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There hasn’t been much of an economic recovery in the IE. A new study finds San Bernardino the least “recession-recovered” city in the country. The WalletHub study that looked at the 150 largest U.S. cities found that San Bernardino is having the most trouble recovering from the Great Recession. Factors used in that determination include home price appreciation, unemployment rates and the number of new businesses that have come to town. Riverside didn’t fare much better, ranking 141st out of the 150.

Hundreds of people hoping to work at the new Amazon distribution center in Moreno Valley turned out for a job fair in Hemet yesterday. The distribution is expected to hire hundred with wages starting at $12.50 an hour. Applications are being taken online at  https://apply.smjobs.com/pro/zk/search/jobSearch.zul use the job code 7L1S.

An LA judge has sided with Shelly Sterling in her effort to sell the Clippers to a former Microsoft ezec for $2 billion dollars. Her busband Donald is expected to appeal. Meantime the Lakers have hired Byron Scott as their new head coach.

They’re safe…the two women who were missing Sunday after going horseback riding near Big Bear were found safe in the desert near Pioneertown yesterday

Riverside residents are being told to take it easy with the water. Riverside residents are being told to reduce their water use by 15 percent by taking steps such as watering their lawns no more than four days a week.

Running for even five to ten minutes a day could lower the risk of heart attack or stroke. A new study found that running less than six miles a week at paces slower than ten minutes per mile still substantially reduced deaths from heart disease or stroke.

Most of the apps in Apple’s App Store are barely being used. Analysts say almost 80-percent of the more than one-million apps currently available are just sitting in the App Store with hardly any downloads.

Torontos former crack smoking mayor Rob Ford is messing around again…this time it was actually at a playground. Ford who is a big guy and his brother who is also hefty took to riding the teeter totter while dedicating a new Toronto park yesterday. We have the pic up at the KOLA facebook page.

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July 29, 2014 at 7:04 am | News | No comment