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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 – 09:15 a.m.

Here’s some news of interest flowing across the transom this week.

San Bernardino County Supe’s elect Rutherford chair

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors unanimously elected Second District Supervisor Janice Rutherford as it’s new chairperson. Second District Supervisor Gary Ovitt will be vice-chair.

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Posted: 01/08/2013 08:00:41 PM PST

San Bernardino County will sue the state Department of Finance in an effort to recover nearly $15 million it loaned to redevelopment agencies in Lake Arrowhead and Fontana, county spokesman David Wert said Tuesday.

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DailyBulletin: Rialto City Council to appoint new member

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/08/2013 09:43:35 PM PST
Updated: 01/08/2013 09:50:50 PM PST

RIALTO – The City Council moved forward Tuesday with plans to fill the vacant seat on the dais through an appointment process.

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By Sam Stanton, David Siders and Denny Walsh
sstanton@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 – 8:03 am

Gov. Jerry Brown’s declaration Tuesday that California has solved its prison overcrowding problem is part of a bold move to wrest control of the nation’s largest corrections system back from the federal courts and their appointed overseers.

But experts say there is a slim chance of that.

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By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 – 7:58 am

Jerry Brown knows firsthand that crime is a political minefield.

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Politics Blog
January 8, 2012
By Joe Garofoli

With word (h/t FlashReport) that California Republican Vice chair Steve Baric doesn’t plan to seek the big chair, the field is now all but officially cleared for longtime legislator Jim Brulte to assume the big chair, as we told you about several weeks back.

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By Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles Times
January 8, 2013, 7:18 p.m.

When housing prices first went off the cliff, most mortgage lenders refused to cut deals with homeowners, choosing instead to repossess homes on a grand scale.

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