Archive for October 2nd, 2013

InlandPolitics: The Sun newspaper revises Merritt campaign story


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 – 09:30 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, Octobr 2, 2013 – 08:45 a.m.

The emails and calls were flying Tuesday morning, following a major revision by The Sun newspaper, of a story penned by Reporter Joe Nelson, and published in Tuesday’s edition.

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San Bernardino Seal

All 11 San Bernardino city mayor candidates participate in a mayoral candidate forum at San Bernardino Valley College on Tuesday. SBVC Associated Student Government hosted the event.

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/01/13, 12:24 PM PDT | Updated: 6 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> Mayoral candidates had four minutes each on Tuesday to interest San Bernardino Valley College students in their campaigns, then another hour to speak one-on-one and potentially close the deal.

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ontario airport

By Brian Sumers, Daily Breeze
Posted: 10/01/13, 5:36 PM PDT |

Westchester >> New Los Angeles airport commissioners questioned Los Angeles World Airports executives about falling passenger traffic at L.A./Ontario International Airport during a Tuesday meeting, but the seven members stopped short of signaling whether they would like to see the city sell the airport.

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Paul Cook


Shares views on negotiations that led to shutdown
October 01, 2013 6:12 PM
Brooke Self, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • U.S. Representative Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, is co-sponsoring a bill that would prevent members of Congress from receiving salaries during a government shutdown.

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October 01, 2013; 11:41 AM

Riverside County desperately needs a plan to ensure it can continue issuing checks to employees and suppliers in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency, the county auditor-controller warns.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 – 12:00 am

Unquestionably, California’s Democratic Party, which holds every statewide office, dominates the state’s congressional delegation and has supermajorities in both legislative houses, wants to suppress the one political venue it does not already control – the initiative process.

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Death Chamber

Seven of the top 12 counties for sentencing convicts to die were in California, according to a report showing death rows are primarily filled by just 2% of counties.

By David G. Savage
October 1, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Although Texas executes far more prisoners than any other state, Los Angeles and three other Southern California counties lead the nation in sentencing convicts to die, according to a report released Wednesday.

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By Kevin Smith, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Posted: 10/01/13, 6:56 PM PDT | Updated: 4 hrs ago

Burbank Aerospace LLC is a modest two-man operation that distributes bolts, washers, screws and other small parts to the U.S. military for use in its fleet of aircraft.

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Covered California, the state insurance marketplace, debuts to strong consumer demand, computer glitches and delays.

By Chad Terhune, Melanie Mason and Maeve Reston
October 1, 2013, 8:31 p.m.

Kicking off a historic healthcare expansion, California’s new insurance market stumbled out of the gate with computer glitches, long hold times and an online enrollment delay for small businesses.

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