Archive for February 16th, 2014

InlandPolitics: Widening of I-215 accomplished one other thing


Sunday, February 16, 2014 – 11:30 a.m.

The recently-completed project that widened Interstate 215 through San Bernardino is now widely celebrated, as it should be.

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Beating the Drums

Sunday, February 16, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

The past couple weeks Inland residents were subjected to another dose of how the San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA) is really going to attract some type of air traffic.

It’s what’s become the semi-annual ritual of trying to justify blowing a quarter-billion dollars on the near-dormant facility.

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Drought Watch

By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Posted: 02/15/14, 1:41 PM PST |

Late winter in year three of an extended drought and the local picture isn’t pretty.

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By Neil Nisperos, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 02/15/14, 7:44 PM PST |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Three of the four Democratic candidates vying for the 31st Congressional District seat shared their policy ideas at a forum Saturday at the Carousel Mall.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 – 9:10 am

How’s this for a statistical coincidence?

In December, California’s “seasonally adjusted” unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, reflecting its slow recovery from its worst postwar recession that had driven the jobless rate as high as 12.9 percent four years earlier.

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UTSanDiego: Faulconer win was wide and deep

Kevin Falconer

Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer in his office on Thursday. — K.C. Alfred

By Mark Walker
February 15, 2014

An analysis of Tuesday’s San Diego special mayoral election returns shows Kevin Faulconer swept the Republican vote, triumphed among independents and older voters and picked up substantial backing from Democrats.

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