Archive for January 24th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County supes decline pay boost

Monday, January 24, 2011 – 11:10 a.m.

All five members of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors have now declined a two percent pay increase as prescribed by Charter Measure P.

A good move on their part considering the county budget deficit, their current benefits package, and demands the county will be placing on employees later this spring.

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Monday, January 24, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.

It’s too late.

California, a financial train wreck, is pretty much done.

Spending addicted democrats, who control the state legislature, resist making hard budget cuts to social programs and want to raise taxes.

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The PE: Carter files paperwork for 2014 Senate run

Carter

By PE News
on January 24, 2011 8:37 AM

Assemblywoman Wilmer Amina Carter has filed paperwork to raise money for a possible state Senate candidacy in 2014.

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11:09 PM PST on Sunday, January 23, 2011

By JIM MILLER
Sacramento Bureau

SACRAMENTO – The state has put the Inland Regional Center on probation following months of scrutiny into the operations at the San Bernardino-based facility, the largest of 21 nonprofit agencies that contract with the state to arrange services for developmentally disabled residents.

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The Sun: Rialto projects at risk

Plan by Gov. Brown may prevent developments
James Rufus Koren, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/23/2011 09:18:23 PM PST

RIALTO – A state plan to take local tax dollars could cancel an expansion of Pepper Avenue and alter a plan to bring an In-N-Out Burger to the city.

Last week, city officials said Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to shut down local redevelopment agencies likely would not hurt a redevelopment project that would help build an In-N-Out on Riverside Avenue just south of the 210 freeway.

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The Sun: Highway’s closure takes toll on area

Repairs to road may take a year
Jesse B. Gill, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/23/2011 09:18:27 PM PST

In an attempt to help businesses stung by the closure of Highway 330, the Running Springs Chamber of Commerce has begun a marketing campaign to let mountain-bound drivers know that taking Highway 18 instead of the closed Highway 330 only adds a few extra miles to their journey.

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The Sun: Residents give county a report on performance

Joe Nelson and Chantal M. Lovell, Staff Writers
Posted: 01/23/2011 09:20:13 PM PST

To some, San Bernardino County is a place with ample trails along the Santa Ana River, quality infrastructure and plenty of space for future development and growth.

On the other hand, the county has failed to eliminate blight, improve the county’s image, limit corruption and lure more college graduates.

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DailyBulletin: Panel swaps out members

Controversy swirls over timing
Monica Rodriguez, Staff Writer
Created: 01/23/2011 03:36:09 PM PST

POMONA – For nine months, members of Pomona’s Charter Review Commission have been reviewing and developing proposed changes to the city’s charter.

Last week the group learned two commission members have been replaced.

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Politico: Jerry Brown takes a big risk

By ANDY BARR | 1/23/11 2:46 PM EST

After spending nearly 20 years working his way back to the pinnacle of California politics, Jerry Brown is risking it all with an opening gambit that will either lead his distressed state to solvency or leave him in political ruin.

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