Archive for March 31st, 2012

The PE: AIRPORT: Ontario traffic drops 4.2% in February


Published: 30 March 2012 10:23 AM

Passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport dropped in February by 4.2 percent compared to a year ago. A total of 320,012 passengers used the airport in February, according to statistics from Los Angeles World Airports, the Los Angeles city agency that owns and manages Ontario airport as well as Los Angeles International and Van Nuys airports. The number of travelers using Ontario airport has dropped every month for 11 consecutive months when compared to the same time a year prior.

Traffic at LAX increased 8.2 percent to 4.46 million last month compared to a year ago.

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The PE: LAW: Bankrupt Norton Property gets another 90 days

U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Riverside/KIMBERLY PIERCEALL/STAFF PHOTO



Published: 30 March 2012 11:18 AM

Norton Property Management Services LLC, a company affiliated with Scot Spencer that filed for bankruptcy in December to avoid eviction from a hangar at San Bernardino International Airport, was granted another 90 days to either keep or reject the amended lease it has had with the airport since October 2010.

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The PE: REDEVELOPMENT: Shutdown process is a new frontier

Published: 30 March 2012 05:57 PM

SACRAMENTO — Local officials who once oversaw billions in redevelopment spending with little interference from the state now are having to make the case for every penny.

In hundreds of draft plans approved in recent weeks, local governments list proposed payments to begin settling redevelopment debts and contractual obligations for agencies that shut down Feb. 1. Final plans for the first six months of 2012 must be acted on by April 15, and plans for the second half of 2012 are due less than four weeks later.

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Wes Woods II, Staff Writer
Created: 03/30/2012 06:07:44 PM PDT

CLAREMONT – After months of rancor, lawsuits and even some threats, the City Council and the Claremont Police Officers Association have reached a tentative agreement on a 3-year labor contract.

The council is due to vote on the contract at its April 10 meeting, city officials said. The CPOA will present the agreement to its members on Monday.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 30, 2012

Democratic campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee pleaded guilty this morning to defrauding her clients of at least $7 million, bringing to a close a case that one official has called the “most extensive campaign treasurer fraud in the history of California.”

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