Archive for January 4th, 2013


Friday, January 4, 2012 – 08:30 a.m.

The jobs picture remained tepid in December with a lackluster 155,000 jobs added, according to the unemployment report issued by the U.S. Department of Labor on Friday morning.

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Friday, January 4, 2013 – 08:15 a.m.

The search to replace ousted Riverside County Public Defender Gary Windom is in full swing, and two well-known names have surfaced as being interested in replacing him.

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The PE: ASSEMBLY: Melissa Melendez prepares for first term

Melissa Melendez

“We’ll see … who’s sincere about improving the business climate,” the assemblywoman from Lake Elsinore says /CONTRIBUTED IMAGE

January 02, 2013; 05:55 PM

SACRAMENTO — Riverside County’s 67th Assembly District has the fifth-highest Republican registration in the state, an oasis of friendly territory for a party that, after November’s elections, is all but irrelevant in the state Capitol.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
January 3, 2013

Because Congress permanently killed an estate tax transfer to states this week, California stands to lose $45 million in inheritance tax revenue that Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers anticipated in their June budget, according to the Department of Finance.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

This new year has an odd number, and traditionally that has meant it would be free of elections and campaigning.

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