Archive for September 18th, 2011

InlandPolitics: From a Romanian newspaper

Sunday, September 18, 2011 – 02:10 p.m.

We rarely get a chance to see another country’s editorial about the USA

Read this excerpt from a Romanian newspaper. The article was written by Mr. Cornel Nistorescu and published under the title ‘C’ntarea Americii, meaning ‘Ode To America’ in the Romanian newspaper Evenimentulzilei (‘The Daily Event’ or ‘News of the Day’.)

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Created: 09/17/2011 08:45:23 PM PDT

Special Section: SB County Watch

FBI and IRS involvement in the biggest county corruption scandal in history is serious, far-reaching and unusual, say two legal experts and a former San Bernardino County District Attorney.

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10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, September 17, 2011

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

The Riverside Sheriff’s Association has challenged the pay cuts imposed on deputies by Riverside County supervisors earlier this year and wants the county to seek voter approval for lower retirement benefits.

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10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, September 17, 2011

BY JACK KATZANEK
STAFF WRITER
jkatzanek@pe.com

Albertsons will close up to 100 stores if the union representing most of its employees strikes tonight, the grocer said in a statement released late Friday.

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Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 09/17/2011 07:08:23 AM PDT

Probation departments in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties are expected to soon start expanding as the state prison system shifts responsibility for thousands of low-level offenders to local agencies.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville owes feds $497K

Settlement, fate of Westwinds Sports Center on City Council agenda
September 17, 2011 2:00 PM
Brooke Edwards
City Editor

VICTORVILLE • The fate of Westwinds Sports Center and a nearly $500,000 settlement payment to the federal government will be before the City Council on Tuesday night.

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Ron Paul

Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer
Sunday, September 18, 2011

Los Angeles– At California’s usually staid GOP state convention, hundreds of unlikely Republican activists – many sporting porkpie hats, dreadlocks and tie-dyed shirts – lined up Saturday to cast ballots in the party straw poll, then jammed meeting rooms and hallways to ecstatically greet their favorite candidate.

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