Archive for April 4th, 2012

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Candidates show up for forum

From left to right. San Manuel Tribal Chairman James Ramos, County Supervisor Neil Derry and Former TwentyNine Palms City Councilman Jim Bagley.


Wednesday, April 4, 2012 – 09:30 a.m.

All three candidates seeking to represent San Bernardino County’s Third Supervisorial District appeared at a forum sponsored by the Big Bear Democratic Club Monday night.

Yes, all three!

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Mitt Romney

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 – 08:00 a.m.

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney score another cache of delegates Tuesday night with commanding wins in Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

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The PE: 2012 ELECTIONS: New primary system shakes up races


Published: 03 April 2012 10:06 PM

California’s top-two primary will make its statewide debut June 5, more than three years after it emerged from state budget deal-making.

No one is sure how the new system will play out, as candidates and interest groups try to feel their way around the state’s reshaped political landscape.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/03/2012 08:18:00 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The city is $3.8 million behind on its annual budget for this year and must cut that money by July 1.

The City Council held a workshop Tuesday to review the budget situation and directed its budget committee to review proposed cuts next week and present their recommendations at the April 16 meeting.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/03/2012 10:38:18 AM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO – The Inland Valley Development Agency’s leaders don’t know yet how much – if at all – their organization will be affected by the end of redevelopment in California, but they could lose roughly $20 million per year in certain property tax revenue if events do not go their way.

That money could be devoted to improvements at San Bernardino International Airport and its surrounding infrastructure, and at this point, it’s uncertain whether the IVDA will be able to continue to collect those dollars or if the money will go to state government.

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By ALEX ISENSTADT | 4/3/12 11:30 PM EDT

As a fast-rising lawmaker early in his congressional career, Kevin McCarthy vigorously cultivated friends in the 87-member Republican freshman class, an effort that catapulted him into one of the most powerful positions in the House.

Now the ambitious California congressman is setting his sights on his home state, looking to rebuild a Republican Party in desperate need of repair.

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