Archive for October 19th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Ramos to CSUSB, No thanks!

Ramos

Friday, October 19, 2012 – 10:30 a.m.

San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Candidate James Ramos is still ducking crowds these days.

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Member and lifelong Democrat is running against Republican Third District Supervisor Neil Derry.

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Published: 18 October 2012 – 07:43 PM

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers in competitive races Nov. 6 spent the summer sending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer-funded mailers to parts of their districts that overlap areas where they are on the ballot, a review of legislative records shows.

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

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/18/2012 07:29:49 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – A survey of the city’s use of Community Development Block Grant funds has escalated into a full audit by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD’s initial look uncovered “potential issues requiring review under a full audit,” which typically takes four to six months, according to an Oct. 10 letter by Tanya Schulze, regional inspector general for audit with the department’s Los Angeles office.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/18/2012 06:08:48 PM PDT
Updated: 10/18/2012 09:56:04 PM PDT

It’s probably too early to know if 2012 will be remembered as an especially angry election year, but the vitriol seen during past weeks’ debates between the Democratic and Republican presidential tickets may have trickled down to the contests for local offices.

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VVDailyPress: Felony charges against Knight rep. dropped

Rebecca Tennison still jailed on misdemeanor
October 18, 2012 4:44 PM
FROM STAFF REPORTS

VICTORVILLE • Felony charges against Assemblyman Steve Knight’s Victor Valley representative were dropped Thursday, two days after she was arrested following an hour-long standoff with deputies at her Hesperia home. Read the rest of this entry »