Archive for June 18th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Who is Keith McCarter?


William Cutting,
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 – 03:00 p.m.

Someone forwarded a bunch of emails from a person by the name of Keith McCarter to me.  In the first one, he announced he is running for State Assembly and asked for our vote in June 2014. He also ran for mayor of Fontana a little while back.

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June 17, 2013; 02:26 PM

When Democrats look at California’s 31st Congressional District, they see what Nathan Gonzales sees.

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

The Sun: San Bernardino City Council renews auditing contract

San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/17/2013 07:56:09 PM PDT

The City Council voted Monday to expand its contract with the firm that audited the city in the years before it filed for bankruptcy and also audited San Bernardino International Airport, despite the firm drawing criticism for both those jobs.

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LA Mayoral Candidate Antonio Villaraigosa Campaigns

With less than a month left in his term, Villaraigosa wants to reopen ONT negotiations

Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/17/2013 12:45:37 PM PDT
Updated: 06/17/2013 10:10:19 PM PDT

View: Leon’s response | Villaraigosa’s response

Ontario officials are amused over Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s decision to send a time-sensitive document by regular mail asking to reopen negotiations over LA/Ontario International Airport.

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VVDailyPress: Defendants file to dismiss SEC lawsuit


June 17, 2013 9:05 AM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The city, airport authority, and a city official responded to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s April 29 charges of alleged fraud with motions to dismiss.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: Council to hold budget hearing Tuesday


June 17, 2013; 05:39 PM

The Riverside City Council will discuss and likely vote on the 2013-14 budget after a public hearing at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at City Hall, 3900 Main St.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

VVDailyPress: Victorville to take action on proposed budget


June 17, 2013 6:51 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The city is scheduled to hold a workshop and several hearings for different city agencies at its council meeting Tuesday to get public participation in its proposed 2013-2014 budget.

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June 17, 2013; 07:04 PM

SACRAMENTO – Legislation designed to offer much-needed financial help to Riverside County’s newest cities will have its first hearing this week, following more changes designed to chart a path through California’s convoluted state-local fiscal landscape.

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

CapitolWeekly: Trailer bill targets Public Records Act

By John Howard | 06/17/13 3:00 PM PST

Tucked away in the state budget package on Gov. Brown’s desk is a provision that makes it easier for local governments to avoid complying with Public Records Act requests.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Jun. 17, 2013 – 5:38 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2013 – 9:44 am

With the state budget behind them and three months remaining in the 2013 legislative session, do lawmakers have much left to do?

Well, yes – and no.

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By Gregory J. Wilcox, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/17/2013 06:53:17 PM PDT
Updated: 06/17/2013 07:05:12 PM PDT

The median price of a previously owned house in California soared 31.9 percent in May, the largest year-over-year increase in more than three decades as sales of more expensive properties increased and inventory remained tight, a trade group said Monday.

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