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Thursday, February 28, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

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

San Bernardino County tally for Dorner manhunt at $550,000

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has pegged the cost of the manhunt for Former Los Angeles Police Department Officer Christopher Dorner at $550,000. The amount consists primarily of salary and overtime-related costs.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Adelanto jail costs increase

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February 27, 2013; 05:59 PM

Construction costs have driven up the budget for San Bernardino County’s Adelanto jail expansion by $6 million.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

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Riverside County supervisors want to learn more about whether privatizing county landfill operations makes sense as they look for more ways to raise revenue.

February 27, 2013; 08:35 PM

Riverside County may have found a way to help pay for new jail space and other public services by transferring millions of dollars from a special fund that pays for landfills.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

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By Tracy Seipel
tseipel@mercurynews.com
Posted: 02/27/2013 06:39:59 PM PST
Updated: 02/27/2013 07:23:40 PM PST

Seeking to improve transparency and revolutionize the way residents interact with their government, the state’s political watchdog agency on Thursday will discuss a new application software that it says can help the public better gauge where potential conflicts of interest may exist with their elected officials.

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SacBee: State’s Indian casinos saw gains in 2011

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Published: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 6B
Last Modified: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – 12:11 am

Following three years of decline, California’s Indian casinos enjoyed a comeback in revenue during 2011, according to a new report.

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