Archive for October 30th, 2015

The Lou Desmond & Company Show: GOP Debates and the Race for the White House

Lou Desmond

Friday, October 30, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

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

On the show, Ed Hoffman, owner of Wholesale Capital Corporation, joins the show to talk about the GOP debate. Who were the winners and who were the losers? And speaking of losers, how do Republican voters feel about Jeb?

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No Debt

But a fourth, Eastvale, won’t get any relief from what it owes the county.

Published: Oct. 29, 2015 – 4:10 p.m.

Riverside County’s four newest cities have been told that a one-time, $23.7 million, infusion of state money will wipe out debts that Menifee, Wildomar and Jurupa Valley owe to the county.

To read article by Sandra Stokley in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Kamala Harris

Attorney General Kamala Harris is raising a lot of money for her Senate campaign, but she’s spending it at an unusually high rate. (Damian Dovarganes/The Associated Press)

Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
October 29, 2015

  • The front-runner for seat is grappling with high overhead costs
  • Harris raised $1.8 million over the past quarter, but spent $1.4 million
  • Campaign says early investments are paying off

Democrat Kamala Harris is developing a spending problem that has nagged front-runners before her.

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Loretta Sanchez

Rep. Loretta Sanchez is trailing Democratic rival Kamala Harris in her bid for the U.S. Senate, polls show. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

Phil Willon
October 29, 2015

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, the Democrat famous for bumping ultra-conservative GOP Rep. Robert “B-1 Bob” Dornan from office in Orange County two decades ago, may need a little Republican love next year.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
October 29, 2015

  • State is in bottom tier of states in academic tests
  • Education establishment has excuses for failure
  • Underlying issue is using test results to grade teachers

The latest national academic tests tell us again that California’s public schools aren’t doing a very good job of educating more than 6 million youngsters.

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Amazon aims to reduce its traditional two-day delivery to less than two hours, and has expanded its Prime Now delivery service to more than 15 major U.S. cities in less than a year.

Chris Kirkham
October 30, 2015

Taree Truong wore a uniform bearing Amazon’s logo, signed into an Amazon tracking device and was told by Amazon dispatchers to make deliveries for its new Prime Now courier service across far-flung parts of Orange County.

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Politico: Exclusive: GOP campaigns plot revolt against RNC

GOP Debate

The Sunday evening meeting comes after an eruption of complaints by the candidates about the debates.

By Alex Isenstadt
10/29/15 – 09:07 PM EDT
Updated 10/29/15 – 09:50 PM EDT

Republican presidential campaigns are planning to gather in Washington, D.C., on Sunday evening to plot how to alter their party’s messy debate process — and how to remove power from the hands of the Republican National Committee.

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