Archive for October 26th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Playing Favorites with the Clones in San Bernardino


By William Cutting
Saturday, October 26, 2031 – 04:45 p.m. posted some photos of campaign literature hitting the mailboxes in San Bernardino by the San Bernardino Police Officers Association (POA).

In one mailer, an image depicts Councilman Fred Shorett as a “clone” of Mayor Pat Morris with a parody from the Austin Powers movie franchise.

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Shorett+Morris Hit Piece

Saturday, October 26, 2013 – 12:45 P.M.

The upcoming San Bernardino City Council election has finally heated up.

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InlandPolitics: Ramos Fundraiser: An observation

Mike Ramos


Saturday, October 26, 2013 – 11:30 a.m.

San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos held his reelection campaign kickoff fundraiser, at the Ontario Doubletree Hotel, Thursday night.

An event headlined by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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The Sun: Mayor’s memo blasts San Bernardino city attorney

Patrick Morris

San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/25/13, 7:13 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> City Attorney James F. Penman’s statements regarding the criminal allegations against Councilman Robert Jenkins imply that Penman’s political persuasions influenced his legal actions and “completely abrogate (his) ability to act as city attorney,” Mayor Pat Morris charges in a highly critical memo.

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Robert Handy


By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 10/25/13, 6:03 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Here’s what the city’s new police chief has to look forward to: The lowest morale within the Police Department in recent memory, dwindled staffing, political infighting, an FBI investigation into possible public corruption, bankruptcy and potential pension reforms.

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City of Los Angeles Seal


By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/25/13, 1:00 PM PDT |

ONTARIO >> Councilman Alan Wapner said the city is losing its patience with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who they say has failed to address which governing body should have authority over LA/Ontario International Airport.

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James Dimon

James Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, arrives at the Justice Department in Washington last month. A civil fraud case against JPMorgan Chase has been filed in Sacramento. (Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press / September 26, 2013)

By Andrew Tangel
October 25, 2013, 8:27 a.m.

NEW YORK — Should federal prosecutors favor California as backdrop for cases against Wall Street firms?

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By Jim Puzzanghera
October 25, 2013, 8:23 a.m.

WASHINGTON — A leading barometer of consumer confidence tumbled this month to its lowest level this year as the partial federal government shutdown led to fears the economic recovery would slow down.

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LA Mayoral Candidate Antonio Villaraigosa Campaigns

In his latest new job, former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be a part-time professor at USC.

By Rick Orlov, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 10/25/13, 12:36 PM PDT |

The week he began work as a Harvard University fellow and was hired as a consultant for Edelman public relations, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Friday was named a part-time professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy.

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By Melinda Henneberger
Published: October 25 E-mail the writer

AUSTIN — Maybe an uninsured tennis pro offering to give Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius some help with her game wasn’t quite the Obamacare poster person you imagined the administration would put front and center at a PR event here Friday.

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