6 Facts About San Bernardino

1. City of San Bernardino is in the process of developing a historic district around the 1918 Santa Fe Depot, which recently underwent a $15.6 million restoration.

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2. In August 2012, San Bernardino filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, with more than $1 billion in debt.

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3. In 1905, the city of San Bernardino passed its first charter.

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4. City of San Bernardino is one of the oldest communities in the state of California, and in its present-day location, was not largely settled until 1851, after California became a state.

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5. In August 2012, San Bernardino became the largest city to file for protection under Chapter 9 of the US Bankruptcy code; this has been superseded by Detroit's filing in July 2013.

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6. California State University, San Bernardino is located in the northwestern part of the city.

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