Archive for October 9th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino mayor gives candid State of the City

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/08/13, 8:16 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Mayor Pat Morris’ State of the City speech on Tuesday was a candid assessment of the city’s “nightmare” and the changes he thinks are needed to move out of that nightmare over the next 10 years.

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By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/08/13, 12:00 AM PDT | Updated: 12 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> The City Council approved a “term sheet” Monday night, a draft of the final plan of adjustment that will guide the city in mediation with its creditors and a retired bankruptcy judge.

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Chabot

By Wes Woods, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/08/13, 9:09 PM PDT |

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> The civil lawsuit that marijuana activist Lanny Swerdlow filed against founder and president of the Coalition for a Drug Free California Paul Chabot started Tuesday with opening statements and testimony from Swerdlow, who is representing himself, and other witnesses.

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October 08, 2013; 04:42 PM

Two candidates for a Riverside council seat and two vying for a Riverside Unified schools trustee seat will answer questions at a forum Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Janet Goeske Center, 5251 Sierra St., Riverside.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterpise, click here.

Gary Thomas

Thomas

By Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/08/13, 4:26 PM PDT | Updated: 6 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> After six years of overseeing programs for more than 414,000 students, San Bernardino County Superintendent Gary Thomas announced Tuesday his plans not to seek re-election.

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Jerry Brown

One of the 33 bills signed by Gov. Brown on Tuesday will create a database for annual disclosure reports that can be accessed by the public on one website.

By Patrick McGreevy and Anthony York
October 8, 2013, 7:35 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday to give Californians a better peek into the wallets of their elected officials and to provide the state’s ethics watchdog agency with more tools to hold politicians accountable for misconduct.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 8, 2013

Californians value the ballot initiative and want it to remain as a check on a political system they mistrust, but voters support major reforms in the process, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California.

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Carla Marinucci

Carla Marinucci

By Carla Marinucci
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Still a year out from the 2014 election, Republicans hoping to challenge Democrat Jerry Brown are getting their teams in place.

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Covered California

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 8, 2013

The head of California’s health insurance marketplace announced Tuesday that 16,311 households completed applications in the first week of enrollment.

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