Archive for September 14th, 2011

The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors approve final budget

10:34 PM PDT on Tuesday, September 13, 2011


Riverside County supervisors approved a final fiscal 2011-2012 budget on Tuesday and were immediately faced with the prospect of additional cuts and possible layoffs by next year.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/13/2011 06:43:23 PM PDT

San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry is proposing an ordinance that would require anyone seeking a job in the food service industry be screened for eligibility to work in the United States using the federal E-Verify program before a food handler card could be obtained.

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06:57 AM PDT on Wednesday, September 14, 2011


President Barack Obama’s approval rating among Californians fell to a new low in recent months, as the state’s voters continued to struggle with a lasting economic downturn and most concluded that the country is headed in the wrong direction, a new survey found.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/13/2011 10:01:02 PM PDT

GRAND TERRACE – After nearly five months of closed-door negotiations, the city agreed Tuesday night to pay almost $2.3 million owed to the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 09/13/2011 05:25:02 PM PDT

UPLAND – Police Chief Steve Adams’ retirement should be official by the end of the week, and Capt. Jeff Mendenhall will take the reins.

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OCRegister: Durkee clients may struggle to replace funds

September 13th, 2011, 11:30 am · posted by BRIAN JOSEPH, Sacramento Correspondent

State and federal campaign finance laws may prevent some of Kinde Durkee‘s clients from replacing the money they’ve allegedly lost, the Orange County Register has learned.

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September 13th, 2011, 3:17 pm · posted by BRIAN JOSEPH, Sacramento Correspondent

The California Board of Accountancy has ordered Kinde Durkee‘s company to immediately stop providing accounting services after it discovered that Durkee and Associates is not licensed and has no licensed accountants on staff.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
September 13, 2011 | 10:25 pm

Yield-hungry individual investors on Tuesday put in orders to buy more than half of the short-term notes that California is selling this week to raise cash.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Not only did the Legislature fail to produce a genuinely balanced budget this year, thus continuing a sorry tradition, but it also dropped the ball on other issues facing a large, economically troubled state.

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By Alana Semuels and Duke Helfand, Los Angeles Times
September 13, 2011, 6:14 p.m.

The number of Californians living in poverty grew for the fourth straight year in 2010, more evidence that continued high unemployment and a struggling economy are weighing on the state’s families.

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Politico: In special elections, Republican break curse

By MOLLY BALL | 9/14/11 1:01 AM EDT

They finally did it: On Tuesday, Republicans exorcised their special election demons.

Embarrassed by a string of losses in competitive, high-profile House contests, the GOP was dreading the prospect of another humiliation in a race for a GOP-friendly seat in Nevada and a drubbing in a solidly Democratic New York district.

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