeals Board

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY – The Board of Supervisors is seeking individuals to serve on the County Building and Safety Appeals Board.

“The mission of this board is important, and I urge anyone who feels they are qualified and who is interested in serving their community to apply,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Curt Hagman.

SoCal Public Lands Legislation Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Cook: This month President Donald Trump signed into law S. 47, the Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, which overwhelmingly passed in the Senate and House last month. Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) attended the signing ceremony at the White House.

The Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act is a package of bipartisan public lands-related bills that passed the House or Senate in

Victorville Seeking Participation In New Homelessness Solutions Task Force

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The City of Victorville is seeking community members to serve on its newly-created Homelessness Solutions Task Force. The purpose of the task force, which was approved by the Victorville City Council on Feb. 5, is to develop strategies, programs, funding sources, and policies to prevent homelessness in the City of Victorville.

VA To Launch New Program Aimed At Getting Vets IT Jobs

Simone Graham – Editor: The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning the April launch of a new program aimed at placing vets in high-paying information technology (IT) jobs, with the department picking up the full tab for training and fees once the vet actually gets employment.

The Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program will work through what the VA is calling an “incentivized payment structure” to encourage the veteran to stay

Apple Valley High School Celebrates Groundbreaking Of “The Barn”

Simone Graham – Editor:  This is a good opportunity for the high school to partner with Cal Poly Pomona and San Luis Obispo, Fresno State etc. in mentoring and promoting AVUSD’s FFA program. What can these institutions do for them and with them? Well, you never know unless you ask!

Students, staff, industry partners, and community members gathered at Apple Valley High School on Wednesday, March 6 to

This Be The Port For The 4th Annual HD Pirate Renaissance Faire

HESPERIA, Calif: the whole family to Hesperia Lake Park on March 16 and 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the 2019 High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire. The Pirate Faire will be celebrating the Golden Age of Pirates, with much Revelry & Merry Making. Fun for all ages from the littlest Powder Monkey to the oldest Captain. Face painting, games to play, stage acts to enjoy, battles between pirates, food from the four corners of the known  world, Ale, Wine and Mead, and there may even be a Pirate Trial.

Rain And Heavy Winds In Desert Areas/Sandbag Stations

VICTORVILLE: The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the desert areas including the City of Victorville, March 5 through March 7. Rain is also predicted.

SB County Positions Open, Job Fairs, SVL Summer Jobs, VVC Training This Week March 2 – 8

New jobs open now! Apply for an opportunity to make a difference with San Bernardino County.  Position openings are listed alphabetically

SBV College Employment Fair: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9 AM – 2 PM, 701 S Mt Vernon Ave, San Bernardino Location: SBVC Business Building Room 100.

Adventure Forward!: VVC Students Explore Panama, Costa Rica

VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE, Calif.: In just 36 hours, eight Victor Valley College students went from their normal urban environment to having monkeys climbing all over them while aboard a float on the Panama canal.

The students left for a trip to Central America on January 18 and spent 16 days in the countries of Panama and Costa Rica. The expedition, led by VVC biology professor Dr. Hinrich Kaiser, was made possible through the college’s Tropical Research Initiative.