Archive for June 6th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino bankruptcy process accelerates

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen
ryan.hagen@ @sbcitynow on Twitter
Posted: 06/05/2013 08:06:25 PM PDT

Special Section: San Bernardino

RIVERSIDE– A federal bankruptcy judge took several steps Wednesday to accelerate San Bernardino’s bankruptcy case, with a decision on whether the city’s eligible for bankruptcy possible this summer.

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By Ryan Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: 06/06/2013 07:53:19 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Defying an order from the City Council, City Clerk Gigi Hanna said she will officiate the recall efforts against nine other elected officials despite also being the target of a recall.

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The PE: REDLANDS: City Council adopts balanced budget


June 05, 2013; 04:01 PM

The Redlands City Council adopted a budget on Tuesday, June 4, that funds such necessities as public safety but leaves other areas, such as the library, wanting.

To read story by Erin Waldner in The Press Enterprise, click here.

DailyBulletin: Omnitrans CEO suddenly resigns

By Beatriz Valenzuela Staff Writer
Posted: 06/05/2013 02:54:29 PM PDT
Updated: 06/06/2013 08:00:50 AM PDT

Milo Victoria, the CEO and general manager of the area’s public bus system, Omnitrans, resigned Wednesday, according to a statement from the agency.

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Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama

Glenn Greenwald
The Guardian, Wednesday 5 June 2013

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America’s largest telecoms providers, under a top secret court order issued in April.

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Calpensions: Reform prohibits new supplemental pensions


By Ed Mendel
Thursday, June 6, 2013

A little-known private firm that has sold customized supplemental pensions to dozens of California cities, including bankrupt Stockton and San Bernardino, is prohibited from selling more by a pension reform bill that took effect this year.

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Hand Out

By Jon Ortiz
Published: Thursday, Jun. 6, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Several thousand purple- shirted state workers took over the Capitol’s west side Wednesday for a SEIU Local 1000 union rally that was equal parts picnic, party and protest.

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CapitolWeekly: Minimum wage boost on track – so far


By Samantha Gallegos | 06/05/13 1:00 PM PST

California’s minimum-wage earners are one step closer to seeing their pay tied to the cost of living, a goal that advocates for low-income workers have sought for years.

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The Hill

By Justin Sink and Julian Pecquet
06/05/13 08:18 PM ET

President Obama on Wednesday named Susan Rice — the public face of the Benghazi controversy — as his national security adviser.

The decision elevates the U.N. ambassador to the most powerful foreign relations role in the White House, ensuring Rice will have the president’s ear on top issues.

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