Archive for September 25th, 2011

InlandPolitics: Website fully restored

Sunday, September 25, 2011 – 09:30 p.m.

A hack of the servers of the hosting company for caused the temporary outage of more than 700,000 sites worldwide on Sunday.

Most affected websites incurred a defacement of the main page for up to 17 hours.

The website is now fully operational.

We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers.

InlandPolitics: It was only a matter of time

Sunday, September 25, 2011 – 11:30  a.m.

It was only a matter of time before federal officials descended onto the debacle involving the redevelopment of the former Norton Air Force Base.

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From left to right: San Bernardino City Council Members Fred Shorett, Virginia Marquez, Tobin Brinker and Mayor Pat Morris.

Sunday, September 25, 2011 – 11:15 a.m.

The recent FBI raid at San Bernardino International Airport has already found its political usefulness.

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The Sun: FBI probes take toll on county

4 investigations in less than year
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/24/2011 07:10:43 PM PDT

The federal raid at San Bernardino International Airport on Wednesday marked the fourth FBI investigation in San Bernardino County in the last year, leaving some public officials wondering when the next shoe will drop.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 09/24/2011 07:12:48 PM PDT

UPLAND – The city’s newest City Council member will be taking her seat at the dais Monday.

Debbie Stone, a funeral director at Stone Funeral Home, will be sworn into office during a special meeting at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 24, 2011

Days after a Field Poll found a majority of Californians support the concept behind legislation scheduling all ballot measures during the November election, opponents of the bill are pushing back with their own poll results showing voters overwhelmingly oppose Senate Bill 202.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Sep. 25, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

The state constitution assumes that the governor and the Legislature will pass one state budget each year, and that’s the way it worked for many decades.

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Capitol Notebook By Marisa Lagos
Chronicle Columnist
Saturday, September 24, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown has taken great care in recent weeks to warn his fellow Democrats in the Capitol that his party affiliation doesn’t spell a slam dunk for the hundreds of bills they sent him this month.

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Money & Company
Tracking the market and economic trends that shape your finances.
September 24, 2011 | 11:26 pm

Members of Southern California’s grocery union voted to ratify a new contract with Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons on Saturday night, bringing an end to labor negotiations that dragged on for more than eight months and brought tens of thousands of workers to the verge of a strike.

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By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times
September 25, 2011

Sacramento native Shawn Lewis knows the value of student financial aid. The son of a struggling single mom, Lewis says he never would have been able to attend UC Berkeley without the $24,000 in annual state grants and private scholarships he receives to pursue his political science degree and dreams of law school.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the Republican Leadership Conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Mich. (Carlos Osorio / Associated Press / September 23, 2011)

By Paul West
September 24, 2011, 6:06 p.m.

Reporting from Tampa, Fla. — A threatening cloud hung low over the Orange County Convention Center on Saturday evening as top members of Gov. Rick Perry’s brain trust left a place their candidate would love to forget.

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By Philip Rucker and Dan Eggen
Published: September 24, 2011

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — With three debates behind them, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney embarked this weekend on a mad dash for campaign cash, each laboring to sway uncommitted Republican donors off the fence and to convince GOP elites that he would be the party’s best standard-bearer against President Obama.

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