Archive for April 22nd, 2011

InlandPolitics: Use of legal case perplexing

Friday, April 22, 2011 – 08:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday April 22, 2011 – 09:35 a.m.

A story titled “Ruling opens door” published Tuesday in The Sun and Inland Valley Daily Bulletin newspapers presents a wild stretch at applying a recent California court decision as being similar to alleged misconduct involving a $102 million settlement between the County of San Bernardino and Colonies Partners L.P.

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Lake Elsinore Councilwoman Melissa Melendez and Assemblyman Brian Nestande, R-Palm Desert, answer questions Thursday during the California Speaks Out event organized by the state Republican Party in Riverside. (Gabriel Luis Acosta/Staff Photographer)

By James Rufus Koren Staff Writer
Created: 04/21/2011 09:26:18 PM PDT

RIVERSIDE – Republicans brought their traveling budget show to the Inland Empire on Thursday evening, with state Republican leaders and elected officials talking about their ideas for restoring prosperity to California.

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The Sun: Firm sues 1st Centennial on behalf of stockholders

By JOY JUEDES Staff Writer
Posted: 04/21/2011 06:03:00 PM PDT

A San Diego law firm is suing former officers and directors of 1st Centennial Bank on behalf of stockholders.

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By Jim Steinberg Staff Writer
Posted: 04/21/2011 06:16:19 PM PDT

Government statistics released Thursday have given hard numbers to what we already knew.

The recession has taken its toll on residents of the San Bernardino-Riverside counties.

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The Sun: Baca joins fast to oppose cuts



By James Rufus Koren Staff Writer
Posted: 04/21/2011 03:04:19 PM PDT

Rep. Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, along with national Latino leaders and more than two dozen other members of Congress, refrained from eating Thursday, a move aimed at drawing attention to federal budget cuts proposed by Republican lawmakers.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville looks to oust VVWRA attorney

April 21, 2011 5:45 PM
Brooke Edwards

Victorville is calling for the regional wastewater authority to hire a new attorney, citing conflict of interest concerns.

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VVDailyPress: VVEDA shopping for new attorney

Andre de Bortnowsky


Split commission may oust Victorville’s de Bortnowsky over conflict of interest concerns
April 21, 2011 3:49 PM

He’s been their attorney for 20 years, since representatives from each local city formed the Victor Valley Economic Development Authority to help redevelop the area surrounding shuttered George Air Force Base.

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OCRegister: Obama chimp official can’t be fired

Marilyn Davenport


April 21st, 2011, 11:53 am
Posted by Martin Wisckol, Politics reporter

Santa Ana Republican Virgil Nickell wants to know why the county GOP doesn’t kick Marilyn Davenport off the party’s governing Central Committee.

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Friday, April 22, 2011
By Ed Mendel

Orange County supervisors led by John Moorlach took on the legal issue of boosting pensions for years already served under a less generous plan. They lost when the state Supreme Court last week unanimously refused to hear their appeal.

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By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Friday, Apr. 22, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

The state is taking in more money than expected as it opens income tax returns, raising hopes at the Capitol that a cash infusion could help cut California’s remaining $15.4 billion deficit.

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