Archive for July 10th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Coming Soon: More S.B. County pension data

 

Sunday, July 10, 2011 – 04:00 p.m.

As a result of several email requests.

InlandPolitics.com will be providing expanded listings of San Bernardino County pensions by dollar range beginning Monday, October 11.

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Sunday, July 10, 2009 – 11:25 a.m.

This weekends special report on San Bernardino County’s six-figure pension club was a little surprising.

But only as to the highest annual pension amount.

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The PE: The Six-Figure Club

Many SB County retirees receive generous pensions
09:42 PM PDT on Saturday, July 9, 2011
By IMRAN GHORI, JIM MILLER and DAVID DANELSKI
The Press-Enterprise

The San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association has 446 retirees who receive more than $100,000 a year in pension benefits, with some getting more than their salary when they were part of the workforce, according to newly released records.

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09:42 PM PDT on Saturday, July 9, 2011
By DAVID DANELSKI
The Press-Enterprise

The San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association on Friday made public the names, job titles and payouts to retirees whose pensions exceed $90,000 after losing a yearlong legal battle to keep secret the identities of retirees.

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The PE: INLAND: Airport deals not lucrative, officials say

10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, July 9, 2011

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL
The Press-Enterprise

San Bernardino International Airport officials, in reaction to a critical civil Grand Jury report, say agreements given to key airport developer Scot Spencer were not profitable even though he made $2.06 million in fees as of March.

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10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, July 9, 2011

By JAN SEARS
The Press-Enterprise

The University of Redlands will contribute $112,000 this year to help the city with some projects dear to the university’s heart that Redlands otherwise might not be able to afford.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: Ethics complaint filed against candidate

10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, July 9, 2011

By ALICIA ROBINSON
The Press-Enterprise

A special panel set up to address ethics complaints against Riverside officials will be called into service later this month, for the second time since it was created in a November overhaul of the ethics code.

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The Sun: Casino odds rise

Report revives gaming plan in Barstow
Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/09/2011 07:11:54 AM PDT

BARSTOW – An Indian casino proposed 10 years ago appears to be back on track with the completion of a draft environmental impact statement.

A public hearing on the nearly 1,000-page federal document will be held July 27 at Barstow College.

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Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/09/2011 10:19:24 PM PDT

RIALTO – The public disclosure that Rialto’s water system needs $42 million in upgrades and renovations is symptomatic of a national trend that civil engineers have long called alarming.

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DailyBulletin: Counties bracing for prisoner transfer

Corrections officials hope to cut state prison population by 40,000
Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 07/09/2011 10:19:28 PM PDT

County jail officials are bracing for a significant influx of prisoners as the state gets closer to sending them thousands of low-level inmates.

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DailyBulletin: Admissions bill advances

Drop in UC, CSU minority students leads to proposal
Beige Luciano-Adams, Staff Writer
Created: 07/09/2011 10:23:32 PM PDT

A bill that would allow public universities to factor race, ethnicity, gender and economic status into student admissions passed the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee last week by a 5-3 vote.

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Unions, however, are a long way from consensus on what to put on 2012 ballot
By Steven Harmon
Contra Costa Times
© Copyright 2011, Bay Area News Group
Posted: 07/09/2011 02:00:00 PM PDT
Updated: 07/10/2011 06:45:58 AM PDT

SACRAMENTO — Labor leaders were never overly enamored with Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to extend taxes on purchases, income and auto fees, but were willing to go along with it to give the newly elected Democratic governor a chance to find revenues his way.

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The state measure bars layoffs for a year, but districts are uncertain whether it will require them to rehire teachers or restore programs cut earlier this year.

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2011

School district officials across the state are wrestling with the fallout over a controversial new law that bars teacher layoffs for a year even amid deep financial uncertainty.

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