Archive for October 23rd, 2015

InlandPolitics: San Bernardino County HR Director convicted of solicitation

SBCO

Friday, October 23, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.

It appears San Bernardino County government, which has a penchant for sweeping dirty laundry under the rug, has been busy protecting its Human Resources Director.

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Politico: Insiders: Trump nomination looking more likely

Donald Trump

Eighty-one percent of Republican insiders say that the likelihood that Trump becomes their party’s nominee is higher today than it was a month ago.(Politico Illustration / Getty Images)

By Katie Glueck
10/23/15 – 05:12 AM EDT

The odds that Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential nomination are going up.

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Citizens Business Bank

The company is in an expansion mode, having just acquired an Oxnard-based bank

Published: Oct. 22, 2015 2:39 p.m.

  • Net income: $27.9 million
  • Year-over-year increase: $3.6 million, 14.78 percent
  • Loans and leases: Increased by $38 million, net of feees and discounts, 1 percent
  • Noninterest-bearing deposits: $3.30 billion, 55.46 percent of total deposits, increased by $54.4 million, 1.67 percent

CVB Financial Corp. and its subsidiary Citizens Business Bank just completed its second highest quarter of earnings on record, president and CEO Christopher Myers said Thursday in a conference call.

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

Doug Shepard

Republican congressional candidate Doug Shepherd.

Published: Oct. 22, 2015- Updated: 9:53 a.m.

Rep. Mark Takano officially has a 2016 opponent.

Riverside Republican Doug Shepherd announced Thursday, Oct. 22, he would run against Takano, D-Riverside, for the right to represent the 41st Congressional District, which includes Riverside, Moreno Valley, Perris and Jurupa Valley. He’s already filed papers with the Federal Election Commission.

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

Randon Lane

Riverside County supervisor candidate and Murrieta Mayor Randon Lane.

Published: Oct. 21, 2015 – Updated: 1:20 p.m.

A candidate for Riverside County supervisor is getting support from an Indian tribe with a history of giving big and often to political campaigns and causes.

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

San Diego County Sheriff Beating

He files a $20 million lawsuit, saying he suffers lasting damage from a head injury inflicted during his arrest at a San Diego County casino hotel.

Published: Oct. 22, 2015 – Updated: 10:52 p.m.

A Riverside man is seeking more than $20 million in a federal civil rights lawsuit that accuses San Diego County sheriff’s deputies of knocking him unconscious with a flashlight at Harrah’s resort near Valley Center in July.

To read story by Gail Wesson in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Drug

San Diego’s Imprimis has introduced a compounded drug that sells for far less than Daraprim from Turing Pharmaceuticals. — John Gastaldo

By Bradley J. Fikes | Oct. 22, 2015 | Updated 6:23 p.m.
San Diego’s Imprimis has introduced a compounded drug that sells for far less than Daraprim from Turing Pharmaceuticals.

  • Turing Pharmaceuticals raised price of AIDS/cancer drug by 5,000 percent

Turing Pharmaceuticals sparked nationwide outrage and government investigations when it raised the cost of a generic drug used for AIDS and cancer from $13.50 to $750 a capsule.

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