Archive for November 12th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Republican debate scheduled for Saturday evening

Saturday, November 12, 2011 – 03:00 p.m.

The republican candidates for President will debate for a second time this week.

The candidates will appear at 5:00 P.M. (P.S.T.) on the CBS television network.

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The firefighters’ union vows not to accept a pay cut and San Bernardino may impose its final offer

BY BRIAN ROKOS
STAFF WRITER
brokos@pe.com

Published: 11 November 2011 06:55 PM

San Bernardino and its firefighters are at a contract impasse after the union vowed not to accept a pay cut.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/11/2011 08:55:05 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – Campaign finance reform has moved forward after the City Council gave authority to have a Charter amendment drafted that limits campaign contributions and spending.

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Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/11/2011 04:37:50 PM PST

Members of Occupy Wall Street-inspired groups from throughout region will protest together today as Occupy Inland Empire for the first time in a rally in San Bernardino.

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An appellate court upholds local government bans on medical marijuana dispensaries. City officials hope to shut remaining storefronts quickly.

BY RICHARD K. De ATLEY, ALICIA ROBINSON
AND SANDRA STOKLEYSTAFF WRITERS
rdeatley@pe.com | arobinson@pe.com sstokley@pe.com
Published: 11 November 2011 05:45 PM

Inland cities and counties that have banned medical marijuana dispensaries are expected to act quickly to close down the operations now that a court ruling has upheld the prohibitions.

Attorneys for the dispensaries vowed to appeal and warned that the legal fight is far from over.

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Wes Woods II, Staff Writer
Created: 11/11/2011 08:21:26 PM PST

CLAREMONT – Residents upset with Golden State Water Co.’s double-digit rate increases are being asked to attend a meeting with an administrative law judge.

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Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Created: 11/11/2011 04:35:38 PM PST

CHINO – Chino Valley Unified School District board members will interview 18 candidates next week to fill a vacant seat.

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Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Created: 11/11/2011 06:07:05 PM PST

CHINO HILLS – The California Public Utilities Commission has ordered Southern California Edison to stop construction on its expanded power line project and ordered it to present “feasibility, cost and timing” for five alternative routes in two months.

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Ravel

By Torey Van Oot
tvanoot@sacbee.com
Published: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

The new chairwoman of the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission has come under fire from a fellow appointee to the five-member panel, who said she is working to “help politicians who don’t like the FPPC regulations.”

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SacBee: State drug agents push Jerry Brown to back off cuts

By Jon Ortiz
jortiz@sacbee.com
Published: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

An embattled state union is fighting to save hundreds of state law enforcement jobs that lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown say must fall under the budget ax.

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