Friday, February 6, 2015 – 01:00 p.m.
For decades, government failure after government failure has fallen on the Inland Empire.
Local officials for more than twenty-five years couldn’t see San Bernardino’s steady decline in progress. The city’s coffers were plundered to the point where redevelopment funds had to be essentially stolen to support the local governments general fund. When those funds were taken away by Governor Jerry Brown, the city filed for chapter 9 bankruptcy.