Archive for August 24th, 2011

VVDailyPress: Supervisors look into campaign contribution limits

Mitzelfelt departs from anti-limit philosophy
August 24, 2011 9:25 AM
Natasha Lindstrom
Staff Writer

SAN BERNARDINO • Future candidates vying for office in San Bernardino County may have to abide by new campaign contribution limits, if reform proposed by county supervisors Tuesday develops into policy.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Created: 08/23/2011 05:51:36 PM PDT

Los Angeles County’s overall property tax roll climbed for the first time in two years in 2010-11, but San Bernardino County has yet to see overall property values climb since the recession.

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Derry

Board of Supervisors green-lights new animal ordinance
August 23, 2011 4:07 PM
Natasha Lindstrom
Staff Writer

SAN BERNARDINO • Residents in unincorporated San Bernardino County who have violated a leash, licensing or other animal law will now be required to spay or neuter their dogs.

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Rutherford

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Created: 08/23/2011 09:53:25 PM PDT

A policy prohibiting the naming of San Bernardino County buildings after elected officials until they’ve been retired from the political arena for at least three years was approved unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.

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The PE: REDLANDS: Council acts on redevelopment issue

10:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

BY JAN SEARS
STAFF WRITER
jsears@pe.com

With the future of its Redevelopment Agency uncertain, the Redlands City Council took a procedural step on Tuesday to ensure that the agency will be able to continue to meet its financial obligations.

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10:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

BY JIM MILLER
SACRAMENTO BUREAU
jmiller@pe.com

SACRAMENTO – A bill to stop the proposed Liberty Quarry near Temecula cleared its first Senate committee Tuesday but will likely go no further for the remainder of the legislative year.

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11:46 PM PDT on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

BY ALICIA ROBINSON
STAFF WRITER
arobinson@pe.com

Riverside council members’ doubts about leasing downtown office space for $1.6 million a year have apparently been assuaged, as they took no steps to reconsider the issue at a meeting Tuesday.

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By JESSE McKINLEY
Published: August 23, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — Lines at a courthouse are kind of like hurt feelings in a divorce: they are expected, they are unavoidable, but, hopefully, they are dealt with quickly.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

When Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature took another bite out of the state court system to balance the state budget – on paper, anyway – they reignited a political war between rival factions of judges over financial priorities.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

If you have friends in devastated Christchurch, NZ (as we do), or relatives who survived the killer quake in Santiago, Chile (as we do) or if you lived through the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake in the Bay Area (as we did), Monday’s narcissistic hysteria among the Eastern Establishment Media about the little 5.8 tremor that rolled through Washington was more than a little offensive.

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