Archive for July 24th, 2013


Zimmerman and another man helped family to safety after SUV rollover, deputies say.
By Jeff Weiner, Orlando Sentinel
6:40 p.m. EDT, July 24, 2013

George Zimmerman attorney Mark O’Mara told reporters Wednesday that a family Zimmerman helped rescue from an SUV crash in Seminole County last week backed out of a planned news conference due to concerns about being linked to the controversial former defendant.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/23/2013 07:48:38 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — An investigation has concluded that the man who was videotaped making misleading statements in an apparent effort to recall Councilwoman Wendy McCammack worked for a subcontractor affiliated with the main recall group, and he and any signatures he collected have been removed from the field, campaign manager Michael McKinney said Tuesday.

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July 23, 2013; 09:22 PM

Technical problems continue to delay the launch of a $172 million radio network intended to bring Riverside County’s public safety communications into the 21st century.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.


Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/23/2013 06:30:24 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended a temporary moratorium on commercial solar energy projects by 10 months, 15 days in order to set design standards and land-use parameters for such projects.

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Upland seal

Lori Fowler, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/23/2013 08:43:42 PM PDT
Updated: 07/24/2013 12:36:15 AM PDT

View: Complaint

The City of Upland has filed a lawsuit against its insurers claiming bad faith and breach of contract by the two companies regarding the 2004 Colonies lawsuit.

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July 23, 2013 10:59 AM
Brooke Self, Staff Writer

HINKLEY• A new class action lawsuit representing at least 100 Hinkley residents who were not a part of the original litigation against Pacific Gas and Electric Co., was filed in San Bernardino County Court last week, according to the lead attorney on the case.

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By Alejandro Lazo
July 23, 2013, 11:36 a.m.

New California foreclosure filings rose considerably in the first quarter over the second but were still down 53% from the same period a year prior and held to their second-lowest level in seven years.

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Field Poll

By Laurel Rosenhall
Published: Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013 – 6:53 am

Public approval of Gov. Jerry Brown has dipped from a high point earlier this year, but he continues to enjoy support from a majority of California voters, according to a Field Poll being released today.

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SacBee: Dan Walters: Jerry Brown on a big roll

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013 – 6:48 am

Jerry Brown’s second governorship got off to a rocky start as he squabbled with both Republicans and his fellow Democrats over the state budget’s deficit and finally resorted to fiscal sleight of hand to balance it on paper.

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LA County Seal

The agreement will provide a 6% raise in three increments of 2% between this month and January 2015 for more than 13,000 employees.

By Abby Sewell
July 23, 2013, 10:30 p.m.

With Los Angeles County government’s revenue on the mend, the Board of Supervisors approved the first pay hike in five years for sheriff’s deputies and probation officers.

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Time (AP): Obama, Lawmakers Square Off Over NSA Authority


Domestic Surveillance
By AP / Donna Cassata and Josh Lederman July 23, 20

(WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration squared off with skeptical lawmakers Tuesday over efforts to terminate the government’s authority to collect phone records of millions of Americans, a proposition that exposed sharp divisions among members of Congress.

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RollCall: Shutdown Blame Game Begins Anew

Roll Call

By Steven T. Dennis
Roll Call Staff
July 23, 2013, 6:39 p.m.

McConnell noted that he expected the White House to push for sequester relief, but he rejected the idea of using new revenue to offset sequester cuts.

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