Archive for December 24th, 2012

Scales of Justice

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/24/2012 06:06:49 PM PST

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are awaiting a decision by the state Supreme Court that will ultimately determine the trajectory of a San Bernardino County corruption case authorities have called the biggest in county history.

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Calpensions: San Bernardino may have to pay full pension tab

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By Ed Mendel
Monday, December 25, 2012

RIVERSIDE — A federal judge last week rejected a CalPERS request to sue bankrupt San Bernardino for a growing unpaid bill, but gave preliminary support to the argument that the bill must be paid in full before the city can leave bankruptcy.

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December 23, 2012; 08:00 PM

It didn’t get a single hearing last time around, but no matter: Assemblyman Brian Nestande is back with legislation that would prohibit the state from postponing required payments to schools from one fiscal year to the next.

To read column, by Ben Goad, Imran Ghori and Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

By Christina Villacorte Staff Writer
Posted: 12/23/2012 04:22:04 PM PST
Updated: 12/23/2012 04:52:07 PM PST

The first wave of felons sent to county jails instead of state prisons under Gov. Jerry Brown’s public safety realignment plan are back on the streets after serving their sentences, and local law enforcement officials are worried they will trigger a spike in crime.

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