Archive for July 12th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County pensions – $175,000 +

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – 10:45 a.m.

The following is a list of recipients of San Bernardino County retirees receiving annual pension payments in the amount of $175,000 and greater.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – 09:55 a.m.

Another problem may be brewing at the San Bernardino International Airport.

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The PE: Bill would curb pension spiking

10:19 PM PDT on Monday, July 11, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI and DUANE W. GANG
The Press-Enterprise

A San Bernardino County benefit that allows retirees to cash out unused sick leave and vacation time to count toward their retirement would no longer be allowed under legislation approved by the California Senate on Monday.

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The PE: Cassie MacDuff: A Battle for Public Info

10:00 PM PDT on Monday, July 11, 2011

Cassie MacDuff

San Bernardino County public pension managers wasted time and taxpayer money fighting The Press-Enterprise’s request for the names, annual pension amounts, job titles and government departments of top-paid retirees.

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DailyBulletin: Restating the priorities

South California
Supervisor urges 13 counties to secede
Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 07/11/2011 08:10:22 PM PDT

RIVERSIDE – A local lawmaker has called for much of Southern and Central California to secede from the Golden state.

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10:23 PM PDT on Monday, July 11, 2011

By MARK MUCKENFUSS
The Press-Enterprise

Fees for full-time students at state universities in California have risen steadily in recent years and are nearly double what they were five years ago.

Perhaps lawmakers figure students are used to it by now.

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The PE: INLAND: Top university salaries stun some students

10:23 PM PDT on Monday, July 11, 2011

By MARK MUCKENFUSS
The Press-Enterprise

Local college students uniformly expressed dismay to learn what the leaders of their state universities were earning.

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The Sun: Council revives RDA

Move could cost SB $14M to keep agency open
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/11/2011 08:44:59 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – In a move that could force the city to cut a couple of fat checks to the state next year, the City Council reluctantly revived its redevelopment agency at a special meeting Monday night.

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DailyBulletin: Police chief’s job on hold

Upland council delays decision
Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 07/11/2011 08:12:29 PM PDT

UPLAND – The City Council did not make a decision on Police Chief Steve Adams’ employment with the city at Monday’s council meeting.

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Mitzelfelt

Public invited to planning meeting in Apple Valley
July 11, 2011 3:21 PM
From Staff Reports

APPLE VALLEY • First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt is asking for the public to weigh in on a bill aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by forcing cities to develop in ways that discourage lots of driving.

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July 11, 2011 11:23 AM
From Staff Reports

HESPERIA • As the City Council considers putting a property tax hike on the ballot, three council members are on record as opposing efforts to increase taxes.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
July 11, 2011

It didn’t take long for California’s optimistic budget to fall behind in tax revenues.

Controller John Chiang released data Monday showing that California received $351 million less in May and June than state leaders expected in the budget that Gov. Jerry Brown signed just 12 days ago.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Could California’s noble experiment in redrawing legislative and congressional districts be collapsing?

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

California’s two public pension funds are starting to make some money in real estate after several years of hard knocks.

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By Jon Ortiz
jortiz@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

From California to Florida, many public employees are paying more for their pensions now than a year ago as strapped state and local governments cast about for savings.

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