Archive for May 30th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Memorial Day 2011


Monday, May 30, 2011- 12:01 a.m.

Honoring the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our freedom.

The Sun: A day to remember our bravest

Supervisor Gary Ovitt
Posted: 05/29/2011 06:02:57 PM PDT

Memorial Day is a special day to honor those men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. We celebrate those brave Americans whose patriotism and love of country is echoed in our history – from the American Revolution to the current military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Many paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011 – 10:50 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 2, 2011 – 08:09 a.m.

A review of public records from 2007-2009 show alleged bribes, made in the form of political action contributions by Colonies Partners, inexplicably went far and wide.

Not politicians pockets as has been portrayed in the media.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011 – 09:30 p.m.

The situation for Americans in general isn’t so hot these days, and it’s likely to worsen.

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The Sun: Burum’s legal defense taking shape

Corruption charges are overblown, lawyer says
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/30/2011 12:11:09 AM PDT

Over the last two years, Rancho Cucamonga developer Jeff Burum has been steadfast in his denial of any wrongdoing in regards to the county’s landmark $102 million settlement with the development company he co-manages, Colonies Partners LP.

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DailyBulletin: Ontario on guard

City finance director warns council of possible revenue loss
Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 05/30/2011 12:11:11 AM PDT

ONTARIO – City officials have been warned – by the steward of its finances – to take further actions in the future to reduce costs in case of declining revenues.

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DailyBulletin: Chino announces budget projections

Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 05/29/2011 06:54:16 PM PDT

CHINO – City officials announced somewhat mixed budget projections for the upcoming fiscal year last week with revenue increases, rising pension costs, a significant reserve dip and the spectre of losing redevelopment agency funds.

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VVDailyPress: Concerns mount over Cabriales conflict



May 29, 2011 9:38 PM
Brooke Edwards

VICTORVILLE • City records show Mayor Pro Tem Rudy Cabriales voted to approve $55,000 in sponsorships over the last eight years to the High Desert Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit headed up by his wife.

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History shows financial crisis takes seven years to heal
May 29, 2011 2:00 PM
Tomoya Shimura
Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Despite hopeful signs in previous months, the latest employment report sends a clear warning message to San Bernardino County that the job picture is less stable than previously perceived, University of Redlands researchers said.

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11:40 PM PDT on Sunday, May 29, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

The new commander of the 4th Air Force headquartered at March Air Reserve Base said he is not overly concerned about the impending changes that have rattled some of his colleagues.

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LATimes: Capitol Journal: An on-time budget for a change?



By George Skelton
Capitol Journal
May 30, 2011

From Sacramento– The landscape will be shifting at the state Capitol. Political dynamics are in transition. And the first unmistakable sign may be the Legislature’s meeting its budget deadline for the first time in a generation.

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LATimes: Positive signs in an anemic U.S. recovery

Many experts blame weaker spending on fuel prices. But the cost of gas has fallen in recent days. Above, Anthony Vargas at a gas station in Valencia. (Damian Dovarganes, Associated Press / May 27, 2011)

By Don Lee and Tom Petruno, Los Angeles Times
May 30, 2011

Reporting from Washington and Los Angeles— Signs of slower growth in the United States, coupled with rising fears over the European debt crisis and other unsettling developments, are fueling concern about whether the sputtering U.S. recovery could stall or even enter a new downturn.

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By Peter Nicholas, Washington Bureau
May 30, 2011

Reporting from Washington — Two top Republicans said Sunday they opposed raising the nation’s debt ceiling without major moves to slash the federal deficit, a stance that suggests the GOP may be heading toward a high-stakes showdown with Democrats as the deadline for congressional action nears.

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