The United States is very close to reaching the 300 million population mark, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That is up from 200 million in 1967. As of 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10, the Bureau’s population clock estimated that 299,948,749 people were living in the U.S. With a net gain of one additional person every 11 seconds, or about 7,345 additional people daily, the U.S. should tip the 300 million mark next Tuesday.
A man jumped to his death from the 101 overpass at Gutierrez Street on Sunday morning. Police have identified the man as a resident of San Bernardino County, but had not released his name as of press time Tuesday, pending notification of next of kin. The jumper’s motivation is unknown.