Archive for October 24th, 2012

The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Derry gets OK for mailer

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

Published: 23 October 2012 – 05:59 PM

San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry won support Tuesday, Oct. 23, from his colleagues to send a mailer to constituents in the days before the Nov. 6 election despite criticism from his opponent who called it political.

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

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/24/2012 12:00:00 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Today is the deadline for any of the city’s thousands of creditors to file papers arguing the city is not eligible for bankruptcy protection, a battle that added months and millions of dollars to the bankruptcy proceedings in Vallejo and is expected to do the same in Stockton.

City officials – and the judge handling the case, Meredith Jury – have said they expect objections.

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VVDailyPress: Supervisor candidates raise similar totals

Source of funding significantly different
October 23, 2012 4:50 PM

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories looking at funds raised by candidates in local races.

VICTORVILLE • The two candidates for San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor are both working with hefty campaign contributions, though each has received their funding by very different means.

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By Steven Harmon
Bay Area News Group

Posted: 10/24/2012 06:19:52 AM PDT
Updated: 10/24/2012 06:20:09 AM PDT

SACRAMENTO — With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he is doing everything he can to overcome what he called the “Orwellian propaganda” of big-monied opponents to his tax-hike measure.

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LATimes: Jerry Brown discouraged by ‘the non-TV voter’

On politics in the Golden State
October 23, 2012 | 2:15 pm

Before a campaign stop at a San Diego school Tuesday, Gov. Jerry Brown stopped by a coffee shop for a cappuccino — and an impromptu focus group.

In the cafe, located in the shadow of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, Brown asked employees whether they had heard of Proposition 30.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Political mailers are filling mailboxes all over California, thanks to a bumper crop of contentious ballot measures and the most competitive array of legislative and congressional seats in decades.

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Former President Bill Clinton (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times
October 24, 2012, 3:07 a.m.

Former President Clinton used a Tuesday night appearance in Irvine to rip Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and GOP congressional leaders for putting America’s middle class, women’s rights and the country’s environmental health at risk, and urged Californians to send Democrats to Washington in next month’s election.

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