Archive for November 30th, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012 – 08:30 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, November 30, 2012 – 09:40 a.m.

Last Tuesday’s events at a regular meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors was the first opportunity to shed light on a glaring issue facing county leaders, newly-elected Third District Supervisor James C. Ramos, and voters.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/29/2012 08:07:12 PM PST

Special Section: San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – In a city where nearly every important decision divides officials into two camps, one goal has the passionate support of nearly every policy-maker: Get the court to approve bankruptcy protection.

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Jim Steinberg,Staff Writer
Posted: 11/29/2012 07:56:12 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – Many described him as the “hardest working attorney” they had ever known.

He was a legend in redevelopment law, they said, and he astounded others in his total recall of events that happened many years ago.

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Published: Nov. 29, 2012 Updated: 6:26 p.m.

Same-sex marriage could be legal in California by the end of Friday.

Or the legal wrangling over Proposition 8 could continue for several more months — or even longer.

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On politics in the Golden State
By Anthony York
November 29, 2012 | 11:46 am

A state lawmaker said Thursday he wants voters to alter Proposition 13 to make it easier to pass local taxes for schools.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

This month’s election not only bolstered Democrats’ total control of California’s politics but also tightened the grip of party leaders who will never see their 70th birthdays again.

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By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
November 29, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Almost 5 million Southern California Edison Co. customers in hundreds of cities and communities across the southern, central and coastal parts of the state will be hit with higher electric bills early next year and bigger hikes in each of the following two years.

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6:14 PM, Nov 29, 2012 • By FRED BARNES

Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.

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