Archive for January 18th, 2012

DailyBulletin: Supreme Court to review Upland medical marijuana case

By Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 01/18/2012 03:55:17 PM PST

UPLAND – The California Supreme Court decided on Wednesday to review an appeal filed by an Upland medical marijuana cooperative.

Counsel representing G3 Holistic in Upland filed the appeal in December following a decision in November by the Fourth District Appellate Court in Riverside siding with the city’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries through its zoning code.

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The PE: AIRPORT: LA fires back after Ontario polls voters

A survey from the city of Ontario asked LA voters what they knew about Ontario International Airport’s control. Los Angeles officials accuse the city of wanting to buy the airport at a “foreclosure” price

BY KIMBERLY PIERCEALL
STAFF WRITER
kpierceall@pe.com

Published: 17 January 2012 09:27 PM

The Los Angeles agency that owns and operates Ontario International Airport fired back Tuesday evening at leaders of the city of Ontario for offering to buy the airport back, “at a foreclosure price,” according to a statement from Los Angeles World Airports.

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DailyBulletin: Warner to run for Assembly against Morrell

Warner

Staff report
Created: 01/17/2012 10:11:29 AM PST

Russ Warner announced Monday he had dropped out of the race for Congressional District 31, and will instead run for State Assembly District 40 against Republican Mike Morrell.

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LATimes: Gov. Jerry Brown’s tricky balancing act

California Gov. Jerry Brown talks about his budget during a press conference in Sacramento. (Lezlie Sterling//MCT / January 5, 2012)

NEWS ANALYSIS

By Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
January 18, 2012

Reporting from Sacramento— In his State of the State address in Sacramento on Wednesday, Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to attempt a risky balancing act: reconciling his well-crafted image as a penny pincher with one he aspires to as a builder in the mold of his father, former Gov. Pat Brown.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
January 17, 2012

Republican legislative leaders rolled out their response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2012 State of the State address Tuesday, slamming the Democratic governor for telling Californians that the”sky will fall” without higher taxes.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
January 17, 2012 | 6:18 pm

The citizens commission that drew California’s new political maps won an important nod Tuesday from the Department of Justice, which signed off on the new congressional, legislative and Board of Equalization districts for four Northern California counties.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Some of the California legislators who voted last year to abolish redevelopment agencies and shift their money into schools and other local governments appear to be having executioner’s remorse – creating uncertainty about redevelopment’s future, if any.

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CapitolWeekly: Capitol Weekly suspends print edition

By Capitol Weekly Staff | 01/17/12 12:00 AM PST

Capitol Weekly, California’s only newspaper devoted solely to politics and governance, has suspended its print edition, effective Thursday, Jan. 19.

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