Archive for November 4th, 2015

Lou Desmond

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

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

Estimable Economist Jay Prag joins Lou today on the show. They discuss whether or not everyone should pay taxes. If everyone is taking things from the government, shouldn’t we all be putting something in the pot?

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Andrew Lamberto

In this file photo, Andrew Lamberto addresses the board of supervisors on December 8, 2014 in San Bernardino.

By Neil Nisperos, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 11/03/15 – 5:18 PM PST |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Greg Devereaux, the chief executive officer of San Bernardino County, offered a public apology to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, referring to his decision to not immediately inform the county’s elected leaders that his human resources director, Andrew Lamberto, had been arrested and pleaded guilty to agreeing to engage in prostitution.

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Foothill Freeway

The 210 Freeway and Sunland Boulevard intersect at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, near where tunneling for the bullet train is proposed. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Ralph Vartabedian
November 3, 2015

The California high-speed rail authority bowed to pressure from California legislators and members of Congress late Tuesday and released a copy of a 2013 report showing a large estimated increase in the cost of building the initial segment of the bullet train project.

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Kamala Harris

State Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris at a press conference in February. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Phil Willon
November 3, 2015

A state ethics agency has told California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris that it may launch an inquiry into an allegation that she received gifts from a company owned by a San Francisco interior designer that exceed legal limits.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
November 3, 2015

  • Marijuana legalization heads for ballot
  • Making pot legal would have big impact
  • It could transform some communities and create huge legal industry

California is definitely going to pot, but how far remains uncertain.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff

Los Angeles County sheriff’s recruits go through a drill on their first day of training in Monterey Park. Union officials say low pay is hindering efforts to recruit qualified sheriff’s applicants. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Abby Sewell
November 3, 2015

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, firefighters and members of several other employee groups will get a 10% pay increase over three years under contracts approved Tuesday by county supervisors.

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Charles Koch

Charles G. Koch, front left, and David H. Koch during their interview with the “Morning Joe” hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough on Tuesday. (Credit: Miller Hawkins/MSNBC)

By Nicholas Confessore
November 3, 2015

Charles G. Koch, the billionaire conservative businessman and philanthropist, defended the flow of giant donations into political campaigns, saying in an interview on Tuesday that he hoped that money from wealthy contributors would help persuade candidates to end corporate welfare.

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Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a copy of his new book, “Crippled America,” at news conference to promote the book in New York City on Nov. 3. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

By Heather Haddon
November 3, 2015

NEW YORK—Donald Trump on Tuesday called for lower-tier Republican presidential candidates to drop out the race, and praised former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for exiting the contest early.

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