Archive for July 27th, 2013

InlandPolitics: San Bernardino County District Attorney files for divorce

Mike Ramos

San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos

Saturday, July 27, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.

Another tip from inside the office has panned out.

San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos has filed for divorce from his wife Gretchen Ramos.

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Campaigns

July 26, 2013; 06:23 PM

Organizers of a recall campaign in the city of San Bernardino have acknowledged that one of their signature-gatherers provided false information to a resident.

To read column by Imran Ghori and Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Riverside-County-Seal

In a lawsuit, the union representing Riverside County sheriff’s deputies contends the mposition of a new formula for pension benefits violates the union’s contract with the county.

July 26, 2013; 06:39 PM

The union representing Riverside County sheriff’s deputies is taking the county to court over what it contends is an improperly applied formula for determining retirement benefits.

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

waterdrop

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/26/2013 08:08:38 PM PDT

Officials from the Santa Margarita Water District in Orange County and Cadiz Inc. held firm Friday in their support of the environmental studies behind a plan to pump Mojave Desert water to Southern California cities, despite a San Bernardino County congressman’s request for a federal environmental review.

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UTSanDiego: Filner hangs on, opts for therapy

Embattled mayor plans to enter residential counseling, but will be briefed on city business
By Craig Gustafs
July 26, 2013 – 12:06 p.m./Updated 4:19 p.m.

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has been dogged by calls for his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, called his treatment of women “inexcusable” Friday and said he would undergo two weeks of intensive behavioral therapy but not relinquish power.

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Politico: Tax increases divide House Democrats

U.S. House of Representatives

By BRIAN FALER | 7/25/13 11:15 PM EDT

Democrats’ bright line on taxes isn’t so bright for some.

A sizable bloc of the 16 Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee is contemplating agreeing to Republican demands that any tax overhaul not include tax increases, bucking their party on what has become a signature issue.

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U.S. Capitol

Republicans are heavily favored to retain control of the House — so far.

By ALEX ISENSTADT | 7/26/13 5:00 AM EDT

Not again.

That’s the message several national GOP strategists and some lawmakers have for Republicans hell bent on waging another fiscal fight this fall.

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