Archive for May 2nd, 2014

InlandPolitics: Zellerbach reverses course



Friday, May 2, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach will now attend a moderated debate with challenger Paul Hestrin, scheduled for today at Noon, at the Riverside County Bar Association.

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Dan Bernstein

Dan Bernstein

May 1, 2014

This was supposed to be the day I attended the debate between RivCo’s first-term DA and the man who’s trying to oust him.

But DA Paul Zellerbach pulled out of the event, leaving his challenger, prosecutor Michael Hestrin to lament, “I’m disappointed in his judgment.”

To read column by Dan Bernstein in The Press Enterprise, click here.


By Jim Steinberg, The Sun
Posted: 05/01/14, 6:50 PM PDT |

COLTON >> More than 400 registered nurses picketed Thursday in front of Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

“The primary issues are patient care and nursing safety,” said Jed Smith, a labor representative with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.

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Maura Dolan
May 1, 2014, 5:31 p.m.

Reporting from San Francisco—

New California lawyers will soon have to swear to be courteous and dignified under a change in the legal oath approved by the California Supreme Court, it was announced Thursday.

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Donald Sterling

By Linda Massarella, Emily Smith, Bruce Golding and Helen Kumari
May 1, 2014 | 10:51pm

This could wind up being a pretty short ban.

Disgraced racist Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is battling cancer — surprising those around him by beating the final buzzer for as long as he has, sources told The Post on Thursday.

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SacBee: Report: Well water under strain across California


By Matt Weiser
Published: Thursday, May. 1, 2014 – 10:15 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 1, 2014 – 11:10 pm

A new analysis of groundwater levels across California has found historically low water levels in thousands of wells in all areas of the state, another telltale of the drought’s intensity.

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U.S. President George W. Bush with his brother Governor of Florida Jeb Bush

President George W. Bush with his brother. then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, at a campaign rally in October 2004. (Stefan Zaklin / EPA)

Daniel Rothberg

May 1, 2014, 4:18 p.m.
Reporting from Washington—

President George W. Bush said his younger brother Jeb Bush would make a “great president,” as speculation builds that the Republican former governor of Florida might mount a run for the White House in 2016.

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