Archive for March 26th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Judge in Ramos case reassigned

Saturday, March 26, 2011 – 04:06 p.m.

InlandPolitics.com has learned the judicial officer, who abruptly dismissed a lawsuit filed against San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos, has been reassigned effective Monday, March 28, 2011.

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InlandPolitics: Upland: Thouvenell to run for city council

Saturday, March 26, 2011 – 12:25 p.m.

InlandPolitics.com has learned that former Police Chief Martin Thouvenell will run in the special election to fill the city council seat vacated by Ray Musser.

Musser was appointed mayor last month.

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The Sentinel: Report Circulating That DA Threatened Judge

March 25, 2011

The San Bernardino County legal community finds itself embroiled in contretemps, with a report spreading that district attorney Mike Ramos, or agents of his office acting on his behalf, threatened a Superior Court judge.

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The PE: Calvert tapped for role with intelligence panel

Calvert

 

By PE Politics
March 24, 2011 11:17 AM

Inland Rep. Ken Calvert was among three members of the House Appropriations Committee chosen this week to serve as liaisons to the panel that oversees federal intelligence matters.

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The PE: Jobs: Hiring surge lags locally

10:37 PM PDT on Friday, March 25, 2011

By TIFFANY RAY
The Press-Enterprise

Interactive: Charting the Jobless Rate

California employers added a whopping 96,500 new jobs to the economy in February but the Inland region, dragged down by continued losses in the construction sector, claimed only a small share of them.

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The Sun: No progress as state budget stalemate continues

By James Rufus Koren Staff Writer
Posted: 03/25/2011 10:59:52 PM PDT

The past week saw lawmakers come to a standstill over the state budget, with little or no progress being made since March 16 and 17, when legislators approved several bills calling for cuts in state spending.

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Quincey

 

By Sandra Emerson Staff Writer
Created: 03/25/2011 03:18:17 PM PDT

UPLAND – The City Council has several items to discuss during their meeting on Monday, including the city manager’s performance.

A performance evaluation of City Manager Robb Quincey is on the agenda for closed session.

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VVDailyPress: Rothschild won’t run for reelection

Decision comes as recall effort moves ahead
March 25, 2011 5:20 PM
Brooke Edwards

VICTORVILLE • Councilman Mike Rothschild has decided he won’t be running for reelection next fall, announcing the decision to his Facebook friends Friday morning.

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The PE: Supervisors vacancy bill blocked again

By PE Politics
March 24, 2011 3:19 PM

A legislative committee has rejected an Inland lawmaker’s bill that would give governors 90 days to fill vacancies on boards of supervisors. After that, county supervisors could decide how to fill a vacancy.

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LATimes: Governor balks at GOP demands as budget talks teeter

Republicans give Brown a seven-page list of policy changes they say are needed before they agree to vote on his budget. They include ending seniority system for teacher layoffs and moving the 2012 presidential primary to March. A Brown aide calls it a ‘hodgepodge.’

By Shane Goldmacher and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
March 26, 2011

Reporting from Sacramento—

Gov. Jerry Brown accused GOP lawmakers of paralyzing budget negotiations by introducing dozens of new demands Friday.

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