Archive for November 2nd, 2016


Passengers make their way into one of the terminals at Ontario International Airport, which suffered a 40% decline in travelers during the economic recession. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Dan Weikel
November 1, 2016

After years of litigation and negotiation, Ontario officials assumed ownership of LA/Ontario International Airport from Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 11/01/16 – 9:18 PM PDT |

The race for First District San Bernardino County supervisor sees incumbent Robert Lovingood going up against Angela Valles, a former Victorville councilwoman and Victor Valley Community College District trustee.

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LA County Sheriff

By Susan Abram, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 11/01/16 – 1:37 PM PDT |

A long-awaited civilian oversight commission to push reforms within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, two years after it was formally proposed.

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Joseph Turner
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – 12:04 a.m.

An anonymous commenter on the Inland Politics blog claiming to have lost his or her father in the December 2 San Bernardino terrorist attack is calling for the dismissal of a San Bernardino Sun columnist named Sal Rodriguez.

The columnist has come under fire after he penned a smear piece of a local candidate over the issue of Syrian refugees which contained inaccurate information and insensitive comments. He subsequently engaged in debates on Facebook whereby he presented false information as being fact.

In addition to posting insensitive comments on Facebook and subsequently deleting them, Rodriguez compared the threat of terrorism via refugees to peanut allergies. He suggested that peanut allergies were a greater threat and that anyone getting enraged by refugees was “pathetic.” Read the rest of this entry »