Archive for April 2nd, 2012

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Ramos fails to excape Tribal ties

Monday, April 2, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.

When San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors candidate James Ramos’ own polling revealed his Tribal ties hurt is electability, he immediately omitted any reference in his literature.

Only the term Native American would appear occasionally.

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Congressman Gary Miller

THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE
Published: 18 March 2012 07:44 PM

Rep. Gary Miller and state Sen. Bob Dutton had far different interpretations of the California Republican Party’s recent endorsement of Miller for San Bernardino County’s redrawn 31st Congressional District.

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BY JEFF HORSEMAN
STAFF WRITER
jhorseman@pe.com

Published: 01 April 2012 08:04 PM

Riverside County supervisors will meet behind closed doors Tuesday to interview six candidates for county executive officer.

The six finalists were chosen from more than 100 applicants for the county’s top administrative post. County spokesman Ray Smith declined to identify the candidates.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 04/01/2012 02:34:13 PM PDT

ONTARIO – As traffic continues to decline at L.A./Ontario International Airport, a forecast shows monthly seat departures out of the medium-hub facility is slumping.

Departing seats at ONT compared to the same month in 2011 will continue to decline through October, according to the Official Airline Guide, an index on the travel industry.

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Ryan Carter, Staff Writer
Created: 04/01/2012 01:35:33 PM PDT

With limited funding these days from the federal government for San Bernardino County nonprofits, the Board of Supervisors has signed off on a plan to revamp the ability of charities to tap funding.

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As the U.S. Supreme Court considers the fate of the federal Affordable Care Act, legislation in California could pave the way for a state substitute, if needed.

 

By Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times
April 1, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

As doubts grow about the survival of the federal healthcare law, state officials are considering ways to keep key elements of the legislation alive in California.

Skepticism of the Affordable Care Act by conservative Supreme Court justices during oral arguments last week has raised the possibility the court will strike the individual mandate to purchase health coverage or throw out the entire law as unconstitutional.

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By Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine
Monday, April 2, 2012

Mitt Romney, who is Mormon, has a problem with evangelical Christians. They don’t think he’s one of them, they don’t much like him, and where they constitute more than half the population of Republican primary voters, they vote for someone else, usually Rick Santorum, a Roman Catholic extremist.

But don’t be fooled. Romney’s problem with evangelicals is an issue only in the GOP primary. Once he wins the Republican nomination, evangelicals (including fundamentalists, Pentacostals and other charismatic Christians) will vote for Romney over President Barack Obama, whom they regard as a secular humanist at best and an Allah-worshiping Muslim at worst.

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