Archive for July 11th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County pensions – $200,000 +

Monday, July 11, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.

The following is a list of recipients of San Bernardino County retirees receiving annual pension payments in the amount of $200,000 and greater.

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Sunday, July 10, 2011 – 07:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, July 10, 2011 – 10:40 p.m.

The City of Rialto may as well give The Lewis Group of Companies and Hillwood Development the Rialto Municipal Airport property on a platter and throw in whatever money they want and desire.

Of course, you guessed it!

Once again, this lop-sided public-private partnership has reared it’s ugly head on the Rialto City Council agenda. And of course it’s now time to renegotiate the already renegotiated deal to redevelop the Rialto Airport.

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10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County supervisors will decide Tuesday whether to pay the state more than $31 million this year to keep the county’s redevelopment agency active.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/10/2011 07:03:03 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The city should fork over a chunk of money to a private investigator who said he was shortchanged after he billed the city for his efforts to sniff out allegations of police misconduct, an arbitrator has determined.

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The Sun: SB council hopes to defy state

Leaders to discuss redevelopment panel
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/10/2011 04:23:13 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – With a state budget agreement that hammers redevelopment agencies throughout California, officials here have called an emergency meeting today to possibly reinstate its agency.

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The Sun: I.E. officials fight for water

Group petitions for rescinding of fish habitat plan
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/10/2011 10:11:02 PM PDT

Officials from more than a dozen Inland Empire water agencies and cities will meet today with a congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., to voice opposition to a critical habitat plan for a federally endangered fish.

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DailyBulletin: Chief decision near


Upland to consider future of Adams, police leadership
Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 07/10/2011 10:18:21 PM PDT

UPLAND – The police chief’s employment with the city will be one of several closed-session discussions at tonight’s City Council meeting.

Steve Adams has been on medical leave since Dec. 2, but that situation may be coming to a conclusion, Mayor Ray Musser said.

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On politics in the Golden State
July 10, 2011 | 8:19 pm

Rushing to meet next month’s deadline for completing its task of drawing new political boundaries for California, the state’s Citizens Redistricting Commission decided over the weekend not to release a second round of proposed maps.

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Bruce Chambers/Orange County RegisterDr. Prem Reddy, CEO of Prime Healthcare, addresses a town hall in 2006.

Daily Report: Health & Welfare
July 11, 2011 | Christina Jewett

The Prime Healthcare Services Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Prime Healthcare Services, is seeking judicial approval to buy Victor Valley Community Hospital in bankruptcy court tomorrow, a move that, if successful, might expand the reach of the controversial hospital chain.

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LATimes: ‘South California’ for 51st state?

By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times
July 11, 2011

Accusing Sacramento of pillaging local governments to feed its runaway spending and left-wing policies, a Riverside County politician is proposing a solution: He wants 13 mostly inland, conservative counties to break away to form a separate state of “South California.”

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By Peter Nicholas and Lisa Mascaro, Washington Bureau
July 11, 2011

Reporting from Washington— President Obama continued to push for a $4-trillion deal to rein in government deficits Sunday, but a White House meeting with congressional leaders failed to break the deadlock over spending and taxes that has stalemated discussions for more than a month.

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