Archive for June 27th, 2013

The PE: RIVERSIDE: Mayor defends meeting arrest, others question it

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June 26, 2013; 07:11 PM

Applause may be a welcome end to a play, awards show, or opera performance, but Riverside’s mayor thinks it’s not the way to follow up comments at a public meeting.

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

The Sun: Grand Terrace’s future in residents’ hands

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By Ryan Hagen
ryan.hagen@ inlandnewspapers.com | @sbcitynow on Twitter
Posted: 06/26/2013 07:27:07 PM PDT

GRAND TERRACE — The city’s future is in the citizens’ hands now.

That’s the promise and the challenge Mayor Walt Stanckiewitz and the City Council gave Tuesday, after they cleared the way for a November election on whether to add a $1.5 million tax to stave off deep service cuts, and the residents crowding City Hall say they heard the message loud and clear.

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The PE: MORENO VALLEY: Mayor Tom Owings hospitalized

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June 26, 2013; 03:57 PM

Moreno Valley Mayor Tom Owings remained hospitalized Wednesday evening for chest pains he suffered after a city council meeting.

To read story by Suzanne Hurt in The Press Enterprise, click here.

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By Martin Crutsinger and Christopher S. Rugaber
Associated Press
Posted: 06/26/2013 10:53:01 AM PDT
Updated: 06/26/2013 02:44:49 PM PDT

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy may not be strong enough for the Federal Reserve to slow its bond purchases later this year.

That’s the takeaway from economists after the government cut its estimate Wednesday of growth in the January-March quarter to a 1.8 percent annual rate, sharply below its previous estimate of a 2.4 percent rate. The main reason: Consumers spent less than previously thought.

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