Longtime Inland Empire journalist and KVCR contributor Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review some of the Inland Empire's top news stories this week, including:
- The San Bernardino Sun took a closer look at Needles, which is seeking to be exempted from state gun laws.
- Disputes with current or former officials could cost Riverside and San Bernardino a lot of money.
- Outside funding is helping several Inland cities with long-delayed projects.
- Incumbent Riverside Councilman Mike Gardner has dropped his bid for re-election.