Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexican border yesterday, got a look at border wall prototypes, spoke to Marines, and took verbal swipes at California's governor and other leaders.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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A Superior Court judge yesterday (Tuesday) granted a couple charged with child abuse permission to see their three children.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper has more.

A new bill in Congress to reform biofuel policy and favor newer options over ethanol is attracting support from conservation groups.  More from KVCR's Isel Cuapio.

KVCR's Ken Vincent and Inland Empire Economic Partnership Chief Economist John Husing continue reviewing the Inland Empire's economic performance in 2017, with this discussion on the improvement of the region's manufacturing sector.

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Project Moving Forward is a language program designed to help English second language learners and students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds to succeed in the core curriculum.  Project founder Dr. Linda Navarrette launched the program in 2012 in Sacramento schools, and now in Moreno Valley schools.  KVCR's Isel Cuapio reports.


Supporters and protestors are making very different plans to greet President Trump today (Tuesday) when he visits San Diego to inspect border wall prototypes.  Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric has more.

San Diego residents who oppose President Trump's border wall organized a protest yesterday (Monday) afternoon ahead of his visit to see the wall prototypes today.  A few dozen immigrant rights activists and environmental leaders gathered in Chicano Park, as Jean Guerrero of KPBS reports.

No prominent Republican filed to enter the race for California's U.S. Senate seat before Friday's deadline.  That could leave the field open for two Democrats to advance to the general election, for the second consecutive time.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

Redlands Skate Park Delayed...Again

Mar 13, 2018

The Redlands City Council last week rejected bids to build a new skate park in the city.  More from KVCR's Benjamin Purper.

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A Pomona police officer killed in a standoff with an armed suspect Friday night is being remembered by his law enforcement colleagues and the community.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

The California Senate responded differently in recent weeks to sexual harassment allegations against two of its lawmakers, Tony Mendoza and Bob Hertzberg.  A leading California human resources expert says the  investigative findings justified the disparate treatments - but in both cases finds fault with Senate leadership.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

Republican lawmakers and consumer groups have renewed calls to stop funding for California's high-speed rail network after a report showed the project is again over budget and behind schedule.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Venus and Serena Williams - two of the greatest tennis players in our lifetime - will be on the court together, playing against one another tonight at the BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament in Indian Wells.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has details.

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports a somber group of Pomona residents, city leaders and law enforcement personnel gathered Saturday evening for a vigil honoring fallen officer Gregory Casillas, killed in a standoff between a suspect and Pomona police.  Click here for more.

The San Bernardino Sun is reporting SWAT officers were in a standoff on Saturday morning, March 10 with a barricaded suspect accused of shooting two police officers, killing one and seriously wounding the other.  Reporters and photographers from the Southern California News Group are on the scene with updates.

Longtime Inland Empire journalist and KVCR contributor Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review some of the Inland Empire's top news stories this week, including:

Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta is one of the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. 

To kick off Women's History Month, Dolores Huerta came to speak at San Bernardino Valley College.  More from KVCR's Isel Cuapio.

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' new lawsuit against California's so-called sanctuary laws is drawing criticism from lawmakers and groups that support immigrant rights.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper reports.

Flu season is on its way out, but a new strain at the 11th hour could leave unvaccinated children particularly at risk, as Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola explains.

The California state legislator known as "Huggy Bear" - San Fernando Valley Democrat Bob Hertzberg - is no longer allowed to initiate hugs, but he will be allowed to keep his job.  Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt reports.

March 8: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Mar 8, 2018

On this week of Lifestyles, Lillian interviews René Reyes, production executive for the Paley Center. They will discuss the upcoming television festival, PaleyFest. For more information, visit the official event website.

Former Ambassador to Pakistan - and Southern California native - Cameron Munter visited Riverside last week for an event hosted by the World Affairs Council.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper was there and has this report.

Protests blocked the street as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Sacramento to announce a federal lawsuit against the state's sanctuary policies for immigrants.  State leaders are promising a robust defense of their new laws.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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California veterans are pushing back against a state VA policy that blocks some terminally ill patients from taking prescription drugs to end their lives.  Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola reports.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is holding a missing persons day this Saturday in Rancho Cucamonga, where they will try to help families locate missing loved ones. KVCR's Benjamin Purper has more.

Roundup Hearings Continue

Mar 7, 2018

A Federal Judge in San Francisco is holding hearings this week on whether a case can go forward claiming that chemicals in Roundup is linked to cancer. KVCR's Isel Cuapio has the story.

Lillian Vasquez begins this edition of KVC-Arts in conversation with Eric Gorges, host of "A Craftsman's Legacy," shown on KVCR-TV most Saturday afternoons. Then it's David Fleming in conversation with Andy Vargas about his band Souleros, The Andy Vargas Foundation, and his work over the last almost 20 years with Carlos Santana.

Inland Empire Economic Partnership economist John Husing and KVCR's Ken Vincent continue discussing the logistics, warehouse, fulfillment and trucking sector, which provides 1 of every 5 jobs in the IE.

A demonstration in Irvine yesterday (Monday) drew both supporters and opponents of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - DACA - on the day that the DACA program was supposed to be terminated.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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The third snow survey of the year yesterday (Monday) revealed promising results for the state's water supply.  But as Capital Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports, it's going to take a few more storms to make up the deficit.