Archive for May 20th, 2014

The Sun: Colonies case returning to San Bernardino Justice Center

Scales of Justice

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 05/19/14, 2:13 PM PDT |

The shuffling of judges and staff to the newly opened San Bernardino Justice Center and other scheduling conflicts will delay hearings on dismissal motions in the Colonies corruption case by up to two months, a court clerk said Monday.

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SBPEA

By Doug Saunders, The Sun
Posted: 05/19/14, 9:37 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Some members outside of the San Bernardino Public Employees Association office Monday night were visibly angry and frustrated with the lack of representation they say they’ve been receiving.

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San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 05/19/14, 10:30 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Recommended changes to the city’s governing document — including the lightning rod issue of how to set police and firefighter pay — were moved toward the ballot by a unanimous City Council vote on Monday.

That’s not the end of the road, though.

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free tickets

Patrick McGreevy
May 19, 2014

California officials would have to say “no” if offered free tickets to a Beyoncé concert, Dodgers game or Disneyland, under new gift rules approved Monday by the state Senate.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, May. 20, 2014 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, May. 20, 2014 – 12:16 am

A half-century ago, a governor named Brown persuaded the California Legislature to embark on what those involved thought would be a modest new program of health care for poor Californians.

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NBA

The NBA files formal allegations against Clippers owner Donald Sterling

James Rainey
May 19, 2014

The NBA filed formal allegations Monday and set a June 3 hearing in its effort to strip Donald Sterling of his ownership of the Clippers, citing conduct that the league said “damaged and continues to damage the NBA and its teams.”

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Paul Tanaka

Paul Tanaka, the former second-in-command to Sheriff Lee Baca, took the stand Monday in the trial of a deputy charged in a jail probe.

Cindy Chang, Victoria Kim
May 19, 2014

The former undersheriff and a current captain of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department are subjects in an ongoing federal grand jury investigation into excessive force and corruption in the county’s jails, a federal prosecutor said Monday.

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Politics

Bloomberg-Businessweek

Campaign 2014

By John Tozzi May 19, 2014

Political candidates, their allies, and issue groups have spent nearly half a billion dollars on TV ads talking about the Affordable Care Act since the law was passed four years ago, according to a new analysis by Kantar Media CMAG, which tracks political ads. And for every $1 spent in support of Obamacare, $15 went to trashing it.

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