Archive for August 9th, 2013

InlandPolitics: How much has San Bernardino County paid?


Friday, August 9, 2013 – 01:30 p.m.

How much has San Bernardino County paid out in legal settlements?

It’s a question on the minds of many, ever since the county decided to pay out a million dollar settlement to a former sheriff’s deputy last Tuesday. A settlement intentionally not disclosed to the public.

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San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer l @sbcitynow on Twitter
Posted: 08/08/2013 06:51:08 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — An expedited but tight timeline that could allow a recall election to be held on the same day as the regularly scheduled city election was approved Thursday in San Bernardino Superior Court.

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By Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer l @FontanaNow on Twitter
Posted: 08/08/2013 07:38:08 PM PDT

COLTON — Dr. Richard Pitts, who has been a physician, health educator and hospital administrator for 40 years, has been named medical director for Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville lands Boeing agreement


Deal will facilitate company’s expanding operations at airport
August 08, 2013 10:30 AM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The City Council has approved an agreement between Southern California Logistics Airport and Boeing Co. that will allow the aircraft manufacturer to centralize its growing operations at SCLA — including Boeing’s “Aircraft on Ground” services.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 – 8:00 am

State schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson tried to put a positive spin on it, but the harsh reality is that academic test scores in California’s public school system of 6 million students declined this year after years of apparent gains.

Moreover, scores are likely to get worse when new Common Core standards are applied.

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LATimes: U.S. warns against eminent-domain mortgage seizures

By Alejandro Lazo
August 8, 2013, 7:41 p.m.

The nation’s top housing finance regulator threatened to choke off mortgage lending in cities that use eminent domain to seize underwater loans from lenders.

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Politico: Kevin McCarthy targeted by pro-immigration groups


Labor unions are trying persuade McCarthy to support a pathway to citizenship.

By JAKE SHERMAN | 8/8/13 4:49 PM EDT

Labor unions say they are going to flood House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy’s Bakersfield, Calif., district on Wednesday, in an attempt to persuade him to support a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s undocumented immigrants.

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