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InlandPolitics: Services set for San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 – 07:00 p.m.

Funeral Services have been set for San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge Brian Saunders, who passed away unexpectedly last week.

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The Press-Enterprise: Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit dies at 64

Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit died Monday, Dec. 26, his office announced. He was 64 years old.

By Jeff Horseman / Staff Writer
Published: Dec. 26, 2016
Updated: Dec. 27, 2016 – 8:05 p.m.

  • The former state lawmaker was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in November.

Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit died Monday night, Dec .26 at age 64, his office announced.

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InlandPolitics: Pearl Harbor Day – December 7, 1941

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 09:15 a.m.

In remembrance of a horrific day in American history and it’s impact on the country and world.

The Sun: Stater Bros. leader Jack Brown dies at 78

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By Michel Nolan, The Sun
Posted: 11/14/16 – 11:41 AM PST |

Jack H. Brown, executive chairman of Stater Bros. Markets and charitable leader throughout the region, died Sunday evening surrounded by family. He was 78.

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InlandPolitics: Remembering 9/11

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Sunday, September 11, 2016 – 09:00 a.m.

In honor of the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001.

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By Jim Steinberg, San Bernardino Sun
Posted: 06/14/16 – 1:31 PM PDT |

RIALTO >> “Everybody makes a difference.”

That was the mantra Rialto City Councilman and former police sergeant Shawn O’Connell lived by, family and friends said Tuesday.

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The Sun: Memorial service for Rialto Councilman Shawn O’Connell set for Tuesday

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By Jim Steinberg, The Sun
Posted: 06/09/16 – 9:44 PM PDT |

RIALTO >> A memorial service will be held for Rialto Councilman Shawn O’Connell at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sunrise Church, Rialto Police Chief Randy DeAnda said Thursday.

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InlandPolitics: Memorial Day – 2016

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Monday, May 30, 2016 – 10:45 a.m.

In honor of the men and women who sacrificed to defend this great nation.

InlandPolitics: The loss of a rock and roll icon: Prince dead at 57

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 – 06:30 p.m.

Rock and Roll Icon Prince Rogers Nelson was found dead inside his Paisley Park Studio and residence, located just outside Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday morning.

He was 57 year of age.

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Nancy Reagan Funeral

Family and close friends gather for a graveside service for Nancy Reagan at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, on Friday, March 11, in Simi Valley, California.

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Former first lady Nancy Reagan was celebrated in a stately funeral Friday that evoked the majestic splendor of her eight years in the White House and a Washington era that she and her husband defined.

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By Lou Cannon
March 6, 2016

Nancy Reagan, the influential and stylish wife of the 40th president of the United States who unabashedly put Ronald Reagan at the center of her life but became a political figure in her own right, died on Sunday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.

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CNN: Legal luminaries mourn Scalia

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By Ariane de Vogue and Eugene Scott, CNN
Saturday, February 20, 2016 | Updated 10:27 PM ET

Washington (CNN) — A somber reunion of legal luminaries came to Washington on Saturday to celebrate the life of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last week at age 79.

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The Washington Post: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

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Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on Saturday, Feb. 13. Scalia was appointed to the high court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan.

By Robert Barnes
February 13, 2016 at 5:41 PM

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the intellectual cornerstone of the court’s modern conservative wing, whose elegant and acidic opinions inspired a movement of legal thinkers and ignited liberal critics, died Feb. 13 on a ranch near Marfa, Tex. He was 79.

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InlandPolitics: In Remembrance — December 7, 1941

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Monday, December 7, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

In remembrance of the tragic attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii seventy-four years ago.

The Sacramento Bee: Allan Hoffenblum, publisher of popular Target Book, dies at 75

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Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
October 2, 2015

  • Hoffenblum founded California Target Book
  • Became a go-to source for all things political in state

Allan Hoffenblum, a bespectacled political wunderkind who built his unrivaled command of the state’s political landscape into an essential compendium called the California Target Book, passed away in his sleep Friday at the age of 75. The cause of death was unknown.

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Lou Desmond

Friday, September 11, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

The Lou Desmond and Company Show is broadcasting from the Toyota of San Bernardino Recording Studios!

On the show, Lou is joined by Ed Hoffman, President of Wholesale Capital Corporation on a special 9/11 Remembrance Edition. They discuss the events that took place that day and how they changed out country.

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InlandPolitics: We will never forget — September 11, 2001

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Friday, September 11, 2015 – 09:15 a.m.

In honor and remembrance of those who lost their lives on a tragic day in American history.

InlandPolitics: Condolences to Vice President Biden and Family

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Sunday, May 31, 2015 – 10:40 a.m.

InlandPolitics.com would like to convey condolences to Vice President Joe Biden and Family on the loss of their son, Former Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. Biden III, age 46, after following a battle with brain cancer.

InlandPolitics: Memorial Day – 2015

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Monday, May 26, 2014 – 10:10 a.m.

Remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

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By Michel Nolan, The Sun
Posted: 03/02/15 – 12:01 AM PST

Lorraine O’Campo Velarde, who served as chief of staff under two San Bernardino mayors, has died.

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VVDailyPress: Controversial publisher, land developer Ray Pryke has died

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By RENE RAY DE LA CRUZ
STAFF WRITER
Posted Feb. 19, 2015 @ 8:39 pm

HESPERIA — Controversial land developer and newspaper publisher Raymond Pryke has died.

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The Sun: Businessman, activist Larry Sharp dies at 72

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By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 02/17/15, 3:04 PM PST

Larry Sharp, an Inland Empire leader who for more than two decades ran the largest credit union in the region, died Monday after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 72.

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DailyBulletin: Calvin McElwain, former San Bernardino County supervisor, dies

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By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/02/15, 12:01 AM PST | Updated: 9 hrs ago

Calvin Lewis McElwain, who served as San Bernardino County’s Second District Supervisor from 1978 to 1986 and was board chairman from 1983 to 1985, has died. He was 85.

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InlandPolitics: September 11, 2001 — We Remember

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Thursday, September 11, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.

In memory of those who lost their lives on this tragic day in American history.

The PE: HIGHLAND: Water leader Kip Sturgeon mourned

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Published: Aug. 1, 2014 – Updated: 10:15 p.m.

Inland resident and long-time East Valley Water District board member Kip Sturgeon died this week. He was 50.

To read story by Janet Zimmerman in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

InlandPolitics: Memorial Day – 2014

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Monday, May 26, 2014 – 09:30 a.m.

Remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

The Sun: Services set for San Bernardino leader Allen B. Gresham

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By Jim Steinberg, The Sun
Posted: 05/02/14, 9:55 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> The son of a small town schoolteacher during the Great Depression, Allen B. Gresham became managing partner in a law firm with multiple locations and was a tireless, dedicated leader, according to those who knew him.

Gresham died on April 20. He was 82.

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DailyBulletin: Memorial service held in Upland for ex-supervisor Jon Mikels

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Angela Dunning shares stories of her father, former San Bernardino County Supervisor Jon Mikels, at a memorial service Saturday at the Upland Brethren in Christ Church on Saturday. Mikels, 66, died at his home on the outskirts of Bandon, Ore., on Dec. 31. (Photo by Canan Tasci /Staff)

By Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 03/02/14, 12:06 AM PST |

UPLAND >> A melody by a saxophonist and a pianist filled the high ceilings of Upland Brethren in Christ Church on Saturday afternoon as about 100 friends and family members celebrated the life of former San Bernardino County Supervisor Jon Mikels at a memorial service.

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The Sun: Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Jon Mikels has died

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Jon Mikels, who served as San Bernardino County’s Second District Supervisor for 16 years, died Tuesday at his home outside of Bandon, OR. He was 66 years old.

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 01/02/14, 12:03 PM PST |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Jon Mikels, who represented the county’s second supervisorial district for 16 years, has died, according to the Coos County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon and Mikels’ former wife of 30 years.

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InlandPolitics: December 7, 1941 – We Remember!

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The U.S.S. West Virginia, pictured here, was destroyed during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Saturday , December 7, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

In honor of those who lost their lives 72 years ago.

InlandPolitics: We remember – 50 years ago…..

John F. Kennedy

1917-1963

Friday, November 22, 2013 – 09: 30 a.m.

The 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, is being remembered by all Amercian’s on Friday.

The PE: MORONGO RESERVATION: Former tribal chairman Maurice Lyons dies

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Maurice Lyons, center, vice chairman for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, smiles as he watches art student Jeremy Jones paint with watercolors that were purchased with the donation that Lyons made to Nicolet Middle School in Banning in 2011./File Photo

October 18, 2013; 11:16 PM

During 15 years of service on the Morongo Band of Mission Indians tribal council, Maurice Lyons was dedicated to promoting tribal self sufficiency through economic opportunity and education.

Lyons died Wednesday, Oct. 16, at age 63, states a news release by Michael Fisher, spokesman for the tribe.

To read story by Gail Wesson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

NYTimes: Cal Worthington, Car Dealer With Manic Ads, Dies at 92

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By WILLIAM GRIMES
Published: September 9, 2013

Cal Worthington, a car dealer whose off-the-wall commercials, first broadcast in the 1950s, bombarded California television viewers for more than half a century and made him a pop culture legend, died on Sunday at his ranch in Orland, Calif. He was 92.

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The Sun: Shel Bockman, Co-founder of economic-research institute at CSUSB, dies

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Ryan Carter, City Editor
Posted: 07/29/2013 07:46:51 PM PDT

Shel Bockman, who in 1985 was one of a trio of Cal State San Bernardino faculty to establish the Institute of Applied Research, beginning a regular series of reports that measured the business climate of San Bernardino, died Saturday after a long illness.

He was 77.

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The Sun: Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino director Roberta Shouse dies

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Michel Nolan, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/08/2013 07:14:42 PM PDT

Roberta Shouse, the executive director of the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, lost her battle with cancer July 4.

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InlandPolitics: What a shock! – James Gandolfini dead at 51

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 – 04:45 p.m.

What a shock!

In the past hour, news sources have began writing about the sudden death of popular and gifted actor James Gandolfini.

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InlandPolitics: Memorial Day – We remember….

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Monday, May 27, 2013 – 10:10 a.m.

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice safeguarding our freedom.

Health Insurance Rates

By Susan Abram and Peter Fullam, Staff Writers
Posted: 05/09/2013 05:50:17 PM PDT

Database: Average charges for procedures by California hospitals

Data released this week by the federal government that show a wide variation of what hospitals charge Medicare for everything from pacemakers to hip replacement to obstructive pulmonary disease may bolster a discussion on fair pricing but does little to help the average consumer understand what they are paying for, health policy experts said.

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By Andrew Tangel
May 9, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

NEW YORK — California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has accused JPMorgan Chase & Co. of using fraudulent and unlawful debt-collection practices against some 100,000 credit card holders in the state.

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InlandPolitics: Former Riverside County Sheriff Larry Smith dies

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Saturday, April 20, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.

Retired Riverside County Sheriff Larry Smith passed away Friday.

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DailyBulletin: San Bernardino County legal community remembers two key figures

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Lori Fowler, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/07/2013 05:34:31 PM PDT
Updated: 04/07/2013 05:35:04 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Superior Court system is mourning the loss of two key figures.

Ellen E. Brodie, who served as a judge in the west side of San Bernardino County, died on March 16 at the age of 94.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Prominent developer Warner Hodgdon has died

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Warner Hodgdon, seen in this file photo surrounded by drawings and plans in his office, headed the San Bernardino Redevelopment Agency from 1967 to 1975. (Contributed Image)

March 20, 2013; 05:21 PM

The man whose vision reshaped downtown San Bernardino with a new mall and City Hall in the late 1960s and early ’70s has died.

Warner Hodgdon, who headed the city’s redevelopment agency from 1967 to 1975, died Wednesday, March 20, after several weeks of declining health, his family said. He was 80.

To read story by Cassie MacDuff in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Ryan Hagen
Posted: 03/20/2013 08:21:06 PM PDT

Warner Hodgdon, a descendent of San Bernardino Valley pioneers who was responsible for rebuilding much of the core of San Bernardino in the 1960s and ’70s and was heavily involved in development for decades after, died Wednesday. He was 80.

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InlandPolitics: Real Estate Developer Warner Hodgdon dies

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 05:00 p.m.

An extremely talented businessman, and dear friend, Warner Hodgdon passed away early Monday morning at Reche Canyon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Colton.

He was 80.

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DailyBulletin: Lois Lauer, longtime Redlands Realtor with giving heart, has died

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Kristina Hernandez, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/17/2013 08:13:39 PM PDT
Updated: 03/17/2013 08:44:24 PM PDT

REDLANDS – Lois Lauer, a longtime prominent Realtor and philanthropist, died Saturday surrounded by loved ones at her home, family members said.

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