Archive for November 8th, 2011

SacBee: Drive to kill new California Senate districts to submit signatures

Posted by Jim Sanders
November 8, 2011

A Republican-backed referendum campaign to overturn the state’s new Senate districts is vowing to submit more than 700,000 signatures Thursday to place the issue before voters next November.

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By Noam N. Levey
November 8, 2011, 10:05 a.m.

Giving a surprise boost to the new healthcare law, one of the nation’s most closely watched federal courts ruled Tuesday that law’s requirement that most Americans get health insurance is constitutional.

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Kelley

Josh Dulaney, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 11/07/2011 11:33:29 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – Fifth Ward Councilman Chas Kelley blasted Public Works Director Nadeem Majaj at the City Council meeting Monday night for what Kelley described as the smearing of a prominent asphalt contractor’s reputation.

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BY JIM MILLER
SACRAMENTO BUREAU
jmiller@pe.com

Published: 07 November 2011 06:12 PM

The San Bernardino County Republican Central Committee ended its latest campaign-filing period with $15,000 on hand.

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Joanne Genis stands in the shadow of one of the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project’s high-voltage line towers near the front yard of her home in Chino Hills on Tuesday. The City Council has made available an additional $100,000 for work by their legal council to continue the battle against Southern California Edison’s project. (Thomas R. Cordova Staff Photographer)

Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Created: 11/07/2011 11:36:13 AM PST

CHINO HILLS – The cost to fight the installation of high-voltage power transmission lines in this city has not come cheap.

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Joe Nelson, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Created: 11/07/2011 06:53:01 PM PST

The remaining search warrants served in a sweeping corruption probe involving a legal settlement between the county and a Rancho Cucamonga developer were released Monday.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville’s suit against Feds on hold

City expects decision on appeal of EB-5 termination Dec. 2
November 07, 2011 7:23 PM
Brooke Edwards Staggs
City Editor

VICTORVILLE • A judge has agreed to pause Victorville’s lawsuit against the federal government, waiting to see if the city first succeeds in overturning the termination of its EB-5 visa investor program through an administrative appeals process.

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11 arrested in police clash at Occupy Riverside
Toni Momberger, Redlands Daily Facts
Posted: 11/07/2011 10:19:49 AM PST

The day after Occupy Redlands organizer Keith Jackson drafted an official statement of non-violence, he and about 40 other Occupiers from around the Inland Empire were put to the test.

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The Harborside Health Clinic in Oakland is a $20-million-a-year dispensary. (Robert Galbraith / Reuters)

By John Hoeffel, Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2011, 7:45 p.m.

Medical marijuana advocates have filed lawsuits in California’s four federal judicial districts aimed at quickly winning court orders to halt the U.S. attorneys from closing dispensaries.

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Saunders

Debra J. Saunders
Tuesday, November 8, 2011

“I have great respect for each of you individually, but collectively I’m worried that you’re going to fail – fail the country,” former Bill Clinton chief of staff Erskine Bowles said last week to the 12-member joint congressional supercommittee tasked with cutting the federal deficit by some $1.2 trillion over 10 years.

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Sharon Bialek goes public with claims of sexual harassment by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain — the first of his accusers to do so. (Richard Drew, Associated Press / November 7, 2011)

By Robin Abcarian and Geraldine Baum, Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2011, 10:17 p.m.

In an escalation that sent Herman Cain’s presidential campaign into dangerous new territory, a woman offered a graphic public account of being groped by the Republican candidate 14 years ago during the same period in which three other women have anonymously claimed he harassed them.

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