Archive for March 20th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Judge dismisses conviction of former supervisor

Neil Derry


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 03:00 p.m.

A San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge set aside a misdemeanor conviction of a former county supervisor Wednesday morning.

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InlandPolitics: Tale of Two Cities

Two-Faced Mask

By William Cutting
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 12:10 p.m.

The City of San Bernardino, fairly and unfairly, is the subject of much comparison when it comes to analyzing how other cities do things in the region.  Much maligned with the recent bankruptcy issues and plagued by rampant crime, poverty and a deteriorated economy, it is the easy punchline.

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InlandPolitics: Real Estate Developer Warner Hodgdon dies

Warner Hodgdon

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 05:00 p.m.

An extremely talented businessman, and dear friend, Warner Hodgdon passed away early Monday morning at Reche Canyon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Colton.

He was 80.

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The PE: UCR MEDICAL SCHOOL: Funding bill passes committee


March 19, 2013; 06:29 PM

SACRAMENTO – For several years, the state’s deep budget problems have thwarted attempts by supporters of a school of medicine at UC Riverside to get the Legislature to appropriate $15 million for the school.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/19/2013 03:28:11 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The community development director has announced her resignation, ending a tenure credited with bringing efficiency and more than $1 billion in building valuation to the city and leaving another high-level vacancy.

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John McMahon

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon. (Rachel Luna/Staff Photographer)
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer

Posted: 03/19/2013 09:55:37 PM PDT
Updated: 03/20/2013 12:02:30 AM PDT

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon on Tuesday gave his first interview since the deadly Feb. 12 standoff between disgruntled former Los Angeles police officer Chris Dorner and deputies in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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LATimes: Feinstein’s assault weapons ban loses this round

Dianne Feinstein

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rejects Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s proposed assault weapons ban to keep it from jeopardizing the passage of more popular measures in Democrats’ gun legislation.

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
March 19, 2013, 7:40 p.m.

WASHINGTON — To advance a cause that has defined her political career, Sen. Dianne Feinstein brought the father of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School to Capitol Hill, where he talked about the last time he saw his first-grader alive. She brought in police officers to press her case against her law-and-order opponents.

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