Archive for December 19th, 2012

InlandPolitics: A little humor!

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December 19, 2012 – 08:25 a.m.

A little morning humor courtesy of the Mayan calendar.

For those readers who haven’t kept up, Friday is December 21, the day the world is suppose to end according to the Mayan calendar.

What’s still unknown is whether the earth’s demise will be the result of an asteroid impact, planetary collision or shifting of the magnetic poles.

Scales of Justice

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 – 08:15 a.m.

To read the Answer to Supreme Court Petition filed in the highly-publicized Colonies case, click here: Answer to Petition for Review

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/18/2012 06:58:22 PM PST

Prosecutors’ attempt to have the California Supreme Court review a decision in a sweeping San Bernardino County corruption case is baseless and should be rejected for several reasons, the attorney for a Rancho Cucamonga land developer charged in that case said in court papers filed Tuesday.

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The Sun: New San Bernardino County sheriff appointed

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/18/2012 07:24:19 PM PST

Citing glowing recommendations from his colleagues at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and the surrounding local law enforcement community, the Board of Supervisors Tuesday appointed Assistant Sheriff John McMahon to replace Sheriff Rod Hoops who retires Dec. 31.

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Bob Buster

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Posted on | December 18, 2012

Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster’s colleagues used his last meeting in office to praise him as an accomplished, thoughtful lawmaker who disagreed without being disagreeable.

To read post by Jeff Horseman on The PE.com, click here.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/18/2012 12:06:36 PM PST
Updated: 12/18/2012 08:18:07 PM PST

San Bernardino County on Tuesday became the first county in California to contract with the state Fair Political Practices to enforce the county’s new campaign finance ordinance.

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Melissa Pinion-Whitt, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/18/2012 03:18:46 PM PST
Updated: 12/18/2012 06:42:19 PM PST

FONTANA – Registered nurses and other employees crowded street corners near Kaiser Permanente Medical Center on Tuesday, fighting against what union officials call unfair cuts in medical staffing.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 18, 2012

California’s civil war of the judges apparently will continue, even though a rebel organization scored a major victory this year.

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By Michael Hiltzik
December 19, 2012

You may be unaware of the local ramifications of one of the proposals currently at play in the danse macabre that passes for fiscal negotiations in Washington.

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Fiscal Cliff

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By Nancy Cook
Updated: December 18, 2012 | 5:53 p.m.
December 18, 2012 | 2:22 p.m.

If you stop listening to the political noise on Capitol Hill, you’ll realize the dirty secret about the current state of play of the fiscal-cliff negotiations: The Democrats and Republicans aren’t very far apart in their proposals to one another.

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