Archive for May 8th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino, creditors point to progress in bankruptcy court

San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/07/2013 07:06:07 PM PDT

The city’s financial situation is clearer and many disagreements about what documents to share have been resolved, San Bernardino’s attorney and those objecting to its bankruptcy eligibility said Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Riverside.

Again.

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San Bernardino POA Billboard

A billboard featuring members of the City Council is visible at the intersection of Highland Avenue and E Street in San Bernardino on Tuesday. The San Bernardino Police Officers Association PAC sponsored the billboard. (Gabriel Luis Acosta/Staff Photographer)

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/07/2013 01:04:37 PM PDT

The billboard “congratulating” Mayor Pat Morris and four members of the City Council for making San Bernardino the nation’s “worst-run city” has been moved to the corner of Highland Avenue and Medical Center Drive, but the police union responsible for putting it up say they’re standing by their message.

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Straight Face Emoticon

By Brian Sumers Staff Writer
brian.sumers@dailybreeze.com @briansumers on Twitter
Posted: 05/07/2013 06:50:20 PM PDT
Updated: 05/07/2013 07:32:30 PM PDT

Los Angeles World Airports officials have a suggestion for business leaders and politicians in the Inland Empire who want airlines to add flights at LA/Ontario International Airport: Open your checkbooks.

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Greg Devereaux

San Bernardino County Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux (Stan Lim/The Press-Enterprise)

May 07, 2013; 05:51 PM

San Bernardino County Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux will stay on until 2017, and possibly beyond that, under a contract extension approved Tuesday, May 7, by the Board of Supervisors.

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

Ontario International

Liset Marquez and Joe Nelson, Staff Writers
Posted: 05/07/2013 11:00:57 AM PDT
Updated: 05/07/2013 09:49:23 PM PDT

Ontario and the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will join Inglewood and Culver City in a legal battle over an environmental plan for LAX approved by the Los Angeles City Council last week.

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internet poker

Ultimate Poker’s web site went live Tuesday, April 30 in Nevada. It’s the only legal online poker site for money in the country.

May 07, 2013; 06:29 PM

SACRAMENTO — Representatives of some of the state’s most successful tribes with casinos have met privately to hammer out a proposal to legalize online poker, tribal leaders and others said Tuesday.

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

California Assembly Seal

By Melody Gutierrez and David Siders
mgutierrez@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, May. 8, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez is proposing a new state spending restriction that would set aside money from capital gains taxes in good years to help the state through economic downturns.

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Hand Gun open carry

More than half of Americans think gun crime has jumped, the Bureau of Justice Statistics report noted. Researchers aren’t sure why there’s the misperception.

By Emily Alpert, Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2013, 8:59 p.m.

The number of violent crimes involving guns has plummeted in the last two decades, but more than half of Americans think the opposite is true, according to reports released Tuesday.

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