Archive for December 3rd, 2011

The PE: Cassie MacDuff: SAN BERNARDINO: Costly rehab for airport agency headquarters

Cassie MacDuff

Published: 02 December 2011 08:31 PM

The San Bernardino International Airport Authority’s move to a beautifully remodeled former Norton Air Force Base Non-Commissioned Officers Club seemed ill-timed, considering the recent grand jury criticisms and an FBI raid.

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The PE: REDLANDS: Shooting could lead to new business rules


Published: 02 December 2011 10:59 AM

A fatal shooting outside Charlie Jewell’s in downtown Redlands prompted the city manager to write a letter chastising the bar owner and ask the City Council to consider regulations that would hold businesses accountable for the bad behavior of their customers.

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Published: 02 December 2011 09:30 PM

Jurupa Valley will pay nearly $13 million for law enforcement services during its first year as a city, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department contract going to the Riverside County Board of Supervisors for approval Tuesday.

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SacBee: Racing to raise taxes in California

By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Inspired by new polls showing that California voters may pass higher taxes for schools, the race is on to place tax hikes on the November 2012 ballot. But insiders warn of “mutually assured destruction” if multiple tax measures qualify.

It is tough enough persuading voters to approve any tax, but particularly so if voters are confused by competing measures.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
December 2, 2011

A Republican-backed group seeking to place newly drawn state Senate districts before voters next year is asking the California Supreme Court to prepare for its referendum to qualify for the ballot.

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David R. Baker, Chronicle Staff Writer
Saturday, December 3, 2011

Faced with sluggish sales at home, American refineries are shipping gasoline, diesel and other petroleum products abroad in record amounts, turning the country into a net exporter of fuel.

And that’s one of the reasons gasoline now costs more than ever before, for this time of year.

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