Archive for May 26th, 2014

InlandPolitics: Memorial Day – 2014


Monday, May 26, 2014 – 09:30 a.m.

Remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.


Also, Bonnie Garcia accuses a rival of comparing her to a prostitute and a Democrat gets a very late start in an Assembly race

Published: May 25, 2014 6:58 p.m.

Law enforcement leaders across Riverside County, including Sheriff Stan Sniff, have withdrawn their endorsements for District Attorney Paul Zellerbach in the wake of Indio police recommending six criminal charges be filed against Zellerbach in a campaign-sign tampering case.

To column by Jeff Horseman in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

Jeff Stone

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone.

Similar honorary badges were recalled after state attorney general found they might be illegal in 2007; issue resurfaces after Supervisor Jeff Stone uses one.

Published: May 25, 2014 Updated: 9:50 p.m.

Seven years after the California attorney general said it might be against the law to issue honorary police-style badges to people who aren’t sworn officers, three Riverside County supervisors still have them.

To read story by Sarah Burge in the Press-Enterprise, click here.


Deputy District Attorney Grover Merritt left. District Attorney Michael Ramos right.

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 05/25/14, 7:31 PM PDT |

The race for San Bernardino County district attorney pits incumbent Michael A. Ramos against one of his own prosecutors and longtime adversaries, Grover Merritt.

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By Josh Richman
Posted: 05/25/2014 04:09:07 PM PDT# Comments
Updated: 05/26/2014 06:06:31 AM PDT

With just over a week to go before Election Day, the Golden State is gearing up for — or perhaps, altogether ignoring — what could be its lowest-ever turnout in a primary for governor.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, May. 26, 2014 – 12:00 am

There are just two measures on the June 3 statewide ballot, Propositions 41 and 42, and both were placed there by the Legislature.

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