Archive for July 11th, 2013

The PE: TRANSPORTATION: Rail link to Ontario airport studied

Ontario International Airport

Travelers leave Terminal 4 after arriving on May 16, 2012, at LA/Ontario International Airport. SANBAG has approved a half-million dollar study to explore rail access to the airport. (Staff Photo)

July 10, 2013; 05:49 PM

San Bernardino County transportation officials agreed on Wednesday, July 10, to spend nearly $600,000 on a study of potential ways to provide rail access to the LA/Ontario International Airport.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The Sun: OpEd: In debt we trust: Curt Hagman


Assemblyman Curt Hagman, R-Chino Hills

By Curt Hagman
Posted: 07/10/2013 10:18:34 AM PDT

The budget is passed. But this budget “compromise” of $96 billion between Legislative Democrats and Gov. Brown has problems. They claim “California is back” and that our state’s budget problems are solved. But if you go beyond their talking points, I still see a budget which contains many fiscally questionable decisions.

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By Liset Marquez, Staff Writer l @DBOntarioNow on Twitter
Posted: 07/10/2013 04:35:06 PM PDT
Updated: 07/10/2013 04:37:35 PM PDT

MONTCLAIR — The city’s $34 million budget looks at the possibility of bringing in an additional $1.1 million in revenue, which includes a $600,0000 savings that could be achieved if the city merges its fire department with Upland’s.

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California Seal

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
July 10, 2013

The state collected about $1.2 billion more in tax revenue last month than Gov. Jerry Brown projected, ending the fiscal year about $2 billion ahead of expectations, the state controller reported today.

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SacBee: CalPERS delays pension database launch


The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
July 10, 2013

California’s largest government retirement fund has decided to delay launching an online database of public pension information, citing moves by a retiree group to pursue legislation that would narrow how much of that information would fall under the state Public Records Act.

To read entire story, click here.

Dianne Feinstein

California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein

By Emily Cahn
Posted at 1:16 p.m. on July 10, 2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., endorsed Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for the Golden State’s 31st District on Wednesday, becoming the most high-profile Democrat to endorse in the state’s most contested congressional primary this cycle.

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