Archive for June 14th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino recall targets say it’s about water control

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/13/2013 07:07:25 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Officials targeted by a recall effort and their allies are increasingly making one specific charge: that it is all about taking control of the city’s water resources for the personal gain of the developers behind the recall.

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June 13, 2013; 06:22 PM

San Bernardino City Clerk Gigi Hanna has told organizers of a recall effort that thousands of signatures collected against some of the targeted elected officials will be thrown out and the organizers will have to start over again.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.


June 13, 2013; 02:01 PM

The chairman of the Riverside County Democratic Central Committee is apologizing for making a reference to Vaudeville-era character “Stepin Fetchit,” who some consider racially insensitive.

To read story by Aaron Claverie in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/13/2013 02:34:11 PM PDT
Updated: 06/13/2013 08:50:29 PM PDT

Latinos now make up 50.5 percent of San Bernardino County’s population, making the county the second largest in the nation with a Latino majority, according to U.S. Census data released Thursday.

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June 13, 2013; 04:27 PM

SACRAMENTO — An agreement between the Brown administration and the Ramona Band of Cahuilla allows the tribe to build a casino with as many as 750 slot machines on its remote Riverside County reservation.

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

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Jun. 14, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

As a legislative conference committee was doing its item-by-item sojourn through the state budget this month, many were marked “tbl.”

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