Archive for September 8th, 2011

InlandPolitics: The temper factor?

Thursday, September 8, 2011 – 09:00 a.m.

It looks like Texas Governor Rick Perry may have a temper problem he may have to overcome.

There is several photo shots similar to above, depicting Perry losing his cool with Texas Representative Ron Paul.



The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Nearly $500k lawsuit settlement

By PE News
September 7, 2011 6:25 PM

Riverside County has settled for almost $500,000 its portion of a 2009 lawsuit filed against the county and then-District Attorney Rod Pacheco by a former high-ranking prosecutor, it was announced late today.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/07/2011 06:24:56 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday declared a local emergency in order to secure federal funding to help cover the cost of last weekend’s Hill Fire in the Cajon Pass.

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Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/07/2011 04:58:51 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — Sticker shock and aftershocks.

In retrofitting City Hall for earthquakes, officials will need to deal with both.

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Medical marijuana advocates ask commission to consider changing code
September 07, 2011 4:10 PM
Beau Yarbrough
Staff Writer

The Hesperia Planning Commission is scheduled to take a last whack at a proposed code amendment that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the city on Thursday night.

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LATimes: Amazon cuts deal on California sales taxes

Legislative leaders agree to let the online retailer delay collecting taxes for a year, while it would drop its battle to overturn the state law. Gov. Jerry Brown has not said if he will support the plan.

By Anthony York and Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
September 8, 2011

Reporting from Sacramento— cut a tentative deal with legislative leaders Wednesday night that would allow it to postpone collecting sales taxes from Californians for another year.

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Southern California — this just in
September 7, 2011 | 4:29 pm

The state Assembly on Wednesday approved legislation to smooth the way for construction of a $1.2-billion football stadium in downtown Los Angeles after Democratic leaders promised it would provide thousands of jobs for an economically distressed city and would set new standards for reducing traffic and air pollution.

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Treasurer Bill Lockyer

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 7, 2011

As California prepares to ask investors for $5.4 billion next week, state Treasurer Bill Lockyer is none too pleased with a last-minute bill related to automatic budget cuts.

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LATimes: Perry, Romney square off in Reagan Library debate

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times
September 8, 2011

Sharing a debate stage for the first time, Republicans Rick Perry and Mitt Romney sparred Wednesday night in a series of testy exchanges over jobs, Social Security and the proper tone of a candidate who presumes to lead the country.

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