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We conclude our series of reports this week on why many of the San Bernardino County employees who survived the 2015 terror attack at the Inland Regional Center have been further traumatized by a years-long battle with San Bernardino County government for disability compensation.  San Bernardino County has repeatedly denied many of its employees’ compensation claims for physical, psychological and emotional injuries, even when they have been ordered by medical professionals.  In the final segment in our series, reporter Benjamin Purper speaks to politicians trying - or not - to address the

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We continue our series of reports this week on why many of the San Bernardino County employees who survived the 2015 terror attack at the Inland Regional Center have had to hire lawyers and take on a years-long battle with San Bernardino County government for disability compensation.  San Bernardino County has repeatedly denied many of its employees’ compensation claims for physical, psychological and emotional injuries.  The following segment - part 3 in our series by KVCR’s Benjamin Purper - begs the question: why is San Bernardino County government resistant to helping its employees who

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Now, part 2 of our series of reports examining San Bernardino County's resistance to awarding worker's compensation benefits to county employees who survived the 2015 San Bernardino terror attack.  Reporter Benjamin Purper speaks with a survivor about his efforts to get treatment for PTSD.

Ray Britain is a survivor of the December 2nd terrorist attack in San Bernardino. He was the supervisor of all the employees in the room, and he was there but not injured.

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It's been nearly three years since the 2015 terror attack in San Bernardino, in which a San Bernardino County employee and his wife went on a shooting spree at a San Bernardino County work event in the Inland Regional Center, resulting in death and injuries to dozens of San Bernardino County employees.  This week, KVCR is taking an in-depth look into the survivors' struggle with PTSD - and their stuggle to get San Bernardino County to approve workers compensation for treatment for the physical and psycological aftermath of the tragedy.

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The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $175,000 contract to develop a memorial to the victims of the December 2, 2015 terrorist attack.  But not everybody is happy where the money is going.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper has more.

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Two years after it happened, several local residents paid respects to the 14 people killed in the December 2, 2015 San Bernardino terror attack.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Southern California has a new acting top prosecutor, after the Justice Department asked U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker to resign.  Decker, an Obama appointee, directed the government's legal strategy following the Dec. 2, 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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The brother of San Bernardino terror attack shooter Syed Rizwan Farook was in federal court in Riverside yesterday (Tuesday), pleading guilty to an immigration fraud case that is associated with the plans for the terror attack.  KVCR's Ken Vincent explains.

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A newly-elected Inland Empire state legislator used her first day in office to address the bureaucratic delays preventing survivors of the December 2 San Bernardino terror attack from getting the workers' compensation benefits they're entitled to.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more. 

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KVCR's Rick Dulock reports on Friday evening's "Night of Remembrance" event at Cal State San Bernardino, gathering members of the community to mark the one-year anniversary of the San Bernardino terror attack, resulting in 14 deaths and some two-dozen injuries.

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This week's events marking the anniversary of the Dec. 2, 2015 San Bernardino terror attack continue today, including plans for a big public Night of Remembrance at Cal State San Bernardino this evening.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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In an interview this morning (Friday) on Morning Edition, NPR's Steve Inskeep spoke with San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan about what he confronted when he arrived at the Inland Regional Center a year ago today, and other thoughts on the first anniversary of the San Bernardino terror attack.

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The California Report presents a conversation with family members of a victim who was killed in the Dec. 2 terror attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.

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The public is invited to a community-wide "Night of Remembrance" this Friday evening on the campus of Cal State San Bernardino to commemorate the first anniversary of the December 2 terror attack, and to pay tribute to those who were killed and those who survived.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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A front page article in the San Bernardino Sun newspaper over the weekend says survivors of the December 2 terrorist attack in San Bernardino have been denied anti-depressants and other treatment for depression and anxiety.  KVCR's Rebekah Stone has more.

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Six public safety first responders to the December 2 San Bernardino terror attacks were honored at the California state Capitol yesterday.  Details from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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Following the attack on San Bernardino, a mosque in the Coachella Valley was firebombed.  The act of ISIS-inspired terror in the Inland Empire - coming just weeks after a music hall in Paris was targeted - only fanned the flames of Islamophobia.  The hate crime in Indio demonstrated the fear and broad mistrust of an entire population in spite of the fact that the overwhelming majority of Muslims are peaceful seekers of the American Dream.  To conclude our series on mental health in the wake of the San Bernardino attack, KVCR's Matt Guilhem looks at how area Muslims process the scrutiny they

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On December 2, 2015, those in the conference hall at the Inland Regional Center dove for cover, were deafened by gunfire, and watched friends and colleagues die.  Environmental Health Specialist Julie Paez was shot twice that morning.  As part of our series on mental health in the aftermath of the terror attack, KVCR's Matt Guilhem spoke to Paez about her recovery and determination to move forward from a few moments of her life.

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Part of the live audience following the December 2 attack in real time on TV or radio was kids.  The saturation coverage put parents in a tight spot.  Should they talk to their children about what happened?  As our series on the mental health aftermath of the terror attacks continues, KVCR's Matt Guilhem looks at how two different families with personal connections to the tragedy navigated the situation.

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Minutes after gunfire erupted at the Inland Regional Center on December 2, emergency personnel from a host of local agencies were on the scene.  By their own accounts, what they saw was horrific and will be with them for a lifetime.  As part of our series on the mental health aftermath of the terror attack, KVCR's Matt Guilhem examines the traumatic scene first responders arrived at that day and the lingering effects it can have.

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The December 2 attack on San Bernardino County employees brought ISIS-inspired terrorism to the Inland Empire.  No longer the province of global cities like London, Paris, or Brussels, the attack reaffirmed that anywhere can be a target.  Before he left to take a position at our colleague public radio station in Boise, Idaho,  former KVCR reporter Matt Guilhem produced a 5-part series of feature stories on the mental health aftermath on various groups of people affected by the Dec. 2 San Bernardino shooting. Here's Part 1 in our series, first aired last summer.

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In Part 1 of a two-part interview, KVCR's Ken Vincent interviews reporter Matt Guilhem, who is leaving his position at KVCR to become the local "Morning Edition" host for Boise State Public Radio, the NPR affiliate in Bosie, Idaho.  Matt talks about his new job and home, and about his experience at KVCR, particularly his award-winning national reporting for NPR on the Dec. 2 terror attack in San Bernardino resulting in the deaths  of 14 people. 

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In an archive interview from August, 2016, reporter Matt Guilhem tells KVCR's Ken Vincent about the series of reports that will air on 91.9 KVCR over the coming days focusing on the mental health aftermath affecting people whose lives were affected by the December 2 San Bernardino terror attack.  The series of reports are the product of Matt's reporting fellowship at the USC Annenberg School of Health Policy.

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San Bernardino Valley College has canceled it's planned stage production recounting the December 2 terror attack, following outcry from families of the victims who died in the massacre.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has this update.

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Students in the Theatre Department of San Bernardino Valley College are planning a stage production -- possibly including song, dance, and music -- interpreting the events of the December 2 terror attacks at the Inland Regional Center last year.  If plans pan out, the show would would be performed around the first anniversary of the massacre.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

The civic group that took the lead in helping to raise money for the victims and families of the San Bernardino December 2 mass shooting has announced it has completed the distribution of funds raised.   More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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The California state Legislature yesterday (Monday) commemorated the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.  Lawmakers largely avoided the usual debate after a mass shooting about gun control.  But that conversation was expected to begin again today (Tuesday).  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

Local communities are organizing gatherings to honor the victims of this most recent mass shooting. KVCR's Ken Vincent has details.

CSUSB Expert Weighs in on Orlando Mass Shooting

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During Special Live Coverage from NPR News in the aftermath of the mass shooting at an Orlando Nightclub this weekend, NPR's Linda Wertheimer spoke with Professor Brian Levin, Director of The Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino. The following is their conversation in its entirety.

KVCR's Ken Vincent has a short report on newly-released autopsies of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack.

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