Archive for July 29th, 2013

InlandPolitics: The Insider: Gunning for Ovitt?


Monday, July 29, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

I went back and checked.

This blog has previously posted about how State Assemblyman Curt Hagman is considering a run for the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors.

Hagman is termed out at the end of 2014, with no place to land.

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Fontana Seal

Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/28/2013 09:29:54 PM PDT
Updated: 07/28/2013 11:20:23 PM PDT

FONTANA — City Manager Ken Hunt is a survivor.

“He rides the economic waves in good times and bad times,” said Councilman Michael Tahan. “He maneuvers creatively.”

Last week, the City Council approved a five-year contract for Hunt to remain the city’s top administrator, a job he has held since 1999.

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With so many people in California needing to use benefits, the state has had to borrow from the feds. Proposal would make businesses pay more.


By Marc Lifsher
July 28, 2013, 7:44 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — In the closing days of the Legislature last year, Gov. Jerry Brown helped forge a compromise on a sweeping overhaul of the workers’ compensation insurance system and persuaded Democratic and Republican lawmakers to pass it into law.

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By Ed Mendel
Monday, July 29, 2013

Employer satisfaction with CalPERS dropped during the last two years, a new internal survey found, apparently the result of a “perfect storm” of investment losses, scandal, rising rates and other problems.

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Calbuzz: Pervs Cling to Power While a Gassy Cop Wants Cash


By Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine
July 29, 2013

On one coast, we have a prick of a mayor and on the other coast we have a would-be mayor obsessed by his prick. It’s hard to say who’s the creepiest perv: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner or New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. What we do know is this: neither jackass should be the top elected official of a major American city.

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Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh

7/28/13 7:59 PM EDT

In a major shakeup for the radio industry, Cumulus Media, the second-biggest broadcaster in the country, is planning to drop both Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from its stations at the end of the year, an industry source told POLITICO on Sunday.

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