Archive for June 11th, 2013


Tuesday, June 11, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

It’s been a few years since Redlands Centennial Bank was seized by federal regulators.

During that time the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) filed a lawsuit against the ousted board of directors back on January 14, 2011. At that time, the defendants said the allegations by the FDIC, that then-board members essentially operated the institution like their own piggy bank, were merit-less and would be dismissed.

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California Seal

June 10, 2013; 03:13 PM

SACRAMENTO – From mail ballots to open meetings, state lawmakers often tell city and county officials what to do. And under the state constitution, Sacramento is supposed to pay for some of it.

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


June 10, 2013

The Legislature’s budget conference committee late Monday altered the funding mix for a school of medicine at UC Riverside, eliminating a $15 million augmentation but directing the UC system to allocate money to the school from its budget.

To read entire post by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise blog, click here.


June 10, 2013; 03:26 PM

Riverside County supervisors have endorsed a strategy that could double the size of three existing jails and restart planning for a Palm Springs-area mega-jail.

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


June 10, 2013 5:43 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

SAN BERNARDINO • The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Wednesday to consider adopting the 2013-14 Recommended Budget, which according to a county news release, reflects an ongoing struggle to cope with “economic downturn.”

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Jerry Brown

Governor wins important victories involving redistribution of money for schools and how much revenue to expect to be coming in for the state.

By Chris Megerian and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
June 10, 2013, 10:23 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers have reached agreement on some of the most contentious issues in the state budget, granting the governor significant victories on the redistribution of school money and expectations of revenue.

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Andrew Edwards
Posted: 06/10/2013 12:27:45 PM PDT
Updated: 06/10/2013 12:28:12 PM PDT

California took in $7.27 billion in revenues during the month of May, exceeding estimates by 12 percent, Controller John Chiang announced today.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2013 – 8:27 am

Jerry Brown spent most of his first governorship running for office – twice for president, once for re-election and once for the U.S. Senate – rather than running the state.

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