Archive for February 7th, 2014

The Sun: San Bernardino County corruption prosecutor John Goritz retiring

Scales of Justice

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/07/14, 5:00 PM PST |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Deputy District Attorney John Goritz, who in the last five years has been immersed in prosecutions involving former county officials and their associates accused of public corruption, is retiring, effective Feb. 22.

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Norma Torres

Torres

Friday, February 7, 2014 – 02:30 p.m.

State Senator Norma Torres (D-Pomona), announced on Friday, that she has introduced three pieces of legislation stemming from new developments in the highly-publicized Colonies case.

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John McMahon

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon speaks during a sit-down interview at the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department Headquarters in San Bernardino on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (File/Rachel Luna/Staff Photographer)

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/06/14, 3:23 PM PST |

Broadcast journalist Gary Daigneault was preparing for his coverage of the 2014 elections at his KCDZ radio station in Joshua Tree on Wednesday when something on San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon’s campaign website caught his eye.

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The PE: 40TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT: Elvira Harris drops out

Campaigns

February 7, 2014

Democrat Elvira Harris is ending her campaign for the 40th Assembly District seat.

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

February 6, 2014

An author who writes about home foreclosures has entered the race to fill the vacant 23rd state Senate District seat.

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

VVDailyPress: VV touts solid financial outlook

Victorville

Green Tree Boulevard extension, 2013 accomplishments, SEC case also hot topics in State of the City
February 06, 2014 4:36 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Putting a further wedge between “Team Victorville” and past councils deluged by money woes, Councilman Jim Kennedy on Wednesday told attendees of the State of the City event that while the city isn’t flush with cash, it’s financially sound.

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Sheriff

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/06/14, 8:16 PM PST |

ADELANTO >> Hundreds of rank and file from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and officials from across the county gathered at the High Desert Detention Center on Thursday to celebrate the opening of the expanded jail.

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fppc logo

By Laurel Rosenhall and David Siders
lrosenhall@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 – 12:00 am

The state Fair Political Practices Commission is issuing warning letters to as many as 40 state elected officials after reaching a tentative agreement to fine a firm headed by a Sacramento lobbyist who held lavish fundraisers for politicians at his home, sources told The Bee.

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High-Speed Train

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
February 6, 2014

Saying California has betrayed the will of voters who approved a controversial high-speed rail project, Assembly Republicans on Thursday proposed giving those voters a redo.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 – 12:00 am

Votes are being cast in California’s first major election of 2014, and its outcome may set the tone for what happens in the state the rest of the year.

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