Archive for May 26th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino International Airport officials plan trip for talks


Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/25/2013 05:29:02 PM PDT

San Bernardino International Airport officials will travel to Atlanta early next month to meet with five commercial airlines and discuss their interest in operating at the airport, A.J. Wilson, the airport’s interim executive director, said Friday.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/25/2013 07:23:25 PM PDT
Updated: 05/25/2013 07:32:49 PM PDT

San Bernardino County, Ontario and Culver City are asking the Los Angeles County Airport Land Use Commission to rescind its approval of plans to modernize Los Angeles International Airport.

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May 24, 2013; 07:49 PM

The Riverside Sheriff’s Association wants a new trial in the federal whistle-blower lawsuit won by a former official of the law enforcement union who was dismissed in 2005 after complaining about legal fees spent to defend a deputy accused of vandalism.

To read story by Richard K. De Atley in The Press Enterprise, click here.


By Jim Sanders
Published: Saturday, May. 25, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Both houses of the Democratic-controlled Legislature worked to craft budgets Friday that are about $3.2 billion higher than the one proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

The development sets up a clash with the governor from their own party.

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Crystal Ball

May 24, 2013

It appears the announcement that Republican farmer Andy Vidak won outright former senator Michael Rubio’s seat may have been premature: an updated vote count puts Vidak below the 50-percent-plus-one threshold he needed to surpass to avoid a runoff against his Democratic opponent, Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez.

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SacBee: CalSTRS flexes its muscles as a shareholder


By Dale Kasler
Published: Sunday, May. 26, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 1D

CalSTRS has been making waves on Wall Street lately, taking a more aggressive stance with corporations while grabbing a bit of the spotlight from its big brother CalPERS.

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Abel Maldonado

The former Republican lieutenant governor, who is pondering a run for governor, wants to repeal the prison policy, saying it has endangered the lives of Californians.

By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times
May 25, 2013, 7:41 p.m.

Abel Maldonado was a young Latino rancher and fresh-faced state lawmaker when he addressed the Republican National Convention in 2000 and was hailed as the GOP’s future. Nine years later, he parlayed his deciding vote on tax increases into an appointment as lieutenant governor, albeit for a brief stay.

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The New Yorker

May 24, 2013First
Posted by Ryan Lizza

The Obama Administration fought to keep a search warrant for James Rosen’s private e-mail account secret, arguing to a federal judge that the government might need to monitor the account for a lengthy period of time.

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The Atlantic

Connor Simpson
May 25, 2013

The New York Times reports the Department of Justice investigated national security leaks given to Times reporter David Sanger over his story last year about the Stuxnet virus by pulling all the email and phone records of government officials who communicated with the reporter.

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