Archive for April 11th, 2014

InlandPolitics: FBI coming to town?


Friday, April 11, 2014 – 02:30 p.m.

When the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Department of Justice took-on Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, it sent a message that everyone, no matter how bulletproof they think they are, is fair game.

You knew it would only be a matter of time before San Bernardino County would fall under the microscope.

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InlandPolitics: SBIA fraud case delayed again


Friday, April 11, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

The case of former San Bernardino International Airport developer Scot Spencer and alleged accomplice Felice Luciano has been delayed again.

The reason is a familiar tune with local prosecutors.

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Dinesh DSouza

Dinesh D’Souza

April 11, 2014

As if Ann Coulter wasn’t enough to entice Inland conservatives to an upcoming gathering, now comes news that author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza will join Coulter at the United IE Conservative Conference on May 17.

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

Scales of Justice

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 04/10/14, 11:03 PM PDT |

An employee at a private investigation firm lied under oath about the actions of a San Bernardino County district attorney’s investigator during a raid last year at the business, a deputy district attorney said in a court motion.

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VVDailyPress: Prime hospitals defend Medicare practices


Amended whistle-blower lawsuit adds dozen more examples of alleged fraud
April 10, 2014 5:16 PM

LOS ANGELES • In response to an amended whistle-blower lawsuit filed last week, Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. this week continued to defend its hospitals’ Medicare practices, reiterating its earlier claim that accusations the chain systematically reports inflated billings and defrauded the federal government of millions of dollars were without merit.

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AP: Assembly passes change to campaign disclosure bill

California Assembly Seal

AP California News
Apr 10, 7:51 PM EDT
Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would force political nonprofits to reveal the names of campaign donors no longer applies retroactively under an amendment pushed by Republican lawmakers and approved Thursday by the Assembly.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 – 9:56 pm
Last Modified: Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 – 12:01 am

When the Legislature’s 2014 session began about three months ago, the Capitol’s dominant Democrats and their allies had high hopes that it would bear legislative fruit – with good reason.

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By Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine
Friday, April 11, 2014

With Gov. Jerry Brown in a commanding position to be re-elected in November and with transparency and integrity in office thrust into the news by scandal in Sacramento, the most interesting statewide contest – one in which a Republican has at least a shot at winning a constitutional office — is the race for Secretary of State.

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Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach

The addition of highly skilled engineering jobs is expected to provide an economic boost to the Southland and Long Beach. Above, a 787 Dreamliner sits on the tarmac at the Boeing plant in Long Beach. (Brian van der Brug, Los Angeles Times / March 14, 2012)

By W.J. Hennigan
April 10, 2014, 5:22 p.m.

After years of eliminating jobs in Southern California, aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions.

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