Archive for February 28th, 2012

InlandPolitics: S.B. County pays Uffer $650,000

Uffer

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 – 12:50 p.m.

San Bernardino County has settled a lawsuit filed by its former chief executive Tuesday morning.

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InlandPolitics: Is the economy really getting better?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 – 09:30 a.m.

A few observations on the state of economic affairs.

So home prices continued falling in January.

Down another 1.1%. A number worse than forecast.

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In the San Bernardino city clerk race, the loser by three votes is looking for people whose ballots went uncounted in the first tally

BY LORA HINES
STAFF WRITER
lhines@pe.com

Published: 27 February 2012 09:01 PM

Supporters of Amelia Sanchez-Lopez have been looking for 67 voters who cast uncounted ballots in the runoff election for San Bernardino city clerk and they may have to knock on 67 doors to find them all.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 02/27/2012 05:05:15 PM PST

Compensation for sworn police and fire personnel in 2011
(does not include benefits)

UPLAND – In 2011, 87 fire and police personnel made more than $100,000 in compensation, totaling more than $11 million.

That’s 68.5 percent of the city’s public-safety employees.

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DailyBulletin: ONT takes a hit again

Liset Márquez, Staff Writer
Created: 02/27/2012 04:21:58 PM PST

ONTARIO – L.A./Ontario International Airport is already starting 2012 on a downward spiral, with one official saying the trend is likely to continue through the first half of the year.

Los Angeles World Airports on Monday released passenger figures that shows overall traffic at ONT is down 7.3 percent from last year.

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VVDailyPress: Adams, Liberatore declare bids for Congress

Adams runs as ‘no party’ candidate

February 27, 2012 9:37 AM
Natasha Lindstrom, Staff Writer

Former state Assemblyman Anthony Adams and Whittier accountant Phillip Liberatore both declared bids for the 8th Congressional District Monday, growing the candidate field in the newly drawn district to nine.

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By Kevin Yamamura
kyamamura@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 4A

Gov. Jerry Brown is counting on $6.5 billion too much for his proposed budget, even with Facebook’s stock sale on the horizon, according to a new economic review by the state’s fiscal analyst.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
February 27, 2012 | 5:20 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday sounded still hopeful of gaining federal approval for more flexibility in administering the Medi-Cal health insurance program for the poor, even after having been rebuffed by the Obama administration.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

For the past two months, Gov. Jerry Brown has been selling the concept that were the Legislature to approve his proposed budget and voters to approve his tax increase, the state’s fiscal house would be repaired.

It’s turning out to be more a pipe dream than a realistic plan.

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