Archive for September 23rd, 2015

Lou Desmond

Wednesday, September 23, 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 Father Josiah, from St. Andrew, to discuss the canonization of Father Junípero Serra today. Should Serra be a saint, or is he a mass-murdering criminal? After that, Ken White joins the show to round up the week in law enforcement with The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

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Moreno Valley seal

Suit against giant warehouse project by Owings’ group brings total to seven so far.

Published: Sept. 22, 2015 – Updated: 11:23 p.m.

The number of legal challenges filed against the World Logistics Center has climbed to seven — including one from former Moreno Valley Mayor Tom Owings.

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

KNBC-LA: LA’S Nuclear Secret

Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Years of mishandling dangerous radioactive materials and chemicals has also left a toxic legacy for generations of people living near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

By Joel Grover and Matthew Glasser
September 22, 2015

Tucked away in the hills above the San Fernando and Simi valleys was a 2,800-acre laboratory with a mission that was a mystery to the thousands of people who lived in its shadow. In a place called Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), there was a secret collaboration between the U.S. government and private companies to test the limits of nuclear power.

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Jerry Brown

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
September 22, 2015

  • Legislation gives local agencies ways to pay for projects once funded by redevelopment

Four years after approving legislation that ended the anti-blight redevelopment program in California, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill giving local agencies a way to pay for similar projects.

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Money

Capitol Alert
By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
September 22, 2015

  • State-local spending totals nearly $449 billion
  • California numbers in line with population share

California’s state and local governments collected nearly $412 billion in taxes, fees, interest, federal grants and other payments in 2012 and spent nearly $449 billion, according to a new Census Bureau report.

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Morning Consult: Poll: Trump Leads, Clinton Under 50

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 13: U.S. Secretary of State Nominee and incumbent U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill January 13, 2009 in Washington, DC. Clinton was tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to lead the State Department after he defeated her in the Democatic primaries last year. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Morning Consult

Reid Wilson | September 22, 2015

A strong performance in last week’s Republican presidential debate has raised former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina’s public profile, but not nearly enough to cut into real estate mogul Donald Trump’s lead over the rest of the GOP field.

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Joe Biden+Hillary Clinton

Vice President Joe Biden talks with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Barack Obama hosts a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office on Dec. 7, 2009. (Photographer: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Politics

Margaret Talev and Arit John
September 23, 2015 — 3:00 AM PDT

  • As Hillary Clinton’s ratings tumble, nearly half of those surveyed say they want the vice president in the race.

One quarter of Americans who are registered Democrats or lean that way say Vice President Joe Biden is now their top choice for president. The findings of a national Bloomberg Politics poll released Wednesday represent a notable achievement for an as-yet undeclared candidate, suggest concerns about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, and raise the prospect of a competitive three-way race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Hillary Clinton

By Ken Thomas and Katherine Lucey
Associated Press
September 23, 2015

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, breaking her longstanding silence over a project criticized by environmentalists as a threat to the planet’s climate.

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