Archive for July 7th, 2013

The Sun: Grand Jury gives San Bernardino International Airport a thumbs up


The Grand Jury’s extensive criticism of the San Bernardino International Airport last year has been followed by a report this year concluding airport officials have now followed all of the Grand Jury´s recommendations. Is this another sign of turn-around for the airport, now that a developer has been removed from it and is instead facing felony charges? Airport officials and Mayor Pat Morris will say yes, and good times are ahead. Other critics will say no, the airport still has insurmountable obstacles. (File Photo)

Report: Progress made as previous Grand Jury recommendations were followed
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2013 05:07:36 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — This time two years ago, the Grand Jury raised “serious questions” about management practices, internal controls and other issues at San Bernardino International Airport, and the airport passed a budget with a $982,400 deficit.

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Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/06/2013 06:44:49 PM PDT
Updated: 07/06/2013 08:29:58 PM PDT

CHINO HILLS — The state Public Utilities Commission is expected to vote this week on whether to order high-voltage power lines to be undergrounded through a portion of this city.

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SFChronicle: SF plane crash kills 2, seriously injures 49

Kevin Fagan, Nanette Asimov, Carolyn Jones and Ellen Huet
Updated 9:31 am, Sunday, July 7, 2013

It happened with almost no warning.

One minute, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was making a seemingly routine approach to San Francisco International Airport on a calm, clear Saturday morning after an 11-hour flight from Seoul. Suddenly, the Boeing 777 slammed hard into the ground just short of the runway, bounced in the air and then pancaked, skidding and shedding parts as the terrified passengers hung on for their lives.

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By Peter Henderson and Dan Levine
SAN FRANCISCO | Sun Jul 7, 2013 1:34am EDT

(Reuters) – A navigation system that helps pilots make safe descents was turned off at San Francisco airport on Saturday when a South Korean airliner crashed and burned after undershooting the runway, officials said.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Jul. 7, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

When Jerry Brown pushed a major water plan through the Legislature during his first governorship, he violated one of the cardinal – albeit unspoken – rules of Capitol politics.

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