Archive for September 18th, 2015

Lou Desmond

Friday, September 18, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

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

Lou is joined by Ken White, founder of Brothers of America. They discuss Draft Kings. How did sports betting become legal for them? Turns out, a powerful lobby created an exemption for them.

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Moreno Valley seal

As another agency sues, a warehouse developer aims to ask voters to OK measures that could help shield the project.

Published: Sept. 17, 2015
Updated:   Sept. 18, 2015 – 6:31 a.m.

  • Three government agencies plan to sue Moreno Valley over the World Logistics Center, saying the project’s traffic and air pollution impacts are not being addressed.
  • Riverside County Board of Supervisors: Voted to sue Tuesday, Sept. 15
  • Riverside County Transportation Commission: Voted to sue Wednesday, Sept. 16
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District: Voted to sue Sept. 4
  • Riverside City Council: Voted not to sue Tuesday, Sept. 15

Developer Iddo Benzeevi is pursuing and funding ballot initiatives that could thwart legal challenges to his World Logistics Center as the number of lawsuits mount.

To read article by Imran Ghori in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

San Bernardino Seal

Judge Meredith Jury ruled Thursday the city hadn’t met its legal obligation to bargain with the fire union before outsourcing the Fire Department. FILE PHOTO

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 09/17/15 – 11:00 PM PDT |

RIVERSIDE >> In a decision she acknowledged “puts a bunch of marbles on the road to reorganization” for San Bernardino, Judge Meredith Jury ruled Thursday the city hadn’t met its legal obligation to bargain with the fire union before outsourcing the Fire Department.

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fppc logo

By Patrick McGreevy
September 17, 2015

The state’s campaign finance watchdog agency on Thursday adopted new requirements that nonprofit groups that contribute through a federal political action committee to support or oppose ballot measures or candidates in California must disclose their donors.

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federal reserve

By Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee
September 17, 2015

Cautious Federal Reserve policymakers on Thursday held a key interest rate at near zero, opting to wait longer to remove the unprecedented easy-money stimulus to determine whether recent global financial market volatility has slowed the U.S. economy.

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For Sale

Business & Real Estate
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
September 17, 2015

San Diego–

California’s summer housing rally cooled in August, a research firm said Thursday, as tight supplies kept a lid on sales and more buyers found prices out of reach.

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Carly Fiorina

From right: Carly Fiorina, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, Donald Trump and other candidates take the stage for the Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on Wednesday. Fiorina’s steely, self-assured and at times deeply personal debate performance on Wednesday could help the Republican Party appeal more effectively to women. (Monica Almeida/ The New York Times)

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
September 17, 2015

  • Presidential candidate was riding high in U.S. Senate race in 2010
  • She ultimately lost to Barbara Boxer
  • Supporters say California experience made Fiorina sharper candidate


In her first debate against Democrat Barbara Boxer in California’s Senate race five years ago, Carly Fiorina waited all of one minute to broadside the incumbent Democrat in her opening remarks.

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