Archive for April 20th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Former Riverside County Sheriff Larry Smith dies

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Saturday, April 20, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.

Retired Riverside County Sheriff Larry Smith passed away Friday.

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April 19, 2013; 05:04 PM

San Bernardino County is proposing to award a multimillion-dollar contract to operate its landfills to a company that has drawn criticism from an environmental group over its safety record.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

California Supreme Court

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/19/2013 11:31:16 PM PDT

A defense attorney, in a motion filed with the state Supreme Court, alleges that state and San Bernardino County prosecutors are asking the high court to overturn a century of established case law and reinstate bribery charges against Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville hires lawyer for SEC probe

Victorville

April 19, 2013 10:15 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The city is now being represented by international law firm Arent Fox in connection with an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, city attorney Andre de Bortnowsky confirmed Friday.

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VVDailyPress: Husing among reform supporters

Economist: Americans won’t do some jobs
April 19, 2013 11:33 PM
Jose Quintero, Staff Writer

SAN BERNARDINO • Research economist John Husing called for immigration reform at a conference Friday, saying Americans simply won’t do some jobs that undocumented citizens would.

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LATimes: Good tax news brings more questions

PolitiCal
On politics in the Golden State

By Chris Megerian
April 19, 2013, 7:00 a.m.

SACRAMENTO — By now it’s a safe bet that California tax revenue will surpass expectations during the current fiscal year. But the question of what that means for the state’s bottom line is far from settled.

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California Assembly Seal

The program would confiscate firearms because of criminal convictions or serious mental illness. Lawmakers reject bill to let school districts arm teachers.

By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times
April 18, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — The state Assembly approved $24 million Thursday to speed up the confiscation of guns from Californians who are not allowed to own them because of criminal convictions or serious mental illness.

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The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
By Jon Ortiz
April 19, 2013

After fighting and twice losing in court, the California Correctional Peace Officers Association is poised to pay off a $5 million federal defamation judgment.

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Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris

By Carla Marinucci
April 18, 2013 – 10:41 a.m.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has made lots of headlines in the last month for getting “best-looking” praise from POTUS, but today, Time Magazine is giving her a real honor. Harris has been named to the Time 100, the list of the most influential people on the planet.

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By Patrick McGreevy and Anthony York, Los Angeles Time
April 19, 2013, 8:50 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — As Gov. Jerry Brown returned this week from his trade mission to China, his decision to have his travel and that of 10 staffers paid for by special interests was raising eyebrows.

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SacBee: Dan Walters: Jerry Brown’s big issues have stalled

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Apr. 19, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Jerry Brown spent the first two years of his second governorship dealing with a chronic budget crisis and finally persuaded voters to raise sales and income taxes to narrow the budget gap.

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By Kevin Smith Staff Writer
kevin.smith@sgvn.com @SGVNBiz on Twitter
Posted: 04/19/2013 06:24:28 PM PDT
Updated: 04/19/2013 06:39:18 PM PDT

Unemployment rates fell throughout Southern California in March but job creation slowed from the previous month, state officials reported Friday.

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