Redbox plays with video games

Select Redbox locations in the San Bernardino area now feature video games in addition to DVD new releases. San Bernardino is one of several test areas for Redbox, which is trying to gauge consumer interest in video game rentals.

Consumers can rent video games for $2 per night plus tax, including games from Wii, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Games available include “Halo: Reach,” “NBA 2K11,” “New Carnival Games” and “Dead Rising 2″.

Residents can visit to view an updated list of games offered at a nearby Redbox. Consumers can rent games at locations throughout the San Bernardino area.

San Bernardino offers solar installation training

The San Bernardino Community College District and San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will conduct a free, 64-hour solar installation training from Monday to Nov. 24 in San Bernardino. The training is made possible through a grant.

Following the basic photovoltaic training, participants will be prepared to take the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Entry-Level Certification exam.

Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Deanna Trussell at 909-382-4066 or

Home ownership forum includes free services

A community outreach event, “Your Home, Your Rights,” planned for Saturday in San Bernardino, will include free one-on-one legal advice and counseling on foreclosures, fair housing and predatory lending issues, including advice to tenants who have been foreclosed on.

The Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire, Assemblywoman Wilmer Amina Carter, the Department of Housing Development and community nonprofits and services are hosting the event.

The forum takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1390 N. D St. in San Bernardino. For more information, call 909-884-6891.