A measure to set police and firefighter salaries by collective bargaining in San Bernardino, rather than as the average of 10 like-sized cities — a policy that for decades has been enshrined in San Bernardino’s charter and no one else in the state — is a lighting rod in the city. (Staff file photo/The Sun)
By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/21/14, 7:29 PM PDT | Updated: 56 secs ago
SAN BERNARDINO >> A decades-old provision in a city charter rarely attracts this kind of passion, but then rarely is there a history like the one surrounding Measure Q’s attempt to reform Charter Section 186.