Archive for December 2nd, 2012

The PE: SUPERVISOR RACE: Southwest votes helped Jeffries win

Kevin Jeffries, left, defeated incumbent Bob Buster in the race for Riverside County supervisor./File Photo

November 30, 2012; 04:15 PM

Kevin Jeffries defeated longtime Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster thanks to southwest county voters, those who cast ballots in person instead of by mail and voters from Riverside’s outskirts, an analysis of voting records shows.

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

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/01/2012 06:13:41 AM PST

A proposal to use eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages in San Bernardino County appears to have quieted in recent months, but the proposed program is expected to make major headway in 2013.

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November 30, 2012; 06:35 PM

If retiring Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge’s career is looked at in terms of numbers, it’s somewhat staggering.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Dan Morain

By Dan Morain
Published: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1E

Joe Baca never saw it coming, and neither did Gloria Negrete McLeod.

But as state Sen. Negrete McLeod replaces Baca in Congress, the dueling San Bernardino County Democrats witnessed first hand the beginnings of a change in gun politics, courtesy of billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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SacBee: Dan Walters: Should property taxes be raised?

Dan Walters

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

Voter approval of sales and income taxes and the advent of Democratic supermajorities in both houses of the Legislature have generated new hope among liberals that Proposition 13, the 1978 property tax limit they consider their bête noire, might be changed.

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