Thursday, June 5, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.
Here’s some other news of interest from Tuesday’s primary election:
Apple Valley fire tax fails
Town of Apple Valley voters rejected a tax increase to provide additional funding to the town’s fire protection district.
The measure required a two-thirds vote.
Desert Hot Springs rejects tax increase
The Riverside County city of Desert Hot Springs is in the hot seat, and one-step close to bankruptcy.
City resident’s rejected Measure F on Tuesday. The measure would have created a parcel tax to support public safety services.
This measure also required a two-thirds vote.
Moreno Valley recalls mayor
Voters recalled Moreno Valley mayor Tom Owings Tuesday.
A corruption investigation into city government was the key to Owings demise.
County voter turnout second-worst in California
San Bernardino County has another dubious distinction this week.
It had the state’s second worst voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary election. It was just under 15%. Neighboring Riverside County, which is more educated and affluent, was 5% higher.
Is anyone really surprised?