Archive for March 12th, 2011

The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Sheriff’s suspects plead not guilty

10:00 PM PST on Friday, March 11, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

Seven current and former San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department employees accused of falsifying training records to boost their pay appeared in Superior Court on Friday.

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The PE: Cassie MacDuff: Access Affirmed

10:00 PM PST on Friday, March 11, 2011

Cassie MacDuff

The court hearing had barely begun Friday for seven current and former San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials when lawyers for some of the defendants tried to limit the public’s access in the case.

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The PE: JURUPA VALLEY: City Council-elect sets first meeting

By PE News
on March 11, 2011 3:09 PM

The City Council-elect of the soon-to-be city of Jurupa Valley will hold its first meeting on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jurupa Community Center.

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The PE: CORONA: Councilman files for bankruptcy

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By PE News
on March 11, 2011 5:10 PM

Corona City Councilman Steve Nolan has filed for personal bankruptcy, citing almost $2 million in business debts that include $3,361 owed to the city’s Department of Water and Power.

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The PE: Regional airline to leave Ontario for LAX

10:00 PM PST on Friday, March 11, 2011

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL
The Press-Enterprise

Great Lakes Aviation plans to stop flying to and from Ontario International Airport and move its two remaining Inland flights to LAX, instead.

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By Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell Staff Writer
Posted: 03/11/2011 05:09:24 PM PST

The county’s school districts issued hundreds of preliminary layoff notices to teachers and other certificated staff this week, prior to Tuesday’s state deadline.

In the San Bernardino City Unified School District alone more than 200 notices were sent as the district faces another year of deep budget cuts.

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The Sun: Yucaipa moves to protect redevelopment projects

By MOLLY DAVIS Staff Writer
Posted: 03/11/2011 03:56:28 PM PST

In response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies, Yucaipa is making moves in an attempt to counteract the effects of such a measure.

In an effort to protect the massive downtown development project that is under way, the Yucaipa City Council voted at a special meeting this week to take the RDA’s advice and transfer ownership of several of the agency’s properties to the city itself.

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By Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Created: 03/11/2011 12:29:08 PM PST

Three current and former San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department employees pleaded not guilty Friday in Superior Court to felony charges tied to a scandal involving the falsification of training documents for increased pay and retirement benefits.

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SacBee: Jerry Brown working on pension reform proposal

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 11, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown was working with advisers this morning on a pension reform proposal in his bid to reach a budget deal.

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SacBee: Brown’s Countdown, Day 62: Inside the ‘GOP 5’

By Torey Van Oot
tvanoot@sacbee.com The Sacramento Bee
Published: Saturday, Mar. 12, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Saturday, Mar. 12, 2011 – 10:00 am

The fate of Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to put tax increase extensions on a June ballot appears to lie in the hands of five Republican senators.

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The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
March 11, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association have reached a tentative labor agreement that the members will vote on starting next week, the union said this afternoon.

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By Rick Orlov, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/11/2011 09:50:06 PM PST
Updated: 03/11/2011 10:46:26 PM PST

There’s a new message for Democrats and Republicans: Don’t look back. The number of decline-to-state voters is gaining on you.

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Blue Shield’s cumulative rate hikes could reach 86.5%

By Duke Helfand, Los Angeles Times
March 12, 2011

Higher insurance premiums sought by Blue Shield of California in recent months would drive total increases as high as 86.5% for thousands of individual policyholders, new documents show.

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