Archive for April 30th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Crude Oil hits 2 1/2 year high, Gold breaks record

Saturday, April 30, 2011 – 10:30 a.m.

Inflation pressure continued to build on the U.S. economy this week.

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InlandPolitics: Supervisor Neil Diamond?

Jason Abbott, Staff Writer
Saturday, Aprl 30, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.

Anybody who thinks that California Attorney General Kamala Harris oversaw any type of “impartial” investigation of Third District Supervisor Neil Derry can put that thought to rest. By reading the filed criminal complaint, there is not one single reference to state investigators. As discussed here earlier, this was an investigation initiated by San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos, and Kamala Harris had little to do with it.

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The PE: Riverside County grew most in 2010

By PE Politics
April 29, 2011 10:23 AM

Riverside County grew by 1.7 percent during 2010, the highest rate of any California county, according to new estimates from the state Department of Finance.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Dispensary ban challenged

10:00 PM PDT on Friday, April 29, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

Opponents of San Bernardino County’s medical marijuana ordinance filed a lawsuit Thursday, claiming that the ban on dispensaries was approved illegally.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: City officials dispute favoritism claims

Hudson

 

10:24 PM PDT on Friday, April 29, 2011

By ALICIA ROBINSON and DUG BEGLEY
The Press-Enterprise

Riverside officials are disputing allegations that management staff bypassed city procedures to steer contracts to City Manager Brad Hudson’s friends, and that employees who spoke out were berated and threatened with termination.

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Officer Michael McDonagh sits in front of his locker at the Colton Police Department on Tuesday. McDonagh s layoff goes into effect today. He is one of eight officers in Colton being laid off. (Gabriel Luis Acosta/Staff Photographer )

By Ryan Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: 04/29/2011 06:06:19 PM PDT

COLTON – In four years of police work, Officer Nellie Johnson has often felt her heart thump as she chased criminals, drew her gun or stared down threatening suspects.

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The Sun: San Bernardino teachers voting on furloughs

By James Rufus Koren Staff Writer
Posted: 04/29/2011 01:17:59 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Teachers were voting Friday on a plan that would save the school district millions by furloughing teachers and shortening the school year.

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10:00 PM PDT on Friday, April 29, 2011

By DUANE W. GANG
The Press-Enterprise

POMONA – Officials from throughout the Inland region implored a group of state senators Friday to put aside partisan politics and find a compromise to solve California’s budget crisis.

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By James Rufus Koren Staff Writer
Posted: 04/29/2011 07:01:09 PM PDT

POMONA – Possible cuts to schools and universities have been the main focus of this spring’s state budget debate, but public safety programs are on the chopping block too, Inland Empire leaders told a group of state senators on Friday.

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Burton

 

PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
April 29, 2011 | 8:45 pm

California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton said President Obama has failed to justify his policies, and said he would fare worse in the state next year than he did in 2008.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
April 29, 2011 | 4:21 pm

California Democrats are moving toward enacting a plan that allows small groups of party insiders to decide which candidates get party endorsements, an attempt to do an end-run around the spirit of the “top-two primary” system adopted by voters.

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