Archive for March 27th, 2014

InlandPolitics: AD-33: Candidate loans fuel fundraising in Assembly contest

Money

Thursday, March 27, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

Personal loans are the primary funding source for the two main candidates to succeed Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the 33rd Assembly District.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014 – 08:30 a.m.

Speaking of blowing power.

The democrats in the California State Senate, who have seemingly had it their way in recent times, have blown their supermajority for the year.

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Mike Ramos

San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos (Photographer: John Valenzuela, Los Angeles News Group)

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 03/26/14, 12:27 PM PDT | Updated: 8 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> San Bernardino County District Attorney candidate Grover Merritt has challenged incumbent District Attorney Michael A. Ramos to three public debates to be sponsored by the county’s three regional state bar associations.

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Legal

By Adam Poulisse, Pasadena Star-News
Posted: 03/26/14, 9:59 PM PDT | Updated: 15 mins ago

A disbarred attorney on Wednesday was sentenced for stealing more than $3 million from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and other clients while handling their cases, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

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The PE: POLITICS: Effort on to revive city redevelopment

March 26, 2014; 09:30 PM

SACRAMENTO — A proposed ballot measure is seeking to revive California’s redevelopment agencies, and supporters have received some financial help from several cities, including $50,000 from Ontario and $25,000 from Anaheim.

To read story by Laura Olson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 26, 2014

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said he was shocked and sickened by the allegations brought against a member of his caucus Wednesday, saying Sen. Leland Yee has until Friday to resign from office or face certain suspension.

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Leland Lee

Senator Leland Yee is chased by reporters as he leaves the federal building in San Francisco, CA, Wednesday Mar. 26, 2014. The FBI raided State Sen. Leland Yee’s office in Sacramento and other locations were searched by the FBI in San Francisco. He was reportedly arrested on public corruption charges Wednesday morning amid raids of his office in Sacramento and searches by the FBI in San Francisco. Photo: Michael Short, The Chronicle

Marisa Lagos, Henry K. Lee and Bob Egelko
Thursday, March 27, 2014

State Sen. Leland Yee, an outspoken advocate of gun control and open government, was arrested Wednesday on charges that he conspired to traffic in firearms and traded favors in Sacramento for bribes – campaign cash paid by men who turned out to be undercover FBI agents.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 26, 2014

Tim Donnelly leads the field of Republicans bidding to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown early in this year’s gubernatorial race, according to a new poll.

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U.S. President Barack Obama have lunch with five young people at The Coupe restaurant - DC

By Aaron Blake
March 26 at 3:38 pm

Negative views of President Obama have hit a new high, according to a poll.

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