Archive for March 22nd, 2013

The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Prosecutor Hestrin will run for district attorney

Michael Hestrin

Senior Deputy District Attorney Michael Hestrin looks over the case file in April 2007 as Raymond Lee Oyler enters the courtroom during a post-preliminary arraignment at Riverside County Superior Court in Riverside. (Amanda Lucidon/Press Enterprise)

March 21, 2013; 08:06 PM

Michael A. Hestrin, a prosecutor in the Riverside County district attorney’s office who has handled many of its high-profile death-penalty cases, announced Thursday, March 21, that he will run for district attorney next year.

To read story by Richard K. De Atley in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Colton-seal

By Josh Dulaney
josh.dulaney@inlandnewspapers.com @JoshDulaney on Twitter
Posted: 03/21/2013 03:44:14 PM PDT

COLTON – A new interim city manager is on the job in this working-class town of 53,000.

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Gary Miller

Congressman Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga)

By Torey Van Oot
tvanoot@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Mar. 22, 2013 – 12:00 am

Freshman Rep. Ami Bera’s packed schedule Tuesday included hearings on Afghanistan and asteroids, floor votes and an evening meet-and-greet with a group of California business leaders.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013
By Amita Sharma

A Santa Clara County judge has ordered officials in San Jose to make public their private emails and text messages about city business.

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L.A. NOW
Southern California — this just in
March 21, 2013 | 3:01 pm

An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators.

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L.A. NOW
Southern California — this just in
March 21, 2013 | 7:15 pm

Jury deliberations in the Bell corruption scandal were “very, very tense,” according to a juror who described a day of rancor that the judge in the case said seemed to her like “all hell has broken loose.”

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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

The conviction of five former officials of the small Southern California city of Bell on corruption charges this week is a victory for governmental integrity.

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By Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times
March 22, 2013

Most days, about two dozen student pilots circle over downtown Riverside, taking cues on takeoffs, landings and the position of other planes from the air traffic controllers at the city airport.

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By Ed Mendel | 03/21/13 1:00 AM PST

The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office yesterday recommended that the Legislature adopt a plan to fully fund CalSTRS in 30 years — an estimated cost of $4.5 billion a year, a hefty addition to current annual contributions totaling $5.7 billion.

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WSJ: Health Insurers Warn on Premiums

Health Insurance Rates

U.S. NEWS
Updated March 22, 2013, 8:04 a.m. ET

By ANNA WILDE MATHEWS and LOUISE RADNOFSKY

Health insurers are privately warning brokers that premiums for many individuals and small businesses could increase sharply next year because of the health-care overhaul law, with the nation’s biggest firm projecting that rates could more than double for some consumers buying their own plans.

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