Archive for October 10th, 2012

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks Tuesday at the Engineering and Cyber Security Workforce Development Summit at Cal Poly Pomona. (Will Lester/Staff Photographer)

Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/09/2012 06:10:55 PM PDT

POMONA – Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom doesn’t know if he agrees with eminent-domain powers being used to buy up the mortgages of homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth – but he applauds the experiment.

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Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/09/2012 08:58:28 PM PDT
Updated: 10/09/2012 09:10:50 PM PDT

Two Rancho Cucamonga businessmen are busy vying for votes to win election in the 40th Assembly District in which neither party has a clear-cut majority.

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LATimes: McManus: Romney’s big bounce

Op-Ed

When four major polls move in the same direction, it’s no mirage. The Romney campaign found new momentum in last week’s debate, and the Obama campaign hasn’t stopped it yet.

President Obama, right, speaks during his debate with Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who greets the audience at the conclusion in Denver, Colo. (Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images / October 3, 2012)

By Doyle McManus
October 10, 2012

Last week’s debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney was an even bigger win for Romney than it appeared at the time. That’s what the polls are telling us.

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Molly Munger, a civil rights attorney and the primary advocate behind Proposition 38, speaks in Los Angeles in September. (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)

By Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
October 9, 2012, 10:42 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — It was starting to look as though there would be no serious campaign against Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan until two groups lobbed direct hits at the measure in recent days with millions of dollars’ worth of television ads.

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By Steven Harmon
Bay Area News Group

Posted: 10/09/2012 04:56:27 PM PDT
Updated: 10/10/2012 05:18:09 AM PDT

SACRAMENTO — The main premise of Proposition 32 is that it would stamp out the influence of special interest groups, equally condemning corporations and unions to irrelevancy at the Capitol while ushering in a new day for regular folks.

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: Oct. 9, 2012 Updated: Oct. 10, 2012 6:07 a.m.

SACRAMENTO – One of the nation’s top credit rating agencies announced Tuesday that it will review 30 California cities for possible downgrades amid mounting concern over municipal bankruptcies and bond defaults.

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