Archive for July 5th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Former sheriff’s union president officially retires

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – 08:10 a.m.

Well it’s official!

William Abernathie, former president of the San Bernardino County Safety Employees Benefit Association (SEBA) has officially retired effective June 30, 2011.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – 7:20 a.m.

The short-term price effect of the announcement that government crude oil reserves will be released to ease prices seems to have ran its course.

A release already in progress!

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InlandPolitics: An unexpected shoe drops……


Monday, July 4, 2011 – 08:30 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – 10:00 p.m.

An unexpected shoe dropped over the weekend related to the county corruption investigation.

And I mean unexpected!

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Monday, July 4, 2011 – 08:15 p.m.

A contract modification vote by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies, that was set to be concluded on June 30, is currently sitting in limbo.

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InlandPolitics: Longville takes shot using past supporters


Monday, July 4, 2011 – 08:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, July 4, 2011 – 11:55 p.m.

Former State Assemblyman and San Bernardino Community College Board Trustee John Longville (D-San Bernardino), in an effort to hit his only real opponent, Robert Jenkins, took a shot using some of his past supporters in a campaign mailer last week.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Six tough months for Zellerbach

Paul Zellerbach

10:00 PM PDT on Monday, July 4, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Six months after he took over the job almost no one expected him to get, Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach is running an office with fewer people, less money and greater challenges than he could have guessed.

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The Sun: Colton board seeks member

Candidates needed for Area 3 seat
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/04/2011 07:02:23 AM PDT

Wanted: Grand Terrace or southern Colton residents concerned about steep education program cuts, struggling schools and ways to continue increasing test scores in the Colton Joint Unified School District.

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DailyBulletin: Can pot bans stand?

Courts unclear on cities excluding shops
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Created: 07/04/2011 06:26:24 PM PDT

Lawyers know better than to succumb to the pun that legal issues surrounding medical marijuana are “hazy.”

But those arguing about the right of cities to ban medical marijuana dispensaries – for or against, can certainly draw mixed messages from recent decisions by the state appellate court and statements from the U.S. Attorney General’s office.

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By Jim Sanders
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 5, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

Special interest groups are donating money to causes supported by California’s Latino legislators – potentially buying influence – without any public disclosure.

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Calpensions: Public employee unions push bargaining bills

Monday, July 5, 2011
By Ed Mendel

Bills strengthening the hand of public employee unions in bargaining for pay, pensions and working conditions are moving through the Legislature, usually on party-line votes with Democrats in support and Republicans opposed.

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