Archive for August 26th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Dem’s endorsing Dem generates story?

Friday, August 26, 2011 – 07:40 a.m.

When I read one of the stories in Friday’s edition of The Sun newspaper I had to roll my eyes.

One of the main stories in the paper thin publication was three democrat mayors endorsing a democrat tribal chairman for county supervisor.

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The PE: Governor’s jobs plan has a familiar look

State Senator Bob Dutton

By PE Politics
August 25, 2011 4:54 PM

Earlier this year, Senate Minority Leader Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, introduced legislation to create a partial sales-tax exemption on purchases of equipment used for manufacturing and software development.

The measure passed one committee and went no further, largely because of concerns about its cost.

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The PE: Riverside drops LA, Long Beach port suits

10:01 PM PDT on Thursday, August 25, 2011

BY ALICIA ROBINSON
STAFF WRITER
arobinson@pe.com

Riverside officials decided this week to drop their lawsuits against expansion projects at Los Angeles-area ports after 2 ½ years of slogging through the courts and at least $350,000 in legal costs.

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By Marianne Milligan
Posted: 08/25/2011 04:42:56 PM PDT

It is important that we, the voters, understand that city attorneys in California are expected to abide by ethical principles adopted by the City Attorneys Department of the League of California Cities.

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The Sun: Local leaders support Ramos

Ramos

By Molly Davis Staff Writer
Posted: 08/25/2011 11:54:01 PM PDT

REDLANDS – Three local mayors lent their support Tuesday to James Ramos, who is running for San Bernardino County supervisor.

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Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 08/25/2011 03:05:18 PM PDT

RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Activists who oppose the city’s new permitting process for protests will respond Friday with a protest of their own at Foothill and Day Creek boulevards.

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Adams

By Sandra Emerson Staff Writer
Created: 08/25/2011 10:51:56 PM PDT

UPLAND – Police Chief Steve Adams’ reputation appears to have been upheld as he seeks a medical retirement from the city.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
August 25, 2011

By David Siders and Torey Van Oot
dsiders@sacbee.com

The tax and jobs plan Gov. Jerry Brown proposed this morning was immediately assailed by Republicans as “creative packaging,” and even Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg — who stood beside Brown at the podium for the announcement — said he doesn’t expect it to pass.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

It was just coincidence that Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a billion-dollar tax proposal – which he said would improve California’s struggling economy – on the same day that the Legislature’s budget analyst released a long report on the state’s infrastructure crisis.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
August 25, 2011 | 1:03 pm

A coalition of giant, brick-and-mortar retailers and their legislative allies have come up with a new strategy to try to head off Amazon.com’s referendum to overturn the state’s new Internet sales tax law.

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SacBee: State has adjusted taxes for inflation

Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

The Franchise Tax Board announced Thursday that state income tax brackets, credits and deductions for 2011 have been adjusted, as state law requires, for a 2.7 percent inflationary factor, three times as large as last year’s adjustment.

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LATimes: California Senate panel OKs part of Dream Act

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times
August 26, 2011

In a major victory for immigrant advocates, a key state Senate committee cleared the most significant obstacle to a bill that would give college students who are illegal immigrants access to public aid for the first time.

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