Archive for June 13th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: No budget solution yet

Monday, June 13, 2011 – 05:45 a.m.

A budget solution for San Bernardino County officials appears to still be illusive at this point.

Thanks primarily to wishful thinking.

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InlandPolitics: What a difference a month makes!

Monday, June 13, 2011 – 05:30 a.m.

We understand San Bernardino County’s pension fund was doing a little celebrating recently.

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10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, June 12, 2011

By BRIAN ROKOS
The Press-Enterprise

In an effort to resolve a dispute that has left 300 nonteaching jobs vacant for months, the San Bernardino City Unified School District Personnel Commission has hired a man as a temporary “professional expert” whom the district has twice rejected as a permanent employee.

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DailyBulletin: Rancho Cucamonga reconfigures pensions

Lower rate to apply to new employees
Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 06/12/2011 09:32:15 PM PDT

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – The City Council has adopted a two-tier retirement benefits formula that will affect future City Hall employees.

Starting July 4, employees hired by the city will receive a retirement benefits formula of 2 percent at age 55, compared to the current formula of 2.5 percent at 55.

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DailyBulletin: Budget window closing

Deadline is Wednesday, but obstacles remain
Mike Cruz and Monica Rodriguez, Staff Writers
Created: 06/12/2011 10:10:16 PM PDT

Lawmakers will be faced Wednesday with passing a massive spending plan to fill a gaping deficit in the state’s budget, with serious cuts to everything from social services to education.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
June 12, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown said tonight he is “perplexed” that he has been unable to reach a budget deal, but he said the Legislature will vote on a spending plan Wednesday, the constitutional deadline.

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By Laurel Rosenhall
lrosenhall@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Jun. 13, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

With 90 percent of lawmakers holding at least a bachelor’s degree, California has the most highly educated Legislature in the country, according to a study being published today by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Monday, June 13, 2011 – 05:00 a.m.

Congratlations to the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks, who defeated the Miami Heat on Sunday 105 to 95.

10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, June 12, 2011

By BEN GOAD
Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are poised to press forward with legislation requiring all U.S. employers to use an electronic worker verification program penned by Inland Rep. Ken Calvert.

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