Archive for October 13th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Local paper takes issue with Ramos via the mailbox

Saturday, October 13, 2012 – 09:00 a.m.

The San Bernardino County Sentinel newspaper has been a source of  consternation for many Inland politicians.

That premise hasn’t changed.

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One-term incumbent Neil Derry, left, is facing former San Manuel tribal chairman James Ramos for the 3rd San Bernardino County supervisorial district.

Published: 12 October 2012 – 05:17 PM

After a bitterly fought June primary campaign, San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry and challenger James Ramos are ready to battle again in the Nov. 6 election.

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

From left, Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries, R-Lake Elsinore, is running against incumbent Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster for the right to represent an area stretching from Riverside to Wildomar.

Published: 12 October 2012 – 04:59 PM

To win a sixth consecutive four-year term as Riverside County supervisor, Bob Buster must do something he hasn’t had to do since 1992 – win a runoff.

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

The PE: POLITICS: Bono Mack, Ruiz unleash accusations

Republican Rep. Mary Bono Mack is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Raul Ruiz in California’s 36th Congressional District. 2012

Published: 12 October 2012 – 09:26 PM

The only debate between two candidates running for an Inland Congressional seat turned into a launching pad for accusations ranging from selling out veterans to hating Thanksgiving.

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

DailyBulletin: Torres, Coble face off for 52nd District

Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/12/2012 09:03:52 PM PDT
Updated: 10/12/2012 09:22:00 PM PDT

A Republican planning commissioner from Pomona and a former Democratic mayor from the city are vying to represent the 52nd Assembly District – a predominantly Democratic district that encompasses much of the west valley.

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By Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/12/2012 08:25:40 PM PDT
Updated: 10/12/2012 08:26:46 PM PDT

RANCHO CUCAMONGA–The federal court conviction of Aaron Sandusky for operating a large-scale marijuana grow operation is now a campaign talking point in the race for the 40th Assembly District,

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By Peter Fullam, SGVN
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Posted: 10/12/2012 05:06:23 PM PDT
Updated: 10/12/2012 09:18:08 PM PDT

Democrat Gregg D. Fritchle, a social worker who finished last when he ran for Walnut City Council, is trying to unseat Republican Assemblyman Curt Hagman in the 55th Assembly District.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/12/2012 09:03:51 PM PDT
Updated: 10/12/2012 09:23:03 PM PDT

UPLAND – Representatives of the city’s police officer and firefighter employee groups blame city leaders for the current financial crisis, saying they have failed to properly manage the city’s budget.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 12, 2012

Molly Munger, who has spent nearly $36 million on tax initiative Proposition 38, said she believed her brother was not financing the campaign against a rival tax increase measure, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 12, 2012

OAKLAND – Gov. Jerry Brown, who has done little public campaigning for his Nov. 6 ballot initiative to raise taxes, said tonight that he has been busy fundraising but will launch a “full-on campaign” of events starting Tuesday in Los Angeles, the state’s largest media market.

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