Archive for November 14th, 2012

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: McMahon appointment to Sheriff-Coroner a done deal

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 – 03:00 p.m.

All the spin and posturing over the early retirement of San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Rod Hoops is making for interesting these days.

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SacBee: California faces $1.9 billion deficit

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 14, 2012

California faces a $1.9 billion deficit through June 2014, significantly smaller than in recent years after voters passed two tax initiatives last week, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office said Wednesday.

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Retiring San Bernardino County Sheriff Rod Hoops was accused by a former deputy chief of trying to sway the Board of Supervisors to replace him with Assistant Sheriff John McMahon.

Doug Saunders, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/13/2012 08:24:54 PM PST
Updated: 11/13/2012 11:25:10 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – Retiring Sheriff Rod Hoops has been accused of brokering an agreement with the county Board of Supervisors to ensure the appointment of his replacement, according to a former deputy chief.

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Published: 13 November 2012 – 11:21 PM

Temecula City Manager Bob Johnson was placed on administrative leave at the end of the City Council’s Tuesday meeting, Nov. 13.

To read story by Nelsy Rodriguez in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Published: 13 November 2012 – 10:11 AM

With a jury moments away from hearing opening statements in his corruption trial, former San Jacinto Councilman and Treasurer James W. Potts pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors on Tuesday Nov. 13, quietly putting an end to his role in a case that rocked the city three years ago.

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