Archive for November 2nd, 2011

InlandPolitics: Former city manager files claim

Quincey

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 – 04:00 p.m.

Former Upland City Manager Robb Qunicey has filed a legal claim against the city of Upland regarding his ouster earlier this year.

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

Published: 01 November 2011 08:56 PM

Overcoming Riverside County’s $80 million budget gap for next year could mean as many as 650 additional layoffs, county officials said Tuesday.

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Spencer

Joe Nelson and Josh Dulaney, Staff Writers
Posted: 11/01/2011 05:59:53 PM PDT

Embattled San Bernardino International Airport developer Scot Spencer has racked up roughly $545,876 in delinquent property taxes since 2005, of which $31,618 has been seized by the county tax collector.

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DailyBulletin: Seized files to be returned to Burum

Mike Cruz, Staff Writer
Created: 11/01/2011 06:25:06 PM PDT

In a rare move, federal prosecutors have agreed to return materials to a Rancho Cucamonga developer that were seized in September as part of an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding the $102 million lawsuit settlement between Colonies Partners LP and San Bernardino County.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Feds to return Burum property

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 01 November 2011 09:35 PM

The U.S. Attorney’s office will return materials seized in mid-September from Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum during an FBI search at his home and business, according to an order approved by a federal judge Monday.

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VVDailyPress: New grand jury picks up Victorville probe

San Francisco auditor to investigate
November 01, 2011 5:45 PM
Brooke Edwards Staggs
Timeline of grand jury investigation:

VICTORVILLE • The new grand jury has picked up a probe into Victorville spanning more than two years, hiring an independent firm to audit the city’s operations, accounts and records.

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Colton police were on the scene while the Drug Enforcement Administration raided a G3 Holistic medical marijuana collective Tuesday in Colton. (LaFonzo Carter Staff Photographer)

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Created: 11/01/2011 07:36:14 PM PDT

Federal agents on Tuesday raided an Upland location and five others associated with Aaron Sandusky, whom they believe are illegally selling marijuana to the general public.

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Josh Dulaney, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 11/01/2011 12:34:59 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Jim Mulvihill, an urban planner and a member of the Planning Commmission, is challenging City Council incumbent Wendy McCammack in the 7th Ward election on Tuesday.

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Councilman has 1 challenger in SB’s 3rd Ward, budget, jobs are top issues in race
Josh Dulaney, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 11/01/2011 04:49:45 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — Pharmaceutical salesman John Valdivia is challenging 3rd Ward Councilman Tobin Brinker in the Nov. 8 election.

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A freight train rolls past the Buena Park Metrolink station. Initially, bullet train service would be blended with the existing Metrolink network in Southern California. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times / February 18, 2010)

By Ralph Vartabedian, Dan Weikel and Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
November 2, 2011

The ambitious plan to connect Anaheim and San Francisco with high-speed trains has encountered plenty of obstacles, including intensifying resistance from wealthy and poor communities lying in the track’s path.

But the bullet train’s biggest threat could be its ballooning price tag, which this week doubled to an estimated $98 billion.

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