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The Press-Enterprise: PALM SPRINGS: JetBlue returns to region; $99 flights to NYC

Jet Blue

Non-stop red-eye service to New York City is scheduled to begin in January.

Published: Aug. 31, 2015 – Updated: 1:37 p.m.

JetBlue will resume service to the Inland region in January after an absence of several years.

To read article by Fielding Buck in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

The Sun: San Bernardino’s community development director announces resignation

San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/19/2013 03:28:11 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The community development director has announced her resignation, ending a tenure credited with bringing efficiency and more than $1 billion in building valuation to the city and leaving another high-level vacancy.

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The PE: REGION: Virgin America begins Inland service

Virgin America begins service to Palm Springs starting today.(KIMBERLY PIERCEALL/STAFF PHOTO)


Published: 15 December 2011 01:43 PM

The mayor of Palm Springs looked worried. As Virgin America’s first flight from San Francisco descended into his normally sunny resort city Thursday afternoon, Steve Pougnet saw clouds outside the aircraft’s window.

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DesertSun: Debate heats up between Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Mary Bono Mack


Rep. Mary Bono Mack and Sen. Barbara Boxer


10:36 AM, Mar. 4, 2011 |
Written by PAUL C. BARTON
Desert Sun Washington Bureau

As the crow flies, the hometowns of Rep. Mary Bono Mack and Sen. Barbara Boxer — Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage — lie within 10 miles of each other.

But when it comes to challenges facing the federal government, Bono Mack and Boxer might as well hail from different planets.

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DesertSun: Pougnet under fire on charity funds


February 20, 2011
Written by Erica Felci

The salary Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet earned from a charity he co-founded is the subject of an anonymous complaint filed with the California Attorney General’s office.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.

February 11, 2011 | 7:15 pm

Canyon National Bank of Palm Springs, weakened by troubled commercial real estate loans, was closed late Friday by federal regulators who said its three branches would reopen Saturday as part of Pacific Premier Bank.

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LATimes: Palm Springs police chief resigns over gay sex sting


The arrests of 19 men have roiled the city, considered a haven for gay men and lesbians.

By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times
January 11, 2011

Reporting from Palm Springs —

Shirtless and squeezed into tight jeans, a hunky undercover Palm Springs police officer hovered in a shadowy parking lot and lured men cruising the Warm Sands neighborhood.

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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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DesertSun: Mary Bono Mack, Steve Pougnet to debate in 45th Congressional race

Candidates will face off Aug. 19

Erica Felci • The Desert Sun • August 1, 2010

U.S. Rep. Mary Bono Mack and her Democratic challenger, Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet, will face off in an Aug. 19 debate.

It marks the first time the Palm Springs Republican congresswoman has debated a Democratic challenger since the 2002 election.

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