Archive for June 17th, 2013

knife in back

Monday, June 17, 2013 – 03:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, June 17, 2013 – 10:00 p.m.

The saying “absolute power corrupts absolutely” definitely rings true in San Bernardino County.

An ongoing political finance case, and a new revelation, add to the argument that the 2011 prosecution of Former San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry, on a campaign finance violation, was a politically-motivated attack orchestrated by San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos, a self-proclaimed political enemy.

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Campaigns

June 16, 2013
by Jeff Horseman

I just blogged about Rep. Raul Ruiz playing in the annual congressional charity baseball game. But his chances of suiting up for future games are shaky, according to a political forecast.

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

Campaigns

June 16, 2013; 02:15 PM

Fear not, sports fans. Inland Southern California’s congressional delegation has a hot new rookie to replace the departed Joe Baca.

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

Riverside-County-Seal

June 14, 2013; 05:38 PM

The pot of money directly controlled by Riverside County supervisors is expected to grow for the first time in at least five years, another sign the county’s economy is bouncing back.

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

San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/16/2013 05:27:47 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – City Clerk Gigi Hanna has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the political action committee responsible for a petition opposing the recall of Hanna and other elected officials.

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Ontario-Montclair School District

Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/16/2013 07:06:21 AM PDT
Updated: 06/16/2013 09:48:29 PM PDT

ONTARIO — Ontario-Montclair teachers have rejected the district’s most recent contract offer.

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Money

Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/16/2013 06:53:24 PM PDT
Updated: 06/16/2013 09:36:47 PM PDT

View: Contract amendment | 2012 contract | 2011 contract | 2010 contract
Data: Comparing San Bernardino County district superintendent salaries

Superintendents, where the proverbial buck stops in each school district, are well-compensated for their time. But, as George Orwell might have said, some superintendents are more super than others.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Jun. 17, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

California’s monthly report on jobs and unemployment includes a county-by-county breakdown, providing graphic evidence of the state’s bifurcated recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression.

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NSA

National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.

by Declan McCullagh
June 15, 2013 4:39 PM PDT

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant said.

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