Archive for February 22nd, 2013

InlandPolitics: Sequester: Upcoming federal budget cuts a drop in the bucket

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Friday, February 22, 2013 – 12:30 p.m.

The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

According to the Obama administration the some $85 billion in federal budget cuts set to take effect on March 1 is the end of the world.

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money in hand

February 21, 2013; 06:59 PM

Aid packages aimed at stabilizing the finances of two of the county’s newest cities — and staving off the fiscal collapse of Jurupa Valley — will go to Riverside County supervisors next week.

To read story by Sandra Stokley in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Allen Parker

Allen Parker, 71, was selected as San Bernardino’s new city manager on Friday, Feb. 15.

February 21, 2013; 07:03 PM

The man hired to lead San Bernardino out of bankruptcy went through a personal bankruptcy recently in which he and his wife lost their home.

To read story by Cassie MacDuff in The Press Enterprise, click here.

VVDailyPress: Victorville gets power plant payoff

Victorville

City announces last chapter to Foxborough fiasco
February 21, 2013 3:07 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

The city of Victorville on Wednesday announced the “final chapter” to the long dispute over the failed Foxborough power plant.

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VVDailyPress: Hesperia looking to break from county services

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February 21, 2013 2:47 PM
RENE DE LA CRUZ, Staff Writer

HESPERIA • The Hesperia City Council took the first step in joining with local municipalities in an escape from rising county fire and police costs.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

One of the annoying anomalies about government services in California is that while we carry one of the nation’s highest state and local tax burdens – over 10 percent of personal income – we consistently rank very low in what those many billions of tax dollars provide.

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Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon left. Congressman Gary Miller right.

By Matea Gold
February 21, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Four California Republican House members are among 16 GOP legislators being targeted by a pro-Obama advocacy group in a new online ad campaign urging them to back a more robust background check system for gun sales.

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