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The Light of San Bernardino

The Light of San Bernardino

Most people have their mixed opinions whenever someone mentions San Bernardino. the first thoughts that comes to many people’s mind are crime, murder, and bankruptcy. It is unfortunate to see how terribly our city is portrayed knowing that there are thousands of...

Is it really a lost cause?

Is it really a lost cause?

It's almost like a fad now to say that San Bernardino sucks and you're gonna get shot and all that fun stuff. That is true to some extent, but it's really not that bad. Some may say that there are reasons for staying. This city's demise began with the closing of...

Community gives back to homeless in need

Community gives back to homeless in need

Different perspectives are brought around different people based on their background and where they come from. Coming from San Bernardino, we are depicted as poor and underprivileged. San Bernardino has been labeled as one of the most dangerous cities in the state....

No limit to my experiences

No limit to my experiences

When people hear you’re from San Bernardino, they think of a violent, poverty-stricken city and automatically put you into that stereotype. I have lived in this city my whole life, my mother was raised here, along with her two sisters. My grandpa was in the Air Force...

Prepare for what you preach

Prepare for what you preach

“San Bernardino, once a sturdy, middle class ‘All-America City,’ is now bankrupt, the poorest city of its size in California, and a symbol of the nation's worst urban woes,” from "San Bernardino: Broken City" by Joe Mozingo, LA Times. This is how the world saw us....

The soundtrack to our youth

The soundtrack to our youth

There has always been something special about the young musicians in San Bernardino. Throughout my life, the schools I attended encouraged me to go into the performing arts, and there are many opportunities for students to learn about it in the school district. When I...

Two cities

Two cities

Have you ever had someone talk bad about something you love or something that means so much to you? Many people are quick to judge an object, place, or person because of something they heard or saw. What some people do not understand is that there are multiple...

San Bernardino, San Beautiful

San Bernardino, San Beautiful

San Bernardino has a reputation in the media for being an ugly place. This is true in many ways. But the belief that San Bernardino is ugly betrays the beauty it does have to offer. I have always had a fascination with nature, but I have also lived in San Bernardino...