Archive for February 25th, 2014

DailyBulletin: Lawsuit by widow of Upland real estate exec David Lewis loses on appeal

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By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/23/14, 7:33 PM PST | Updated: 32 secs ago

A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an Upland real estate executive’s widow who alleges that her husband’s suicide occurred after authorities failed to conduct a proper medical and psychological screening following his arrest more than three years ago.

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Riverside County Regional Medical Center

Riverside County Regional Medical Center is projected to end the fiscal year in June with a shortfall approaching $36 million, according to the latest estimates. The shortfall stood at $54 million late last year.

February 24, 2014; 05:18 PM

Riverside County’s hospital reduced its current budget shortfall to $36 million, an improvement over the expected $54 million gap for the Moreno Valley facility.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

SBCO Campaigns

Posted: 02/24/14, 10:15 PM PST |

The departure of two incumbents has tipped the political dominoes in San Bernardino County.

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February 24, 2014 12:20 PM
Rene Ray De La Cruz, Staff Writer

HESPERIA • The Hesperia City Council reviewed the city’s mid-year budget at its most recent meeting and established new goals for the future.

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Ron Calderon

State Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello), shown at his desk in January, on Monday was given one week to resign or take a leave of absence, or face a Senate vote to suspend him. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press / January 6, 2014)

By Patrick McGreevy
February 24, 2014, 4:45 p.m.

SACRAMENTO – Senate leaders said Monday they will give Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) one week, until March 3, to either resign or take a leave of absence, after which he will face a possible Senate vote to suspend him from office.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 – 6:19 am

One seat was conspicuously empty when the state Senate convened Monday because Sen. Ron Calderon was, to use the official parlance, “excused on personal business.”

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Tax Reform

By Lori Montgomery
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The long-awaited simplification of the tax code being drafted by House Republicans would slash the top income tax rate to 25 percent from 39.6 percent and impose a surtax on some of the nation’s wealthiest households.

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