Archive for August 22nd, 2012

Reuters: CBO sees deeper “fiscal cliff” recession next year

August 22, 2012
By David Lawder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Massive spending cuts and tax hikes due next year will cause even worse economic damage than previously thought if Washington fails to come up with a solution, Congress’ budget referee said on Wednesday.

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The Sun: Supervisors approve campaign finance ordinance

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/21/2012 02:50:07 PM PDT

A new ordinance approved by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday limits campaign contributions for all candidates for county elected office to $3,900, mirroring campaign-finance limits for state legislators.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 08/21/2012 08:40:04 PM PDT

ONTARIO – In a major step to returning local control of LA/Ontario International Airport, the City council has approved a joint powers agreement creating the Ontario International Airport Authority.

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Published: 21 August 2012 – 06:37 PM

The union representing Riverside County’s deputy district attorneys is fighting a ballot measure that would repeal California’s death penalty.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

Published: 21 August 2012 – 06:25 PM

San Bernardino County supervisors gave the go-ahead Tuesday, Aug. 21 for a developer to build a 306-unit apartment project in the Donut Hole area of Redlands despite opposition from the city.

To read story by Imran Ghori in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

By Andy Furillo
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

Stanford legal minds conceived the measure. A prosecutor from Los Angeles vetted it. The godfather of its original design is fighting it.

Come November, California voters will decide if it stands.

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Dan Morain

By Dan Morain
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 13A

Gov. Jerry Brown hopes that voters don’t focus on the $68 billion for high-speed rail, or on the debacle in which the state Department of Parks and Recreation hid $54 million.

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