Archive for April 26th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino International Airport Authority planning marketing study

SBIA

San Bernardino International Airport officials seek a study to market the airport property to non-commercial-aviation businesses at the airport. (LaFonzo Carter/ Staff Photographer)

By Joe Nelson
joe.nelson@ inlandnewspapers.com @SBCountyNow on Twitter
Posted: 04/25/2013 07:28:25 PM PDT

The San Bernardino International Airport Authority has authorized a request for qualifications from companies interested in providing marketing services to the airport.

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Riverside-County-Seal

Posted on | April 25, 2013

Maybe it’s not must-see TV. But at least some TV broadcasts of Riverside County Board of Supervisors’ meetings have been cut short.

To read post by Jeff Horseman on The Press Enterprise Watchdog Blog, click here.

Medical Marijuana

April 25, 2013; 07:30 PM

SACRAMENTO — Legislation to impose statewide regulation on the storefront sale of medical marijuana advanced this week, but it’s unclear how it would affect local ordinances in Inland Southern California and elsewhere that seek to ban the dispensaries.

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

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 25, 2013

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has rebuffed a request from advocacy and news organizations to allow direct, daily Internet access to her office’s campaign finance database, citing legal hurdles that would make it prohibitively expensive.

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Scales of Justice

Justices rule that Los Angeles County prosecutors failed to produce key evidence showing defendants in a favorable light during grand jury hearings.

By Jack Leonard, Los Angeles Times
April 25, 2013, 8:28 p.m.

Los Angeles County prosecutors failed to present grand jurors with evidence favorable to Irwindale officials before seeking an indictment in connection with lavish business trips that city officials took to New York, a panel of state appellate justices said Thursday.

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U.S. Senate

Adam Clark Estes
Apr 25, 2013

In a marathon session before a weeklong recess, Senators finally found a way to agree on something Thursday night, when they passed a bill to end flight controller furloughs.

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George W. Bush library
President Obama is joined by, from left, former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library in Dallas. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press / April 25, 2013)

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times
April 25, 2013, 6:22 p.m.

DALLAS — The five men who have held the title of president gathered to celebrate the dedication of George W. Bush’s presidential library at Southern Methodist University on Thursday, a rare reunion that focused on praising his achievements and made only passing reference to the controversies that divided the country during his administration.

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By Jim Puzzanghera
April 25, 2013, 4:25 p.m.

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Thursday failed to pass bipartisan legislation that would allow states to collect sales taxes from larger Internet retailers, but the bill cleared a key procedural hurdle and is on track for approval after lawmakers return from a recess.

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United-States-Treasury-Check

By Zachary A. Goldfarb
Published: April 25, 2013

The next battle over the federal debt limit appears to be further away than many expect — and perhaps not until well into autumn.

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