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Funeral Service Set in Covina for SoCal Marine Killed in Afghanistan

A public funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Covina Hills today for Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, who was among 13 service members killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. Merola's remains were carried in a procession Tuesday from Ontario International Airport and through the streets of...

Funeral Service Held In Covina Hills For Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, Among The 13 Killed In Aug. 26 Bombing Attack In Kabul

The military flyover Sunday Dylan Merola’s funeral honored his legacy of service and sacrifice as a Lance Cpl. in the United States Marine Corp. (credit: CBS) COVINA HILLS (CBSLA) — A funeral was held Sunday for Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola at Forest Lawn Covina Hills complete with a military flyover. On Tuesday, Merola’s remains were carried in a procession from Ontario International Airport through the streets of his hometown of Rancho Cucamonga. Thousands of people lined the streets, waving flags, in a show of support for Merola’s family. The Marine was among 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. People who attended Sunday’s service said that everyone could learn from Merloa’s legacy of service. “Being a former Marine, you know, Corporal,  it’s just my honor to be here,” said John Pycior, a retired U.S. Marine. “I don’t know what more to say, you know, with the family definitely because I know they’re going through hardships.” “I appreciate everything that the service…that he did, that many of the service people do for us. It shows responsibility, community, you know, that togetherness that I think our country needs,” Ana Ramirez said. Two other Southland Marines also died in the attack.
Fontana Herald News

Human Trafficking Task Force arrests 19 suspects and rescues four victims

Recent efforts by the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force have led to the arrests of 19 suspects and the rescue of four victims, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. In conjunction with students returning to classrooms for the 2021-2022 school year, the Human Trafficking Task Force...
Victorville Daily Press

Beyer's Byways: All aboard the Tioga Pass, your private railway car

If anyone remembers “The Wild Wild West” TV series, one of the iconic images is of the private railway car where James West and Artemus Gordon spent much of their time — what with its rich and dark leather furniture, paneled walls and elegance that made viewers want one for themselves.

Elected Officials Tour New Affordable Housing In San Bernardino

National, state, and local officials toured the affordable housing community of Crestview Terrace in San Bernardino on Sept. 14 as the new development nears completion. Crestview Terrace is the third phase of the Arrowhead Grove Neighborhood, created as a model for the future by applying innovative approaches including a strong public-private partnership to build much-needed affordable housing.

Colton is ready to stand up to secondhand smoke

During Latino Heritage Month we celebrate the contributions and achievements of Latinos in the U.S. But we’re also reminded of the work ahead of us to eliminate racial and health inequities. For decades, Big Tobacco has aggressively promoted its harmful and addictive products to our communities. Cancer, heart disease and...