Archive for April 9th, 2014


By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 04/09/14, 2:57 PM PDT |

After more than two and a half years, a federal judge has closed the books on an FBI probe into San Bernardino County’s Colonies corruption case with no charges filed.

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InlandPolitics: It’s finally started!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014 – 08:30 a.m.

It’s going to be an interesting election season.

Full of venom, recriminations and denials.

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The Sun: Mayor Carey Davis comments criticized

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 04/08/14, 6:16 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Mayor Carey Davis cut off public comment after one hour of speakers at Monday’s City Council, a decision in line with city policy and state law that nonetheless kicked off hundreds of complaints across social media the following day.

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DailyBulletin: GOP House candidates to debate April 23


Posted: 04/08/14, 7:04 PM PDT |

A debate between the two Republican candidates for the 31st Congressional District will be held April 23 by the Chaffey Community Republican Woman, Federated.

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Field Poll

By David Siders
Published: Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 – 12:24 am

Gov. Jerry Brown’s public approval rating has risen to a new high, as he pummels a crop of little-known Republicans in his bid for re-election, according to a new Field Poll.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 8 at 5:40pm | By John Wildermuth

Think last week’s McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission decision, where the Supreme Court said rich guys could give to as many congressional campaigns as they like, is, to quote San Francisco’s own Nancy Pelosi, “a very existential threat” to our system of government?

Cheer up. Things could be worse. It could be California.

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Uncle Sam - Money

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 8, 2014

California’s tax revenues jumped by $18.2 billion in 2013, thanks to an improving economy and the impact of a temporary sales and income tax increase approved by voters, a new Census Bureau report shows.

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LATimes: Regulators act to require stronger bank capital

General Views Of Wells Fargo Locations Ahead Of Earns Figures

Wells Fargo and seven other banks will have to add about $68 billion in capital to their reserves to meet new requirements. (Bloomberg News / October 10, 2012)

Associated Press
April 8, 2014, 3:16 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Regulators are acting to require U.S. banks to build a sturdier financial base to lessen the risk that they could collapse and cause a global meltdown.

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LATimes: Beef prices hit all-time high in U.S.


Extreme weather has thinned the nation’s cattle herds, roiling the beef supply chain from rancher to restaurant.

By David Pierson and Tiffany Hsu
April 8, 2014, 6:05 p.m.

Come grilling season, expect your sirloin steak to come with a hearty side of sticker shock.

Beef prices have reached all-time highs in the U.S. and aren’t expected to come down any time soon.

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