Archive for August 20th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Press-Enterprise launches watchdog blog

Monday, August 20, 2012 – 12:45 p.m.

Staff Reporter Kim Pierceall has launched a new blog at the Press-Enterprise.

The website, called The Watchdog Blog, focuses on open government in the Inland Empire.

A concept that seems to be woefully lacking in the region.

InlandPolitics: This and that!

Monday, August 20, 2012 – 09:00 a.m.

Here’s some news floating across the transom this morning.

Biden watch!

After last weeks mega-meltdown by Vice-President Joe Biden, everyone is waiting with excited anticipation for the nest series of gaffes and screw-ups.

Expect many more between now and Election Day.

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InlandPolitics: Snub war between counties?

Monday, August 20, 2012 – 08:00 a.m.

San Bernardino County governments is leaving Riverside County governments behind in forming a highly dubious Ontario International Airport Authority.

At least that’s the way it appears this morning.

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Wes Woods II, Staff Writer
Created: 08/19/2012 11:37:01 AM PDT

San Dimas-based American States Water Co., the parent company of Golden State Water Co., recently announced it had a net income of $15.1million for the quarter ending June 30.

The figure is 16 percent higher than the $12.7million realized in the same period of 2011.

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Calpensions: Can CalPERS investments do well by doing good?

By Ed Mendel
Monday, August 20, 2012

Responding to legislation, the CalPERS board last week approved a five-year plan for a program that has given $10 billion to 300 new “emerging” investment managers with limited experience, yielding mixed results during the last two decades.

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In Newsweek Magazine
Aug 19, 2012 1:00 AM EDT

Why does Paul Ryan scare the president so much? Because Obama has broken his promises, and it’s clear that the GOP ticket’s path to prosperity is our only hope.

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