Archive for March 29th, 2013

InlandPolitics: SBIA: One defendant posts bail, arraignment today for other

Scales of Justice

Friday, March 29, 2013 – 08:30 a.m.

Both defendants in the new San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA) fraud case, filed by the San Bernardino County District Attorney on Monday, arrived in Southern California yesterday.

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Hand Out

By Joe Nelson
joe.nelson@ inlandnewspapers.com @SBCountyNow on Twitter
Posted: 03/28/2013 07:35:19 PM PDT

San Bernardino International Airport officials say they will seek to recover more than $1 million they paid to former airport developer Scot Spencer to settle a legal dispute over a lease agreement prosecutors now say was a sham.

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March 28, 2013 8:42 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • High Desert government representatives have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to find the money needed to keep the Southern California Logistics Airport control tower open.

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red-ink

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 28, 2013

Were California’s state government a business, it would be a candidate for insolvency with a negative net worth of $127.2 billion, according to an annual financial report issued by State Auditor Elaine Howle and the Bureau of State Audits.

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California Seal

March 28th, 2013, 3:15 pm ·
Posted by BRIAN JOSEPH

Another day, another critical report about transparency in the Golden State.

Earlier this month, we told you about two new reports that blasted state government for failing to make its budget and legislative data easy to use. This week, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund released an even more critical report on the availability of spending data in California.

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bank-of-america

The lender has accounted for 30% of complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with two-thirds of them involving modifications.

By E. Scott Reckard, Los Angeles Times
March 28, 2013, 7:38 p.m.

Bank of America Corp., which handles customer service on about 15% of U.S. home loans, has accounted for 30% of the mortgage complaints logged by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to a new database made public by the federal watchdog.

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