City of Hope has expanded its service network in the Inland Empire, opening a larger facility Feb. 7 in Corona.
The healthcare provider says its two-story, 32,500-square-foot building at 320 West 6th St. is nearly three times the size of its former facility in the city.
“The expansion of services at this site in Corona is another step in our promise to bring world-class cancer research, care and support resources to more patients,” said Vijay Trisal. , MD, City of Hope Chief Medical Officer.
Cancer patients living in and near Corona will be able to participate in clinical trials offering new drugs and treatments before they are made available to the general public, City of Hope said. They will also have access to supportive care services, such as social work and physiotherapy.
In addition to medical oncology, services include chemotherapy, radiation oncology, PET imaging and surgical oncology.
City of Hope is also investing $1 billion to build a campus in Orange County that will open later this year.
Affordable senior apartments are coming to Riverside
Work has begun on Oasis Senior Villas, a 95-unit affordable senior housing community in Riverside, according to Irvine-based builder RD Olson Construction.
The development will target low-income seniors, with half of the units reserved for seniors who are homeless and living with mental illness.
The 81,8960 square foot complex at 2340 14th St. will consist of two four-story, 95-unit buildings with 82 one-bedroom apartments and 13 two-bedroom apartments.
Facilities will include a bocce court, barbecues, outdoor space for small events, a community hall, fitness center, computer room, conference room and ample parking. The buildings will be connected by covered walkways and sloping roofs.
Sustainable features planned at Oasis include solar panels and efficient hot water systems.
RD Olson Construction is partnering with the developer, A Community of Friends and DE Architects on the project. Construction is expected to be complete by summer 2023, RD Olson Construction said.
Retail pads sell for $11 million at Fontana Mall
According to Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, two retail properties at the Highland Village Mall in Fontana have sold for a total of $11 million.
The mall blocks anchored in Sprouts at 16918-16938 South Highland Ave. total 13,515 square feet and include tenants Cafe Rio, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Fatburger, Oggi’s Pizza, AB Barber and Crumbl Cookies
Hanley’s team of Kevin Fryman, Bill Asher and Jeff Lefko represented the seller, Adler Realty Investments, which completed development of the mall in 2018-19. The buyer was a private Beverly Hills-based 1031 exchange investor represented by Mark Stein of CPMC Realty in Palm Desert.
“The sales of the two multi-tenant buildings in Highland Village were a great example of matching a commercial investment that was not yet officially on the market with the acquisition criteria of a specific investor seeking to achieve a 1031 exchange,” Fryman said.
Other mall tenants include Sit ‘n Sleep, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Jack in the Box, Pacific Dental, Quick Quack Car Wash, and Mountain View Tire & Auto Service.
The recent sale in Highland Village represented the eighth property Hanley has sold there for a combined 61,123 square feet and $40.8 million in sales.
School district gets federal grant to help with safety and training
The City of San Bernardino Unified School District’s School Violence Prevention Program is receiving a $336,147 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing.
The money, acquired with the help of US Representative Pete Aguilar, will provide training and education opportunities in San Bernardino schools.
“As a father of two, I understand the uncertainty parents feel when they send their children to school every morning,” Aguilar said. “I am proud to announce funding that will help protect students and provide teachers with a safe place to promote learning.”
Joseph Paulino, police chief for the City of San Bernardino Unified District Police Department, said the grant would help strengthen relationships between the community and its officers.
“The training of our School District Police officers and the crime deterrents we will put in place will make our schools safer and give teachers and students peace of mind so they can focus on the job. teaching and learning,” said Paulino.
Dameron adds sports to its marketing portfolio
Dameron Communications in San Bernardino started a sports marketing division with Willie Dee Ellison II.
Ellison, with 30 years of media and public relations experience, has been writing and marketing sports teams in Southern California since the 1980s. His work has included interviews, articles, photography and public relations with the Lakers, Rams, Raiders, Dodgers and Angels.
“We are honored to have Willie join Dameron Communications’ team of diverse and talented communications professionals. His knowledge and skills in sports marketing will help school districts, colleges, universities and local professional sports teams grow and prosper,” said agency founder Carl M. Dameron.
Palm Springs resident David Huebner, 61, has been appointed to the California Law Revision Commission. He has been an arbitrator and mediator affiliated with JAMS since 2017. Huebner was also a partner at Arnold & Porter from 2014 to 2016. He previously served as United States Ambassador to New Zealand and the Independent State of Samoa from 2009 to 2014 This position requires Senate Confirmation and compensation is $100 per day. Huebner is a Democrat.
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