Archive for January 15th, 2012

The Sun: Ruben Ayala was devoted to his community

In this early 1980s photo, Former state Sen. Ruben Ayala, wife Irene Ayala and granddaughter Sarah at the Chino Christmas Parade. (Courtesy Photo)

Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/14/2012 06:07:45 AM PST

Ruben Ayala was more than just a man who served as a state senator, or a person who has had a park, school and streets named after him – he was a devoted husband, father and a person who loved his community.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Created: 01/14/2012 06:12:34 AM PST

Truckers may not even get to use the proposed High Desert Corridor for eight – or more – years, but the transportation officials are proposing the Victorville-to-Palmdale roadway as a solution to the traffic congestion problems of the High Desert and Antelope Valley regions.

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VVDailyPress: Could SCLA woes impact Victorville residents?

Airport, city separate legal entities but closely bound together
January 15, 2012 6:00 AM
Brooke Edwards Staggs

VICTORVILLE • With the city’s airport authority behind on debt payments, residents are left wondering whether basic city services such as public safety and road maintenance might pay the price.

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Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer
Sunday, January 15, 2012

Sacramento –Gov. Jerry Brown wants to cut state prison spending next fiscal year for the first time in nearly a decade, a departure from the goals of recent administrations, which consistently increased corrections spending and pushed for prison expansion.

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U.S. Representative Howard “Buck” McKeon

Associated Press
Published: Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 – 7:45 pm
Last Modified: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 – 12:50 am

WASHINGTON — Two veteran House Republicans received discounted mortgage loans from the now-defunct Countrywide Financial Corp. under a VIP program, a congressional official said Friday.

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Mitt Romney is the man to beat – but any of his rivals to emerge as a serious challenger will have a tough time playing catch-up to the front-runner’s national campaign operation. (Andy Jacobsohn, MCT / January 15, 2012)

By Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2012, 7:55 p.m.

Reporting from Greenville, S.C.‬— Five Republicans are fighting mightily to deny Mitt Romney a quick coronation as the party’s presidential nominee. But if one of them emerges as his top challenger, a monumental task lies ahead: building a national campaign operation on the fly.‬

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