Archive for July 20th, 2011

The PE: Supervisor Derry takes plea deal

09:41 PM PDT on Tuesday, July 19, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: San Bernardino Corruption Probe

San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of failing to report a campaign contribution in a deal that will spare him from jail time and won’t affect his ability to stay in office.

Superior Court Judge Michael Dest dismissed the two more serious felony charges of perjury and filing a false report against Derry and ordered him to pay a $5,000 fine to the California Fair Political Practices Commission and about $5,000 in court fines and penalties.

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The Sun: Supes to discuss supervisorial redistricting

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/19/2011 06:51:20 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will conduct its third public meeting today on the redistricting of the county’s five supervisorial districts.

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The Sun: LLUMC again tops report on local hospitals

LLUMC again tops report on local hospitals
Magazine notes its 10 specialties
Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/19/2011 08:06:01 PM PDT

Loma Linda University Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 again, for the San Bernardino and Riverside county region, on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals list for metro areas.

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Jesse B. Gill, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/19/2011 11:20:38 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – After a long wait, the San Bernardino City Unified School District Board of Education named the district’s new interim superintendent – Richard Bray.

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The Sun: Derry enters guilty plea

Felony counts dropped; $10,000 in fines ordered
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/19/2011 07:15:02 PM PDT

San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry on Tuesday pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of failing to report a campaign contribution under a plea agreement to have two felony charges against him dismissed.

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DailyBulletin: Cities protest lines

Upland, R.C. say they would lose influence
Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 07/19/2011 05:15:47 PM PDT

Rancho Cucamonga and Upland are among the cities joining a vast number of municipalities and ethnic groups disappointed at the current maps released by the Citizens Redistricting Commission.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 07/19/2011 07:44:36 PM PDT

UPLAND – The faces of the 11 people running for City Council this summer were dimly lit as they answered questions from the community during the Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum on Monday at Upland High School.

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VVDailyPress: Barstow casino planners lobby Brown

July 19, 2011 4:11 PM
SARA MITCHELL
Staff Writer

BARSTOW • Leaders of the proposed Indian casino in Barstow are appealing to a new governor, president and economic situation in their second attempt at the casino’s approval in a decade.

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By Jim Sanders
jsanders@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

California’s first-ever citizens redistricting commission is bracing for a half-million-dollar court fight over new legislative and congressional districts it hasn’t finished drawing yet.

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By Maura Dolan and Victoria Kim, Los Angeles Times
July 20, 2011

Reporting from San Francisco and Los Angeles— Californians will soon face longer lines in courthouses, delays in finalizing divorces, prolonged custody battles and extended waits for lawsuits to go to trial as a result of deep budget cuts approved by state lawmakers.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
July 19, 2011 | 3:28 pm

California’s strict term-limit law has failed to force most state lawmakers from public office and back to private-sector jobs in their districts, as many voters hoped it would, according to a study released Tuesday by a Los Angeles policy group that promotes effective government.

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