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San Bernardino Moves to Outsource Fire Department

The outsourcing of a 137-year-old Fire Department and a proposed $143-per-year tax on parcel owners is part of the price for keeping this bankrupt city from “catastrophe,” the City Council decided on a 4-3 vote Monday. The move follows the … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Judge: San Bernardino May Outsource Fire Department

Nothing in the city charter prevents San Bernardino from outsourcing its Fire Department, a federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday in a blow to the fire union that its attorneys immediately said they would appeal. The ruling clears the way for … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Bankruptcy: Police, Fire Chiefs Make Response Vow

San Bernardino’s police and fire chiefs Thursday assured residents the agencies will continue to aggressively respond to crime, fires and medical emergencies despite the city’s decision to seek bankruptcy protection. On Tuesday, July 10th, the City Council voted to seek … Continue reading

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