San Bernardino’s signature car show is in jeopardy. The Stater Brothers Route 66 Rendezvous could be cancelled next month unless organizers can come up with 36-thousand dollars in donations. The San Bernardino Convention and Visitors Bureau made the announcement yesterday, citing the city’s financial troubles. But officials say they are confident that the needed donations will come in.
Crews fear lightning could hinder their firefighting efforts against a 27-hundred-acre blaze south of Hemet. The Buck Fire is now 90 percent contained with full containment expected by tomorrow morning. The National Weather Service is calling for a chance of thunderstorms through the weekend.
The search continues in Yosemite for a six-year-old Yorba Linda boy who was swept away in the Merced River Wednesday. His ten-year-old brother was also swept downstream and drowned. The boys mother is hospitalized. The family was part of a church group from Calvary Chapel in East Anaheim.
More than $120,000 is missing from a student ASB fund at Oak Hills High School in the High Desert. Administrators have ordered a forensic audit.
It may have been a bad day yesterday for Facebook stock, but Apple managed to closed at an all-time high of over 636-dollars per share to remain the “most valuable company on the planet.” Facebook stock fell to under $20 dollars per share.
Don’t go looking for Love Potion Number 9 on eBay. Beginning August 30th ebay will ban the sale of magic potions, curses, spells, hexes, prayers, magic, blessing services, healing sessions and more.
August 17, 2012 at 6:29 am | Local News | No comment