Archive for August 3rd, 2011

The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Prosecutors guide grand jury testimony

10:29 PM PDT on Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: San Bernardino Co. Probe

From the moment that 2,769 pages of grand jury testimony became public in a sweeping San Bernardino County corruption probe, defense attorneys accused prosecutors of presenting one-sided evidence.

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Gastineau says it wasn’t a threat
Mike Cruz, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/02/2011 06:19:46 PM PDT

Former sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gastineau, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old police Explorer, found himself back in jail Tuesday after prosecutors accused him of posting a threatening message on Facebook.

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The Sun: Penman’s opponent issues an apology

Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/02/2011 07:42:17 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – A challenger to City Attorney James F. Penman in the November election apologized Tuesday for an email to 6,000 recipients in which he erroneously said Penman took campaign money from a key figure in the county’s latest corruption scandal.

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The Sun: Ex-mayor’s wife will lead Colton

Council says no to special election
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/02/2011 08:54:45 PM PDT

COLTON – At the first meeting since David Zamora died in office, the City Council voted Tuesday night to keep a Mayor Zamora in office.

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DailyBulletin: DCFS director resigns

Interim leader’s last day Sept. 16
Christina Villacorte, Staff Writer
Created: 08/02/2011 08:33:04 PM PDT

The county’s troubled Department of Children and Family Services will undergo yet another leadership change, after the resignation this week of acting director Jackie Contreras.

She is the agency’s third chief in eight months to step down; her last day is Sept. 16.

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Regional redevelopment agency is $9.1 million short
August 02, 2011 8:44 AM
Brooke Edwards
Staff Writer

To keep all of the Victor Valley’s redevelopment agencies alive under a new state law, data released Monday shows local cities will have to revisit their strained budgets and come up with a combined total of nearly $29 million over the next year.

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SacBee: Mortgage deduction could be trimmed

By Tony Pugh
McClatchy Newspapers
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

WASHINGTON – Just as Social Security and Medicare benefits were dangled above the shredder in the debt ceiling debate, another of Washington’s sacred cows could end up on the chopping block soon as well.

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