Archive for January 14th, 2012

The PE: JERRY LEWIS: A legacy rooted in Inland experience

Dr. Jerry Slater in a treatment room of the gantry at the Proton Treatment Center at Loma Linda University Medical Center on 6/21/06. The university has been a major recipiant of money earmarked by Rep. Jerry Lewis. (kurt miller/ the press enteprise)/KURT MILLER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

BY BEN GOAD
WASHINGTON BUREAU
bgoad@pe.com

Published: 13 January 2012 08:28 PM

Four-year-old Jerry Lewis was standing at the back window of the small San Bernardino house where his family lived. There was water everywhere.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Candidates vie to replace Mitzelfelt

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 13 January 2012 09:24 PM

High Desert voters will see a crowded field seeking to replace San Bernardino County Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt in the 1st District.

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Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/13/2012 07:42:42 PM PST

When Rep. Jerry Lewis retires, he’ll apparently have at least one admirer on the other side of the aisle.

Rep. Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, said that they’ve had disagreements over the Dream Act and on immigration issues, but he and Lewis found common ground on many issues that pertain to the area.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Created: 01/13/2012 11:29:33 AM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – State Sen. Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, teed off on a variety of issues Friday during a legislative breakfast at Shandin Hills Golf Course, but his biggest swing came at the end, when he hinted at a possible run for Congress.

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By Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 01/13/2012 03:41:57 PM PST

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Clearly frustrated about the loss of its redevelopment agency, the City Council is contemplating the new year without much of the funding slated for capital improvement and economic development.

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Neil Derry

Barstow, Lucerne Valley now in Derry’s territory
January 13, 2012 4:43 PM
KATIE LUCIA, Staff Writer

BARSTOW • San Bernardino County 3rd District Supervisor Neil Derry said his main focus this year will be getting to know the High Desert communities now in his jurisdiction.

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With the $100-billion project at a critical juncture, the governor puts his people in key positions.

By Ralph Vartabedian and Dan Weikel, Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2012

A surprise shake-up of senior leaders at California’s bullet-train agency this week was partly Gov. Jerry Brown’s response to a growing crisis of confidence and credibility in recent months that has threatened the political viability of the project.

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

When former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tried to repeal a state law requiring animal shelters to keep dogs and cats longer before euthanizing them, outrage from animal lovers was so overwhelming he was forced to drop the idea.

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LATimes: Political expert sees record number of open seats

PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
January 13, 2012 | 1:47 pm

By election guru Allan Hoffenblum’s reckoning, there could be a record number of open seats up for grabs in this year’s elections, including 33 of the 80 state Assembly posts.

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U.S. Rep. Gary Miller (R-Brea)

By Frank C. Girardot, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/13/2012 09:16:01 PM PST

Rep. Gary Miller, R-Brea, is moving on.

The longtime congressman has spent 13 years on Capitol Hill representing his hometown of Diamond Bar. And, those who live there know, Gary’s a fixture around town when he’s not in Washington.

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Gas prices are starting the year at the highest point ever because of high oil prices and brisk fuel exports.

By Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2012

Get ready to pay $4 a gallon or more for gasoline this spring, with possible records close to $5 over the Memorial Day weekend, analysts said.

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