Archive for December 5th, 2015

Donald Trump

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the Republican Jewish Coalition at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Thursday in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Wall Street Journal

By Aaron Zitner and Dante Chinni
Dec. 4, 2015 – 6:38 p.m. ET

  • Celebrity businessman appeals to nonreligious voters who don’t believe politicians can get U.S. back on track

Donald Trump has built his leading position in the Republican primary race by bringing together an underappreciated segment of the GOP—blue-collar voters who aren’t especially animated by social issues—and who may be setting the stage for an unusual, three-person sprint to the nomination.

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Jerrod burguan

San Bernardino Police Chief Jerrod Burguan addresses the media.

Saturday, December 5, 2015 – 08:30 a.m.

Inland Empire law enforcement agencies involved in the response to the act of terrorism at the Inland Regional Center are receiving stellar marks across the board.

As they should.

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Paul Davis

Paul Davis accepts $40,000, statement of regret from colleagues to drop claim that investigation violated his constitutional rights. (Terry Pierson/File)

Published: Dec. 4, 2015 – Updated: 11:53 p.m.

It wasn’t exactly an apology, but Riverside officials have acknowledged that they regret the city’s 2014 investigation of City Councilman Paul Davis, who was accused of violating the city charter.

To read article by Alicia Robinson in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Housing Prices

Capitol Alert
By Dan Walters
walters@sacbee.com
December 4, 2015

  • Median home prices in state are up 45 percent in four years
  • Property taxes will rise just 1.525 percent due to low inflation
  • Property taxes may be a hot political issue next year

California’s home prices have been escalating sharply as the state recovers from recession, but property taxes on those homes will rise only slightly, reports from two state agencies indicated Friday.

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