Archive for May 12th, 2014

InlandPolitics: San Bernardino County inmate abuse scandal continues to grow

Sheriff

Monday, May 12, 2014 – 10:30 a.m.

The Los Angeles County-esque scandal now hitting the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department continues to build momentum.

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The PE: REDLANDS: Homes of all sizes under construction

Redlands

May 10, 2014; 04:52 PM

On a clear day, the view is to die for.

Step onto one of the three decks running across the back of this under-construction house and there lies much of the city of Redlands, the entire San Bernardino Valley and the San Bernardino mountain range from the San Gorgonio Pass to the Cajon Pass and beyond.

To read story by Jan Sears in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The Sun: San Bernardino Justice Center opens for business

S.B. Courthouse

By Lori Fowler, The Sun
Posted: 05/11/14, 8:53 PM PDT |

The San Bernardino Justice Center is officially open for business.

Civil cases will be heard starting today in the new 11-story building at 247 West 3rd St., across from the historic courthouse.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff

By City News Service
Posted: 05/12/14, 6:37 AM PDT |

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The first of 20 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies to be indicted on various corruption and civil rights charges is scheduled to formally plead guilty today to a weapons violation.

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taxes

Marc Lifsher
Monday, May 12, 2014

California is fighting back in the battle to keep businesses from relocating to lower-cost states.

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Politics

Chris Megerian
Monday, May 12, 2014

California’s budget may be on the mend, but the race for a top state financial office could be one of the year’s most tumultuous election battles.

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Pension Reform

By Ed Mendel
Monday, May 12, 2014

An Assembly committee last week approved a bill aligning the state law covering 20 county retirement systems with federal tax law, disappointing some who want to bar the use of “excess” investment earnings for retiree health care and other purposes.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, May. 12, 2014 – 12:00 am

Next month marks the 36th anniversary of Proposition 13, California’s iconic property tax limit, and time has not healed its political wounds.

Conservatives still love it, liberals still hate it and it’s perpetual fodder for academic, journalistic and political cogitating.

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Donald Sterling

By Ismael Estrada and Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN
updated 11:26 AM EDT, Mon May 12, 2014

(CNN) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he’s sorry but feels he was “baited” to make racist comments, nearly two weeks after the NBA fined him and banned him for life for his remarks in a recorded conversation.
Sterling: ‘I’m asking for forgiveness’

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