Archive for January 5th, 2012

The PE: INLAND: Former state Sen. Ayala dies

Former state Sen. Ruben S. Ayala.


Published: 05 January 2012 01:38 PM

Former Democratic state Sen. Ruben S. Ayala, author of the Peripheral Canal bill who for two decades represented parts of San Bernardino County in the Legislature and was the first Latino mayor of Chino, died Wednesday. He was 89.

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The PE: REPORT: Inland factory sector shows little movement


Published: 04 January 2012 03:57 PM

The index that tracks manufacturing in Inland Southern California barely moved in December, suggesting that this sector is not playing a huge role in the region’s economic comeback.

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DailyBulletin: Huff selected as Senate Republican Leader


By Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 01/04/2012 06:30:30 PM PST

The state Senate Republican Caucus on Wednesday unanimously selected Sen. Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, to lead state Senate Republicans in 2012.

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DailyBulletin: Chino city manager announces retirement

Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Created: 01/04/2012 02:53:37 PM PST

Chino’s city manager announced today he will retire at the end of his contract’s term on Feb. 27.

After 13 years of directing and coordinating all city services, Patrick Glover will hang up his hat as the city’s top administrator.

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By Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Created: 01/04/2012 04:46:26 PM PST

CHINO – Another tough year is expected for Chino Valley Unified School District as officials anticipate cutting millions from its budget.

Come January, district officials said they will revisit a 33-item list of possible reductions presented to the school board two months ago by its superintendent – a list that includes elimination or cutbacks of nurses, elementary music programs, librarians and several assistant principals.

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By Torey Van Oot
The Sacramento Bee
Published: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Lawmakers returned to Sacramento with a bang Wednesday, kicking off 2012 with a flurry of new bills, a leadership transition and no shortage of drama involving members’ personal troubles.

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On politics in the Golden State
January 4, 2012 | 1:23 pm

State Sen. Sharon Runner (R-Lancaster) said Wednesday she will be working indefinitely away from her office as she awaits a lung transplant because of complications from an autoimmune condition.

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George Skelton

By George Skelton
Capitol Journal
January 5, 2012

From Sacramento– California’s distant spectator seat in the presidential nominating arena is, in part, the result of misplaced spending priorities in Sacramento.

We bought a ticket in the nosebleed section because Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature refused to spend an estimated $100 million for a separate presidential primary early in the nominating process.

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By John Howard | 01/05/12 12:00 AM PST

Hundreds of redevelopment agencies across California are poised to dismantle their operations in less than a month, but new legislation backed by the agencies was poised to be introduced as early as next week that would provide several months of breathing space to cut a new deal.

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