Archive for September 20th, 2011

The PE: Field Poll: California voters oppose automatic budget cuts

10:00 PM PDT on Monday, September 19, 2011

BY JIM MILLER
SACRAMENTO BUREAU
jmiller@pe.com

SACRAMENTO – California voters overwhelmingly oppose the plan for automatic spending cuts to schools and other programs if state revenue comes in lower than expected, a new poll shows.

At the same time, they give solid marks to the man whose office would oversee the reductions.

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Grocers strike may be averted

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/19/2011 12:00:13 PM PDT

After going to the brink of a widespread work stoppage, three supermarket chains and the union representing their employees have reached an agreement, that if ratified, would avert a strike.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/19/2011 07:49:50 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Red-light cameras got the green light again at Monday night’s City Council meeting.

But the program may not last more than three years.

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DailyBulletin: Jeff Mendenhall named Upland police chief

Mendenhall

Will Bigham, Staff Writer
Created: 09/19/2011 12:26:22 PM PDT

UPLAND – Jeff Mendenhall, a 29-year veteran of the city’s Police Department, has been formally appointed as police chief, City Manager Stephen Dunn announced Monday.

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10:00 PM PDT on Monday, September 19, 2011

BY MARK MUCKENFUSS
The Press-Enterprise
mmuckenfuss@pe.com

Albert Karnig, president of Cal State San Bernardino for the past 15 years, announced his retirement Monday during his annual welcoming convocation to faculty and staff. Fall classes begin Thursday.

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Created: 09/19/2011 04:03:42 PM PDT

A Page A1 story, “Raid spans I.E.,” on Sept. 16 contained an error. The nonprofit National Community Renaissance, or National CORE, was founded by Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum. He served as the nonprofit’s longtime chairman, but resigned in March 2010 and no longer is affiliated with the company.

10:00 PM PDT on Monday, September 19, 2011

BY BRIAN ROKOS
STAFF WRITER
brokos@pe.com

San Bernardino City Unified’s school board will consider a proposal today by Interim Superintendent Richard Bray to reorganize the district office.

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Administrators sue VVUHSD
September 18, 2011 9:48 PM
Natasha Lindstrom
Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Five white male administrators who were demoted or allegedly forced to resign are suing the Victor Valley Union High School District for race and sex discrimination.

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 – 6:57 am

While politicians all around him watched their popularity plunge in the weak economy, Gov. Jerry Brown ducked the slide.

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By Jim Sanders
jsanders@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

The California Assembly has criticized as “unfounded and unnecessary” a public-records lawsuit filed by The Bee and Los Angeles Times seeking access to current fiscal records.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
September 19, 2011 | 1:53 pm

The state’s ethics watchdog agency has set a meeting next week to consider whether campaign finance limits and spending report deadlines should be temporarily waived for politicians affected by the alleged misuse of funds by campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee.

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By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 6B
Last Modified: Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 – 8:01 am

Inland California’s economy is falling further behind the rest of the state and faces at least six more years before it fully recovers from the recession, according to a new forecast.

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By Walter Hamilton
September 20, 2011, 1:01 a.m.

The national economy is in “far worse” shape than it was just three months ago, but neither the U.S. nor California is expected to slip back into recession, according to UCLA researchers.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
September 19, 2011 | 9:52 pm

A steep drop in interest rates on tax-free municipal bonds this year has curbed individual investors’ appetite for a new California debt offering.

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