Archive for January 13th, 2013

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.

The long-awaited contract bid for policing bankrupt San Bernardino finally arrived from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department last week.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/12/2013 06:09:07 AM PST
Updated: 01/12/2013 07:38:11 PM PST

UPLAND – Council members will get back into routine Monday with the their first meeting of the year.

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By Laurel Rosenhall
lrosenhall@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 – 8:22 am

Interest groups that spend the most money trying to influence policy in California’s Capitol spend the bulk of it in secret, including hiring former politicians as consultants and launching ad campaigns to push their agenda with virtually no financial disclosure.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 – 8:26 am

The legislative session that reconvened this month faces no shortage of big issues, but underlying all of them is demographic change that is dramatically altering the face of California.

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By Daniel Borenstein, staff columnist
Posted: 01/11/2013 02:00:00 PM PST
Updated: 01/12/2013 05:17:14 PM PST

By administrative fiat, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System has undermined a key anti-spiking provision of the new state pension law that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last summer.

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By Kevin Smith, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/12/2013 04:25:32 PM PST
Updated: 01/12/2013 06:16:22 PM PST

The starts and stops of building at Rosedale, a master-planned community in Azusa, is a microcosm of last decade’s roller-coaster ride for Southern California’s new-home construction industry.

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Posted by Ezra Klein
January 12, 2013 at 3:32 pm

The Treasury Department will not mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin to get around the debt ceiling. If they did, the Federal Reserve would not accept it.

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