Archive for November 27th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Water board set to renew $750,000 in “no-bid” contracts

Yucaipa Valley Water District

District set to handout $750,000 in lucrative “no-bid” deals.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 – 11:50 a.m.

It looks like Happy Holidays for two firms, courtesy of the Yucaipa Valley Water District (YVWD).

Happy to the tune of $750,000.

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Upland seal

By Sandra Emerson, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 11/27/13, 12:51 AM PST |

UPLAND >> The City Council is moving forward with an agreement to merge staff at the Upland and Montclair fire departments and expand the service boundary between the cities.

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Tim Donnelly


By Wes Woods, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 11/26/13, 6:43 PM PST |

CLAREMONT >> Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Hesperia, spoke before a crowd of about 90 receptive people at the Mountain View Republican Club seeking to separate himself from policies of the current governor Jerry Brown.

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VVDailyPress: Deadline extended for officials in SEC case


Judge appointed to direct mediation efforts
November 26, 2013 5:10 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • City officials accused of defrauding investors in a 2008 municipal bond offering were recently given an extension to file their answers to the complaint.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 – 9:45 pm
Last Modified: Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 – 12:55 am

Judge Michael Kenny didn’t completely derail California’s bullet train this week.

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By Matea Gold and Tom Hamburger
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Obama administration moved Tuesday to limit the expansive role that nonprofit groups play in politics, proposing a regulation that would rein in ­certain tax-exempt organizations that have been able to spend hundreds of millions of dollars in recent elections without revealing their donors.

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