Archive for October 7th, 2015

Lou Desmond

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

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

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Published: Oct. 6, 2015 – Updated: 5:06 p.m.

“A City That Works” didn’t when it comes to California’s campaign finance rules, and the result is a $2,000 fine for the city of Redlands.

To read article by Jeff Horseman in The P-E Political Empire Blog, click here.

Daily Bulletin: L.A. County Supervisors choose new CEO

LA County Seal

By Sarah Favot, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 10/06/15 – 8:12 PM PDT |

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously named Sachi Hamai as the county’s chief executive officer.

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Ray Musser

Ray Musser

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/06/15 – 7:17 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> Former City Manager Stephen Dunn said Tuesday that he has helped lead the effort to recall Mayor Ray Musser.

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Jerry Jones+NFL

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talks to reporters during a post-game interview after a loss to the Saints. (Jonathan Bachman / Associated Press)

Sam Farmer
October 6, 2015

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones emerged from NFL headquarters Tuesday with an unmistakable message.

He’s ready to get Los Angeles done.

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Lake Shasta + Drought

Lake Shasta and Northern California’s other largest reservoirs, Oroville and Trinity, account for almost a quarter of the state’s surface water supplies. Combined, they can hold more than 10.5 million acre feet – or 3.4 trillion gallons – of rainwater and snowmelt. To put that in perspective, the city of Sacramento in 2014 used just 94,000 acre-feet. (Greg Barnette – Redding Record)

Water & Drought
By Dale Kasler
October 6, 2015

In the latest indicator of the severity of the drought, the federal government’s main reservoirs serving California have begun the new “water year” at just a quarter full and in worse shape than last year.

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The Washington Post: Donald Trump plots his second act

Donald Trump

By Robert Costa, Philip Rucker and Dan Balz
October 7, 2015 at 6:00 AM

NEW YORK — After a summer of dominating the Republican presidential campaign, Donald Trump is moving into a new and uncertain phase that the billionaire businessman acknowledges will be more challenging than any project he has ever undertaken — even as he views the nomination as now within his reach.

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Politico: McCarthy in command

Kevin McCarthy

The majority leader believes he’s closing in on the 218 votes he needs to succeed John Boehner as speaker.


By Jake Sherman , Anna Palmer and John Bresnahan
10/06/15 – 08:08 PM EDT

With the rest of the House Republican Conference in a state of turmoil, Kevin McCarthy is projecting a sunny sense of confidence going into his first battle for speaker.

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