Archive for October 19th, 2011

The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors approve electronic campaign finance requirement

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

Published: 18 October 2011 04:38 PM

Riverside County supervisors gave their initial approval Tuesday to a law requiring county candidates to electronically file campaign finance disclosure reports.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/18/2011 01:32:23 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – A proposal to limit the terms of elected officials is moving forward, and an effort to cap campaign contributions has failed.

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Members of the House subcommittee on water and power hear testimony on a controversial federal ruling to expand critical habitat for the Santa Ana sucker fish. Critics say the expansion will harm the region’s economy. From left to right are Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Riverside, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Granite Bay, and Rep. Jerry Lewis, R-Redlands. (Neil Nisperos Staff)

Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/18/2011 03:37:38 PM PDT

HIGHLAND – The federal government’s protection of a threatened fish could be catastrophic for the Inland Empire, critics told members of the House Subcommittee on Water and Power on Tuesday.

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Sandra Emerson, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Created: 10/18/2011 08:24:32 AM PDT

UPLAND – Density and potential traffic from a proposed development in north Upland had residents and planning commissioners concerned during a workshop Monday at the Carnegie Building.

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VVDailyPress: Battle over Hesperia’s fire tax heats up

Residents will vote Nov. 8 on $85 parcel tax
October 18, 2011 4:28 PM
Beau Yarbrough
Staff Writer

HESPERIA • Thousands of dollars have already been spent in the debate over whether Hesperians should pay an additional $85 tax per property parcel next year to support firefighting efforts.

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The PE: REDEVELOPMENT: Inland counties sign on to lawsuit

BY JIM MILLER
SACRAMENTO BUREAU
jmiller@pe.com

Published: 18 October 2011 08:11 PM

SACRAMENTO — Riverside and San Bernardino counties have gotten behind a lawsuit seeking to overturn state legislation that would eliminate local redevelopment agencies as a way to save the state $1.7 billion.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

A referendum to overturn Senate Bill 202, one of the most controversial measures to emerge from the 2011 legislative session, was given the green light this week to collect signatures.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
October 18, 2011 | 11:15 am

A big August surge in foreclosure actions by Bank of America and Bank of New York sent the number of California homeowners entering foreclosure to levels not seen in a year.

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LATimes: Republicans take off gloves in Vegas debate

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry argued intensely during the Republican debate in Las Vegas. (Steve Marcus, Reuters / October 19, 2011)

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times
October 18, 2011, 10:29 p.m.

Reporting from Las Vegas— The Republican presidential candidates clashed bitterly and personally over healthcare and immigration in a snarling Tuesday night debate that featured some of the most barbed and heated exchanges of the months-long campaign.

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