Archive for December 6th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Steinorth announces Assembly run

Marc Steinorth

Steinorth

Friday, December 5, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

Local Businessman and Rancho Cucamonga City Councilmember Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga), will run in the 40th State Assembly District in 2014.

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Campaigns

December 6, 2013

A San Jacinto councilwoman is the latest candidate in the 23rd Senate District race.

Crystal Ruiz is running in a special election to replace Bill Emmerson, R-Redlands, who resigned last month after expressing frustration with Sacramento politics. Emmerson also said he had lost his passion for the job.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

John Perez+Jerry Brown+Darrell Steinberg

Gov. Jerry Brown, center, gives his State of the State Address in January, flanked by Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, right, at the state Capitol. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

December 06, 2013; 06:01 AM

California voters have mixed views about the Democratic supermajority in Sacramento, but that doesn’t mean they’re willing to turn state government over to Republicans, a new Field Poll revealed Friday, Dec. 6.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Ontario International

Los Angeles and Ontario will resume talks about returning the Ontario aiport to local control. (Terry Pierson/Staff Photographer)

December 05, 2013; 05:35 PM

Ontario’s lawsuit to regain control of Ontario International Airport from Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airports was placed on temporary hold Thursday, Dec. 5, to allow the cities to try to settle the matter out of court.

To read story by Cassie MacDuff in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

gavel

December 5, 2013

Attorney Sunshine S. Sykes became Riverside County Superior Court’s first Native American judge when she appointed to the bench by Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday, Dec. 5.

To read story by Richard K. De Atley in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

DailyBulletin: Harris is promoted to Starter Bros. CFO

stater Bros

Posted: 12/05/13, 10:48 AM PST |

David Harris has been promoted to the position of Stater Bros. Markets’ executive vice president finance, chief financial officer and principal accounting officer

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Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh

By Ryan Faughnder
December 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m.

Rush Limbaugh’s radio tirades will have a new home on Los Angeles airwaves next year.

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Money

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 5, 2013

The California Association of Realtors’ political action committee gave $500,000 to the state Democratic Party the day before the Democrat-dominated Franchise Tax Board effectively resolved a months-long legislative fight over the state’s tax treatment of short sales.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 – 10:52 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 – 11:19 pm

Two statewide polls told us this week that there’s probably just one person who could thwart Gov. Jerry Brown’s bid for a historic fourth term next year.

And that’s Jerry Brown.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 5, 2013

California’s political watchdog agency is asking state Sen. Kevin de León for more information about a $25,000 contribution the Legislature’s Latino Caucus made to a nonprofit group run by former Assemblyman Tom Calderon.

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Bill Emmerson

Then-state Sen. Bill Emmerson (R-Redlands) discusses California’s budget at the Capitol. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press / November 8, 2013)

By Patrick McGreevy
December 5, 2013, 1:42 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday called a special election for March 25 to fill a vacancy in the state Senate created when Republican Sen. Bill Emmerson of Redlands abruptly resigned effective Dec. 1.

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economy

By Ylan Q. Mui
Friday, December 6, 2013

The U.S. economy grew faster than estimated during the third quarter, according to government data released Thursday, but analysts say that pace is unlikely to be sustained through the end of the year.

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NYTimes: Congress Nears Modest Accord on the Budget

By JONATHAN WEISMAN
Published: December 5, 2013

WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators on Thursday closed in on a budget deal that, while modest in scope, could break the cycle of fiscal crises and brinkmanship that has hampered the economic recovery and driven public opinion of Congress to an all-time low.

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