Archive for September 26th, 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011 – 10:27 a.m.

The City of San Bernardino has amassed nearly $1 billion in enforceable obligations by way of its fourteen redevelopment project areas according to documents filed with the State of California.

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Posted: Friday, September 23, 2011 2:14 pm | Updated: 10:00 pm, Fri Sep 23, 2011.


Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 | Orange County Marketplace swap meet owner Jeff Teller, a driving force behind the two-year fight to stop the sale of the local fairgrounds, has been kicked off the property.

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The PE: CONGRESS: Beleaguered Postal Service at crossroads

09:15 AM PDT on Monday, September 26, 2011


WASHINGTON – With the U.S. Postal Service hemorrhaging money and fast approaching insolvency, Inland lawmakers are backing competing plans to overhaul the beleaguered institution.

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Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/25/2011 07:03:17 AM PDT

HINKLEY – Think about this happening to your part of the world.

Eight miles away there are plans for a commercial composting facility that would bring 1,100 tons per day of biosolids – the sludge left over after sewage water is treated – plus a like amount of green materials – like wood chips – and mix them in the open air and allow the mixture to cook in the sun.

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DailyBulletin: GOP aims to improve outreach to Latinos

Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 09/25/2011 07:03:04 AM PDT

The GOP in California faces increasing electoral challenge as the numbers of Democratic-leaning Latino voters continue to grow.

As demographics shift in the state, California Republican Party officials acknowledge the party needs to do a better job of communicating its policy goals directly to Latino voters.

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VVDailyPress: Generous benefits for Hesperia school board

Perk may clash with California government code
September 25, 2011 2:33 PM
Beau Yarbrough
Staff Writer

School board members in the Victor Valley’s largest district are getting free medical benefits worth up to $905 a month — a generous perk that may clash with state law.

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LATimes: Democrats scramble to replace cash

With funds missing or frozen, a campaign treasurer facing charges and an election 14 months away, many go looking for money.

By Richard Simon and Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times
September 25, 2011, 6:29 p.m.

Reporting from Washington and Sacramento— A suspected embezzlement scheme that has ensnared hundreds of campaign accounts of Democrats has sent candidates scrambling for new cash as they prepare for an election season that could reshape California’s political landscape.

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Willie Brown
Sunday, September 25, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown is doing well in the polls right now, but he’s got a problem in the works that could really take him down.

Check in with legislative analysts – the state is on track to run out of money by Thanksgiving.

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Monday, September 26, 2011
By Ed Mendel

In pension-troubled Rhode Island the state auditor general is recommending the end of something that makes California unusual among states: allowing labor unions to bargain for pension and retiree health benefits.

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