Archive for May 7th, 2014

InlandPolitics: CD-31: Reyes hits Aguilar

Reyes-Aguilar Mailer - 01

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 – 09:30 a.m.

Clueless Mayor Pete Aguilar (D-Redlands), the Democrat Party’s preferred candidate to replace retiring Congressman Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga), continues his head-in-the-sand approach to campaigning from two years ago.

Two years ago when he unexpectedly failed to make a runoff.

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Grover Trask

Former Riverside County District Attorney Grover Trask.(Ed Crisostomo/The Press-Enterprise)

May 06, 2014; 06:31 PM

In a sharply worded statement, six-term former Riverside County District Attorney Grover Trask said Tuesday that current District Attorney Paul Zellerbach has shown “a serious lack of legal and ethical perspective” regarding incidents in which he allegedly tampered with the campaign signs of opponent Mike Hestrin.

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

The Sun: Charter committee recommends repealing Section 186

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 05/06/14, 11:28 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> The citizen charter review committee voted 7-2 Tuesday night to recommend that the City Council ask voters to repeal Section 186 and instead set salaries for police and firefighters by collective bargaining.

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By Leslie Parrilla, San Bernardino Sun
Posted: 05/06/14, 5:59 PM PDT |

RIALTO >> As the closure of the Rialto airport nears reality next month, plans for the major residential and industrial project to replace it are being retooled, possibly to build fewer homes and more retail, while making way for large corporations in search of big lots to build campus-like settings.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
May 6, 2014

The federal government has rejected California’s initial design for new driver’s licenses to be offered to immigrants in the country illegally, saying the cards fall short of security safeguards.

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By Sharon Bernstein
SACRAMENTO, California Tue May 6, 2014 7:32pm EDT

(Reuters) – California state senators, embarrassed by not being able to more harshly punish state legislators facing criminal charges, moved forward on Tuesday on a measure that would allow them to suspend their pay in the future.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, May. 6, 2014 – 9:15 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, May. 6, 2014 – 9:27 pm

So what’s next for the scandal-ridden state Senate? And what should be next?

Darrell Steinberg, the Senate president pro tem, fired a sergeant-at-arms last week after learning – from a Bee reporter – that the aide had used drugs prior to a shootout at his house that left one person dead and three others injured 17 months earlier.

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LA County Seal

By Abby Sewell
May 6, 2014

After years of debate about how to best modernize the county’s aging and troubled jail system, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday for a $2-billion plan to replace the deteriorating downtown Men’s Central Jail and create a new women’s jail.

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Los Angeles Clippers

By Mark Medina, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 05/06/14, 9:25 PM PDT |

His words sounded forceful. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver classified Donald Sterling’s racially disparaging remarks on an audio tape “as deeply offensive and hurtful.”

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