Archive for April 12th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Crude Oil takes a breather

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 – 08:20 a.m.

Profit taking and questions over consumer gas consumption has the price of light sweet crude oil dropping since Monday morning.

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The Sun: Shorett denies allegations

Probe: Councilman used political influence to broker contract
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/11/2011 07:29:45 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The City Attorney’s Office is looking into allegations by a former official that 4th Ward Councilman Fred Shorett offered to use his political influence to broker a business contract with the city.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Hansberger testifies before grand jury



07:01 AM PDT on Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: San Bernardino County Corruption Probe

Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Dennis Hansberger testified Monday before a criminal grand jury that has also summoned several county officials.

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The PE: Tangled Web of Lawsuits

10:00 PM PDT on Monday, April 11, 2011
Cassie MacDuff

No good deed goes unpunished. That’s the moral of the fix San Bernardino County finds itself in for helping build a flood control project on an Upland developer’s land.

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By PE Politics
April 12, 2011 7:13 AM

House Republicans this morning unveiled details of the sweeping budget cuts sought under legislation to be voted on later this week.

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10:26 PM PDT on Monday, April 11, 2011

Sacramento Bureau

SACRAMENTO – California’s political ethics agency Monday approved a $60,000 fine against Inland potato producer Larry Minor, who confessed to illegally making tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of campaign contributions in the names of others.

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DailyBulletin: Prisoners set for transfers



Inmates to move to local jails
Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 04/11/2011 08:36:41 PM PDT

San Bernardino County Sheriff Rod Hoops says there’s just no room in his jails to handle the county’s share of thousands of low-level criminals who could be transferred to county lockups from state prisons.

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DailyBulletin: Upland to ask supervisors to drop lawsuit

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 04/11/2011 08:38:25 PM PDT

UPLAND – The City Council on Monday evening authorized the city attorney to send a letter to the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors requesting the supervisors terminate their lawsuit against the city and two other public agencies.

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April 11, 2011 5:09 PM
Natasha Lindstrom

PHELAN • The Snowline Joint Unified School District Board Tuesday nightt is set to approve the layoff of 38 employees and “golden handshake” retirement incentives as part of an effort to close a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall.

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VVDailyPress: A.V. joins RDA shuffle

April 11, 2011 2:32 PM
Brooke Edwards

APPLE VALLEY • The town is poised to join the growing list of California cities who are rushing to commit redevelopment funds before the state can take them to help close its massive budget deficit.

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The Sun: Black Banning officers allege bias

Melissa Pinion-Whitt, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/11/2011 07:10:03 PM PDT

BANNING – Two black officers formerly employed by the Police Department and another still on the payroll claim they were targets of discrimination and a hostile work environment that tolerated racial slurs and jokes, an attorney representing them said Monday in a letter to the city manager.

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SacBee: See every gift given to state leaders, aides

Our Region – Data Center
By Phillip Reese The Sacramento Bee
Published: Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2009 – 5:27 pm
Last Modified: Monday, Apr. 11, 2011 – 1:32 pm

Corporations and interest groups gave California leaders and their aides roughly 40,000 gifts worth a total of more than $2 million during the last decade, according to a Bee review of state data.

Use this database to search them all.

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