Archive for October 5th, 2011

The PE: POLITICS: Supervisor contest gets crowded

Incumbent 1st District Supervisor Bob Buster is seeking re-election in 2012.


Published: 05 October 2011 03:23 PM

The race for Riverside County’s 1st Supervisorial District got a little bit more crowded this week.

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The PE: POLITICS: Rick Perry postponed Riverside event


Published: 05 October 2011 03:50 PM

Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry postponed a fundraiser that had been scheduled for Wednesday morning in Riverside.

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InlandPolitics: Apple co-founder Steve jobs dead at age 56

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 – 04:50 p.m.

Apple Inc. has announced that co-founder Steve Jobs, an icon in the tech industry, has died at age 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Our sympathy goes out to his family.

By Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 10/05/2011 10:52:44 AM PDT

UPLAND — A new defendant has been added to the indictment of former Mayor John Pomierski and Upland contractor John Hennes.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 – 09:55 a.m.

The situation hasn’t improved much for Bank of America these days.

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Published: 04 October 2011 08:48 PM

San Bernardino County Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux is facing fallout over remarks two supervisors say mischaracterize their opposition to his budget plan.

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Joe Nelson, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 10/04/2011 01:59:35 PM PDT

FBI agents violated Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum’s civil rights and lied when they said they did not search his attorney’s office, according to a motion filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Riverside.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/04/2011 07:32:28 PM PDT

A federal investigation into allegations of conspiracy, bribery and money laundering at San Bernardino International Airport has spread to Baca Raton, Fla, an FBI official has confirmed.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: City Hall could bear Loveridge’s name



Published: 04 October 2011 09:06 PM

A sports complex was named for three-term Riverside Mayor Ab Brown. The City Council chambers’ namesake is longtime local business leader Art Pick. Until now, all long-serving Ron Loveridge had was an honorary table at the Marriott hotel.

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Riverside County supervisors debated pension changes on Tuesday.

Published: 04 October 2011 09:55 PM

Riverside County supervisors said Tuesday that county employees must start contributing more toward their own retirements, a move that would translate into immediate, long-term savings for the cash-strapped county.

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Published: 04 October 2011 10:31 PM

San Bernardino school board Trustee Teresa Parra Craig on Tuesday presented a plan that she said could break the stalemate with the Personnel Commission that has left almost 400 nonteaching positions vacant or filled by substitute employees.

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Cassie MacDuff

Cassie MacDuff

Published: 03 October 2011 07:35 PM

A defunct developer has left San Bernardino County owing more than $750,000 in legal fees from a lawsuit over a mountain housing tract that was approved in violation of environmental laws.

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Wes Woods II, Staff Writer
Created: 10/04/2011 05:57:49 PM PDT

CLAREMONT – The Claremont Police Officers Association has charged the city of Claremont with unfair labor practices.

The claim indicated the city has violated the government codes for “the right to participate in a union; retaliation against employees; implementation of last, best and final offer; and discrimination.” according to the documents.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Created: 10/04/2011 03:49:32 PM PDT

State Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday she left national settlement talks with lenders over potential mortgage and foreclosure violations because she doesn’t expect a deal will provide enough compensation for troubled California homeowners.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville puts more cops on the beat

October 04, 2011 3:48 PM
Beatriz Valenzuela
Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The city has fielded three additional San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies and one detective to augment the staff of 64 field officers.

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SacBee: Jerry Brown vetoes home child-care labor bill

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 4, 2011

In a major blow to organized labor, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation today that would have let unions organize child-care providers who work out of the home.

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On politics in the Golden State
October 4, 2011 | 2:31 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday gave the state auditor broad new powers to investigate the misuse of taxpayer funds by cities and counties, signing legislation in response to the city of Bell financial scandal.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

The decision by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (bats right/eats left) not to enter the Republican presidential sweepstakes will leave unanswered some super-sized questions about national politics:

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