Archive for March 17th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Elections: CD8: Valles campaign floats poll numbers

Saturday, March 17, 2012 – 11:00 a.m.

Victorville council member Angela Valles, candidate for the 8th Congressional District, is floating fresh poll numbers.

Blair-Biggs Campaigns conducted the automated poll of 364 likely voters with the following results.

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

Published: 16 March 2012 08:03 PM

Attorneys for Colonies case figure Jeffrey Burum have filed a motion that seeks to force prosecutors to hand over all material that could include evidence helpful to Burum in his defense.

The motion is necessary, defense attorney Stephen G. Larson said in the document, because he believes there is evidence that the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office has not been handing over all such material in a timely way to the defense, despite several requests to do so.

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BY LAURIE LUCAS
STAFF WRITER
llucas@pe.com

Published: 15 March 2012 04:04 PM

A state commission has fined a member of the Canyon Lake City Council $6,000 for failing to disqualify himself from three governmental decisions in 2008 and 2009 relating to a proposed halt on hillside development in which he had a financial interest.

The California Fair Political practices Commission in Sacramento penalized Jordan Ehrenkranz, who is now mayor, for violating the Political Reform Act.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: Seven candidates for mayor on June ballot

BY ALICIA ROBINSON
STAFF WRITER
arobinson@pe.com

Published: 16 March 2012 08:59 PM

Seven candidates are vying to replace longtime Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge on the June 5 ballot, a bigger field than Loveridge faced in any of his five mayoral elections.

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By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Created: 02/18/2012 04:36:28 PM PST

Ontario officials produced 600 flash drives bearing the slogan “SetONTariofree.com” on one side and “local control” on the other. The flash drive is packed with information on the city’s three-year campaign to take back ONT. City officials are in the process of giving away 600 of the USB flash drives to city managers and mayors throughout Southern California.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 16, 2012

Two days after Gov. Jerry Brown announced a compromise ballot measure to raise taxes, California’s top budget analyst said today that the measure will generate $2.2 billion less next year than Brown has estimated.

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