Archive for July 8th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino recall group stands by strategy

San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/07/2013 04:51:56 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — The group that in May served notice of intent to recall nine city officials still intends to turn in petitions from residents seeking the recall of all nine, despite announcing last week that signature-gatherers would begin focusing their energy on officials who aren’t already on November’s ballot.

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Staff Reports
Posted: 07/07/2013 04:57:19 PM PDT

Officials at the public bus agency Omnitrans are touting the latest in their efforts give future riders of its developing transit service a better look at how that service will be different than regular bus service.

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July 07, 2013; 02:12 PM

Inland officials are sounding alarm bells about a new twist on an old federal policy they say threatens big transportation projects set to launch in a few months.

To read story by David Downey in The Press Enterprise, click here.

SacBee: Dan Walters: California oil could boom again

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Jul. 8, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Monday, Jul. 8, 2013 – 6:42 am

When the Legislature’s 2013 session began, one of its hottest topics – as indicated by the number of bills – was hydraulic fracturing, a technique to extract oil from shale thousands of feet below the earth’s surface with high-pressure injection of water and chemicals.

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U.S. House of Representatives

GOP’s opening move will be a “menu” of mandatory spending cuts for Obama to consider. Here’s what it looks like.

By Tim Alberta
Updated: July 8, 2013 | 11:18 a.m.
July 7, 2013 | 6:00 a.m.

With an anxious eye toward the coming debt-ceiling negotiations, House Republicans are drafting what members call a “menu” of mandatory spending cuts to offer the White House in exchange for raising the country’s borrowing limit.

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