Archive for November 1st, 2012

Wednesday, November 1, 2012 – 03:00 p.m.

Another desperate flurry of pie-in-the-sky polls heavily favoring President Barack Obama appeared this week.

One just has to love all the wishful thinking.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 – 02:45 p.m. has learned that another 70,000 copy distribution of a Special November 2012 edition of the San Bernardino County Sentinel newspaper has commenced dropping in Third Supervisorial District mailboxes this week.

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The Sun: Burum wins in appeals court

By Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
November 1, 2012
Printed version

The state 4th District Court of Appeal in Riverside on Wednesday rejected a request by prosecutors to reinstate bribery charges against a Rancho Cucamonga developer that were dropped by a San Bernardino Superior Court judge last year.

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Mark Kirk, former chief of staff to Supervisor Gary Ovitt, former San Bernardino County Supervisor Paul Biane; businessman Jeff Burum and former Assistant Assessor Jim Erwin, left to right, stand before Judge Brian McCarville in August, 2011 (Kurt Miller/Staff Photographer)

Published: 31 October 2012 – 04:41 PM

A long-awaited appellate court decision has been reached in the so-called Colonies corruption case in San Bernardino County. In the mixed ruling issued Wednesday, Oct. 31, it appeared the defendants largely prevailed in efforts to sustain a judge’s dismissal of some charges against them.

To read story by Richard K. De Atley and Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Published: 01 November 2012 – 09:11 AM

The proposed Liberty Quarry could go on the fast-track toward possible approval at an upcoming Riverside County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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

Company lays off 12 employees in Ontario and Fontana
Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/31/2012 08:30:01 PM PDT

Officials at Kaiser Permanente are calling the laying off of 84 employees a “modest downsizing of staff” across Southern California.

The layoffs do not include physicians.

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VVDailyPress: Hesperia signs $31M water deal

City plans to issue bonds to buy water rights from defunct housing project
October 31, 2012 6:40 PM
RENE DE LA CRUZ, Staff Writer

HESPERIA • The city of Hesperia signed a $31.7 million agreement to buy permanent water rights held by Ranchos Los Flores, LLC., according to a document obtained from the Mojave Water Agency on Wednesday.

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By Michael R. Blood Associated Press
Posted: 10/31/2012 09:20:51 PM PDT
Updated: 10/31/2012 09:20:51 PM PDT

LOS ANGELES — With time running out and his odds growing longer Gov. Jerry Brown pleaded with voters Wednesday to support his $6 billion-a-year tax increase and warned of deep cuts unless residents send more money to Sacramento.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 31, 2012

A Sacramento Superior Court judge confirmed tonight her ruling against an obscure Arizona campaign group, saying the failure to investigate the source of its funds would cause irreparable harm to California voters.

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