Archive for October 15th, 2013

The PE: CONGRESS: Nestande makes his candidacy official


Assemblyman Brian Nestande, R-Palm Desert

October 14, 2013; 05:52 PM

SACRAMENTO — After months spent lining up a campaign team and raising money, Riverside County Assemblyman Brian Nestande will make it official Tuesday: he’s running for Congress.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: RIVERSIDE: Takano forum postponed


Congressman Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, hopes to reschedule a report on his first 300 days representing the 41st Congressional District. He had been scheduled to speak Thursday, Oct. 17, at UCR.

October 14, 2013; 04:57 PM

Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, will reschedule a Riverside appearance at UC Riverside due to the Congressional stalemate in Washington, D.C.

To read story by Dayna Straehley in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Rancho Cucamonga Seal

By Neil Nisperos, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/14/13, 8:41 PM PDT |

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> City officials fear the risk of losing $1 million in state funds for the Base Line Road and 15 Freeway Interchange project if they’re not granted an extension on a requirement to award a construction bid.

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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Southern California Edison Co. is arguing that customers should help pay for the cost of closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Diego County. Above, beachgoers near the plant.

By Marc Lifsher
October 14, 2013, 5:12 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — For the second time in two months, Southern California Edison Co. has put advertisements in local papers to make the case that customers should help pay for the closing and cleanup of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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By Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltani
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The National Security Agency is harvesting hundreds of millions of contact lists from personal e-mail and instant messaging accounts around the world, many of them belonging to Americans, according to senior intelligence officials and top-secret documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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