Archive for November 2nd, 2012

The Sun: Colonies’ prosecutors unsure if they’ll appeal to state Supreme Court

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/01/2012 07:54:23 PM PDT

A spokesman for the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that prosecutors have not decided if they will continue fighting to reinstate bribery charges against a Rancho Cucamonga developer to the state Supreme Court.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/01/2012 06:56:54 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The City Council on Monday will consider a recommendation to solicit a proposal from the Sheriff’s Department on what it would cost to contract with the county law enforcement agency for policing services.

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New York mayor backing state Sen. Gloria Negrete-McLeod over Rep. Joe Baca
Staff report
Posted: 11/01/2012 08:03:41 PM PDT
Updated: 11/02/2012 01:57:34 AM PDT

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA Super PAC has spent an astounding $2.35 million on a television ad buy on behalf of state Sen. Gloria Negrete-McLeod, who is running against Rep. Joe Baca in a new Inland Valley congressional district.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville candidates ramp up fundraising

November 01, 2012 5:04 PM

Editor’s Note: Thursday’s Daily Press article “McEachron leads in Victorville fundraising” inadvertently omitted updated campaign finance disclosure information for five candidates, with several of those contenders raising substantial amounts in recent weeks. That information is included in the story to the right.

VICTORVILLE • Half of the 14 candidates for Victorville City Council have garnered substantial contributions, recent fundraising disclosure forms show, while the other half are running their campaigns on less than $1,000 each.

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SacBee: Arizona donor appeals, forestalling FPPC audit

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 1, 2012

An Arizona nonprofit that spent $11 million last month on two high-profile California initiative battles appealed an unfavorable trial court decision today, for now blocking the state from obtaining transaction records as requested.

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11/01/12 11:00 AM PST
By Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field

While support for Proposition 30, the income and sales tax increase initiative advanced by Governor Jerry Brown, has fallen below the majority needed for passage, Yes voters continue to outnumber No voters 48% to 38%. Another 14% of likely voters are undecided.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

There definitely has been a big surge in California voter registration in recent days – largely young and Democratic – fueled by the party’s pre-election drives and a new online registration system.

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