Archive for October 21st, 2013

The Sun: Move to outsource fire services on San Bernardino council agenda

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/20/13, 10:05 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> A controversial move toward potentially outsourcing the city’s fire protection services that previously failed by one vote will be reconsidered today, when the City Council has its first meeting since the resignation of opponent Chas Kelley.

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The Sun: San Bernardino voters to decide on city attorney

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/20/13, 5:58 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Voters will be asked Nov. 5 whether they want to keep the city attorney who some see as central to the “toxic politics” they say have polluted City Hall since shortly after he took office 26 years ago and whom others see as an invaluable watchdog against corruption.

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Barack Obama

In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama speaks in the White House State Dining Room in Washington after lawmakers voted the previous day to end the 16-day partial federal government shutdown and avoid financial default. Obama will turn his attention to the flawed roll out and computer glitches concerning the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Posted: 10/21/13, 7:02 AM PDT |

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is expected to acknowledge that widespread problems with his health care law’s rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues.

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