Archive for October 31st, 2013

InlandPolitics: Where are they now – a scary Halloween treat!



By William Cutting
Thursday, October 31, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

I was doing some research for another post and came across a name that was a blast from the past.  I figure we should do a “Where are they now?” segment here at Inland Politics.

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Moreno Valley - Grand Jury

City Manager Michelle Dawson, at right, Assistant City Manager Tom DeSantis, at left, and City Clerk Jane Halstead make their way to Federal Court in Riverside on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Moreno Valley City Manager Michelle Dawson and Assistant City Manager Tom DeSantis testifying before a federal grand jury as witnesses in the political corruption probe. (Kurt Miller/Staff Photographer)

October 30, 2013; 06:03 PM

Three top Moreno Valley officials testified before a grand jury on Wednesday, Oct. 30, in a continuing federal probe into possible political corruption in the city.

To read story by Suzanne Hurt in The Press Enterprise, click here.

SBSO Sheriff

County denies fault in case
October 30, 2013 2:37 PM
Rebecca Howes, Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY • An Apple Valley woman has been awarded a $600,000 settlement in a civil lawsuit against San Bernardino County after a sheriff’s deputy shot her while responding to a domestic abuse call in 2012, defense attorney Jerry Steering said.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: City errors found by CalPERS audit


A routine compliance audit by the California Public Employees Retirement System found the city of Riverside incorrectly reported some information regarding employee pay and benefits.

October 30, 2013; 05:42 PM

Riverside made 13 types of errors in reporting employee pay and benefits to the California Public Employees Retirement System, a routine audit by the state retirement agency has found.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/30/13, 4:10 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Tuesday’s election may be growing hard to ignore, but next week will also mark the deadline for candidates to file nomination papers to run in the next election — for the City Council seat that Chas Kelley just vacated.

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Upland seal

By Sandra Emerson, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/30/13, 3:12 PM PDT | Updated: 8 hrs ago

UPLAND >> The City Council was unable to reach consensus on a solution proposed by the public works staff to address a looming $500,000 gap in the city’s solid waste program.

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Tim Donnelly

October 30, 2013

Assemblyman and gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly will speak at the monthly dinner of the Murrieta-Temecula Republican Assembly at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 in the conference room at Temecula City Hall, 41000 Main St.

To read post by Jeff Horseman in The PE Political Empire Blog, click here.

SacBee: Ron Calderon FBI sting detailed in affidavit

money in hand

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 30, 2013

Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, accepted $60,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents during a wide-ranging probe into his conduct as a legislator, according to a 125-page affidavit published online Wednesday by cable news network Al Jazeera.

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SacBee: State says Internet sales tax totals $263.4 million

By Dale Kasler
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 – 10:13 pm and other Internet retailers collected $263.4 million in sales tax from California customers under a compromise law that took effect a little more than a year ago, state officials said this week.

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Politico: Poll: Obama approval at all-time low

 Barack Obama



10/30/13 6:49 PM EDT Updated: 10/31/13 8:12 AM EDT

President Barack Obama’s job approval has dropped to an all-time low, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

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