Archive for November 13th, 2015

The Sun: Former Victorville councilwoman sues employer, alleges retaliation

Angela Valles

Angela Valles

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 11/12/15, 10:22 AM PST |

Outspoken former Victorville Councilwoman Angela Valles is suing her employer, the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority, alleging her colleagues have retaliated against her and demoted her because of her continued efforts to expose government corruption.

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lawsuit

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 11/12/15 – 12:34 PM PST |

The parents of a developmentally disabled Ontario man, beaten to death by his cell mate at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against San Bernardino County and the captain of the jail.

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Daily Press: Former Baca staff member picking up the pieces

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Samuel Clauder sues county after being cleared of child porn charge.

By Shea Johnson
Staff Writer
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at 5:25 PM
Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 6:11 PM

SAN BERNARDINO — A former Congressional staffer exonerated of possessing child pornography will speak to reporters Friday outside sheriff’s headquarters here as he recovers property seized by authorities from his home during the criminal investigation.

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Ballot Measures

AP California News

By Juliet Williams
Associated Press
Nov 12, 2015 – 6:57 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two well-known Republican state lawmakers submitted language Thursday for a ballot initiative that would ask California voters to redirect about $8 billion in bond money from the state’s high-speed rail project to build water storage.

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U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

By Brian Melley
Associated Press
November 12, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s death penalty survived a legal challenge Thursday when a federal appeals court reversed a lower court ruling that had found it was unconstitutional because of excessive delays.

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Los Angeles Times

Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, said Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, it expects a buyout offer to cut its staff by 7 percent. Chicago-based Tribune Publishing Co. owns 11 major daily newspapers.

By Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer
Posted: 11/12/15 – 10:03 AM PST |

The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers says it expects a buyout offer to cut its staff by 7 percent.

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El Nino

By Josh Richman
jrichman@bayareanewsgroup.com
Posted: 11/13/2015 – 05:17:09 AM PST
Updated: 11/13/2015 – 05:17:20 AM PST

Bone-dry California remains on track to get a drenching this winter from the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, federal scientists said in new projections released Thursday.

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Donald Trump

The presidential candidate and billionaire businessman leads the field of candidates in the Republican race.

By Philip Rucker and Robert Costa
November 13, 2015 at 7:18 AM

  • Trump captures the nation’s attention as he campaigns

Less than three months before the kickoff Iowa caucuses, there is growing anxiety bordering on panic among Republican elites about the dominance and durability of Donald Trump and Ben Carson and widespread bewilderment over how to defeat them.

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