Archive for December 15th, 2013

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Pension fund holds its own in latest report


Sunday, December 15, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

San Bernardino County pension pressures aren’t getting any better.

But they aren’t worsening either!

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Paul Ryan+Patty Murray

December 15, 2013

All but one of the Inland congressional delegation voted for the two-year bipartisan budget deal Thursday, Dec. 12.

To read post by Jeff Horseman in The PE Political Empire Blog, click here.

Upland seal

By Ryan Hagen, San Bernardino Sun
and Sandra Emerson, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 12/14/13, 9:56 AM PST |

Like a financial Paul Revere, City Manager Stephen Dunn keeps warning Upland’s City Council that the red ink is coming.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Jail

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Men’s Central Jail Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Hans Gutknecht – Staff Photographer

By Kelly Goff, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 12/14/13, 1:11 PM PST |

Several of the Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies named in federal indictments last week are also named defendants in civil lawsuits that could end up costing the county millions of dollars.

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Lee Baca

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca takes questions from the media after the FBI released results of a federal probe, Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at a news conference in Los Angeles. Nick Ut — The associated press

By Christina Villacorte, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 12/14/13, 1:00 PM PST |

Hours after the FBI rounded up 18 of his officers for various alleged crimes, ranging from beating inmates to obstruction of justice, Sheriff Lee Baca tried to project the image of someone who had the situation under control.

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Joe Garofoli

Political news, election updates, for San Francisco CA and national politics
Posted on December 14, 2013 | By (Joe Garofoli)

It’s no surprise that only 11 percent of California registered voters who represented in the new Field Poll think Congress is doing a good job. (Who are THOSE people, and will they share their happy juice?)

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SacBee: Lockyer: school pension plan implodes without fix

Bill Lockyer


The Associated Press
Published: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 – 8:37 pm

LOS ANGELES — California Treasurer Bill Lockyer is warning that the state teacher retirement system is rapidly running out of money.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 – 12:00 am

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez summoned reporters to the Capitol last week to unveil what he called a “blueprint for a responsible budget.”

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