Archive for June 8th, 2013

The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: A “Game of Dems” in congressional district



June 07, 2013; 07:55 PM

San Bernardino County Board Chairwoman Janice Rutherford has hired a former aide to disgraced ex-Assessor Bill Postmus as a policy advisor.

To read column by Imran Ghori, Jeff Horseman and Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Moreno Valley seal

June 07, 2013; 07:18 PM

In 2008, Victoria Baca, then a school board member, expressed dismay that Moreno Valley was considering zoning changes to allow warehouse development in the city’s mostly rural eastside.

To read story by David Danelski in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Upland seal

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/07/2013 09:11:43 PM PDT
Updated: 06/07/2013 09:12:58 PM PDT

UPLAND — The Finance and Economic Development Committee heard another update Wednesday on the city’s finances.

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Paul Cook


June 08, 2013 2:41 PM
Jim E. Winburn

SPRING VALLEY LAKE • Health care, national security and taxes were topics high on the list Friday as the Spring Valley Lake Country Club hosted a Q&A with Rep. Paul Cook on issues of interest to his High Desert constituents.

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By Christi Parsons
June 7, 2013, 10:07 a.m.

SAN JOSE — President Obama said Friday that the government is not listening to the phone calls and reading the emails of Americans, but warned that the country “can’t have 100% security” and still have “100% privacy.”

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WSJ: People’s Locations Could Be Tracked

June 7, 2013, 6:49 p.m. ET

Data collected by the National Security Agency’s program that monitors Americans’ phone calls could be used to track millions of people’s locations through their mobile devices at any given time, according to people familiar with cellphone systems.

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AP: US officials long denied massive data trawling

Associated Press
June 8, 2013 – 3:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, top officials of the Bush and Obama administrations dismissed fears about secret government data-mining by reassuring Congress that there were no secret nets trawling for Americans’ phone and Internet records.

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Shareholders collect dividends while ratepayers pay tens of millions of dollars a year for a defunct nuclear plant. It’s time for the PUC to step up.

By Michael Hiltzik
June 7, 2013, 3:29 p.m.

There may be lots of questions yet to be answered about Southern California Edison’s permanent shutdown of its San Onofre nuclear plant, but here are a couple about which there’s no doubt.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/07/2013 08:51:26 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — Boeing test flights have returned to San Bernardino International Airport, a sign of recovery from what officials say was a long downturn under former developer Scot Spencer, who is facing five felony charges.

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