Tag: County of San Bernardino

June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election Day Reminder

Big Bear, CA, June 6th, 2016 – The San Bernardino County Elections Office reminds voters that the 2016 Presidential Primary Election will be held on June 7. There are over 780,000 voters in San Bernardino County eligible to vote in this election. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day. Voters can find their assigned polling place: On the back cover of their Voter Information Guide Online at SBCountyElections.com By calling the Elections Office at (800) 881-VOTE (8683) or (909) 387-8300 Voters must have chosen a party preference by May 23 to vote in that party’s...

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HERO is the #1 energy-efficiency financing program in the United States and is Available To Homeowners In San Bernardino County

San Bernardino, CA, March 14th, 2016 – HERO an acronym that stands for: Home Energy Renovation Opportunity, is a program, which operates in partnership with local governments, enables homeowners to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements and pay for them over time through their property tax bill.  HERO has been active within San Bernardino County since October 2013.  To date, the program has financed 10,800 local home efficiency projects for a total of $228 million.  The program is estimated to have created more than 1,900 local jobs. The HERO Program is available to residential property owners in many cities and...

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Call If You Can – Text If You Can’t, 9-1-1 Emergency Texting Now Available in San Bernardino County

Big Bear, CA, February 6th, 2016 – 9-1-1 emergency texting is now available in San Bernardino County.  Hard of hearing members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1, now have another option to call for help in an emergency, Text-to-9-1-1. “Call if you can – text if you can’t” is the slogan developed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). San Bernardino County Dispatch Centers are trained and ready to assist callers who, for whatever reason, are unable to call 9-1-1. While the technology is still evolving, it’s another tool to help those who are often the...

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15th Annual ‘Shop With A Cop’ Holiday Program Underway

San Bernardino County, CA, Dec. 8, 2015 – During the month of December, Law Enforcement volunteers from all over San Bernardino County will chaperone hundreds of children on an unforgettable holiday shopping spree through the 15th annual SEBA ‘Shop With A Cop’ program. This program focuses it’s attention mostly on children over the age of 12 who have different needs than their younger counterparts. Most of the donations to other programs at this time of year are toys for younger children which is why ‘Shop With A Cop’ was created. Every child who participates will be taken on a...

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Potential Public Exposure to Measles in SBD County

Big Bear, CA, February 4, 2015 – The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health has confirmed six cases of measles within the County as of February 2, 2015. These cases are either initial exposures or linked as secondary cases in conjunction with the recent outbreak associated with Disneyland. It is possible that County residents may have have been exposed to measles since one of the confirmed cases visited public places while infectious. Potential exposure locations are Inland Center Auto Body in San Bernardino anytime Thursday, January 22 through Saturday, January 24; the Elgin and Fagan Bar, also in San Bernardino, on the evenings of the 22nd and the 24th; or the Game Stop in Colton, on the evening of Saturday, January 24. Measles is a highly contagious and potentially severe disease that causes fever, rash, cough, and red, watery eyes. Measles spreads very easily by air and by direct contact with an infected person. People who were at any of those locations during the times indicated should monitor themselves for illness with fever and/or an unexplained rash. If symptoms develop, stay at home and contact a health care provider...

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