Archive for August 21st, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Weisser retirement board reappointment a “no go”

Sunday, August 21, 2011 – 12:40 p.m.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has declined to reappoint Ellen Weisser, the current chair of the Board of Retirement.

The board also operates as the San Bernardino Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA).

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Sunday, August 21, 2011 – 09:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 21, 2011 – 11:25 a.m.

A part-time San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors?

It’s highly unlikely. But you never know.

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Sunday, August 21, 2011 – 09:00 a.m.

It would appear there are more secrets at San Bernardino International Airport that anyone could have ever imagined.

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Mike Cruz and Joe Nelson, Staff Writers
Posted: 08/20/2011 06:00:25 PM PDT

A judge’s decision to dismiss most of the felony charges against Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum in a sweeping corruption case should not affect the legal standing of key witness Bill Postmus, attorneys say.

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10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, August 20, 2011

BY BEN GOAD
WASHINGTON BUREAU
bgoad@pe.com

Newly certified congressional lines place two of Inland Southern California’s political heavyweights in the same district, potentially setting the stage for a high-stakes brawl to decide who is top dog in San Bernardino County.

Call it the Battle for Berdoo, the Muscoy Melee, the Rumble in Rialto.

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10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, August 20, 2011

BY BRIAN ROKOS
STAFF WRITER
brokos@pe.com

Richard Bray, the interim superintendent of the San Bernardino City Unified School District, is being paid $952.84 daily, according to his contract that was made public this week.

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More than 90 percent of So. Calif. grocery workers vote to reject contract, authorize strike

On Sunday August 21, 2011, 3:59 am EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Southern California grocery workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject a health care proposal from major supermarket chains and authorize their union leaders to call a strike, a spokesman said early Sunday.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: 13 running for city school board

10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, August 20, 2011

BY BRIAN ROKOS
STAFF WRITER
brokos@pe.com

An education advocate, who recently called for an audit of two San Bernardino City Unified charter schools, and two veteran educators are three of the 13 candidates for four seats on the school board in the Nov. 8 election.

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The Sun: Colton mayor pledges open government

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/20/2011 10:15:55 PM PDT

Colton Mayor Sarah S. Zamora took her new office last week with loads of goodwill from a supportive city.

That was clear when Rep. Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, called her swearing-in ceremony as mayor a “historical moment.”

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Back to drawing board

Staff Reports
Created: 08/20/2011 08:28:05 PM PDT

Los Angeles County supervisors are confronted with numerous options for redrawing district boundaries, but they are increasingly unlikely to have the final say on the fate of the lines.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Gov. Jerry Brown named a so-called “jobs czar” last week and said he’ll propose “a series of things” to boost California’s poor economy.

More or less simultaneously, Brown’s Department of Finance revealed that revenues in July were about 9 percent below state budget assumptions.

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By Paul West, Washington Bureau
August 20, 2011, 6:29 p.m.

Reporting from Washington— Rick Perry’s chest-out leap into the presidential contest has illuminated the perpetual cultural divide among Republicans that could define the GOP showdown in 2012.

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