Archive for October 14th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino County supervisors aim to update charter


By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 10/13/13, 5:20 PM PDT |

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors is preparing to host a series of community meetings to get input on whether the county’s 100-year-old charter should be revised.

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By Doug Saunders, The Sun
Posted: 10/13/13, 6:42 PM PDT |

A retired sheriff’s deputy plans to challenge Sheriff John McMahon for San Bernardino County’s top cop job.

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VVDailyPress: Donnelly rounds up support in Apple Valley

Assemblyman eyes run for governor
October 13, 2013 4:25 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY • A campaign fundraiser was held Saturday for Assemblyman Tim Donnelly — his first in the High Desert as a prospective candidate for governor.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 – 1:59 am

The book closed on the 2013 legislative session when Gov. Jerry Brown signed or vetoed its last few bills.

Obviously, therefore, it’s time to tote up the winners and losers.

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Pension Reform

By Ed Mendel
Monday, October 14, 2013

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed may soon file a proposed statewide initiative aimed at allowing cuts in pensions earned by current workers in the future, triggering an all-out battle with labor and possibly with CalPERS.

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By Marc Lifsher
October 13, 2013, 7:01 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — State energy officials are scrambling to fill a large hole in California electricity supplies now that the San Onofre nuclear plant has been permanently closed by Southern California Edison Co.

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LATimes: Government shutdown talks hit snag in Senate

Government Shutdown

By Lisa Mascaro
October 13, 2013, 5:18 p.m.

WASHINGTON – Talks in the Senate aimed at resolving the crisis over the federal budget hit a setback Sunday as Democrats, emboldened by GOP disarray, pushed their advantage, leading Republicans to warn against efforts to “humiliate” their party.

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