Archive for July 22nd, 2011

DailyBulletin: Former Upland mayor asking for city to fund legal defense

Pomierski

By Sandra Emerson Staff Writer
Created: 07/21/2011 04:11:15 PM PDT

UPLAND – Former Mayor John Pomierski is demanding the city pay for his defense against a lawsuit filed by a former Upland business.

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10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, July 21, 2011

By JIM MILLER
Sacramento Bureau

SACRAMENTO – In its months of work to redraw the state’s political map, California’s independent redistricting panel has studiously ignored the current boundaries crafted by politicians a decade ago.

That ended Thursday, as the Citizens Redistricting Commission began to address how to number 40 state Senate districts without disenfranchising millions of voters next year, even if it means peeking at the highly criticized 2001 lines that were designed to protect incumbents and maximize parties’ strengths.

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10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, July 21, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

A San Bernardino County civil grand jury is calling on the auditor-controller/treasurer/tax collector’s office to conduct more audits of county departments and special districts.

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The PE: Record profits for CVB Financial

$21 MILLION: The Ontario banking company says it improved performance in its loans and controlled expenses.

10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, July 21, 2011

By TIFFANY RAY
The Press-Enterprise

CVB Financial Corp. reported record profits of $21 million in the second quarter despite the tough Inland economy.

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10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, July 21, 2011

By ALICIA ROBINSON
The Press-Enterprise

Riverside officials say they don’t see anything questionable in several cases of alleged contract steering, and a city-commissioned investigation by an outside law firm has likewise concluded there was no wrongdoing.

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The Sun: Colton rehires 22 elementary teachers

By Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/21/2011 05:40:18 PM PDT

COLTON – With just more than a week until classes begin, 22 of the 25 elementary school teachers laid off in May have been rehired.

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By Neil Nisperos Staff Writer
Created: 07/21/2011 05:31:24 PM PDT

CHINO – In the face of the development slump of the past few years, city officials expressed renewed hope with the expected arrival of a new 52-acre luxury apartment project by the Upland-based Lewis Group of Companies at The Preserve.

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Mitzelfelt

Supervisor recommends moving Barstow to 3rd District
July 21, 2011 8:44 AM
SARA MITCHELL
Staff Writer

BARSTOW • The mayor and city manager spoke on behalf of Barstow at Monday’s county redistricting workshop but Barstow’s district supervisor said it would be best to move the area to the 3rd District.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Jul. 22, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislators failed in their bid to put billions of dollars in tax extensions on the ballot, not only because they couldn’t persuade a few Republicans to go along, but because Democrats’ union allies feared that voters would reject the taxes.

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By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Jul. 22, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

CalPERS threw its own pie at Rupert Murdoch this week.

As the hacking scandal intensified at Murdoch’s News Corp., the California pension fund took aim at the company’s two-tier stock structure.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
July 21, 2011 | 2:00 pm

Big-city mayors and other local leaders have said that the state’s plan to take funds away from redevelopment agencies will cost jobs and hurt the economy. But those protests don’t appear to be resonating with voters, a new poll shows.

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