Archive for December 5th, 2012

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/04/2012 06:42:30 PM PST

The judge handling San Bernardino’s bankruptcy likely will not lift a stay so CalPERS can sue over missed pension payments, several attorneys studying the legal battle predicted Tuesday.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/04/2012 11:50:22 AM PST
Updated: 12/04/2012 09:59:35 PM PST

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved forming an ad hoc committee that will screen applicants for sheriff and provide a recommendation to the board.

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Dutton

By Don Thompson, Associated Press
Posted: 12/05/2012 12:02:09 PM PST
Updated: 12/05/2012 12:08:55 PM PST

Related story: List of California lawmakers who had cars repaired by taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)- At least a dozen California lawmakers, including Sen. Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, repaired or upgraded their state-provided vehicles at taxpayers’ expense in the final weeks before the one-of-its-kind perk was ending, then later bought those vehicles for personal use.

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VVDailyPress: Cox named Victorville mayor

McEachron appointed mayor pro tem
December 04, 2012 8:32 PM
Brooke Edwards Staggs

VICTORVILLE • Jim Cox is now the mayor of Victorville, after the newly seated City Council unanimously gave him the title during Tuesday night’s meeting.

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VVDailyPress: Holland chosen as Hesperia mayor

Smith named mayor pro tem
December 04, 2012 9:04 PM

HESPERIA • The Hesperia City Council will begin the new year with a slightly different look, after a new mayor was appointed and two council candidates were sworn in during Tuesday night’s meeting.

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LATimes: Deal brings end to L.A., Long Beach ports strike

By Ricardo Lopez, Ronald D. White and Stuart Pfeifer, Los Angeles Times
December 5, 2012, 12:38 a.m.

Clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will return to work Wednesday, ending a strike that crippled America’s busiest shipping hub for more than a week.

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