Archive for April 14th, 2014

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Monday, April 14, 2014 – 09:30 a.m.
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A new lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Riverside makes scathing allegations against San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner John McMahon, and others.

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The PE: CONGRESS: More on Lesli Gooch

Campaigns

April 14, 2014

Here are a couple noteworthy blogs on Lesli Gooch, one of the Republicans running for a San Bernardino County congressional seat.

To read post by Jeff Horseman in The PE Political Empire Blog, click here.

Texting

Use of electronic devices by local officials during meetings has exploded across the Inland region in recent years. The trend has sparked concerns about the potential for city council and school board members to be, at best, distracted by messages and, at worst, politically influenced by them as they vote. (Bloomberg)

April 13, 2014; 02:25 PM

After Rick Gibbs handed the gavel to newly installed Murrieta Mayor Alan Long in December, the former mayor noticed something.

To read story by David Downey in The Press Enterprise, click here.

By Catherine Saillant and Abby Sewell
April 13, 2014, 5:15 p.m.

Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use personal wealth to help pay for their campaigns.

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March ARB

As Defense changes loom, the base aims to leverage its versatility and location near the Pacific.

By MARK MUCKENFUSS / One in an occasional series
Published: April 10, 2014 Updated: April 14, 2014 8:48 a.m.
March Air Reserve Base

RIVERSIDE – Two decades ago, the Pentagon shrank March Air Force Base to half its size and cut down its effect on the Riverside-area economy.

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LAObserved: Register arrives as Tribune undercuts the Times

newspaper

By Kevin Roderick | April 14, 2014 1:10 AM

The Orange County Register on Sunday published a staff photo from this week’s new addition to the Los Angeles County newspaper scene — the LA Register, due Wednesday — and a story detailing some of the plans: 50-60 pages weekdays, 80-90 pages on Sundays, with Register sports coverage and a staff of 40 covering news in the Los Angeles area. The paper will be sold in 5,500 retail locations, the OCR story says, “including grocery and convenience stores and on news racks. The paper will cost $1.50 weekdays and $2 on weekends. Home delivery is expected to begin in May.” The story is outside the pay wall — as I have to assume LA coverage will be, at least at first.

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By Soumya Karlamangla
April 13, 2014, 6:26 p.m.

For nearly two decades, Barbara Garnaus maintained a modest, delicate life balance: keeping her part-time Orange County school district job and juggling her bills and credit card debt.

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The Hill: Senators warn of Bush fatigue if Jeb runs

The Hill

By Alexander Bolton – 04/13/14 06:00 AM EDT

Senate Republicans are warning that “Bush fatigue” could weigh on GOP chances of capturing the White House in 2016 if Jeb Bush wins the nomination.

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