Archive for September 21st, 2011

InlandPolitics: Airport director slams feds

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 – 09:50 p.m.

The following statement was issued by San Bernardino International Airport Interim Executive Director Don Rogers late this evening:

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The Sun: FBI raiding San Bernardino airport authority

FBI served six federal warrants for Inland Valley Development Agency and San Bernardino International Airport Authority. (Rick Sforza, Photo Editor)

Joe Nelson and Melissa Pinion-Whitt
Posted: 09/21/2011 10:02:16 AM PDT

The FBI served six federal warrants this morning at the Inland Valley Development Agency and the San Bernardino International Airport Authority in San Bernardino.

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The PE: SB COUNTY: Officials preview realignment plan

10:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, September 20, 2011

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

San Bernardino County public safety officials admitted to being a “little nervous” as they prepare to take over supervision of some low-risk offenders from the state prison system but said Tuesday they also see it as an opportunity to reduce recidivism.

Starting Oct. 1, counties will take over the supervision and custody of some convicts under a state law signed in .

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10:04 PM PDT on Tuesday, September 20, 2011

BY DUANE W. GANG and DUG BEGLEY
STAFF WRITERS
dgang@pe.com | dbegley@pe.com

Negotiations between labor unions and Riverside County moved from the bargaining table to the Board of Supervisors chambers Tuesday.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/20/2011 10:13:19 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Three incumbents on the City Council faced their challengers in the Nov. 8 election during a candidate forum Tuesday night at City Hall.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 09/20/2011 05:52:02 PM PDT

The state’s economic outlook is now weaker than it was in June, with slow growth expected until the end of 2012, according to the UCLA Anderson quarterly forecast released Tuesday.

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VVDailyPress: Attorney General denies VVCH purchase deal

September 20, 2011 11:54 AM
Tomoya Shimura
Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The High Desert could lose one of its three major hospitals after Attorney General Kamala Harris on Tuesday rejected Prime Healthcare Services Foundation’s plan to buy Victor Valley Community Hospital.

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By Torey Van Oot
tvanoot@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Republican legislators in Sacramento are crying foul over an eleventh-hour push to limit future initiatives to November general elections.

But the idea behind the union-backed legislation doesn’t seem so bad to a majority of GOP voters, according to a new Field Poll.

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NYTimes: Political Shift in California Trips Brown

By ADAM NAGOURNEY
Published: September 20, 2011

SACRAMENTO — Jerry Brown ran for governor on the argument that his age and experience — the son of a governor, he has spent a lifetime in politics, including two terms as governor himself 30 years ago — was what California needed to rescue it from a spiral of partisanship and financial decline as destructive as anywhere in the nation.

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By Malcolm Maclachlan | 09/20/11 12:00 AM PST

Republicans backing a voter referendum to overturn California’s new congressional maps are on the verge of dropping the effort, sources say.

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By JOHN BRESNAHAN & MANU RAJU | 9/20/11 11:53 PM EDT

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is up for reelection in 2012, will put $5 million of her own money into her race, the latest sign that a mega-fraud case involving a top Democratic campaign treasurer is roiling California politics.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
September 20, 2011 | 4:42 pm

California on Tuesday wrapped up its first long-term debt sale of 2011, paying interest rates substantially below what it paid on bonds last November — a savings for taxpayers.

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By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times
September 20, 2011, 5:45 p.m.

Reporting from Washington— The government’s latest attempt to hold large banks accountable for helping trigger the Great Recession could fall as flat as earlier efforts to punish Wall Street villains and compensate taxpayers for bailing out the financial industry.

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