Archive for July 29th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County – BOS 3: Ramos campaign in full swing!!!!

James Ramos and Former County Supervisor Dennis Hansberger

Friday, July 29, 2011 – 09:45 a.m.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairman James Ramos is wasting no time spending all that casino gaming cash trying to unseat incumbent San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry.

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10:46 PM PDT on Thursday, July 28, 2011

By DUG BEGLEY
The Press-Enterprise

San Bernardino County should be able to proceed with its attempt to share the burden of a $102 million legal settlement without waiting for a related criminal case to be resolved, a judge said Thursday.

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The PE: Final draft redistricting maps unveiled

By PE Politics
July 28, 2011 11:15 PM

Democrats would outnumber Republicans by at least five percentage points in 51 Assembly, 26 Senate and 36 congressional districts in final draft remaps to be voted on today by the state’s redistricting panel.

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The PE: RC Democrat declares congressional candidacy

Warner

By PE Politics
July 28, 2011 12:47 PM

Rancho Cucamonga businessman Russ Warner, a Democrat, announced Wednesday that he will run for a proposed congressional district stretching from Upland to Redlands.

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The PE: COLTON: 43 laid off teachers hired back

10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, July 28, 2011

By DARRELL R. SANTSCHI
The Press-Enterprise

The Colton school district has hired back 43 of the 57 teachers it laid off in May as it prepares for the opening of the new school year next week.

A nurse and 21 secondary school teachers were re-hired this week, Colton Joint Unified School District spokeswoman Katie Orloff said, joining 22 elementary school teachers rehired over the last two weeks.

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The PE: LOMA LINDA: City to revive redevelopment

10:00 PM PDT on Thursday, July 28, 2011

By DARRELL R. SANTSCHI
The Press-Enterprise

The Loma Linda City Council is serving notice that it wants to revive the city’s redevelopment agency.

That could cost the city $2.8 million this year and another $668,000 a year in the future.

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10:46 PM PDT on Thursday, July 28, 2011

By DAVID DANELSKI
The Press-Enterprise

Jim Erwin, the one-time sheriff’s deputy who rose in the tumultuous world of San Bernardino County politics to be a union boss, developer’s consultant, political operative and supervisor’s chief of staff, saw himself as “a consummate insider,” former Supervisor Bill Postmus testified to a grand jury this spring.

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DailyBulletin: Judge to make final ruling on indemnity case

Staff Report
Created: 07/28/2011 09:45:21 PM PDT

A judge is expected to make a final ruling today on whether to delay San Bernardino County Flood Control District’s effort to recoup $102 million connected to a legal settlement tainted by bribery allegations.

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By Joe Nelson Staff Writer
Created: 07/28/2011 08:05:07 PM PDT

District Attorney Michael A. Ramos on Thursday again called on San Bernardino County leaders to set limits on campaign contributions to thwart political corruption that has plagued the county for at least 20 years.

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July 28, 2011 10:34 AM
FROM STAFF REPORTS

VICTORVILLE • In his State of the County address to the Victorville Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt will discuss county issues including transportation, education, economic development and the Countywide Vision.

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SacBee: Harris backs rollback of city agencies

By Kevin Yamamura
kyamamura@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Jul. 29, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 4A

California Attorney General Kamala Harris told the state Supreme Court this week that it should allow the state’s elimination of redevelopment agencies to proceed.

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Jul. 29, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

Tired of presidential candidates treating California like an ATM, raising vast sums of money here but spending it in states where campaigns cost less and matter more, state officials four years ago agreed to hold the 2008 primary in February.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
July 28, 2011

Bracing for litigation, California’s independent redistricting commission has decided to temporarily retain most of its key aides after acting on the state political districts it was formed to create.

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July 27th, 2011, 11:16 am · posted by Ramon Solis, Staff Writer
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State lawmakers can’t get paid for giving a speech. But they can get money for nothing.

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The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
July 28, 2011

The number of state workers joining the CalPERS retirement roll was almost 40 percent lower in July 2011 compared to July 2010.

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