Archive for May 29th, 2013

The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors well-off even without public salaries

Riverside County BOS Income

May 28, 2013; 08:31 PM

Take away their $143,000 salaries and other taxpayer-funded benefits and the Riverside County Board of Supervisors would still be a wealthy lot.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: RIVERSIDE: Councilman Adams ponders run for Congress

Steve Adams

Riverside Councilman Steve Adams has announced plans to run for Congress against incumbent Mark Takano, D-Riverside.

May 28, 2013; 06:09 PM

After two and a half terms on the Riverside City Council, Steve Adams is hoping to move into a congressional seat.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Upland Unified School District

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/28/2013 10:33:14 PM PDT
Updated: 05/28/2013 10:52:42 PM PDT

UPLAND — Upland Unified School District now faces an $8 million deficit for the 2013-14 fiscal year, down from a projected $9 million.

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Ontario International

Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/28/2013 05:58:54 PM PDT
Updated: 05/28/2013 06:22:08 PM PDT

ONTARIO — Less than two months ago, Los Angeles and San Bernardino County officials were at the negotiating table, determining whether LA/Ontario International Airport will be returned to local control.

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VVdailyPress: Lovingood applauds court funding progress

Robert Lovingood


Local effect of $100 million to trial courts not yet known
May 28, 2013 6:31 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood is applauding the most recent progress to restore money to California courts, but the local effect of the funding is not yet known.

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California Seal

By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2013, 7:48 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has rolled out his revised budget proposal, both houses of the Legislature are outlining their own ideas for how the state’s money should be spent in the next year.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, May. 28, 2013 – 5:30 pm
Last Modified: Wednesday, May. 29, 2013 – 7:33 am

Two analyses of the pending California state budget frame a looming conflict with just days remaining before the June 15 deadline for passage.

The first came from Moody’s, a major credit rating organization, after the Legislature’s budget analyst, Mac Taylor, suggested that the state may have $3.2 billion more to spend in the 2013-14 fiscal year than Gov. Jerry Brown had forecast.

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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

By Abby Sewell, Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2013, 10:52 p.m.

A letter from a Southern California Edison executive shows the company became concerned about the potential for serious design flaws in replacement steam generators at the San Onofre nuclear plant as early as 2004.

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By Mark Hosenball
WASHINGTON | Tue May 28, 2013 11:32pm EDT

(Reuters) – Attorney General Eric Holder personally approved a decision to subpoena Fox News telephone records as the Justice Department investigated an unauthorized leak regarding North Korea, officials said on Tuesday.

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