Archive for August 29th, 2011

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Tim Donnelly endorses Derry for reelection

Derry

Monday, August 29, 2011 – 03:15 p.m.

It was just announced that State Assemblyman and Tea Party loyalist Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks) has thrown his support behind San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry.

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InlandPolitics: Another shallow proposal

Rutherford

Monday, August 29, 2011 – 07:00 a.m.

San Bernardino County Second District Supervisor Janice Rutherford has been on a roll lately.

Rutherford has been trying to operate from a political and ethics reform stance since her election last year.

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Assemblyman Mike Morrell

Political Notebook
10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, August 28, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Newly approved redrawn Assembly districts were not kind to Assemblyman Mike Morrell.

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10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, August 28, 2011

BY ERIN WALDNER
STAFF WRITER
ewaldner@pe.com

A candidate for a seat in the state Assembly, Mark Orozco says his main concern is the underfunding of education.

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The PE: Cities slog over process to keep redevelopment

10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, August 28, 2011

BY DARRELL R. SANTSCHI
STAFF WRITER
dsantschi@pe.com

The cities of Colton, Highland and Loma Linda are taking steps to protect their redevelopment agencies in the event a state Supreme Court decision doesn’t go their way.

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DailyBulletin: Layoff notices go out to Upland employees

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 08/28/2011 07:03:08 AM PDT

UPLAND – The city’s workforce has officially shrunk.

Fifteen employees have received layoff notices as a result of a $4.2 million gap in the 2011-12 fiscal year budget.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 08/28/2011 08:22:28 PM PDT

ONTARIO – A San Bernardino County Superior Court judge is expected to decide, possibly as early as today, if the city and Wal-Mart are responsible for paying the attorney fees for residents who opposed the project in the northwest side of town.

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Calpensions: Pension reform: easier said than done

Monday, August 29, 2011
By Ed Mendel

A bill for a public pension reform advocated by Gov. Brown, and a commission appointed by former Gov. Schwarzenegger, has a labor sponsor, no formal opposition and therefore smooth sailing in the Legislature, right?

Not exactly.

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Redistricting has placed Republican Rep. David Dreier’s home in a new Latino-majority district where Republican John McCain won just 33% in the 2008 presidential election. (Francine Orr, Los Angeles Times)

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
August 28, 2011, 9:41 p.m.

Reporting from Washington— David Dreier, who chairs the House Rules Committee, has a seat at the GOP leadership table, helping set his party’s legislative and political agenda. He has hobnobbed with all kinds of figures, from Afghan President Hamid Karzai to Tommy Lasorda, in his spiffy Capitol office.

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