Archive for March 27th, 2013

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

It’s unbelievable!

Mayor Patrick Morris, the mayor of bankrupt San Bernardino, is still telling newspapers that San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA) will get a scheduled passenger airline.

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SBIA Aircraft Photo

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/26/2013 12:44:55 PM PDT

Bios: Scot Spencer | Felice Luciano
Photo Gallery: D.A. files charges against Scot Spencer
View: Scot Spencer investigative report | Criminal complaint | Statement from 5th District Supervisor Josie Gonzales | 2010-11 Grand Jury report
Timeline: SBIA and Scot Spencer
Related stories: Grand Jury questions management practices at SBIA | Former SBIA developer Scot Spencer charged with $1.75 million fraud

San Bernardino International Airport officials’ willingness to trust Scot Spencer – now charged with five felonies and the owner of a criminal record when he began his relationship with SBIA – with developing a passenger terminal and other key facilities may have come from a lack of others’ interest in taking on a project that may have had a slim chance of success in the first place.

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Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday, March 26, committed to a plan to add more deputies over the next five years to boost patrols in unincorporated areas.

March 26, 2013; 10:23 PM

Riverside County supervisors Tuesday, March 26, committed to hiring more deputies over the next five years to enhance law enforcement in unincorporated areas, saying they wanted to reaffirm their dedication to public safety.

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

March 26, 2013; 06:02 PM

SACRAMENTO – Inland lawmakers and local officials have taken a new tack to try to restore lost revenue for four Riverside County cities disproportionately hurt by a state budget shift two years ago.

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

Theodore Olsen, Sonia Sotomayor,  Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan.

This artist rendering shows Attorney Theodore Olsen, right, representing the same-sex couples, addresses the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2013, as the court heard arguments on California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Justices, from left are, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan. ((AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren))

Landmark case will determine whether gays can marry in California, possibly nationwide
By Howard Mintz, San Jose Mercury News
Posted: 03/26/2013 04:51:33 PM PDT
Updated: 03/26/2013 04:56:33 PM PDT

WASHINGTON — Struggling with the gay marriage issue for the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday resembled the kid at the end of the highest diving board at the pool for the first time – inclined to turn around and try another day rather than take a bold jump into an uncertain future.

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Paul Cook

Cook

March 26, 2013 9:30 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook spoke to local leaders Tuesday about the impact of federal budget cuts to High Desert communities and the prospects of living with the Affordable Care Act.

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