Archive for January 17th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Sanchez held without bail in Pomierski corruption case

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 – 06:00 p.m.

So much for that plea deal way back when!

Anthony Orlando Sanchez, 36, plead not guilty to extortion and bribery charges this afternoon in U.S. District Court in Riverside.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012 – 4:00 p.m.

The attempt by the City of Upland to shutter a medical marijuana co-op fell flat last week.

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Published: Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 7:06 AM ET
By: Reuters

Rating agency Fitch said on Tuesday that Greece would default on its debt, although it said that such a default was likely to take place in an orderly manner.

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FinancialTimes: Portugal moves into default territory

January 17, 2012 – 6:38 p.m.
By David Oakley

Portugal is trading in default territory after investors offloaded the country’s bonds this week amid rising fears of contagion. Worries are mounting that the private sector and Greece will fail to agree a restructuring package for Athens’ debt.

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CNBC (AP): FDIC Requires Big Banks to Have Breakup Plan

Published: Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 1:05 PM ET
By: AP

The largest banks must show how they would break up their assets if they were in danger of failing, under a rule approved Tuesday.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp voted to require banks with $50 billion or more in assets to submit so-called living wills. Seven banks with more than $250 billion in assets will have to show their plans by July. The other 30 affected by the rule have until 2013.

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DailyBulletin: Ayala services set for this week

Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Created: 01/17/2012 12:41:37 PM PST

CHINO HILLS – Services have been finalized for former state Sen. Ruben Ayala.

The rosary service has been scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 14085 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Anti-blight agency winds down


Published: 16 January 2012 09:08 PM

San Bernardino County will assume control of its redevelopment projects while beginning to shut down the agency that has overseen the community-improvement efforts.

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Published: 16 January 2012 09:34 PM

At least two of the proposed changes to Riverside’s city charter would curb the city manager’s authority, in one case by eliminating that person’s oversight of certain employees, and in another by giving a board of residents more say.

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The Sun: Ranking: San Bernardino not well run

Officials dismiss website as ‘cheap stuff’
Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/16/2012 05:28:57 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – A business website has ranked the city as the fourth worst-run municipality in the country.

San Bernardino comes in behind Newark, N.J., Detroit and Miami, according to, which covers business finance.

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January 16, 2012 4:27 PM
Natasha Lindstrom, Staff Writer

A former aide to 1st District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt on Monday announced a bid to replace him in the June election.

Michael Orme, field representative for U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon and owner of Mavericks Consulting, marks the fifth candidate to join the supervisorial race since Mitzelfelt announced his run for Congress on Thursday.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
January 16, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown is taking a mulligan, tripped up by a typographical error and forced to re-file his ballot initiative to raise taxes.

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On politics in the Golden State
January 16, 2012 | 4:47 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown doesn’t plan to waste any time selling his vision for California this year.

Hours after his State of the State speech Wednesday morning in Sacramento, he’s scheduled to be in Los Angeles to speak at City Hall. Then he’ll be in a private meeting with teachers at Bret Harte Elementary School in Burbank.

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