Archive for August 27th, 2013

InlandPolitics: San Manuel-Mexican Mafia “Murder-for-hire” trial delayed

Scales of Justice

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 – 08:30 a.m.

Medical issues have delayed the punitive damages phase of a civil trial against two members of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: Ontario airport is focus of city talks

Cassie MacDuff

Cassie MacDuff

August 26, 2013; 04:32 PM

Spotlights are shining on Ontario International Airport from many directions these days.

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey got a visit from Los Angeles World Airports Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey and ONT’s part-time General Manager Jess Romo in mid-June to talk about the status of the airport.

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

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 08/26/13, 11:24 AM PDT | Updated: 11 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> Attorney Tim Prince began his campaign Monday to become the next city attorney, making him the first to officially announce his candidacy in any of the recall elections that might be held Nov. 5.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Jerry Brown has never considered consistency a virtue during his nearly half-century in California politics.

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LATimes: Gov. Jerry Brown signs dozens of new laws

Jerry Brown

Bills signed by Jerry Brown include one to allow government background checks for coach applicants in private youth sports leagues.

By Melanie Mason
August 26, 2013, 7:33 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed more than two dozen bills into law Monday, including one meant to protect pets from accidentally being killed by traps designed to catch small wild animals.

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NSA

By SCOTT SHANE
Published: August 26, 2013

WASHINGTON — In a detailed legal attack on the National Security Agency’s collection of Americans’ phone call data, the American Civil Liberties Union argued in court papers filed Monday that the sweeping data gathering violates the Constitution and should be halted.
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Politico: Debt limit to be hit by mid-October

U.S. Department of Treasury

By BRIAN FALER | 8/26/13 4:35 PM EDT

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday warned congressional leaders that the government will run up against its borrowing limit by mid-October, setting up an earlier-than-expected deadline for what will be the fall’s most contentious battle between the Obama administration and Republicans.

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