Archive for September 11th, 2015

Lou Desmond

Friday, September 11, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

The Lou Desmond and Company Show is broadcasting from the Toyota of San Bernardino Recording Studios!

On the show, Lou is joined by Ed Hoffman, President of Wholesale Capital Corporation on a special 9/11 Remembrance Edition. They discuss the events that took place that day and how they changed out country.

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InlandPolitics: We will never forget — September 11, 2001

09-11

Friday, September 11, 2015 – 09:15 a.m.

In honor and remembrance of those who lost their lives on a tragic day in American history.

SBCO

Friday. September 11, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

The Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and Redlands Daily Facts newspapers have printed an article on a San Bernardino County legal issue of public concern.

To read the story by Joe Nelson, click here.

Fitch-Rating

Concerned about the expense of a $1.2 billion expansion, Fitch Ratings has downgraded the rating on $683 million revenue bonds issued on behalf of Loma Linda University Medical Center

Published: Sept. 10, 2015 – 3:33 p.m.

Concerned about the expense of a $1.2 billion expansion, Fitch Ratings has downgraded the rating on $683 million revenue bonds issued on behalf of Loma Linda University Medical Center.

To read article by Fielding Buck in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 09/10/15 – 10:32 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Members of the city’s largest employee union were briefly confused and frustrated when a tentative contract agreement reported to bankruptcy court was pulled off the City Council agenda, but he approval process is now back on track, according to a union leader.

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Medical Marijuana

Lisa Leff
Associated Press
Sep 11, 2015 – 5:08 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers were expected to vote Friday on a proposal to create the first regulatory framework for the state’s thriving but unruly medical marijuana industry after lawmakers reached an 11th-hour compromise on a trio of marijuana bills.

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Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown, center, listens Wednesday to Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, left, and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins as they announce they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use in motor vehicles by 2030.

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
September 10, 2015

  • Governor says controversy gets more coverage for climate change
  • Brown also credits loss with increasing his ‘zeal’
  • Dropping petroleum reduction mandate a major win for oil companies

Gov. Jerry Brown gets his way with the California Legislature so often that his defeat on major climate and transportation initiatives this week put him in an unusual defensive spot.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
September 10, 2015

  • Academic testing shows lackluster results
  • Poor, English-learner kids fare the worst
  • Will tests hold schools accountable?

It was no surprise that California’s first academic tests tied to new Common Core English and mathematics standards revealed lackluster achievement.

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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Southern California Edison, one of the two utilities that owns the plant, wants state regulators to keep a settlement agreement in place that leaves customers on the hook for $3.3 billion of the $4.7-billion cost to close the facility. (Gregory Bull / Associated Press)

By Ivan Penn
September 10, 2015

Southern California Edison asked state regulators Thursday to reject calls to reopen the settlement agreement over the closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Hilda Solis

L.A. County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis speaks during a board hearing in June. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

By Patrick McGreevy
September 10, 2015

The Senate on Thursday failed to muster the two-thirds vote to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot requiring large California counties, including Los Angeles, to expand their five-member boards of supervisors to at least seven members.

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El Nino

Cars move slowly along the northbound 14 freeway in the Santa Clarita area Wednesday as storm clouds and rain pass over the area. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)

By Rong-Gong Lin II
September 10, 2015

El Niño is on track to become one of the most powerful on record, strongly suggesting California could face heavy rainfall this winter, climate scientists say.

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