Archive for April 29th, 2014

The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors face ballot challengers

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Voters on June 3 will decide who will fill three seats on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors

April 28, 2014; 06:04 PM

The changing face of Riverside County is reflected in this year’s election for the county’s top elected jobs where three Latinos, including two Democrats, are challenging three white Republican incumbents.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Paul Zellerbach
District Attorney Paul Zellerbach (Paul Alvarez/The Press-Enterprise)

April 28, 2014; 05:03 PM

Several law enforcement unions on Monday called for Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach to resign from office in the wake of allegations that he illegally tampered with opponent Mike Hestrin’s campaign signs in Indio last week.

To read story by Richard K. De Atley in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Upland seal

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 04/28/14, 11:18 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> City leaders have agreed to terminate health benefits for elected officials, a move that can save this financially-strapped city $103,000 annually.

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John Pomierski

Pomierski

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 04/28/14, 8:13 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> Former Upland Mayor John Pomierski will be released from prison Tuesday, five months earlier than expected for federal bribery charges, his attorney said.

Pomierski, 60, will be released from state prison in Taft in Kern County.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 28, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown urged members of the Assembly’s budget panel Monday to support his plan for a new rainy-day reserve before voters in November.

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Two of the candidates hoping to replace Rep. Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) are launching cable TV ad campaigns. (May 7, 2008)

By Jean Merl
April 28, 2014, 2:12 p.m.

Two of the four Democrats vying to succeed Rep. Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) on Monday announced cable TV ads in the Inland Empire district.

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By Seema Mehta
April 28, 2014, 3:48 p.m.

Republican gubernatorial candidates Monday seized on Toyota’s decision to move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to Texas as evidence of California’s poor business climate and to lash out at Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Barack Obama

President Obama’s approval rating fell to 41 percent, down from 46 percent through the first three months of the year and the lowest of his presidency in Washington Post (ABC News polls. Charles Dharapak/AP)

By Dan Balz and Peyton M. Craighill
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Democrats face serious obstacles as they look to the November elections, with President Obama’s approval rating at a new low and a majority of voters saying they prefer a Congress in Republican hands to check the president’s agenda, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

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