Archive for August 25th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Proposed county reform measures viewed as flawed

Thursday, August 25, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.

Three measures filed by the newly-formed Committee to Reform San Bernardino County Government, in an effort to reform San Bernardino County government, are apparently being viewed as partially flawed by county lawyers.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 – 09:50 a.m.

The perpetual fall in the stock price of Bank of America was halted today with the purchase of $5 billion in preferred stock by renowned investor Warren Buffett.

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10:00 PM PDT on Wednesday, August 24, 2011


Riverside County has settled a lawsuit with the union representing deputy district attorneys, a move that paves the way for 45 prosecutors to begin receiving pay raises.

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The Sun: Loma Linda not pursuing fastfood ban

By Ryan Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: 08/24/2011 08:31:12 PM PDT

LOMA LINDA – The City Council has decided not to have city staffers look into a possible ban on drive-through restaurants.

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By Jesse B. Gill Staff Writer
Posted: 08/24/2011 06:11:11 PM PDT

San Bernardino County recently won 27 National Association of Counties achievement awards meant to recognize the improvement of public services and management by county agencies.

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The Sun: Supervisors want fire fee rescinded

By Joe Nelson Staff Writer
Posted: 08/24/2011 05:50:58 PM PDT

A state-imposed fire fee for residents living in areas served by Cal Fire continues to make waves in San Bernardino County, despite recent efforts to change the fee structure and rewrite the legislation.

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On politics in the Golden State
August 24, 2011 | 11:09 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown has a new tax proposal to sell the Legislature: raise levies on some large out-of-state corporations in exchange for new sales-tax exemptions for companies who make products and hire people in California.

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Wyatt Buchanan
Chronicle Sacramento Bureau
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Sacramento –As California’s unemployment rate climbs – the state is stubbornly stuck with the second-worst jobless problem in the nation – leaders at the Capitol are focusing on jobs in the final three weeks of the legislative session.

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Steve Jobs

By Walter Hamilton, Dawn Chmielewski and David Sarno
Los Angeles Times
August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple Inc. and driving force behind a string of products that revolutionized the consumer-electronics industry, stepped down as chief executive but was named chairman of the board, the company said late Wednesday.

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OCRegister: Royce vs. Miller congressional race warms up


August 24th, 2011, 12:46 pm
Posted by Martin Wisckol, Politics reporter

The ink was hardly dry on the certification of the new congressional districts when GOP Reps. Ed Royce and Gary Miller assumed campaign postures, with Royce apparently first out of the gate as the two incumbents race to win the new, tri-county 39th Congressional District.

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August 24th, 2011, 2:23 pm
Posted by Teri Sforza, Register staff writer

A ballot measure that would hike the retirement age of public employees to 65 (except for public safety officers, who could retire at 58) could save billions of dollars every year in the long run, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office.

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