Workers return to site where San Bernardino attackers killed

In this Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, photo, flowers and American flags honoring the victims of the attack on Dec. 2 are placed outside the Inland Regional Center where the fatal shooting took place in San Bernardino, Calif. At the IRC, Christmas never came. The staff was still gearing up for the holidays on Dec. 2, the day 14 people were massacred on the center’s gleaming campus. On Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, they'll return to two of the three buildings not damaged in the rampage. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut)

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The San Bernardino offices where a husband and wife killed 14 people a month ago in a terror attack reopen Monday.

Nearly 600 employees of the Inland Regional Center are returning to home base.

It will be an important reunion, even though many of the counselors have since the Dec. 2 massacre visited the homes of clients, who include autistic children and mentally disabled adults.

Leaders of the center say that Monday morning they will gather small groups to let employees discuss their feelings about returning. Then, it’s back to work.

Executive Director Lavinia Johnson says workers tell her they want to return. They miss the center’s community and stability it provides.

While the regional center’s two main buildings will reopen, the conference center where the massacre happened remains closed indefinitely.

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