Archive for December 12th, 2012

The Sun: Colonies corruption case goes to state Supreme Court for consideration

Scales of Justice

Joe Nelson and Ryan Hagen, Staff Writers
Posted: 12/11/2012 03:03:54 PM PST

View: Petition for Review

Prosecutors with the state Attorney General’s Office have petitioned the state Supreme Court to reinstate bribery charges against a prominent Rancho Cucamonga developer in a sweeping San Bernardino County corruption caseinvolving three former county officials.

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(6/10/2011, San Bernardino) METRO From left, developer Jeff Burum, Mark Kirk, former chief of staff to Supervisor Gary Ovitt. former assistant assessor Jim Erwin and former supervisor Paul Biane appear in San Bernardino County Superior Court in June 2011. (David Bauman/The Press-Enterprise) David Bauman/The Press-Enterprise

December 11, 2012; 05:25 PM

The Colonies corruption case involving former San Bernardino County officials could be heading to the California Supreme Court.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.



Mike Cruz and Lori Fowler, Staff Writers
Posted: 12/11/2012 12:41:53 PM PST

Barstow, Needles and Big Bear Lake will be closed next spring as San Bernardino County’s court system continues to struggle with the loss of more than $22 million in state funding.

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On politics in the Golden State
December 11, 2012 | 7:01 am

Former state Sen. Jim Brulte (R-Rancho Cucamonga) has used more than $700,000 in leftover political contributions to set up a new charity organization.

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SacBee: San Bernardino asks to rebuff CalPERS suit

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

The insolvent city of San Bernardino warned of dire consequences if it’s forced to pay the millions it owes CalPERS.

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