Archive for November 9th, 2013

Chas Kelley arrested by investigators.

By William Cutting
Saturday, November 9, 2013 – 08:15 p.m.

As many of you know, long time San Bernardino Councilman Chas Kelley was forced to drop out of the mayoral campaign and resigned his office after it came out that he had been paying his wife thousands of dollars and using campaign funds for personal expenses.  Though I do not recall seeing any itemization of where these funds went, numerous articles in the press have reported the figure approached $75,000.  He is slated to be sentenced to 90 days in jail (to be served on weekends).

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Bill Emmerson

Emmerson

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 8, 2013

State Sen. Bill Emmerson announced late Friday that he was resigning his seat effective Dec. 1.

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Angela Gray

Angela Gray

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 11/08/13, 7:32 PM PST |

The case against a former sheriff’s training specialist, convicted in a corruption scandal involving the falsification of training records for pay raises for Sheriff’s Department employees, was dismissed Friday and her probation was terminated early.

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Money

By Greg Cappis, Redlands Daily Facts
Posted: 11/08/13, 9:41 PM PST |

House Speaker John Boehner’s financial contributions to the reelection campaign of Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga, have been flagged by the Federal Elections Commission.

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Schools

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 8, 2013

California again scored very low in the latest round of nationwide biennial testing of elementary students’ reading and mathematics skills.

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