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The PE: TWENTYNINE PALMS: Base could lose 8 percent of personnel

March 21, 2014; 04:07 PM

Officials at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center near Twentynine Palms said they expect to lose about 1,100 personnel in the next few months.

The move is part of the ongoing reduction in force that began last year in anticipation of the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. Initially, the wartime high of 202,000 Marines was slated to drop to 186,000 by fiscal year 2017. Government spending cuts have reduced that target number to 175,000.

To read story by Mark Muckenfuss in The Press Enterprise, click here.

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Bagley entry in supe race a red herring


Sunday, February 12, 2012 – 02:00 p.m.

So former TwentyNine Palms City Councilman Jim Bagley is running for county supervisor.

Yes, Bagley has decided he can win a seat on the county board since his residence now sits in the Third District instead of the First.

Not really.

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DailyBulletin: Navy plans to expand base

Wesley G. Hughes, Staff Writer
Created: 04/12/2011 09:20:26 PM PDT

TWENTYNINE PALMS – The U.S. Navy Department outlined plans on Monday to nearly double the size of the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center here to be able to accommodate brigade-sized training at the desert base.

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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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