Archive for August 10th, 2013

InlandPolitics: How did sheriff step in it big time?

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 – 12:00 p.m.

I never thought I would actually see the day when a sitting sheriff would expose themselves as San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner John McMahon has.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Recall court case gets speedy hearing

Cassie MacDuff

Cassie MacDuff

August 09, 2013; 06:26 PM

Will San Bernardino’s citywide recall qualify for the Nov. 5 ballot?

To read column by Cassie MacDuff in The Press Enterprise, click here.

AP: Calif. asks US high court to halt inmate releases

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AP California News
Aug 9, 10:42 PM EDT

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Against growing odds, Gov. Jerry Brown formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court late Friday to intervene once again in California’s yearslong battle with federal judges over control of the state’s prison system.

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Jerry Brown

California Governor Jerry Brown

By Paige St. John
August 9, 2013, 6:22 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Federal judges on Friday told Gov. Jerry Brown he has all the authority he needs to begin moving inmates into leased lockups or paroling the frail and elderly, but not to continue sending new inmates to private prisons out of state.

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By Jenna Johnson
Published: August 9 E-mail the writer

As college students prepare to return to class in a few weeks, President Obama on Friday signed into law a new way of setting interest rates for federal education loans. The rates will now move with the financial markets, which means lower rates for the coming school year.

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