Archive for July 15th, 2013

The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: Takano red-pens Republicans’ immigration letter

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Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, gives an “F” to a Republican letter on immigration reform.

July 14, 2013; 08:47 PM

Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, may have switched careers when he was elected to Congress last fall, but the former high school English teacher still wields a mean red pen.

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San Bernardino Seal

Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/14/2013 06:18:42 PM PDT

Retired employees from the city of San Bernardino have formed their own grassroots group, the San Bernardino Retired Public Employees Association, to fight to protect their pensions in the wake of the city’s bankruptcy filing.

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Inland Empire: Many see verdict as lack of justice for all
Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/14/2013 07:55:48 PM PDT
Updated: 07/14/2013 09:32:42 PM PDT

Although the trial of George Zimmerman took place about 2,500 miles away in Florida, the ripples of the controversial “not guilty” verdict for the man who fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin were felt in local communities over the weekend.

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NYTimes: California Is Facing More Woes in Prisons

By JENNIFER MEDINA
Published: July 14, 2013 37 Comments

LOS ANGELES — Just six months after declaring “the prison crisis is over in California,” Gov. Jerry Brown is facing dire predictions about the future of the state’s prison system, one of the largest in the nation.

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