Archive for September 13th, 2012

The PE: SD-31: Republicans take registration lead in targeted district

Published: 12 September 2012 – 05:33 PM

SACRAMENTO – Republicans have overtaken Democrats in Riverside County’s targeted 31st Senate District following a summer-long paid push that Democrats contend has reregistered dozens of voters as Republicans without their knowledge.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Published: 12 September 2012 – 03:02 PM

Free rent, a break in fees and up to $500,000 a year worth of advertising appear to be offers to any airline that adds new daily flights at Ontario International Airport, according to a proposal from the airport’s owner Los Angeles World Airports.

To read story by Kim Pierceall in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Created: 09/12/2012 11:48:41 AM PDT

About a dozen area colleges and universities have been spotlighted in one of the most prominent rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities.

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2013 list, released Wednesday, lists 106 California colleges and universities on several lists, including 34 in the Los Angeles and Inland Empire regions.

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California pushing for fine due to clerical error
September 12, 2012 5:24 PM
FROM STAFF REPORTS

APPLE VALLEY • A judge granted a preliminary injunction halting the California Department of Finance from imposing $1.2 million in fines on Apple Valley for a clerical error tied to the town’s dissolved redevelopment agency.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
September 12, 2012 | 10:27 am

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday aimed at cutting costs of public pensions by billions of dollars in the coming decades to create “a more sustainable system,” but even some supporters say it falls short of what needs to be done to protect the retirement systems’ long-term solvency.

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LATimes: San Onofre months from restarting reactors

L.A. NOW
Southern California — this just in
September 12, 2012 | 6:01 pm

The darkened San Onofre power plant will not restart even one of its two reactors for months, the head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday.

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SFChronicle: Arab Spring, American winter

Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders, Chronicle Columnist
Published 7:22 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2012

They don’t fear us, and they don’t respect us. That’s the only message you can take away from an Egyptian mob’s attack on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo during which rioters scaled embassy walls and tore down the American flag on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. President Obama helped ease out President Hosni Mubarak – a dictator, yes, but also an ally – to facilitate Egypt’s “Arab Spring,” and this is the thanks America gets.

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