Archive for February 14th, 2014

The PE: CONGRESS: Who will replace Gary Miller for GOP?

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February 13, 2014 – 04:02 PM

At least one Republican candidate for the 31st Congressional District emerged Thursday, Feb. 13, the day after incumbent Gary Miller surprised the GOP by announcing he wouldn’t seek re-election to his San Bernardino County seat.

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John Valdivia

John Valdivia

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/13/14, 9:15 PM PST |

San Bernardino Councilman John Valdivia on Thursday became the first Republican candidate to announce he would be running for Rep. Gary Miller’s 31st Congressional District seat.

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The Sun: Comcast, Time Warner Cable deal raises concerns

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FILE – This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company’s vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Comcast has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, in a deal that would combine the top two cable TV companies in the nation, according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity because it had not been announced formally. An announcement is set for Thursday morning, Feb. 13, 2014, the person said. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

By Gregory J. Wilcox, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 02/13/14, 9:19 PM PST | Updated: 10 hrs ago

The $45.2 billion merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable, the nation’s two biggest cable providers, will likely draw an intense review from federal regulators, while TWC customers could see new technology and improved service, officials said Thursday..

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Rialto Unified School District

By Beau Yarbrough, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 02/13/14, 12:10 PM PST | Updated: 4 hrs ago

Rialto >> The top two administrators in the Rialto Unified School District being out on paid leave for the past five months have cost taxpayers the equivalent of three veteran teachers during that time. But the pair won’t be in limbo much longer, according to board members.

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February 13, 2014 12:05 PM
Brooke Self, Staff Writer

ADELANTO • At a time when Adelanto has never seen greater retail development, the city is also facing a big problem.

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Hand Gun open carry

A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms. (Photo of Glock 19 handgun from Wikimedia Commons released under public domain)

By Paul Elias, Associated Press

Posted: 02/13/14, 12:25 PM PST | Updated: 8 hrs ago

SAN FRANCISCO — A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 – 8:53 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 – 9:49 pm

Democrats picked up several California congressional seats in 2012, but the state – contrary to pre-election cheerleading by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi – didn’t generate enough action to prevent Republicans from retaining control of the House.

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California Small Business Marketplace

Jon Elswick/AP/File – If you’re a small-business owner in California, the online SHOP Marketplace is no longer open for business.

By J.D. Harrison
Friday, February 14, 2014

The nation’s most populous state has elected to temporarily shutter its new online health insurance marketplace for small business only four months after it launched, dealing yet another blow to a key element of the health care law meant to lower costs for employers.

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