Archive for May 11th, 2010

InlandPolitics: S.B. County independent investigation, not so independent

At some point you have to be amazed at the duplicity in the San Bernardino County government hierarchy.

I mean you can’t make this stuff up.

Finally, evidence has surfaced proving what county supervisors suspected all along. Their top legal advisor was breaching attorney-client privilege in February 2009.

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Written by Administrator
May 10th, 2010 at 10:49 pm

I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant:

I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow.

I will apply, for the benefit of the sick, all measures [that] are required, avoiding those twin traps of over-treatment and therapeutic nihilism.

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RivPE: SB County GOP out of money

By PE Politics
on May 10, 2010 5:36 PM

New campaign-finance reports show that the San Bernardino County Republican Central Committee is virtually out of money.

The party, beset by leadership turnover and fundraising troubles, had only $194.74 on hand in its state account as of March 27, according to reports filed over the weekend.

The party raised only $300 since Jan. 1.

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11:24 PM PDT on Monday, May 10, 2010

The Press-Enterprise

A veteran prosecutor and a seasoned family law advocate are the challengers for a San Bernardino County judgeship in the June 8 election.

Supervising Deputy District Attorney Victor R. Stull and attorney Edmund L. Montgomery are seeking the bench currently occupied by Superior Court Judge Raymond P. Van Stockum, who has announced his retirement.

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RivPE: Riverside County DA candidates invited to debate

10:00 PM PDT on Monday, May 10, 2010

A debate forum for the Riverside County district attorney’s race is set for 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. today at the Stratton Community Center, 2008 Martin Luther King Blvd., Riverside.

An organizer said Monday that challenger Paul Zellerbach plans to attend. No response had been received from incumbent District Attorney Rod Pacheco.

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SBSun: Health community planned at March Air Reserve Base

Carla Sanders, Correspondent
Posted: 05/10/2010 05:59:34 PM PDT

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE – A portion of the former March Air Force Base will see a new incarnation in the coming years as a planned health care community – a project so large it is expected to create at least 25,000 new jobs for the region.

The project, which has been in the planning stages for about six years and is envisioned as “the Mayo Clinic of the West,” according to project leader Don Ecker, is expected to break ground later this year. March LifeCare, as it will be known, will span 150 acres and include 6 million square feet of buildings.

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James Rufus Koren, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/10/2010 05:41:08 PM PDT

About 3,700 Republican voters in Loma Linda will receive new sample ballots this week to replace ballots missing a page of Republican candidates.

One page in those sample ballots, which list the candidates and ballot measures that will appear on June 8’s primary election ballot, listed Democrats running for the San Bernardino County Central Committee and the 63rd State Assembly District rather than the Republicans running for those seats.

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SBSun: Congresswoman cancels commencement speech

Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/10/2010 05:46:18 PM PDT

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Garden Grove will not deliver the commencement address at UC Riverside’s June 12 graduation in a show of support for struggling workers in the UC system.

Her decision came in the aftermath of a graduation speakers boycott called by service and patient care workers at the University of California.

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LATimes: Legislature debates pension reform

On politics in the Golden State

May 10, 2010 | 3:57 pm

A Senate committee heard testimony Monday on a measure that would dramatically change the state’s public pension system.

The bill, SB 919 by Senate Republican leader Dennis Hollingsworth of Murrieta, seeks a wide range of changes including increasing the retirement age from 55 to 65 for many state employees and demanding higher contributions from employees to their retirement accounts.

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