Archive for April 26th, 2014

IEBusinessDaily: New Ethics Allegations against District Attorney

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IE Business Daily

By IE Business Daily
April 26, 2014

The election for District Attorney is one of the hot races to watch this June, if for no other reason than because of the history of the two candidates.

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Riverside is investigating allegations that Councilman Mike Soubirous interfered with city employees, a violation of the city charter. Soubirous has denied any such activity.

April 25, 2014; 03:13 PM

Riverside is investigating complaints that Councilman Mike Soubirous violated the city charter by interfering with employees, allegations he said are puzzling but that he nonetheless denied.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

April 25, 2014 11:05 PM
RENE RAY DE LA CRUZ, STAFF WRITER

VICTORVILLE • Noted economists will help community and business leaders make sense of the Victor Valley’s future during the 2014 High Desert Economic Summit on Wednesday.

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SacBee: Gov. Brown orders more emergency drought measures

By Matt Weiser
mweiser@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Apr. 25, 2014 – 2:32 pm
Last Modified: Friday, Apr. 25, 2014 – 3:25 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a sweeping new emergency drought proclamation, cutting red tape for a variety of government functions to help water agencies find new supplies, and to press the public to use water carefully.

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LATimes: Mortgage lending slows to a 14-year low

By Tim Logan
April 25, 2014, 5:39 p.m.

Fewer home sales and rising interest rates have led to the nation’s lowest level of mortgage lending in 14 years.

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Drought Watch

By Jason Wells
April 25, 2014, 6:53 a.m.

A prolonged period of below-average rainfall has put the entire state of California under some level of drought, ranging in severity from moderate to exceptional, for the first time in 15 years.

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FISA

By Ellen Nakashima
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Verizon in January filed a legal challenge to the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s program that collects billions of Americans’ call-detail records, but a surveillance court rejected it, according to newly declassified documents and individuals with knowledge of the matter.

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