Archive for March 23rd, 2013

InlandPolitics: Contentious Riverside County DA contest ahead

Riverside-County-District-Attorney

Saturday, March 23, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

A little more than two-years ago it was then-Superior Court Judge Paul Zellerbach who ousted Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco in a very public and heated battle.

Now it’s Zellerbach’s star that may be falling.

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Harmeet Dhillon

Harmeet K. Dhillon is vice chairman of the California Republican Party. (Contributed Image)

March 22, 2013; 05:10 PM

The San Bernardino County Republican Party committee member who made anti-Muslim and anti-Sikh remarks will receive a letter of reprimand from the county GOP but will not be asked to step down from her post.

To read story by David Olson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

unemployment

By Kevin Smith and Gregory J. Wilcox, Staff Writers
Posted: 03/22/2013 08:46:57 PM PDT
Updated: 03/22/2013 08:49:51 PM PDT

Unemployment rates rose in Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire in January and both regions posted significant job losses, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

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Auto Club Speedway

NASCAR

Speedway: Nearby operations benefit from annual Auto Club 400 event
Fontana: Stop is a boon for the local service industry
Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/22/2013 06:55:36 PM PDT
Updated: 03/22/2013 10:52:46 PM PDT

Rosa’s Italian Restaurant was quiet Friday afternoon, but assistant manager Melissa Herzog was sure business would pick up after dark.

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VVDailyPress: Federal funds cut for SCLA

SCLA Tower

Airport to look for alternative funding
March 22, 2013 1:09 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Southern California Logistics Airport was named as one of 149 air traffic control facilities nationwide targeted for closure by the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday.

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california_state_capitol

PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State
By Chris Megerian
March 22, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — For most politicians, earning the support of one in three voters would be a red flag. But for the California Legislature, it’s a sign of improvement.

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WashPost: Senate passes first budget in four years

U.S. Senate

By Lori Montgomery
Saturday, March 23, 2:28 AM

The Democrat-controlled Senate approved its first budget blueprint in four years early Saturday, a political milestone that capped months of GOP criticism and set the stage for direct negotiations with the Republican-controlled House.

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