Archive for November 18th, 2013

IE BusinessDaily: Emmerson Resignation: More Special Election Chaos

IE Business Daily

Political Whispers
By IE Business Daily
November 16, 2013

The abrupt resignation of State Senator Bill Emmerson (R-23) has created more electoral confusion in the Inland Empire. Less than a year into his four-year term, his announced departure also raises questions as to why he truly resigned. “Losing passion for the job” just doesn’t pass the smell test. We are certain that more information will “come out” per se as it always does in Sacramento.

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Steve Adams

Adams

November 18, 2013

Riverside County supervisors are backing Riverside City Councilman Steve Adams in his bid to unseat Rep. Mark Takano.

To read post by Jeff Horseman in The P-E Political Empire Blog, click here.

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 11/17/13, 6:34 PM PST | Updated: 17 secs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> A new councilman and a new city attorney will be sworn in at Monday’s City Council meeting, the first since the Nov. 5 recall election.

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VVDailyPress: Local 24-year-old to run for Assembly

Campaigns

Apple Valley resident is VVC, Granite Hills grad with sheriff family ties
November 17, 2013 6:05 AM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY • A 24-year-old is eyeing the 33rd Assembly District seat after incumbent Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, officially announced his run for governor earlier this month.

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pensions

By Ed Mendel
Monday, November 18, 2013

An increase in CalPERS employer rates from switching to a less risky but lower-yielding investment portfolio seemed unlikely after a two-day board workshop last week. A final decision may not be made until February.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 – 12:00 am

Public employee union propaganda notwithstanding, California has a serious public pension problem.

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calpers

By Dale Kasler
dkasler@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 – 4:53 pm
Last Modified: Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 – 9:01 am

CalPERS suffered a setback in its fight with the city of San Bernardino, which owes the pension fund more than $14 million after filing for bankruptcy.

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democrat_donkey

Post Politics

By Sean Sullivan
November 17 at 11:56 am

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) sought Sunday to downplay the impact of the 39 House Democrats who broke ranks to vote for a Republican bill that would alter the federal health-care law, as one of her top lieutenants said most of the defectors were trying to “insulate” themselves.

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