The city of San Bernardino is going bankrupt. The city council voted last night to filed for chapter nine bankruptcy as the city faces a $45 million dollar budget deficit. The declaration gives the city a chance to reorganize its debt.San Bernardino becomes the third California city to file bankruptcy in just the past few weeks following Stockton and Mammoth Lakes.
An officer involved shooting in San Bernardino early this morning has left one man dead and a woman in the hospital. Details are sketchy but the incident reportedly began as a traffic stop on a stolen car in Colton and a subsequent chase ended with shots fired near Meridian and Mill streets in San Bernardino.
The summer heat wave continues today with an excessive heat warning issued for the Inland Empire where temperatures are expected to be well over 100 degrees. The heat is expected to begin easing a little by Friday.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss is hospitalized for dehydration. The 78 year old was hospitalized yesterday and a team spokesman says he should be released soon.
Subscribers to DirecTV may be some unhappy campers today. DirecTV and Viacom remain at loggerheads over carriage fees. The result is that DirecTV dropped a number of Viacom channels including MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon last night.
The National League dominated last night’s All-Star Game in Kansas City, defeating the American League, 8-0. It was the first shut out since 1996.
July 11, 2012 at 6:50 am | Local News | No comment