Archive for September 5th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Labor Day – 2011

Happy Labor Day from InlandPolitics.com

10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, September 4, 2011

BY DUANE W. GANG
STAFF WRITER
dgang@pe.com

Inland cities hope they prevail before the California Supreme Court and save redevelopment without paying the state millions of dollars.

But in the meantime, they aren’t risking it.

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10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Inland lawmakers state Sen. Joel Anderson and Rep. Ken Calvert would seem to have had their prayers answered in the Senate and congressional remaps approved last month.

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10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, September 4, 2011

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

Parents of Colton Joint Unified School District students will get a chance to weigh in on attendance boundaries for a middle school in Bloomington and a high school in Grand Terrace.

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The Sun: OpEd: Congress must create jobs at home

Rep. Joe Baca

Congressman Joe Baca
Posted: 09/04/2011 07:13:45 PM PDT

America’s workers have always stood as the backbone of our great nation. On this Labor Day, it is worthwhile that all Americans take the time to honor our workers and reflect on their continued contributions to the betterment of society. It is also a time for Congress to renew our commitment to strengthening America’s workforce and expanding economic opportunity by creating new jobs here at home.

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Kangaroo rat might detour San Bernardino street project
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/04/2011 08:10:49 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – A furry little roadblock may stall the city’s plans to extend State Street.

And the 1.5-mile project to link the 210 Freeway to Fifth Street on the Westside could cost millions more because the federally protected San Bernardino kangaroo rat has been spotted in the area.

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Calbuzz: USC/LAT Poll: Bachmann Dead Among CA GOP

Monday, September 5, 2011

If California Republicans are a good measure – and they’re a huge and diverse sample – Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stuck a fork in Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann: she’s done.

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SacBee: Dan Walters: A Labor Day that drips with irony

Dan Walters

Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Sep. 5, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

California, like other Western states, was not fertile ground for labor union organization during the early 20th century, with Southern California employers being particularly hostile, even violently so, to union activity.

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