Archive for May 28th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Memorial Day – 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.

In honor of those who have sacrificed to protect and preserve our great nation.

Election 2012

Neil Nisperos and Benjamin Demers, Staff Writers
Posted: 05/27/2012 02:06:25 PM PDT

One would be hard pressed to find a June 5 primary race where it will be more difficult for candidates to break out from the pack than the 8th Congressional District.

The massive – and strongly Republican – district runs from the Nevada border as far west as Highland and Crestline, as well as south and east from Bridgeport to Needles and the Colorado River. It also includes Twentynine Palms, Fort Irwin and Baker.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Charges fly in judicial contests

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

Published: 27 May 2012 08:01 AM

The down-ballot judicial races in Riverside County are among the harshest campaigns in the June 5 primary election, with charges flying from both sides.

It’s the first time in 18 years that incumbent judges have been challenged in the county. The nonpartisan campaigns in 2012 seem to be making up for lost time.

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Monica Rodriquez, Staff Writer
Created: 05/27/2012 02:05:58 PM PDT

Numerous state and local government agencies are preparing for the possibility of profound budget cuts, and California’s court system is no different.

Courts up and down the state are preparing for $544 million in cuts from the 2012-2013 fiscal year, according to the Judicial Council of California, the policy-making body of the California courts.

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Monday, May 28, 2012 – 09:30 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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