Archive for May 3rd, 2014

IEBusinessDaily: Charter Reform in San Bernardino Hits a Roadblock

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IE Business Daily

By IE Business Daily
May 3, 2014

The appointed citizen’s committee appears to be running into some difficult challenges as it works to make recommendations to the San Bernardino City Council for charter reforms.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

The race to replace retiring Congressman Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) is really heating up.

A few assumptions, previously discussed here, appear to be materializing.

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Incumbent DA Paul Zellerbach, right debates DA candiate Mike Hestrin at Riverside County Bar Association Friday in Riverside, CA. May 2, 2014. (TERRY PIERSON/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER)

May 2, 2014

Z is for Zigzag!

DA Paul Zellerbach phoned the RivCo Bar Association Friday morning. Said he’d had a change of heart. He wanted to debate Mike Hestrin after all.

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

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Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert

May 02, 2014; 06:50 PM

Rep. Raul Ruiz has more than $1.5 million in cash on hand as he defends his congressional seat for the first time, campaign finance records show.

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

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Takano

May 02, 2014; 11:11 PM

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democrat Mark Takano of Riverside, boosted by Democratic Party support and armed with far more money than his three challengers, is expected to successfully defend his seat.

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

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May 2, 2014

Riverside County will pay a former district attorney up to $25,000 to help guide its response to a grand jury report critical of how supervisors use a special fund for donations for nonprofits and community events.

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

The PE: RIVERSIDE: City investigating second councilman

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Riverside City Councilman Paul Davis is under investigation for allegedly violating the city charter, which he denies. (File Photo)

May 02, 2014; 06:35 PM

In an unprecedented situation, Riverside is investigating complaints that two city councilmen “created a hostile work environment” and violated a part of the city charter that bars the council from interfering with the city manager’s authority.

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

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By Jim Steinberg, The Sun
Posted: 05/02/14, 9:55 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> The son of a small town schoolteacher during the Great Depression, Allen B. Gresham became managing partner in a law firm with multiple locations and was a tireless, dedicated leader, according to those who knew him.

Gresham died on April 20. He was 82.

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Gavel

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
and Leslie Parrilla, San Bernardino Sun
Posted: 05/02/14, 7:32 PM PDT

Orange County Superior Court Judge Gail Andler’s ruling Thursday dismissed each of six complaints filed against the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project, according to a news release and attached court order.

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Ontario International Airport

Brian Sumers
Posted: 05/02/14, 7:05 PM PDT |

Passenger traffic at Los Angeles International Airport increased nearly 6 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the prior year, according to statistics released Friday by Los Angeles World Airports.

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DailyBulletin: Los Angeles sports scene riding a heat wave

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By Vincent Bonsignore, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 05/02/14, 11:58 PM PDT | Updated: 59 secs ago

The heat wave rolling through Southern California did more than send locals scurrying inside for cover.

It set the tone for one of the hottest, craziest sports weeks we can remember.

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Sriracha chili sauce is produced at the Huy Fong Foods factory in Irwindale, which owners are considering moving amid a legal fight with the city. (Nick Ut / AP / April 10, 2014)

Tim Logan
May 2, 2014, 9:39 a.m.

Texas lawmakers are making a play to steal California’s most famous hot sauce maker, the embattled Sriracha plant in Irwindale.

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Pitzer College

By City News Service
Posted: 05/02/14, 11:11 AM PDT |

CLAREMONT — A $1 million gift to Pitzer College from philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad will support an endowed financial aid scholarship named after the couple, the school announced today.

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