Archive for September 11th, 2013

The PE: MORENO VALLEY: Baca, Molina named to council’s vacant positions

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September 10, 2013; 09:01 PM

The Moreno Valley City Council split all leadership vacancies left by Marcelo Co’s resignation between the mayor’s two remaining allies on Tuesday, Sept. 9 — leaving the council’s most experienced member without any new appointments.

To read story by Suzanne Hurt in The Press Enterprise, click here.

September 10, 2013; 06:54 PM

SACRAMENTO – A late-night budget deal 4-1/2 years ago is proving to be a valuable chit for Orange County, as the county seeks restoration of a 2011 cut that also hit Riverside County’s newest cities.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

By Greg Cappis, Redlands Daily Facts
Posted: 09/10/13, 11:19 PM PDT |

Redlands is home to the highest polluting power plant in the state, according to a new study.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 10, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown says he’ll push forward with school-testing legislation despite U.S. Department of Education threats to withhold federal funds.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2013 – 8:16 pm
Last Modified: Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2013 – 7:24 am

Gray Davis may have been the most risk-averse governor in living memory and paid the price for his reticence when he was recalled for failing to deal forthrightly with severe budget and energy crises.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 10, 2013

California voters will get a chance to weigh in on whether local governments must comply with, and pay for, public records requests.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 10, 2013

The California Legislature is sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to change drug sentencing laws in the state.

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By Stuart Pfeifer
September 10, 2013, 7:03 p.m.

Ron Burkle, who became a billionaire reviving faltering supermarket chains, will try to turn the money-losing Fresh & Easy stores into a profitable venture.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 10, 2013

Union-backed legislation to revise how teachers can be dismissed, which had been rejected by the Senate Education Committee in July, was resurrected Tuesday, two days before the Legislature’s scheduled adjournment.

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