Archive for October 6th, 2011

InlandPolitics Commentary: It’s time to put the people first

Thursday, October 7, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.

In a speech this morning, President Barack Obama said “I would love nothing more than to not be campaigning right now”.

Exactly!

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/05/2011 05:54:49 PM PDT

A committee of the San Bernardino International Airport Authority (SBIAA) board will meet Thursday afternoon to discuss the selection process for a new interim director at the airport.

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BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 05 October 2011 10:00 PM

During a bitter four-year legal battle with San Bernardino County, Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum was frustrated that county supervisors weren’t getting the real truth as he saw it, so he had his friend Jim Erwin act as an unofficial liaison who could bypass attorneys and deliver messages directly to them, according to testimony Burum provided to a grand jury.

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The PE: REPORT: UCR’s economic impact tops $1.4 billion

UCR campus Wednesday in Riverside, June 22, 2011. Terry Pierson/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

BY JACK KATZANEK
STAFF WRITER
jkatzanek@pe.com

Published: 05 October 2011 06:33 PM

New campus buildings, bigger research projects and more students are the main reasons UC Riverside’s economic impact has expanded to $1.4 billion, a study released this week by the school found.

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Ryan Hagen, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 10/05/2011 03:54:22 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — A candidate for the San Bernardino City Unified School District board is losing faith in the county’s Democratic Central Committee, despite getting its endorsement.

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By Liset Márquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Created: 10/05/2011 10:45:44 AM PDT

MONTCLAIR — Executive and department managers have agreed to permanently contribute to their pension benefits to help the city deal with a long-term shortfall in its bond payments.

In the past, the city has contributed to the employees’ pension benefits.

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October 6, 2011 | Chase Davis

Dozens of wealthy donors, including some Californians, contributed nearly $9 million to super PACs supporting President Barack Obama and Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney through the first half of this year – many times what they are allowed to legally give the candidates directly.

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Wired Magazine: Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011

1955 – 2011

 

By Steven Levy Email Author
October 5, 2011 | 7:57 pm
Categories: People

Steven Paul Jobs, 56, died Wednesday at his home with his family. The co-founder and, until last August, CEO of Apple Inc was the most celebrated person in technology and business on the planet. No one will take issue with the official Apple statement that “The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”

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The acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it’s not just about Bank of America’s new $5 charge for debit card use. The public needs a simplified way to compare, he says.

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times
October 6, 2011
Reporting from Washington—

As the backlash continues over Bank of America’s new debit card fee, the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau called for more disclosure about what customers pay for checking accounts.

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