Archive for July 23rd, 2013

GOP

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – 11:15 p.m.

The Democratic super-majority in the California Senate is now razor thin.

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InlandPolitics: AD 52: Leon, Rodriguez head to runoff

Campaigns

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – 10:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – 10:30 p.m.

Ontario Mayor Paul Leon, a no-party preference candidate, and Democratic Candidate Freddie Rodriguez, will compete in a September runoff election.

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SBCO Seal

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – 06:00 p.m.

San Bernardino County’s investment pool has received the highest credit rating for safety and stability.

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Angel Blowing Horn

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

Just to be fair, we wanted to follow-up on our story titled, Blowing that horn!, published last Saturday. So we took a look at the top District Attorney’s in the state to see how active they are in blowing their own horns in the media.

What we found was very interesting!

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Recall

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/22/2013 08:51:59 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — The statements made in a video where a man carrying a petition to recall Councilwoman Wendy McCammack claims he is gathering signatures “to get her back on the council” is deceptive — all sides agree on that.

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gavel

July 22, 2013; 08:18 PM

A law enforcement union that fired a Temecula man in 2005 must reinstate him and immediately begin paying his $98,235-a-year salary, ruled the federal judge who oversaw a whistleblower lawsuit by the dismissed union official.

To read story by Richard K. De Atley in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Vote

Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/22/2013 05:39:43 PM PDT
Updated: 07/22/2013 10:33:25 PM PDT

Seven Democrats, one Republican and one independent are running in Tuesday’s election for the 52nd Assembly District seat.

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Field Poll

By Annalise Mantz
amantz@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2013 – 8:37 am

California voters’ approval of President Barack Obama has plummeted to just over 50 percent, according to the Field Poll released Monday.

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Roll Call

By Abby Livingston
Roll Call Staff
July 22, 2013, 5:08 p.m.

The California Labor Federation has issued a “Do Not Hire” list that includes six consultants who allegedly took part in creating direct mail that slammed two Democratic state lawmakers for supporting unions in their races against Democratic challengers.

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By Jim Christie
SAN FRANCISCO | Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:26pm EDT

(Reuters) – California’s third-largest city, San Jose, and its employee unions faced off in court on Monday over public pension reforms in a case that has major implications for other local governments across the state trying to rein in the costs of retirement benefits.

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By Ed Mendel | 07/22/13 5:00 AM PST

Bond insurers who walked away from mediation last year before Stockton filed for bankruptcy are at the table this summer. A deal could avoid a precedent-setting legal showdown on whether public pensions can be cut in bankruptcy.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2013 – 6:49 am

California’s four living former governors have filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of current Gov. Jerry Brown’s plea for relief from a court order to drop the state’s prison population by nearly 10,000 more inmates.

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