Archive for July 6th, 2011

The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Suspension of Explorer ride-alongs extended

07:23 AM PDT on Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

The 60-day suspension of Explorer ride-alongs with San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies that was scheduled to expire Tuesday will be extended while a review of the entire program is completed, a spokeswoman said.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – 08:00 p.m.

It seems San Bernardino County’s former chief counsel, who county supervisors forced to leave last year, still hasn’t quite departed from government service.

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By PE News
July 5, 2011 3:27 PM

The Riverside City Council will observe its summer schedule in July and August, with meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays only, instead of each of the first four Tuesdays.

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DailyBulletin: Gillison deal goes to council

R.C.’s new city managers to receive less than Lam
Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 07/05/2011 05:05:28 PM PDT

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – The City Council is expected to approve the contract of the incoming city manager at its regular meeting tonight.

If approved, Assistant City Manager John Gillison will receive an annual compensation package of $262,568, with a benefits package worth $67,440.

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DailyBulletin: Pay data released

Corrections employees top state in salaries
Mediha Fejzagic DiMartino and Ryan Hagen, Staff Writers
Created: 07/05/2011 09:12:39 PM PDT

Figures released by the state controller on Tuesday show that highest-paid state employees work for Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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10:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON – Six months into his tenure as Congress’ chief investigator, Inland Rep. Darrell Issa has overseen 81 hearings, issued nearly 20 subpoenas and released five lengthy reports criticizing Obama administration policies and actions.

But whether the sheer volume of Issa’s activity has translated to achievement is up for debate — and, unsurprisingly, opinions differ along partisan lines.

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By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2011 – 6:40 am

Just before Gov. Jerry Brown signed the state budget with little fanfare last week, Assembly Republicans celebrated at Downtown Ford, standing before cars they said would become cheaper overnight because they blocked tax extensions.

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Many are prison doctors, dentists or nurses. Total compensation can be pushed higher by payouts for unused vacation and sick time. Last year, a prison doctor collected $777,423 and a dentist got $599,403.

By Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times
July 6, 2011

Reporting from Sacramento — More than 1,400 state employees were paid in excess of $200,000 last year, according to compensation data made public for the first time Tuesday on Controller John Chiang’s website.

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Daily Report: Higher Ed
July 6, 2011 | Erica Perez

All but one of the California State University campuses are on a new list produced by the U.S. Department of Education showing colleges with the fastest-rising tuition and fees – and those campuses will have to submit reports to the federal government explaining the rapid increase.

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