Archive for February 17th, 2012

InlandPolitics: U.S. Congressman Gary Miller backs Derry reelection bid

Supervisor Neil Derry left. Congressman Gary Miller right.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 – 04:30 p.m.

San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry captured another sizeable endorsement on Thursday.

Congressman Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar) has given Derry his backing.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Supervisors dole out funds

The San Bernardino County board is spending $2.9million of its discretionary fund this quarter


Published: 16 February 2012 07:39 PM

San Bernardino County supervisors are spending $2.9 million of their discretionary funds this budgetary quarter, providing money for projects such as a community center in Muscoy and the formation of a county arts council.

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The PE: LIBERTY QUARRY: Supervisors turn down mine, 3-2


Published: 16 February 2012 07:05 AM

Seven years of debate over a proposed Temecula-area rock quarry came down to a tense hearing and a swing vote as Riverside County supervisors voted 3-2 Thursday to reject one of the most divisive land-use projects in recent memory.

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The Sun: OpEd: Derry’s accusations have no merit

By Benjamin Gonzales, Retired Deputy District Attorney
(Friend of DA Mike Ramos)
Posted: 02/16/2012 03:18:59 PM PST

I served as chief deputy district attorney for the District Attorney’s Office Central Division between October 2006 and June 2009. The city of San Bernardino and the San Manuel Indian Reservation were within my area of responsibility, as was overseeing the DA’s Central Gang Unit. In this capacity I was very familiar with the investigation into problems relating to gang presence at San Manuel and the “killer for hire” case alluded to by county Supervisor Neil Derry (“Crime ties are a serious issue,” Feb. 10).

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 02/16/2012 04:26:55 PM PST

The trajectory of a sweeping San Bernardino County corruption case hinges on how a state appellate court rules.

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Toni Momberger, Redlands Daily Facts
Posted: 02/16/2012 12:37:04 PM PST

The Tea Party Patriots in Redlands have gotten commitments from all five vying for the San Bernardino County Supervisor seat to participate in a forum March 1.

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Riverside County Superior Court Judge Craig G. Riemer.


Published: 16 February 2012 06:26 PM

Backers of a prosecutor challenging a Riverside County judge in the June 5 election are accusing the incumbent of violating judicial ethics, but the judge says he has not broken any rules.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

One symptom of California’s political dysfunction is the ceaseless infighting among governmental entities over power and money, which are often synonymous.

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On politics in the Golden State
February 16, 2012 | 2:13 pm

Democratic leaders in the state Legislature are getting nervous about the possibility of three competing tax measures going onto the November ballot and voters sending all of them down in flames.

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