Tribal Chairman Martin Honored by Banning Chamber of Commerce

Dozens of federal, state and local leaders gathered as the Banning Chamber of Commerce presented its Excellence in Leadership Award to Tribal Chairman Robert Martin 

Dragonfly Gala to Celebrate Native Plants

The Dorothy Ramon Learning Center’s 2012 Dragonfly Gala is a celebration of native plants. The gala, set for Saturday, Aug. 11, is a fundraiser for the learning center, a nonprofit organization in Banning dedicated to preserving and sharing Southern California Native American cultures.

Morongo Donates Gear to Little League

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians donated $3,200 in equipment to the Banning Pass Little League Thursday, officials said.

PD Gets Mobile Station

Consider taking an entire police station to a crime scene. It's what Banning Police Department's Mobile Command Center does. The state-of-the-art center - which looks like a white, 34-foot motor home with blue lettering - runs on 490 horsepower and is equipped with satellite radio and satellite phones.