Archive for April 27th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Derry cultivating conservative base

Friday, April 27, 2012 – 11:00 a.m.

It looks like Supervisor Neil Derry is hard at work cultivating votes.

It’s no secret that San Bernardino County’s Third Supervisorial District is fertile ground filled with conservative republicans, decline-to-state and independent voters.

The recent realignment of district boundaries has made the territory even more conservative.

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Friday, April 27, 2012 – 09:00 a.m.

As expected, two measures proposed by Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) related to pension forfeiture and disqualification from office have stalled in an Assembly committee.

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InlandPolitics: Derry picks up GOP endorsement


Friday, April 27, 2012 – 08:50 a.m.

San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry picked up another important endorsement, in his quest for a second term, Thursday evening.

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Brad Mitzelfelt

By PE Politics
April 26, 2012 9:08 AM

With several hotly contested congressional races in the Inland area this year, SuperPacs — political action committees allowed to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money through independent expenditures — are expected to drop large chunks of cash on local races.

In what would appear to be the first instance of such spending, the Jobs Opportunity & Freedom PAC spent more than $23,000 on radio advertising and production in support of Republican candidate Brad Mitzelfelt, Federal Election Commission records show.

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Published: 26 April 2012 09:50 PM

The only punches thrown were verbal, but seven candidates hoping to be Riverside’s next mayor traded jabs Thursday over the city’s policy on ambulance service, the lack of action on the downtown library, and other city issues.

They met at a forum held at California Baptist University and sponsored by the Raincross Group, Charter Communications, The Press-Enterprise and La Prensa.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/26/2012 07:24:56 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Speaking in the sparkling Sturges Center for the Fine Arts – one of many city assets threatened by the abolition of the city Redevelopment Agency, which owned the building – Mayor Pat Morris focused on both challenges and opportunities Thursday evening in his annual state of the city address.

Rather, the states of the two cities.

Like 18th century Paris in the Charles Dickens novel, Morris said, San Bernardino is in the best of times and the worst of times.

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By Joe Nelson
Posted: 04/26/2012 05:53:53 PM PDT

A jury on Thursday ruled in favor of the city of Colton and against its former police chief, Ken Rulon, in a wrongful termination lawsuit Rulon brought against the city in 2007.

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DailyBulletin: ONT passenger figures down again

By Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 04/26/2012 04:28:27 PM PDT

Los Angeles World Airports on Thursday released passenger figures that shows overall traffic at LA/Ontario International Airport is down 6.8 percent from last year.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 26, 2012

A drive to convert the California Legislature to part-time won’t make it onto the ballot this year.

The campaign will continue to collect voter signatures, however, in hopes of placing the issue before voters in 2014, said Ted Costa of People’s Advocate, a co-leader of the drive.

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