Archive for July 18th, 2014

The Sun: San Bernardino holds final public hearing on city charter

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 07/18/14, 12:26 AM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Residents and city employees said their piece Thursday evening at the final public hearing on five proposed amendments to the city charter before the City Council’s planned Aug. 7 vote on whether to put those changes on the ballot.

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By Chris Megerian
July 17, 2014

The recount in the California controller race has produced only a handful of new votes for Assemblyman John A. Pérez, the candidate who launched the review.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014 – 9:25 pm
Last Modified: Friday, Jul. 18, 2014 – 6:52 am

The Legislature’s Democrats voted to place an advisory measure on the Nov. 4 ballot, asking voters whether Congress should pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s highly controversial ruling removing barriers on corporate contributions in federal campaigns.

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Posted 07.17.2014

While most indicators signal an economic upswing in California, the reality facing many residents of the Golden State is simple: On the ground, the recovery is still sluggish.

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Drought Watch

By Los Angeles Times staff
July 18, 2014

More than 80% of California is now in an extreme drought, according to new data by the National Weather Service.

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