Archive for December 22nd, 2010

The PE: San Bernardino Airport makeover at $200 million so far

12:15 AM PST on Wednesday, December 22, 2010

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL
The Press-Enterprise

At a special meeting convened early Tuesday morning, Inland officials voted to spend another $7.1 million to finish San Bernardino International Airport. And that isn’t likely to be the last they spend, airport officials said.

At least one board member of the Inland Valley Development Agency, which approved the expenditure, questioned the timing of the request.

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The Sun: Citizens, police address budget

Colton’s proposed cuts to affect force
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/21/2010 09:08:53 PM PST

COLTON – The battle over how to cover the city’s impending budget deficit is spreading, with police associations statewide fighting against planned cuts to the Colton Police Department and some residents urging the city to do what it takes to keep taxes manageable.

A budget approved by the council in June states 16 police, nine firefighters and eight employees from other departments would be laid off if employees don’t accept any concessions to fill the hole left by the loss of a utility users tax that had generated about 16 percent of the city’s revenue.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 12/21/2010 12:13:08 PM PST

UPLAND – The city manager handled negotiations to settle a claim against the city that involved his own actions outside the office.

Robb Quincey agreed to a $25,000 settlement and the promotion of an Upland police sergeant in January.

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L.A. NOW
Southern California — this just in
December 21, 2010 | 9:47 am

For the first time in nearly a century and only the second time in state history, California’s congressional delegation will not grow in the next decade, based on population figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

As it has since the last reapportionment 10 years ago, the state will continue to have 53 members in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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