Archive for March 16th, 2015

The Lou Desmond & Company Show: A Look Back

Lou Desmond

Monday, March 16, 2015 – 03:30 p.m.

Lou has left the bunker for the next two days to celebrate his birthday. Those of you who came out to see us at Bullseye Sport last month may remember that tomorrow is Lou’s birthday.

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Published: March 13, 2015
Updated: March 15, 2015 10:42 p.m.

Riverside County has spent more than $6 million on outside lobbyists since 2004, records show.

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

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 03/15/15, 8:08 PM PDT | Updated: 2 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> It’ll cost double what we said, and if you don’t agree you’ll be thrown out of bankruptcy court.

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Capitol Alert
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics
By Jim Miller
03/15/2015 – 11:18 PM

Printers churned out tens of millions of dollars’ worth of campaign mailers and signs. Media buyers locked up pricey political airtime at dozens of TV and radio stations around California. Digital marketing companies helped campaigns target ads and videos at voters surfing the Web.

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By Daniel Borenstein, Staff Columnist
Posted: 03/15/2015 – 04:00:00 PM PDT

Public employee unions repeatedly insist that workers’ pension funds need not be fully funded, that a target of 80 percent is fine.

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New York Times: An Open Letter to

Hillary Clinton

The United Nations last week. Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd
March 14, 2015


SINCE open letters to secretive and duplicitous regimes are in fashion, we would like to post an Open Letter to the Leaders of the Clinton Republic of Chappaqua:

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Calpensions: High court ruling weakens retiree health rights

Supreme Court of the United States

By Ed Mendel
March 16, 2015

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in January weakens the “vested rights” protection of retiree health care based on a labor contract, potentially making it easier for government employers to cut a growing cost.

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