Archive for March 27th, 2012

InlandPolitics: From the Ramos for Supervisor campaign

For Immediate Release Contact: Betsy Starbuck
March 27, 2012 (951) 210-8460

Court Rejects Derry’s Ballot Designation

(SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA) – Today the San Bernardino County Superior Court rejected Neil Derry’s preferred ballot designation and ordered the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters to use the alternate designation of “County Supervisor” removing the word “Businessman”. In Neil Derry’s ballot designation worksheet he included the word “Businessman” in his title even though he doesn’t operate a business.

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InlandPolitics: CD-8: Trouble for Mitzelfelt?


Tuesday, March 27, 2012 – 09:45 a.m.

San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt had a pretty safe seat.

Meaning he was an odds on favorite for re-election.

But instead Mitzelfelt (R-Wrightwood) is now running for open 8th Congressional District seat.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: Former redevelopment parcels to be sold

In Riverside there are 80 properties, much of it vacant land of an acre or so, to be voted on today



Published: 26 March 2012 06:26 PM

Riverside officials hope to sell about 80 parcels owned by the now-dissolved redevelopment agency.

Most of the plots are vacant and less than an acre, though the list includes two Victorian homes, a historic downtown building and clusters of parcels near Riverside Plaza, on University Avenue, and in the Five Points area on the city’s west end.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 03/26/2012 06:31:32 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors met in a special closed session meeting on Monday to evaluate Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux’s performance.

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Wes Woods II
Created: 03/26/2012 02:13:09 PM PDT

University of La Verne College of Law officials announced the school was awarded provisional approval from the American Bar Association after being denied it last summer.

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By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2012 – 7:28 am

In a show of good faith one year ago, legislative Democrats slashed Medi-Cal, cut universities and reduced welfare grants to slice the state deficit 13 weeks before the constitutional deadline.

But this year Democrats are refusing to go along with Gov. Jerry Brown’s most controversial reductions, spurning his demand to have cuts in place by March.

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A website taking aim at Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon — who is running for state Assembly this year — had an interactive Monopoly-style board game that drew attention to his legal troubles. “What bothers me is that people can hide in a digital disguise and not accept responsibility for what they say,Alarcon said.


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By Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times

March 27, 2012
Even some of Richard Alarcon’s campaign supporters had to concede that the website slamming the politician was cleverly done.

The site had an interactive Monopoly-style board game that drew attention to the legal troubles of the Los Angeles city councilman, who is running for state Assembly this year.

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OCRegister: State political watchdog ramps up enforcement

March 26th, 2012, 11:14 am
Posted by BRIAN JOSEPH, Sacramento Correspondent

Four years ago, the Enforcement Division of the state Fair Political Practices Commission had a sizable backlog of investigations.

The division, which enforces political ethics rules in areas like campaign finance and conflicts of interest, had 263 open cases that were more than two years old in 2008.

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