Archive for May 6th, 2014

The Sun: Online spat raises questions about San Bernardino chief of staff

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By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 05/05/14, 4:37 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> A heated online argument between Mayor Carey Davis’ chief of staff and a former elected official raised questions in the mind of some about the appropriateness of the staffer’s behavior, while others said it was a reasonable response to a political opponent’s intentional provocation.

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Riverside County Sheriff

May 05, 2014; 05:19 PM

The projected budget shortfall for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has dropped by $10 million, and officials want to use $10 million from a contingency fund to further shrink the gap.

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

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By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 05/05/14, 8:41 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> A proposal to increase resident engagement by starting City Council meetings at 6:30 — after the end of a 9-5 job, as all other local cities do — was defeated on a split vote Monday night.

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By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 05/05/14, 7:33 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> A town hall meeting scheduled for Saturday at Gibson Senior Center has been canceled due to a death in Mayor Ray Musser’s family.

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Sacramento-Business-Journal

May 5, 2014, 1:46pm PDT
Kathy Robertson
Senior Staff Writer- Sacramento Business Journal

Almost two years since the U.S. Supreme Court approved the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act, the Sacramento-based Pacific Legal Foundation gets a shot in appeals court this week at unwinding the mandate based on how it was enacted.

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Christopher Dorner

Christopher Dorner, a former LAPD officer who killed four people and wounded others as he sought revenge for his firing, was the focus of a massive manhunt over 12 days in February 2013. It ended when he killed himself. (Associated Press)

Joel Rubin
May 5, 2014

As the manhunt for Christopher Dorner unfolded across Southern California last year, efforts to catch the killer were marred by poor communication and collaboration among police departments, an independent report concluded.

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Campaigns

David Lauter
Monday, May 5, 2014

Six months out from the November midterm election, Republicans have a strong advantage which, if it holds up, would likely translate into significant gains in Congress, a new nationwide survey indicates.

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RollCall: Another Ugly Poll for Obama

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By Steven Dennis
Posted at 12:21 p.m. on May 5, 2014

These aren’t the poll results President Barack Obama is looking for. A new USA Today/Pew poll has ugly numbers for the president’s Democratic Party ahead of the midterm elections and even uglier figures for the president.

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Supreme Court allows prayer at public meetings

David G. Savage
May 5, 2014

The Supreme Court’s decision Monday to allow Christian prayers at city council and other public meetings divided justices not only ideologically, but along religious lines as well.

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