Archive for August 13th, 2011

By Joe Nelson Staff Writer
Posted: 08/12/2011 08:23:55 PM PDT

San Bernardino County Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux disputed allegations that county attorneys are essentially assisting in the criminal defense of Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum by sharing information in a civil lawsuit with Burum’s lawyers.

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Postmus

By Joe Nelson Staff Writer
Posted: 08/12/2011 09:33:57 PM PDT

San Bernardino County cannot just sue Colonies Partners LP to recoup a landmark $102 million settlement because of former Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Postmus’s guilty plea to bribery, the county’s CEO said.

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Walker

By Andrew Edwards Staff Writer
Posted: 08/12/2011 06:06:15 PM PDT

It is hard to predict the longterm consequences of Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the San Bernardino County Investment Pool, county Treasurer Larry Walker says.

But no immediate difficulties are seen for agencies using the multi-billion dollar fund, he said.

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The PE: Cassie MacDuff: More airport oversight

Cassie MacDuff

10:00 PM PDT on Friday, August 12, 2011

Cassie MacDuff

When the grand jury report on San Bernardino International Airport came out June 30, airport officials seemed more intent on discrediting the report than on what it revealed about some slipshod practices and weak oversight of the taxpayer-funded agency.

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By Mike Cruz Staff Writer
Created: 08/12/2011 09:51:32 PM PDT

State Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye is convening meetings with key members of the state bar association to develop solutions for massive budget cuts in California’s courts.

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Appeals court strikes down health overhaul requirement that most Americans must buy insurance
Greg Bluestein, Associated Press
Saturday August 13, 2011, 3:10 am EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals panel’s ruling striking down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul moves the question of whether Americans can be required to buy health insurance a step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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