Archive for November 17th, 2012

The Sun: Bill Postmus agrees to pay county $300,000 to settle civil case

Assessor’s Office scandal led to sweeping county corruption probe
By Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/16/2012 01:58:26 PM PST

Special section: San Bernardino County Watch

Former San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus has agreed to pay the county $300,000 to settle a lawsuit filed against him and four other former Assessor’s Office employees in May 2009 amid a corruption scandal involving the defendants.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/16/2012 08:07:08 PM PST

Special Section: San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – After months of pressure from skeptical creditors and residents, city officials have prepared a budget plan that could erase a $45.8 million deficit.

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Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/16/2012 08:38:06 PM PST
Updated: 11/16/2012 08:48:47 PM PST

Kaiser Permanente officials have confirmed 530 union employees in Southern California have been laid off.

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Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/16/2012 10:56:40 AM PST

After 82 years, Hostess Brands has filled its last Twinkie with cream, the company announced Friday, costing an estimated 1,850 Californians their jobs.

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