Archive for October 23rd, 2011

InlandPolitics Commentary: Saying it isn’t so again!

Sunday, October 23, 2011 – 02:15 p.m.

Hooray! We’re all saved.

The economy is recovering, unemployment is is improving and the Dow is going to hit 15,000 by Christmas.

What the hell.

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InlandPolitics Commentary: Trying to unring the bell

From left to right, San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris and County Supervisor Josie Gonzales

Saturday, October 22, 2011 – 05:00 p.m.
Last modified: Saturday, October 22, 2011 – 10:40 p.m.

It’s too late!

The clock struck midnight at San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA) last month when federal agents walked through the doors with search warrants.

Now San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales, who is also vice-chair of the San Bernardino International Airport Authority, is trying her best to re-write history and un-ring the bell as to her role in the lackadaisical oversight that went on.

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The PE: POLITICS: Candidates reap Inland money early

BY JIM MILLER
SACRAMENTO BUREAU
jmiller@pe.com

Published: 22 October 2011 05:59 PM

The presidential election is more than a year away, but candidates for the White House already are collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash from residents of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: City Hall name change on hold

Loveridge

BY ALICIA ROBINSON
STAFF WRITER
arobinson@pe.com

Published: 22 October 2011 04:36 PM

A proposal to rename Riverside City Hall for Mayor Ron Loveridge may be shelved, after community resistance took proponents by surprise.

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The Sun: San Bernardino flooded in welfare funds

Josh Dulaney, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 10/23/2011 01:16:17 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — One staggering number tells the economic story of nearly half the city’s residents: $523,942,368.

More than half a billion dollars — that’s the amount of welfare assistance that is now pumped into the city annually, according to a report prepared by the county’s Legislation and Research Unit, Human Services Group.

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California Supreme Court urged to issue dismissal
Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 10/22/2011 06:16:05 PM PDT

The California Supreme Court is reviewing a request to dismiss lawsuits challenging newly drawn political districts for Congress and the state Senate.

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Wes Woods II, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Created: 10/22/2011 06:09:01 PM PDT

CLAREMONT — Councilman Corey Calaycay has received a letter from a political action committee saying it will “actively oppose” him in future elections apparently as a result of his stance in the stymied city negotiations with the police union.

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By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times
October 22, 2011, 5:43 p.m.

Jim Lytle gunned his silver BMW past the boarded-up model homes and the faded red flags of an abandoned sales office, then steered into a grid of empty streets and yellowed grass.

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