Archive for May 28th, 2014

InlandPolitics: Another federal lawsuit targets San Bernardino County Jails


Wednesday, May 28, 2014 – 08:30 a.m.

Another federal lawsuit filed against the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has surfaced this week.

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The PE: POLITICS: Stepping from behind Capital’s curtain

Leslie Gooch

Lesli Gooch, Republican candidate in the 31st Congressional District.

Published: May 27, 2014 Updated: 10:10 p.m.

Lesli Gooch talks about her experience on Capitol Hill as she campaigns to replace retiring Rep. Gary Miller of Rancho Cucamonga in next week’s primary, yet Gooch has never been elected.

To read story by Elizabeth Held in the Press-Enterprise, click here.


By Beau Yarbrough, The Sun
Posted: 05/27/14, 10:02 PM PDT | Updated: 12 secs ago

Redlands technology company Esri is pledging $1 billion to make its mapping software available for free to more than 100,000 public schools, the company president announced Tuesday.

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DailyBulletin: Upland City Manager Stephen Dunn to retire

Stephen Dunn


By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 05/27/14, 9:42 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> City Manager Stephen Dunn announced at Tuesday night’s council meeting that he will retire effective June 30, in the midst of financial turmoil and after a testy relationship with some members on the City Council.

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VVDailyPress: SEC amends fraud complaint


Attorneys must answer or ask to dismiss by June 5
May 27, 2014 5:46 PM

VICTORVILLE • The Securities and Exchange Commission recently amended its complaint alleging fraud in a 2008 municipal bond offering against the city, Assistant City Manager Keith Metzler and others. The SEC had to do so to comply with a federal judge’s order to show proof of earlier dismissed claims that the city and Metzler were also benefactors of ill-gotten gains.

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In this photo taken Feb. 22, 2008, Charles Munger Jr. of Santa Clara, a major donor to Proposition 32 on the California ballot is seen at the California Republican Party convention in San Francisco.  Munger, the son of wealthy investor Charles Munger Sr., is on the opposite side of the political isle as her half sister, Molly Munger, a wealthy civil rights attorney  who is major donor behind Proposition 38, which increase taxes for education. Both Mungers have spent millions in this election year to transform California's political landscape.  (AP Photo/Sacramento Bee, Brian Baer)

Charles Munger, shown in 2008, is supporting GOP candidate Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor. (Brian Baer / Associated Press)

Seema Mehta
May 28, 2014

With a week to go before the primary, a glossy new mailer funded by GOP establishment forces began hitting mailboxes, trying to boost Neel Kashkari’s gubernatorial bid by telling voters about Republican rival Tim Donnelly’s criminal past.

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LA County Seal

Abby Sewell
May 28, 2014

Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to require candidates to file their campaign finance reports electronically, allowing the public to see them quicker.

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California Money

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
May 27, 2014

California’s legislators have seen their incomes go up and down in recent years due to decrees by the state’s salary commission, but remain the highest paid in the nation, according to a new survey by Stateline, a Pew Charitable Trusts website.

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By Dale Kasler
Published: Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 – 11:02 am

CalPERS has defeated a bid by Wall Street’s leading credit ratings agencies to toss out the pension fund’s lawsuit over a $1 billion investment loss.

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OCRegister: Sterling to NBA: You’re in for a fight

Los Angeles Clippers

Published: May 27, 2014 Updated: 10:54 p.m.

Donald Sterling, it seemed, had accepted his presumed fate. He would not own the Clippers much longer, and his wife, Shelly, was going to step in and spearhead the sale of their team.

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