Archive for October 5th, 2013

InlandPolitics: This and That!


Saturday, October 5, 2013 – 09:45 a.m.

Here’s some news flowing across the transon this week. In case you missed it!

Federal shutdown at Day 5, Debt limit looms

The U.S. Government partial shutdown has reached its fifth day.

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InlandPolitics: FoxNews continues to dominate cable

Fox News

Saturday, October, 5, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

FOX News has, once again, dominated cable news in the latest ratings sweeps. CNN’s somewhat ideological shift, from the left to the middle, has not helped the struggling network.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

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October 04, 2013; 06:06 PM

The federal government shutdown isn’t just idling Inland campgrounds and air base commissaries. Last Friday, Washington’s impasse made its presence felt at the inaugural hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Small Business Financing and Development Opportunities.

To read column by Jeff Horseman, Imran Ghori and Jim Miller in The PE Political Empire Blog, click here.

Moreno Valley seal

Election law expert’s request alleges Moreno Valley council members violated open-meeting law

October 04, 2013; 05:57 PM

An attorney working on behalf of Moreno Valley residents on Friday, Oct. 4, initiated a legal challenge to the City Council’s recent appointment to fill a vacancy left by Marcelo Co’s resignation.

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


By David Siders
Published: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 – 8:53 am

In early December, about a month after the election in which Democrats seized a two-thirds majority in the Legislature, a group of Republican strategists met to assess the damage in an office building across from the state Capitol.

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By Patrick McGreevy
October 4, 2013, 1:20 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — The state of California on Friday sued the U.S. Department of Labor, alleging that the agency improperly denied federal grants to public transit projects in the state after erroneously deciding state pension reforms interfere with the collective bargaining rights of workers.

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The House majority whip from Bakersfield has often been unable to corral the tea party lawmakers he helped elect. But he defends the chaos, saying Congress no longer operates like it used to.

By Evan Halper
October 4, 2013, 9:16 p.m.

WASHINGTON — For the first two years of Barack Obama’s presidency, Rep. Kevin McCarthy traveled the country recruiting and coaching anti-establishment, tea party-backed candidates for the 2010 election.

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By Shan Li
October 4, 2013, 6:00 a.m.

Wealthy Californians have bounced back from the Great Recession, according to one report.

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Rialto Unified School District

By Richard Winton
October 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

This post has been has corrected. See below for details.

Usually it’s the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids.

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