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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Agencies pool money for transit center, Metrolink extension

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A new low-polluting Metrolink engine with positive train control, and a safer passenger car with stronger frame, rubber bumpers and collapsible tables, are pulled onto tracks in downtown San Bernardino for transit center groundbreaking on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Cassie MacDuff/STAFF PHOTO)

February 26, 2014; 03:10 PM

Transportation officials circled the wagons in downtown San Bernardino on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to kick off a $227 million project to bring Metrolink, bus service and, eventually, rail to Redlands together at a single station.

To read column by Cassie MacDuff in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Miller approval ratings down; six Californias?

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Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga

December 27, 2013; 05:56 PM

Democrats seeking to unseat Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga, in the 31st Congressional District are feeling encouraged by a recent poll that shows him with weak approval ratings.

To read post by Jeff Horseman and Imran Ghori in The PE Political Empire Blog, click here.

InlandPolitics: An unintended consequence?

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

One has to really wonder just how unhappy San Bernardino County officials are these days.

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The Sun: Ruling tossed in San Bernardino County indemnity suit prior to settlement

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/16/2013 06:51:47 PM PDT

A San Diego Superior Court judge, in an effort to encourage a settlement between San Bernardino County, and Upland and two transportation agencies, purged his Feb. 5 decision to dismiss all damages claims the county made against the city and the two agencies.

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Joe Nelson and Sandra Emerson, Staff Writers
Posted: 03/16/2013 05:17:55 PM PDT
Updated: 03/16/2013 06:51:03 PM PDT

After nearly nine years and roughly $46 million in taxpayer money spent by all parties involved, San Bernardino County’s indemnity lawsuit against Upland and two transportation agencies has left scars, but none that cannot be healed, officials say.

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The Sun: San Bernardino County agrees to end 9-year lawsuit

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/12/2013 08:49:23 PM PDT

San Bernardino County on Tuesday settled its nearly 9-year-old lawsuit against the city of Upland and two transportation agencies regarding the county’s landmark settlement with Rancho Cucamonga investor group Colonies Partners LP in 2006.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Cities urge end to lawsuit

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San Bernardino County Supervisors Chairwoman Janice Rutherford has called for the county to end its litigation over the $102 million Colonies lawsuit settlement.

February 12, 2013; 08:56 PM

A group of Inland city officials urged San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 12, to end the county’s costly lawsuit against three public agencies to recover $102 million paid in the controversial Colonies settlement.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Bill Postmus

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/30/2013 08:24:55 PM PST
Updated: 01/30/2013 08:49:52 PM PST

A San Diego Superior Court judge on Wednesday tentatively dismissed a nine-year-old lawsuit by San Bernardino County against three public agencies in which the county sought to recoup a portion of a $102 million legal settlement the defendants say was corrupt.

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