Archive for March 20th, 2012

The Sun: San Bernardino City Council denies city clerk’s salary increase request

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/19/2012 08:47:11 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The City Council on Monday unanimously struck down an attempt by City Clerk Gigi Hanna to increase her salary to the level she said she was led to believe she would be earning, saying it would send a bad message as the city asked other employees to sacrifice.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/19/2012 08:03:04 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – Colton Councilwoman Deirdre Bennett said she lost faith in former City Manager Daryl Parrish after he failed to cancel a city-issued credit card a councilman had been abusing.

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The Sun: Rep. Baca wants warning levels on video games

Congressman Joe Baca


Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/20/2012 09:05:42 AM PDT

Rep. Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, has introduced a bill that would require video games rated for teens or mature audiences to carry a warning label alerting that games are linked to aggressive behavior. (Staff photo illustration)

Rep. Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, has introduced a bill that would require many video games to be packaged with a warning label.

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The Sun: San Manuels get naming rights at 66ers Stadium

By Andrews Edwards, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 03/19/2012 11:58:44 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The Inland Empire 66ers’ home stadium will be renamed as San Manuel Stadium, according to an announcement of a “major new partnership” between the Single A ballclub and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

A news release revealed the new name by announcing a media conference is scheduled to take place at the downtown San Bernardino stadium on Thursday.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 03/19/2012 05:19:46 PM PDT

ONTARIO – A Los Angeles City Council committee is set to discuss Ontario’s proposal to transfer control of LA/Ontario International Airport in a special meeting Tuesday morning.

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VVDailyPress: McEachron refunds improper campaign donation


March 19, 2012 4:32 PM
Brooke Edwards Staggs, City Editor

VICTORVILLE • Mayor Ryan McEachron on Monday refunded a $1,000 contribution to his campaign for the 8th Congressional District after learning the donation wasn’t allowed under federal election code.

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VVDailyPress: Another bleak audit for Victorville

Financial reviews, water service fees, wastewater plant sale on tonight’s agenda
March 19, 2012 5:24 PM
Brooke Edwards Staggs, City Editor

VICTORVILLE • A bleak audit, price hikes for some water services and discussion about selling the city’s wastewater treatment plant are all on the agenda for Victorville’s City Council Tuesday night.

For the third year in a row, an independent audit of Victorville’s finances came with a warning about whether the city will be able to stay afloat.

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By David Siders
Published: Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2012 – 9:40 am

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who has feuded openly for months with state lawmakers and dissident judges over a bid to weaken her administrative power, appealed to the Legislature on Monday to spare the judiciary from further budget cuts.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 19, 2012

Civil rights attorney Molly Munger’s campaign to pass a broad-based income tax to bolster California education is taking to the television airwaves with a 30-second ad in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Campaign manager Addisu Demissie said the ad stresses how the proposed ballot measure could benefit schools and communities.

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