Archive for November 15th, 2011

CBSNEWS: New poll shows 4-way tie in Iowa as Ron Paul moves to top tier

Congressman Ron Paul

November 15, 2011 9:54 AM
By Stephanie Condon

The Iowa caucuses are just seven weeks away, but Republican voters in the nation’s first presidential nominating state seem as torn as ever over the GOP field.

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InlandPolitics: First Greece…then Italy…then…then…

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 – 01:00 p.m.

The head in the sand mentality continues.

The collapse of Greece rocked financial markets. Then the markets recovered.

The approaching collapse of Italy is realized and the markets dip. Then the markets recovered.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 – 11:45 a.m.

Does San Bernardino County really have a budget dilemma?

From the looks of things the answer is no.

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The Sun: Land deals scrutinized in Postmus investigation

“There really is no such thing as insider trading for real estate,” said Milsap. “It goes on in real estate all the time. That’s the benefit of local knowledge.”

Ryan Milsap, Adjunct Professor at USC School of Real Estate and Broker

 

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/14/2011 08:19:46 PM PST

Authorities looked hard at several land deals involving former San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus during their investigation of the county’s $102 million legal settlement with Rancho Cucamonga developer Colonies Partners LP, according to recently released search warrants.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Supervisors benefits cut proposed

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 14 November 2011 08:14 PM

San Bernardino County supervisors will consider a proposal today to cut their own benefits by 20 percent, rolling back compensation that came under criticism from the civil grand jury.

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Rep. Mary Bono Mack

BY BEN GOAD
WASHINGTON BUREAU

Published: 14 November 2011 11:49 AM

Washington – Inland Rep. Mary Bono Mack is doubling down on the question of whether to legalize online gambling.

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By Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Created: 11/14/2011 04:58:05 PM PST

CHINO – Chino Valley Unified School District board members will meet Thursday night continuing an all-too-frequent ordeal for the district: considering budget cuts.

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November 14, 2011, 5:12 pm
Posted by John Myers

The sole challenge to the work of California’s citizen redistricting panel appears to have crossed a significant milestone over the weekend, but still faces some tough odds to actually blocking the use of the panel’s work in 2012.

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U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau
Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Washington — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office accused the news program “60 Minutes” of omitting key information from its report Sunday on how members of Congress use privileged information to profit from stock trades.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 14, 2011

The budget news remains downbeat, but the state Department of Finance reported Monday that the state’s revenue gap is less than what Controller John Chiang said last week.

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November 14th, 2011, 3:00 am
Posted by Teri Sforza, Register staff writer

We’ve been referring lately to the state’s unwillingness — perhaps paralysis is a better word? – to do the hard work it needs to do to balance its books in the 21st century.

Here’s a picture that shows what we mean.

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November 14th, 2011, 4:07 pm
Posted by Kimberly Edds, Staff Writer

In a bold move to make up for $49.5 million in tax revenues lost to the state earlier this year the County of Orange will grab $73.5 million in property taxes once destined for local school districts, County Supervisors Chairman Bill Campbell said Monday.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
November 14, 2011 | 1:33 pm

American are more pessimistic about the job market than they have been in more than a decade, according to a new Gallup poll that shows that 92% of Americans consider November a bad time to find a good job.

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SacBee: California State University considers 9% tuition hike

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 14, 2011

California State University trustees will vote Wednesday on raising fees by $498, or about 9 percent, for fall 2012. That would bring annual tuition for undergrads at CSU’s 23 campuses to $5,970, not including books, room or board. Most campuses charge an additional $1,000 in local fees.

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