Archive for September 14th, 2013

The PE: JURUPA VALLEY: Leaders closer to filing for end to cityhood

Jurupa Valley

A bill that would have restored money Jurupa Valley officials say is vital to the city did not pass by the end of the legislative session in Sacramento. Jurupa Valley officials plan to file to end cityhood.

September 13, 2013; 12:28 PM

Jurupa Valley officials confirmed Friday, Sept. 13, they will file to end cityhood in December after the 2013 legislative year closed early Friday with no action to restore money to four Riverside County cities sideswiped by a 2011 budget bill.

To read story by Sandra Stokley and JimMiller in The Pres Enterprise, click here.

September 13, 2013; 07:15 PM

SACRAMENTO – Anyone watching from the gallery or on television as legislation fixing Orange County’s budget problem sped through the Legislature this week might have expected Riverside County lawmakers at some point to ask, “What about us?”

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

Schools

By Beau Yarbrough, The Sun
Posted: 09/13/13, 5:37 PM PDT | Updated: 14 hrs ago

They’re promoted as making American students more competitive with their international peers, but some local conservatives say new educational standards set to be fully implemented next school year amount to a federal takeover of local education.

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Campaigns

By Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Posted: 09/13/13, 6:02 PM PDT |

Voters will be asked to choose between the Independent Paul Leon and Democrat Freddie Rodriguez to represent the 52nd Assembly District during a special election Sept. 24.

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Jerry Brown

By David Siders and Laurel Rosenhall
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Sep. 13, 2013 – 11:20 pm
Last Modified: Saturday, Sep. 14, 2013 – 11:41 am

Gov. Jerry Brown largely avoided publicly engaging in legislative matters unrelated to his own policy priorities during his first two years in office.

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SacBee: CalPERS goes back into housing market

calpers

By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Sep. 13, 2013 – 7:50 pm

With the residential real estate market turning around, CalPERS is dipping its toe back in the housing market.

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AFL-CIO

Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, had pushed for the exemption.

By BYRON TAU and JENNIFER HABERKORN | 9/13/13 7:20 PM EDT Updated: 9/13/13 8:29 PM EDT

The Obama administration on Friday told labor union leaders that their health plans would not be eligible for tax subsidies under Obamacare next year.

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