Archive for November 10th, 2011

The Sun: Materials seized in FBI raid returned to Burum

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/09/2011 05:33:36 PM PST

An attorney for Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum said federal officials on Wednesday returned all materials seized from Burum’s home and office during an FBI raid on Sept. 15.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/09/2011 04:21:14 PM PST

San Bernardino International Airport has a new interim executive director.

The airport board on Wednesday appointed A.J. Wilson – a former Pomona city manager and veteran of local government – to the position.

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Wes Woods II and Sandra Emerson, Staff Writers
Created: 11/09/2011 06:58:49 PM PST

RIVERSIDE – The banning of the G3 Holistic marijuana collective by Upland and other cities was upheld by an appellate court Wednesday. A judgment from the Fourth District Court of Appeals determined that Upland’s banning of the collective did not contradict Proposition 215, the 1996 law that approved medical marijuana in the state, nor Senate Bill 420, which details the amount of marijuana a person can possess for medical purposes.

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By Peter Hecht
phecht@sacbee.com
Published: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 – 6:39 am

They are the public face of a litigious battle to redefine federal authority on medical marijuana.

With emotion and printed placards – “Marijuana is medicine, Let states regulate!” – about 200 people protested at the U.S. courthouse in Sacramento Wednesday against a federal crackdown on California dispensaries and property owners leasing to medical cannabis businesses.

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SFChronicle: Occupy Fannie and Freddie

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Debra J. Saunders
Thursday, November 10, 2011

The collapse of MF Global Holdings gives Americans yet another reason not to trust Wall Street. The firm filed for bankruptcy as federal regulators were looking for $600 million missing from customer accounts. Its CEO, former Democratic New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, had bet that European leaders would bail out smallish countries that were too big to fail. His bet did not pay off.

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