Archive for October 11th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Oral argument set in Colonies case

California Supreme Court

Friday, October 11, 2013 – 10:15 a.m.

The California Supreme Court has set oral argument in the Colonies case for November 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Sacramento.

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San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/10/13, 4:09 PM PDT | Updated: 4 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> A forum among those vying to be city attorney turned into a sharp debate Wednesday night after one of the three used his two-minute opening statement to explain why he thought the forum had “no integrity” and “no credibility,” then left in protest.

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October 10, 2013; 05:50 PM

Eastvale city officials have had a change of heart and are now vowing to continue the fight to get crucial state revenue reinstated to Riverside County’s four newest cities, which lost millions in state revenue in a 2011 budget bill.

To read story by Sandra Stokley in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Scales of Justice

By Wes Woods, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/10/13, 8:02 PM PDT |

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> The lawsuit between marijuana activist Lanny Swerdlow and marijuana opponent Paul Chabot continued this week in court with lengthy testimony from Chabot, who said the activist pushed him.

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SacBee: Jerry Brown vetoes teacher firing bill


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

Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected a bill intended to streamline the process for firing teachers in California.

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Politics Blog
By Carolyn Lochhead
October 10, 2013

Ten days into the government shutdown, federal funds continue to flow to major benefit programs in California such as MediCal, the federal/state health insurance program for the poor that serves one in five Californians, said California Department of Finance deputy director H.D. Palmer.

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The effort seeks to improve the party’s appeal among Latinos in California and 16 other states. Unlike previous campaigns tied to election seasons, this one will be ongoing, officials say.

By Seema Mehta
October 10, 2013, 10:37 p.m.

Republicans striving to mend relations with the Latino voters who have largely shunned their party announced a $10-million initiative Thursday to make electoral inroads among this crucial group across the nation.

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By Dustin Volz
October 10, 2013

One of the more serious congressional threats to the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs could come from one of the unlikeliest of sources: a primary sponsor of the Patriot Act.

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Debt Limit

By Paul Kane, Zachary A. Goldfarb and Lori Montgomery
Friday, October 11, 2013

House and Senate Republicans offered competing plans Thursday to resolve Washington’s debt-limit and government shutdown crises, as President Obama held the latest in a series of meetings aimed at persuading them to accept at least short-term solutions with no partisan strings attached.

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