Archive for July 7th, 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011 – 01:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, July 7, 2011 – 02:30 p.m.

So, San Bernardino Mayor and International Airport Authority Chairman Pat Morris says there is a signed letter of interest, with a Mexican-based International Airline, to operate flights out of San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA).

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011 – 09:45 p.m.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies rejected a concession package proposed and recommended by their union Wednesday evening.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – 09:45 p.m.

The San Bernardino County Public Attorneys Association representing Deputy District Attorneys, Deputy Public Defenders and Child Support Attorneys, has overwhelmingly rejected a contract concession package.

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The Sun: County officials dispute union’s allegations

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2011 08:04:27 PM PDT

San Bernardino County officials Wednesday disputed allegations from a union that the county is breaking the law and acting in bad faith in its negotiations over a new labor agreement.

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The Sun: Airport’s future uncertain

Problems found in contracted work
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2011 05:45:42 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Officials disagree over whether efforts to attract a commercial airline to the former Norton Air Force Base will be harmed by a report that raises questions about work to makeover the site.

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The Sun: Redlands new chief settles in

Garcia pays tribute to his predecessor
Molly Davis, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2011 08:04:26 PM PDT

REDLANDS – Mark Garcia, the new police chief, is assessing things.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: Gardner jumps into mayor’s race

Gardner

By PE Politics
July 6, 2011 3:35 PM

It’s official. Riverside Ward 1 Councilman Mike Gardner is running for mayor next year.

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The PE: REGION: Local officials criticize redevelopment plan

10:49 PM PDT on Wednesday, July 6, 2011

By DUANE W. GANG
The Press-Enterprise

Local officials across the Inland region are facing a dilemma: Pay out tens of millions or see their redevelopment agencies go down the drain.

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The Sun: Loma Linda challenges new district

Objects to separation from Redlands in latest maps
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2011 08:04:27 PM PDT

Loma Linda Mayor Rhodes Rigsby plans to send a letter today to the California Citizens Redistricting Commission expressing the City Council’s worry over proposed new Congressional districts that split it from Redlands, which it considers to be a sister city.

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The PE: Cal Fire cancels supertanker contract

10:07 PM PDT on Wednesday, July 6, 2011

By RICHARD BROOKS
The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: Inland Wildfires

Just as Southern California’s wildfire danger is heating up, the state budget axe has cut the contract for the nation’s largest air tanker, Cal Fire and company officials said.

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The Sun: Deputy denies sex charges

Man accused of lewd acts with teen on ride-along
Jesse B. Gill, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2011 03:08:01 PM PDT

VICTORVILLE – A sheriff’s deputy accused of sex acts with a 17-year-old police Explorer on ride-alongs pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: City opts not to spend some bond money

09:29 AM PDT on Thursday, July 7, 2011

By ALICIA ROBINSON
The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: Riverside Renaissance

Riverside officials have backtracked on plans to spend $65 million in redevelopment bonds and instead have repaid nearly half of the debt they incurred in March.

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DailyBulletin: Upland ponders funding

City must give state $2.5M to keep Redevelopment Agency
Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 07/06/2011 05:08:06 PM PDT

UPLAND – Like many cities in the Golden State, officials here are sorting through the impact that the state budget will have on its Redevelopment Agency.

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10:00 PM PDT on Wednesday, July 6, 2011

By GAIL WESSON
The Press-Enterprise

A Riverside County Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday to shut down a San Jacinto marijuana dispensary as a public nuisance.

But James DeAguilera, of Redlands, the attorney for Nature’s Serenity in the 500 block of South State Street, said the marijuana collective will continue operating while he files an appeal with the 4th District Court of Appeal.

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VVDailyPress: VVC put on probation

College’s accreditation in tact; officials have two years to correct ‘deficiencies’
July 06, 2011 5:36 PM
Natasha Lindstrom
Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has placed Victor Valley College on probation for failing to comply with several accreditation standards, ranging from maintaining stable leadership to fostering a healthy campus culture.

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By Kevin Yamamura
kyamamura@sacbee.com
Published: Thursday, Jul. 7, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Thursday, Jul. 7, 2011 – 12:20 am

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg defended a last-minute budget bill protecting teachers from further layoffs and reducing district authority, saying that Democrats preserved class sizes and education jobs.

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The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
July 6, 2011

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg shed some light this morning on the sort of changes to the state pension system that majority Democrats might pursue in the coming year.

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SacBee: CalPERS hires another firm accused of shenanigans

By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Thursday, Jul. 7, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

For the second time in three weeks, CalPERS has hired a company that’s been accused of defrauding the pension fund.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
July 6, 2011

Union-backed legislation that would make bankruptcy more difficult for local governments stalled today in the Senate Governance and Finance Committee.

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Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders
San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Three years ago this month, then-Sen. Barack Obama told an enthusiastic throng in Berlin, “In Europe, the view that America is part of what has gone wrong in our world, rather than a force to help make it right, has become all too common.”

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