Archive for January 23rd, 2013

InlandPolitics: Mickelson and California Taxes


Wednesday, January 23, 2013 – 11:45 a.m.
Last modified: January 23, 2013 – 05:30 p.m.

Professional Golfer Phil Mickelson ignited an uproar, when he suggested he may move out of California because of high taxes plaguing the Golden State.

An action that is his right.

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January 22, 2013; 05:14 PM

A second decision that Riverside Councilman Chris Mac Arthur did not violate the city’s ethics code in handling alleged misconduct by his aide has ended the matter.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.


Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/22/2013 06:49:09 PM PST

San Bernardino International Airport officials are negotiating with two companies to extend their lease agreements and also preparing to launch a marketing campaign in hopes of attracting a tenant for a hangar previously occupied by a corporate jet refueling facility.

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Liset Márquez, Staff writer
Posted: 01/22/2013 10:58:57 PM PST
Updated: 01/22/2013 10:59:58 PM PST

ONTARIO – The Ontario Planning Commission Tuesday night recommended a substantial plan, which will change land use designation, go to the city council for approval.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/22/2013 06:33:54 PM PST
Updated: 01/22/2013 07:48:14 PM PST

ONTARIO – A major donor to the Democratic Party is supporting the city’s Republican mayor in his campaign to fill a vacancy in the state Senate.

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SacBee: California sees a revenue bump after tax changes

By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 – 7:53 am

After years of budget agony, California is seeing something strange this month: a heap of excess cash.

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AP: Unions suffer sharp decline in membership

Jan 23, 12:17 PM EST

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s labor unions suffered sharp declines in membership last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday, led by losses in the public sector as cash-strapped state and local governments laid off workers and – in some cases – limited collective bargaining rights.

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SFChronicle: Jerry Brown reigns in political arena

Carla Marinucci
Updated 11:03 pm, Tuesday, January 22, 2013

In an age of caustic partisan division, Gov. Jerry Brown sits in the political catbird seat as he prepares to lay out the agenda for the rest of his term in a State of the State address to Californians on Thursday in Sacramento.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

When members of the California Legislature pass legislation, they are, in effect, writing rules they expect everyone to obey.

It’s particularly strange, therefore, that legislators skirt, or even ignore, the rules they are supposed to follow.

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