Archive for December 28th, 2010

The Sun: Colton officials pondered public-safety shifts

Michael J. Sorba, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/27/2010 09:35:56 PM PST

COLTON – It has been a year of uncertainty in the city and one in which shifts in the way police and fire services are delivered were proposed to close continued budget shortfalls.

This month, the City Council voted to seek the costs to outsource police, fire, code enforcement and animal control services.

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VVDailyPress: Caldwell eyes new political office

Mitzelfelt                   Caldwell

December 28, 2010 8:08 AM
Brooke Edwards

VICTORVILLE • After 38 years on Victorville’s City Council, Terry Caldwell may be ready to try his hand at another political office — though he isn’t saying just yet which office that might be.

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The Sun: Special election set for Runner’s seat

Wesley G. Hughes, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/27/2010 09:35:57 PM PST

In one of his final acts as governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday called a special primary election for Feb. 15 to fill the 17th State Senate District seat vacated by conservative George Runner, who is moving to the state Board of Equalization.

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Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 12/27/2010 08:01:12 PM PST

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – With Don Kurth ducking out of the political limelight this year, it was a game of musical chairs on the City Council. Dennis Michael filled the mayor’s seat and two former councilmen rejoined that body.

But much of the political news this year was overshadowed by the guilty verdict delivered to Rex Gutierrez, the former councilman who is currently serving his sentence of two years and eight months in state prison.

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

Likely scuttling Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s controversial bid to sell 11 state office properties to private investors, a state appellate court Monday effectively blocked the sale from proceeding until Gov.-elect Jerry Brown takes office next month.

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