Archive for January 4th, 2014

The PE: ONTARIO: More cuts expected for airport in 2014

Ontario International Airport

Passengers arrive and depart at Terminal 2 at Ontario International Airport.

January 03, 2014; 03:43 PM

The number of flights at Ontario International Airport will plunge steeply in the first three months of 2014.

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

Paul Chabot

Paul Chabot

By Neil Nisperos, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 01/03/14, 7:39 PM PST |

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Staunch marijuana-legalizaton opponent Paul Chabot said he’s likely to enter the race for the 40th Assembly District

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
January 3, 2014

A proposed ballot measure to more than double California’s vehicle license fee would raise $3 billion to $4 billion annually for state and local transportation programs, according to estimates by the Legislative Analyst’s Office.

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SacBee: Sierra snow survey points to dry year ahead


By Matt Weiser
Published: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 – 12:27 pm
Last Modified: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 – 9:11 am

One month into winter, and it looks a lot like summer all across California.

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Reuters: U.S. court allows more phone snooping

Antennas of the former NSA listening station are seen at the Teufelsberg hill or Devil's Mountain in Berlin

Antennas of the former National Security Agency (NSA) listening station are seen at the Teufelsberg hill, or Devil’s Mountain in Berlin, November 5, 2013. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

WASHINGTON Fri Jan 3, 2014 9:05pm EST

(Reuters) – The secretive U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Friday renewed the authority of U.S. intelligence agencies to collect data on millions of Americans’ telephone calls in a program that has set off a legal battle over privacy rights.

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The Hill: House’s January agenda: 2013 leftovers

The Hill

By Russell Berman – 01/03/14 03:24 PM EST

The House plans to spend a chunk of January tending to unfinished business from 2013, completing a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill and approving final legislation governing farm programs and water projects.

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