Archive for January 19th, 2012

The PE: ENDORSEMENT WATCH: Supes, others back Miller in CD31

Rep. Gary Miller

By PE Politics
January 19, 2012 12:37 PM

Days into his campaign for a new San Bernardino County-based congressional seat, Rep. Gary Miller is touting endorsements from area electeds.

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InlandPolitics: Another James Ramos poll?

Ramos

Thursday, January 19, 2012 – 03:00 p.m.

Take two for San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors candidate James Ramos.

Meaning yes, another push poll.

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InlandPolitics: Dutton should think again

Thursday, January 19, 2012 – 08:05 a.m.

The latest candidate to jump into the election fray is State Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga).

After toying with the prospect of challenging Assemblyman Mike Morell, Dutton will now take on Rep. Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar) for the 31st Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-Redlands).

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InlandPolitics: Iowa circus now has Santorum in lead

Thursday, January 19, 2012 – 07:15 a.m.

The latest results from the circus known as the Iowa Caucuses now has former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum over Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney by 34 votes.

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InlandPolitics: Perry out of GOP contest

Thursday, January 19, 2012 – 06:35 a.m.

Texas Governor Rick Perry has dropped out of the race for the republican nomination for President of the United States.

Perry is expected to throw his tepid support behind former Speaker of the  House Newt Gingrich.

Expect Rick Santorum to bow out after Saturday’s South Carolina Primary.

A lower court’s ruling upholding Riverside’s ban has been used as precedent for other cities to control medical marijuana

BY RICHARD K. De ATLEY
STAFF WRITER
rdeatley@pe.com

Published: 18 January 2012 03:51 PM

The California Supreme Court will review a city of Riverside medical marijuana case in which a lower court ruled that cities and counties have the right to ban dispensaries.

Local governments throughout the state have used that decision, issued in November by the Fourth District Court of Appeal, to shut down medical marijuana clinics within their boundaries.

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The PE: CONGRESS: Dutton announces candidacy

State Sen. Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has announced he will seek election to the 31st Congressional District.

BY JIM MILLER
SACRAMENTO BUREAU
jmiller@pe.com

Published: 18 January 2012 04:17 PM

SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Bob Dutton declared his candidacy Wednesday for the redrawn 31st Congressional District, setting up a June showdown with veteran Rep. Gary Miller, R-Diamond Bar.

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The PE: COLTON: Gonzales named mayor pro tem

Retired steelworker and union official Frank A. Gonzales is named to the city’s second position

BY DARRELL R. SANTSCHI
STAFF WRITER
dsantschi@pe.com

Published: 18 January 2012 01:07 PM

Veteran Colton City Councilman Frank A. Gonzales has been named the city’s new mayor pro tem.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Radio tower study criticized

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 18 January 2012 07:13 PM

A study of a proposed radio antenna near Wildwood Canyon State Park in Oak Glen states that the project should not have a significant impact on the scenic views of the park — a finding that opponents criticize as flawed.

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January 18, 2012 11:58 AM
Brooke Edwards Staggs

VICTORVILLE • Less than 12 hours after his contract was approved by the City Council, Victorville received notice that the man chosen to serve as deputy city manager overseeing finances had opted not to take the position.

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VVDailyPress: Roelle joins supervisor race

AV councilman increases 1st District candidate field to six
January 18, 2012 5:46 PM
Brooke Edwards Staggs

Apple Valley Councilman Rick Roelle announced his intentions Wednesday evening to compete for San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor in the June election.

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Molly Davis, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/18/2012 04:38:10 PM PST

REDLANDS – Historic preservationists cautiously celebrated after receiving word that cinema owner George Krikorian is in default of an agreement with the city that could lead to his purchase of a historic downtown packing house.

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By Michael J. Mishak and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
January 19, 2012

Reporting from Sacramento — After years of economic pain and deep budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown declared California to be “on the mend,” saying the state is emerging from financial turmoil and proclaiming his dedication to a string of ambitious public projects.

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