Archive for August 14th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Foot in mouth, once again!

Gonzales

Sunday, August 14, 2011 – 09:10 a.m.

Once again the village idiot, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chair Josie Gonzales, has put her foot in her mouth.

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InlandPolitics: S.B. County – BOS 3: Found keys

Jason Abbott, Staff Writer
Sunday, August 14, 2011 – 09:00 a.m.

According to his campaign manager, Dave Gilliard, “James owns several homes in San Bernardino County.”

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InlandPolitics: One in, one out in GOP presidential field

Sunday, October 14, 2011 – 08:40 a.m.

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the field of GOP presidential hopefuls yesterday and Texas Governor Rick Perry stepped in.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Colonies suspects challenge charges

10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, August 13, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
Staff Writer ighori@pe.com

Attorneys for the four defendants in the Colonies bribery case are attempting to have many of the charges against their clients dismissed when they return to court Friday.

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The Sun: Police chief search sparks concerns

Questions arise about candidates’ backgrounds, SB’s hiring process
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/12/2011 06:55:09 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – With two finalists having emerged in the search for a new police chief, questions already have been raised about their backgrounds and the hiring process.

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

By BRIAN ROKOS
Staff Writer brokos@pe.com

San Bernardino Ward 6 Councilman Rikke Van Johnson will serve a third four-year term after no one filed to run against him. The deadline was 5 p.m. Friday.

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The PE: Clute: I’m running for proposed SD-31

By PE Politics
August 12, 2011 6:16 PM

Former Inland lawmaker Steve Clute says he is “in it to win it” in next year’s election for the redrawn Senate district that takes in Corona, Riverside and Moreno Valley.

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The Sun: Volatile markets hit state

Budget relies heavily on capital gains revenue
Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/13/2011 05:53:38 PM PDT

As market volatility continues, California residents may see further deep cuts to education and other state services as Sacramento’s income falls short of projections, lawmakers and financial experts said.

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The Sun: Supervisor hires Flores

Gonzales fills chief of staff post after year of vacancy
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/13/2011 08:31:14 PM PDT

After a year without a chief of staff, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Josie Gonzales has appointed her former deputy chief of staff Dan Flores to fill the position.

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William R. Snaer
Created: 08/13/2011 07:07:11 AM PDT

Political philosophers call it the Principle of Subsidiarity, the idea that tasks of governing should be managed by the lowest level of government possible. This approach is best because the decision-makers are closest to the people and are most responsive to their concerns. City and county governments listen to voters more closely than the federal government.

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DailyBulletin: Upland to reduce its staff

City seeks to fill a $4.2M budget gap
Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 08/13/2011 04:56:04 PM PDT

UPLAND – The City Council agreed Saturday to cut 15.5 city positions and reduce the reserve limit to 10 percent to address a $4.2 million budget gap.

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By Paresh Dave
metro@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Rising prices and increased demand for prescription drugs on the black market have turned addicts, nurses and even a postal worker into alleged thieves.

Reports of people illegally obtaining prescription forms and pills continue to rise at what law enforcement leaders say is an alarming rate.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

And now the fun really begins.

The Legislature returns from a month-long summer recess this week with hundreds of bills, many of them highly controversial, still awaiting action before the Sept. 9 adjournment.

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