Archive for October 20th, 2012

InlandPolitics: This and that!

Saturday, October 20, 2012 – 10:15 a.m.

Here’s some news of interest flowing across the transom this weekend.

Unemployment claims rise sharply

First-time claims for unemployment benefits climbed sharply last week.

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Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga and state Sen. Bob Dutton,R-Rancho Cucamonga are squaring off in the 31st Congressional District. 2012

Published: 19 October 2012 06:15 PM

It’s Republican vs. Republican in the race for a Democratic-leaning seat, as state Sen. Bob Dutton and U.S. Rep. Gary Miller battle to represent the San Bernardino Valley’s new 31st Congressional District.

To read story by Ben Goad in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Robert Lovingood, left, and Rick Roelle are running for the 1st supervisorial district in San Bernardino County in the Nov. 6, 2012, election. (Contributed Image)

Published: 19 October 2012 – 06:22 PM

The race for San Bernardino County supervisor in the sprawling 1st District has turned into a contest of whose resume voters trust more.

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

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg (Jon Super/AP)

Published: 19 October 2012 – 04:23 PM

State Sen. Gloria Negrete McLeod’s congressional campaign could get a big boost from the Big Apple.

To read story by Ben Goad in The Press Enterprise, click here

Published: 19 October 2012 – 06:40 PM

SACRAMENTO — Democrats have regained their registration lead in Riverside County’s battleground 31st Senate District, according to new county figures.

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

Spencer

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/19/2012 03:13:04 PM PDT

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Friday evicted embattled San Bernardino International Airport developer Scot Spencer from his remaining hangar and office space after Spencer let the liability insurance policies on his companies lapse.

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Quincey

By Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/19/2012 12:29:42 PM PDT
Updated: 10/19/2012 07:33:05 PM PDT

UPLAND – The former Upland city manager faces felony corruption charges filed Friday by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office.

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Congressman Joe Baca left. State Senator Gloria Negrete-McLeod right.

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/19/2012 07:20:42 PM PDT
Updated: 10/19/2012 08:37:29 PM PDT

Inland Empire voters living in the new 35th Congressional District have a choice between two members of the Democratic Party – Rep. Joe Baca and state Sen. Gloria Negrete-McLeod.

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PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
October 19, 2012 | 3:32 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown took aim Friday afternoon at the secret donors behind an $11-million contribution to a campaign fund working against his tax measure on the November ballot.

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