Archive for December 3rd, 2013

InlandPolitics: FDIC reaches settlement in Redlands Centennial seizure

FDIC

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 – 09:45 a.m.

A settlement has been reached between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the former board and management of the now-defunct Redlands Centennial Bank.

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Sad Emoticon

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 – 09:35 a.m.

It didn’t take a rocket scientist or a Nobel economist to see it coming.

Consumers, likely concerned about how much they’ll have to fork out for healthcare next year, are cutting back.

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InlandPolitics: ObamaCare debacle continues

Healthcare.gov

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

You can’t make this stuff up.

The U.S. Government is saying Healthcare.gov website is purportedly working better.

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SBCO Seal

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 12/02/13, 5:44 PM PST |

SAN BERNARDINO >> A proposed county ordinance that would set development guidelines and establish land use fees for solar energy generation facilities goes before the Board of Supervisors today for consideration.

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VVDailyPress: Hesperia to appoint new mayor Tuesday

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December 02, 2013 6:19 PM
Rene Ray De La Cruz, Staff Writer

HESPERIA • There will be handshakes, hugs and cupcakes on Tuesday night as the Hesperia City Council appoints a new mayor to take the High Desert’s “Gateway City” into the New Year.

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Covered California

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 2, 2013

Add this to the list of Cyber Monday shopping possibilities: California small businesses can now self-enroll through the state health insurance exchange’s online marketplace.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 – 12:00 am

Democrats won a 55-seat supermajority in the state Assembly last year, thanks to a couple of surprise wins in what seemed to be safe Republican districts. They kept it by eking out wins in two surprisingly close special elections this year.

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Politics

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 2, 2013

While many people were recovering from the Thanksgiving holiday, Republican Tony Strickland was getting into position to succeed veteran Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in the 25th Congressional District.

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Field Poll

By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 – 7:55 am

Even in deep blue California, disapproval of Democratic President Barack Obama is rising and voters are souring on the country’s prospects, according to a new Field Poll.

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Santa Ana Seal

By ADAM ELMAHREK
Posted: Monday, December 2, 2013 10:23 am | Updated: 8:42 pm, Mon Dec 2, 2013.

Barry Levine, on behalf of a former investor with the Santa Ana developer behind a 271-unit apartment complex known as “The Met at South Coast,” has alleged corruption at City Hall and submitted a bundle of records that he says prove it.

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unemployment

Posted by Brad Plumer
December 2, 2013 at 11:42 am

Our story so far: Some 1.3 million out-of-work Americans will lose their unemployment insurance unless Congress extends an emergency aid program that’s set to expire Dec. 28. (Another 800,000 or so workers will fall out of the program in the months after.)

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National Journal

United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll finds least popular priorities are reducing deficit, repealing Obamacare.

By Alex Roarty
December 2, 2013

More than anything else, voters would be happiest if Congress and President Obama focused on creating jobs, according to the latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll. And they don’t care if lawmakers use Republican or Democratic ideas to do so.

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