Archive for February 4th, 2011

The PE: San Jacinto conspiracy charges in chaos

02:37 PM PST on Friday, February 4, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: San Jacinto Corruption Probe

Conspiracy charges were tentatively tossed out Friday against seven of the nine defendants in a sweeping San Jacinto corruption probe, after a Riverside Superior Court judge found prosecutors didn’t sufficiently tie them to a campaign contribution scheme.

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The PE: Jeffries files papers for county run in 2012


By PE Politics
on February 4, 2011 10:45 AM

Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries has filed paperwork to raise money for a possible candidacy for the Riverside County Board of Supervisors in 2012.

Jeffries, R-Lake Elsinore, lives in the district of Supervisor Bob Buster, who is up for re-election next year.

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10:00 PM PST on Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

A new report on the San Bernardino County employees’ retirement fund is prompting calls for pension reforms to avoid future cuts to county services.

The report from County Executive Officer Greg Devereaux’s office shows a growing hole — called an “unfunded liability” — of about $1.1 billion in the pension fund. The liability is the difference between the $7.4 billion the fund is obligated to pay employees and pensioners and the $6.3 billion it has in various investments.

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By Ryan Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: 02/03/2011 06:17:05 PM PST

San Bernardino County planning commissioners, expressing concern they weren’t getting an objective staff report on a proposal to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, decided Thursday to delay voting on the issue.

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Daily Bulletin: FBI interviews Upland police captains

By Sandra Emerson Staff Writer
Created: 02/03/2011 06:10:45 PM PST

UPLAND – FBI investigators spoke with three police captains Wednesday and Thursday as part of their ongoing investigation.

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DailyBulletin: Upland protects redevelopment projects

By Sandra Emerson Staff Writer
Created: 02/03/2011 08:05:11 PM PST

UPLAND – City officials have decided to brace themselves for the possible elimination of their redevelopment agency.

The city and the agency have entered into a “cooperative agreement,” which would secure funding for scheduled redevelopment projects to protect them from being taken by the state.

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By Monica Rodriguez Staff Writer
Created: 02/03/2011 08:03:18 PM PST

DIAMOND BAR – For the second time in about three weeks, Pomona Unified School District board members authorized administrators to issue layoff notices to a small group of employees.

The notices, which were mailed out Thursday, will go to a group of 10 employees who work in the district’s child development offices.

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