Archive for December 11th, 2012

SacBee: Who’s first in line for check?

By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 6B
Last Modified: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 – 9:31 am

CalPERS must now confront a powerful group of foes in its multimillion-dollar fight with bankrupt San Bernardino: the city’s bondholders.

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Sandra Emerson , Staff Writer
Posted: 12/10/2012 03:35:21 PM PST

UPLAND – The new phase of the Colonies Crossroads shopping center in northeast Upland isn’t quite ready to open yet, but city officials are already anticipating the sales and property tax revenue the project is expected to generate.

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Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/10/2012 05:00:35 PM PST

FONTANA – Retail giant Walmart’s decision to build two supercenters here already is drawing some opposition – even though those stores might not open until 2016, or even later.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

California’s highly controversial bullet train project is headed for some kind of political collision.

While the California High-Speed Rail Authority is trying to quickly spend billions of state and federal dollars on a starter line in the San Joaquin Valley, the tens of billions in federal funds needed to expand the project appear to be entangled in frantic federal budget negotiations.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 10, 2012

About 100,000 more Californians moved to another state in 2011 than California gained from other states, a new Census Bureau report reveals.

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By Michael A. Fletcher and Dina ElBoghdady,
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

As lawmakers struggle to agree on a plan to avert the series of tax increases looming next year, many investors are taking preemptive action to get out of harm’s way.

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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press Writer
Posted: 12/10/2012 04:42:25 PM PST
Updated: 12/10/2012 07:40:05 PM PST

WASHINGTON – Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It’s a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

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