Archive for September 22nd, 2011

InlandPolitics: So now everyone’s figured out the economy sucks

Thursday, September 22, 2011 – 12:10 p.m.

Hold the presses!

Just out: The economy isn’t going to get better anytime soon.

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Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2011, 11:34 am by GottaLaff

A reader linked me to this fascinating article, along with the question, “Is this the House GOP’s Solyndra?” Maybe Darrell Issa should investigate California Republican Rep. Jerry Lewis, former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.

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InlandPolitics: The Church Fart!

Thursday, September 22, 2011 – 11:30 a.m.

This says it all about getting older and the whole aging thing.

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InlandPolitics: Was this a joke?

Former Supervisor Dennis Hansberger

“Scot really understands the industry in a way the rest of us don’t,” said San Bernardino County Supervisor Dennis Hansberger, an airport authority board member.


The following archived story is republished from the Press-Enterprise.

Putting troubles behind them
San Bernardino airport officials give no-bid contract for renovation to aviation insider with checkered past

08:55 PM PDT on Sunday, April 27, 2008

The Press-Enterprise

He spent four years in prison for bankruptcy fraud, oversaw a string of failed aviation ventures, and could be banned from the aviation industry altogether.

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Thursday, September 22, 2100 – 08:00 a.m.

As federal agents were executing search warrants in an investigation into activities involving the redevelopment of the former Norton Air Force Base, San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris was reportedly knocking down the door of The Sun / Inland Valley Daily Bulletin newspapers.

No, I’m not kidding.

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THe PE: FBI raids S.B. airport offices

10:18 PM PDT on Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Published: 9/21/2011 06:20 PM

FBI agents and other law enforcement officers raided the San Bernardino International Airport Authority office and storage units as well as a home and offices used by Scot Spencer, a convicted felon who was awarded two no-bid agreements in 2007 to build a commercial airport at the former Norton Air Force Base.

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The Sun: FBI raids San Bernardino airport

By Joe Nelson and Josh Dulaney, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 09/21/2011 10:02:16 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — The FBI on Wednesday served search warrants at San Bernardino International Airport and the Riverside home of airport developer Scot Spencer.

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By Mike Cruz Staff Writer
Posted: 09/21/2011 12:38:23 PM PDT

Former taxpayer advocate Gregory Eyler, one of several people suspected of political malfeasance and fraud in the San Bernardino County Assessor’s Office, has been scheduled for a jury trial in January.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/21/2011 04:59:42 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Temporary workers will be used to fill some of the more than 400 empty positions in the San Bernardino City Unified School District, angering union members who say the jobs should go to their members.

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Union members begin three-day strike at Kaiser hospitals over stalled negotiations
By Will Bigham, Staff Writer
Created: 09/21/2011 09:26:12 AM PDT

FONTANA – About 2,500 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees in Southern California began a three-day strike today (Wednesday), forming picket lines at hospitals here, in Los Angeles and in San Diego.

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