Archive for April 6th, 2014

The PE: STATE SENATE: “Critical time” for swearing-in

Mike Morrell

Sen. Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, left, is welcomed to the Senate by Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, after taking the oath of office, at the Capitol, in Sacramento. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

April 05, 2014; 08:02 PM

Republicans used last Thursday’s swearing-in of state Sen. Mike Morrell to call attention to scandals affecting three Senate Democrats whose legal woes led to their suspension.

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

The Sun: San Bernardino City Council may change start times

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 04/06/14, 9:10 AM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> When residents of most cities get off work at 5 p.m., they have an hour or more to grab dinner and drive to their local city council meeting.

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Redlands

Diversified Pacific

By Sandra Emerson, Redlands Daily Facts
Posted: 04/06/14, 2:06 AM PDT |

REDLANDS>> The city is pursuing an agreement with a developer that could be beneficial for both parties.

Rancho Cucamonga-based Diversified Pacific Development Group has proposed dedicating 8.12 acres of its property at Judson Street and East Pioneer Avenue to the city in lieu of paying $363,042 in park and open space development impact fees.

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Scales of Justice

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 04/06/14, 1:39 AM PDT |

Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum and his attorney trumped up allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and misstated or mischaracterized myriad facts in a sweeping set of dismissal motions, according to responses filed in San Bernardino Superior Court by prosecutors in the Colonies corruption case.

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Money

Henry K. Lee
Published 4:15 pm, Saturday, April 5, 2014

Reputed San Francisco Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and his associates were making money in illegal ways and needed to hide it from federal authorities, so they funneled it into fake business accounts, according to the FBI – the classic definition of money laundering.

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Leslie Gooch

Gooch

Sharon McNary | April 5th, 2014, 6:00am

When Republican Congressional candidate Lesli Gooch Tweeted her pride at voting in last week’s special state senate election in San Bernardino County, it was the first time she’d ever cast a ballot in the area that she hopes to represent in Washington.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Apr. 6, 2014 – 12:00 am

The California High-Speed Rail Authority plans to begin construction this year on a bullet train system that is supposed to eventually stretch 500 miles from Sacramento to San Diego.

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