Archive for May 27th, 2012

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Third District campaign mail – Part 1

Sunday, May 27, 2012 – 11:00 a.m.

It’s safe to say there’s a plethora of political mail traversing the hotly-contested race to represent San Bernardino County’s Third Supervisorial District.

A race between County Supervisor Neil Derry and Former San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairman James Ramos.

The third candidate in the contest, Jim Bagley, has been running a sign-only/name identification campaign.

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InlandPolitics: This and that!

Sunday, May 27, 27 – 09:30 a.m.

Here’s some interesting information flowing across transom this weekend.

Gotham City label becoming appropriate once again

San Bernardino is racking up homicides faster than the Los Angeles Angels are racking up wins.

A sad situation to say the least.

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Published: 26 May 2012 12:30 PM

Few legislative races on the June 5 ballot feature the same thicket of independent groups’ money and motives as Riverside County’s 31st Senate District.

Campaign filings last week helped flesh out who’s behind the nearly $700,000 deluge in outside money (so far.) Here’s a quick rundown:

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Two newcomers challenge incumbent

San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales


Published: 26 May 2012 07:30 PM

San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales would appear to be in a comfortable position as she seeks a third term on the Board of Supervisors.

Gonzales, 59, who won re-election four years ago without an opponent on the ballot, has amassed a significant campaign account that dwarfs her two challengers.

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Published: 26 May 2012 07:10 PM

Riverside is about to have new representation in the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in two decades.

Last summer’s redistricting process yielded a new Riverside-anchored congressional district with no incumbent, setting the stage for a battle that both Democrats and Republicans say they can win. One thing is all but certain: Voters will send a Riverside resident to Washington.

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May 26, 2012 2:00 PM
From Staff Reports

As the June 5 primary approaches, the Daily Press asked the 13 candidates running for the newly drawn 8th Congressional District representing the High Desert to weigh in on this question, in 100 words or less: What would you do to prevent gridlock in Washington?

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Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Columnist
Saturday, May 26, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown must have been pretty tickled with the results of an independent poll released this week that showed most likely voters willing to support his November tax initiative, a key part of his plan to balance the state budget. But Brown could not have been quite as upbeat after reading a little deeper: Voters are none too pleased with many of the details of his tax hike and budget cuts, particularly those Democrats and independent voters he needs so badly to vote for the ballot measure.

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