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Los Angeles Times: This California desert town is experiencing a marijuana boom

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Marijuana boom coming to Desert Hot Springs

Paloma Esquivel
May 10, 2016

Carlos Bravo, the owner of a tow company here, was at work late last year when a real estate agent came to him offering half a million dollars for 5 acres of undeveloped, brush-pocked desert — five times what he’d paid for the land six months earlier.

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InlandPolitics: Other Inland Empire election tidbits


Thursday, June 5, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

Here’s some other news of interest from Tuesday’s primary election:

Apple Valley fire tax fails

Town of Apple Valley voters rejected a tax increase to provide additional funding to the town’s fire protection district.

The measure required a two-thirds vote.

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InlandPolitics: This and that!


Saturday, May 31, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.

Here’s some news flowing across the transom this week, in case you missed it!

Sterling Trust sells Los Angeles Clippers

The Sterling Family Trust and Shelly Sterling has agreed to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Former Microsoft Executive Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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LATimes: Desert Hot Springs declares fiscal emergency to avoid bankruptcy

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Desert Hot Springs has declared a fiscal emergency as it seeks to avert a second bankruptcy filing.

By Rick Rojas
November 20, 2013, 4:20 p.m.

Officials in Desert Hot Springs have declared a fiscal emergency in an attempt to avert a second bankruptcy as the Palm Springs-area city approaches insolvency.

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InlandPolitics: Another SoCal city on Bankruptcy watch

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Saturday, November 16, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

Another SoCal city is officially on Chapter 9 bankruptcy watch.

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The PE: TEMECULA: City manager’s pay is election issue


10:58 PM PDT on Monday, October 4, 2010

The Press-Enterprise

Just five city managers in California — and only one in the Inland area — earned more than Temecula City Manager Shawn Nelson in 2009, according to a survey.

Nelson, 51, earned $336,288 last year, an amount that includes his base salary, deferred compensation and other payouts, according to the survey released last month by the League of California Cities, an advocacy group for cities and towns. Nelson’s base pay is $291,571 a year, according to Temecula.

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