Archive for June 3rd, 2011

InlandPolitics: Colonies PAC donations actually went far and wide – Part 5

Friday, June 3, 2011 – 09:00 a.m.

A review of public records from 2007-2009 show alleged bribes, made in the form of political action contributions by Colonies Partners, inexplicably went far and wide.

Not in politicians pockets as has been portrayed in the media.

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Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
Friday June 3, 2011, 10:33 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers in May added the fewest jobs in eight months, and the unemployment rate inched up to 9.1 percent. The weakening job market raised concerns about an economy hampered by gas prices and the Japanese nuclear disaster.

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10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, June 2, 2011

By JIM MILLER
Sacramento Bureau

SACRAMENTO – All or most of Riverside and Moreno Valley would share Assembly, Senate and congressional districts under tentative maps put forward Thursday by staff for the state’s independent redistricting panel.

The proposed districts are the first glimpse at the direction of the Citizens Redistricting Commission as it prepares to release a draft statewide plan June 10.

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By Josh Dulaney Staff Writer
Posted: 06/02/2011 06:30:13 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Marathon City Council meetings may be reduced to half-marathons, as one city leader is spearheading a move to makeover the way business is conducted in Council Chambers.

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10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, June 2, 2011

By DUG BEGLEY
The Press-Enterprise

A bill by Assemblyman Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, to disqualify elected officials indicted in criminal corruption probes from regional boards gained the support of San Bernardino Associated Governments this week.

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By Sandra Emerson Staff Writer
Created: 06/02/2011 03:08:05 PM PDT

UPLAND – A former and a current planning commissioner recently resolved an issue outlined in an email to the City Council, but not before the FBI was made aware of its contents, according to one councilman.

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June 02, 2011 11:33 AM
Brooke Edwards
Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY • Councilwoman Ginger Coleman is asking her colleagues to take another vote on which developer will partner with Apple Valley in building a low-income apartment complex for seniors near Town Hall.

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Donnelly

 

June 02, 2011 8:58 AM
Natasha Lindstrom
Staff Writer

SACRAMENTO • Assemblyman Tim Donnelly is pushing the Obama administration to help relieve California’s mounting tab for housing illegal-immigrant.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
June 2, 2011 | 12:31 pm

The leader of the state Senate agreed Thursday to postpone threatened action to give counties and schools broader power to raise taxes, but said he will press forward if Republicans do not reach a deal soon to put an extension of state tax hikes on the ballot.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
June 2, 2011 | 10:41 am

California lawmakers will start losing their pay in two weeks if they don’t make further progress in balancing the budget, says state Controller John Chiang.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
June 2, 2011

The Assembly passed one of the year’s most controversial and intensively lobbied bills Thursday — imposing rate regulation on health insurers — after Republicans walked out of the chamber in protest.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
June 2, 2011

Union-backed legislation that would make it more difficult for local governments to file for bankruptcy protections sailed out of the Assembly Thursday despite opposition from local officials and business groups.

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SacBee: CalPERS loses on Arizona land deal

By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Jun. 3, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

Another big CalPERS land investment has gone sour, this one in Arizona.

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