SolarMax Technology is re-locating its corporate headquarters from Industry to Riverside — a move that could bring 16-hundred jobs to the area. Company officials say they will move to a large warehouse on 12th street in downtown later this year. The move is expected mean an immediate 100 jobs with another 1500 possible over the next few years.
The Route 66 Rendezvous is a go for next month in San Bernardino. Last week Rendezvous officials said the event was $36,000 short of what it needed and could be canceled unless donations came in. While not givings specifics, officials tell the San Bernardino Sun there has been great response from the community and there is no doubt the Rendezvous will take place.
A small brush fire was reported in the hills above Grand Terrace last night. It took firefighters about two hours to contain the flames.
Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad has ended her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. Nyad’s latest attempt had been hampered by bad weather and jelly fish stings.
Despite rising gas prices, more people are forecast to travel for the Labor Day weekend, . Triple-A’s survey shows 33 million people will travel at least 50 miles, for a nearly three-percent jump from last year.
Comedienne Phyliss Diller passed away yesterday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 95.
and US Weekly is reporting that singer Nicki Minaj is on the verge of joining American Idol as a judge. If true, she would join Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson on the panel.
August 21, 2012 at 5:53 am | Local News | No comment