Archive for June 1st, 2014

InlandPolitics: LA Kings to compete for second NHL Stanley Cup

LA Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014 – 11:00 p.m.

The Los Angeles Kings Hockey Club will return to the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday Night, at Staples Center.

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InsideSoCal: Beloved children’s character seeks your vote

Grover Sign

By David Allen (
Posted on May 27, 2014

I can’t be the only who sees these campaign signs for Grover Merritt (above) and immediately thinks of the “Sesame Street” character (below).

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The plan was to make money from the venue, but instead the county has had to kick in money to meet expenses

Published: May 31, 2014 10:18 p.m.

When San Bernardino County was planning to build an outdoor amphitheater in a natural bowl at Glen Helen Regional Park, officials saw it as a potential cash cow.

To read story by David Olson in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

Cassie MacDuff

By Cassie MacDuff, Staff Columnist
Published: May 31, 2014 Updated: 6:32 p.m.

Ontario’s lawsuit against Los Angeles to regain control of Ontario International Airport will be back in court next week.

Lawyers for the sparring sides are mum.

To read column by Cassie MacDuff in the Press-Enterprise, click here.


Published: May 31, 2014 Updated: June 1, 2014 7:56 a.m.

SACRAMENTO – At a diner blocks from the state Capitol, Tim Donnelly is a familiar face.

He likes the place for its oversized pancakes and its retro furnishings, and as he chats with a visitor a waitress walks over, hands him a card the staff has signed and says she’s talked up his run for governor.

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The idea is to recoup money spent on providing inmates legally required health care. Inmates can stay on Medi-Cal upon release assuming they still meet eligibility standards.

Published: May 30, 2014 Updated: 10:55 p.m.

Riverside and San Bernardino are joining the rush of California counties seeking to enroll jail inmates in a government-run health insurance program to recoup millions of dollars in medical costs.

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

LA County Seal

By Christina Villacorte, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 05/31/14, 9:53 PM PDT | Updated: 46 secs ago

Tuesday’s primary election for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to be among the most competitive in recent history.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Jun. 1, 2014 – 12:00 am

CNN, the television news network, offers a handy website calculator that allows a user to compare the cost-of-living differentials among the nation’s towns and cities.

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MAY 31, 2014

The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents.

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Politico: Hillary Clinton allies prep for Benghazi


By JAKE SHERMAN and MAGGIE HABERMAN | 5/30/14 4:28 PM EDT Updated: 5/30/14 5:51 PM EDT

Senior aides to Hillary Clinton told a group of Democratic foreign policy hands that they want to move past litigating the facts of the deadly attack in Benghazi, and detailed plans to streamline their messaging in the coming months.

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