Archive for April 19th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Problems building for Ramos in supervisor race


Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 10:15 a.m.

The former chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has some bumps in the road ahead in his quest for a seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, according to sources.

James Ramos, who is challenging Third District Supervisor Neil Derry, is about to feel the baggage from underneath the train, all courtesy of his voting record on the San Bernardino Community College District Board of Trustees, where he currently serves as an elected member.

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State Senator Bob Dutton

Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.

Should State Senator Bob Dutton abandon his congressional campaign and support Congressman Gary Miller?

The obvious answer is yes.

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Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 09:45 a.m.

Victorville City Council Member Angela Valles (R-Victorville), candidate for the 8th Congressional District, is the only candidate not to have filed a campaign finance report with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

The deadline for her filing was April 14.

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Mike Cruz, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/18/2012 08:11:29 PM PDT

As Superior Courts around the state look for ways to grapple with staggering budget cuts in the next fiscal year, San Bernardino County officials say courtroom closures are one option being looked at here.

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DailyBulletin: CVB Financial reports $22.3 million profit

By Andrew Edwards
Created: 04/18/2012 07:10:55 PM PDT

CVB Financial, the Ontario-based parent of Citizens Business Bank, reported a $22.3 million profit for the first quarter of 2012.

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Sandra Emerson
Created: 04/18/2012 10:46:34 AM PDT

UPLAND – Mayor Ray Musser has thrown his hat in the ring for the city’s mayoral race in November.

Musser was appointed as mayor in February after serving on the City Council since 1998.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 18, 2012

Opposed by powerful business and finance groups, key mortgage reform bills sponsored by Attorney General Kamala Harris are headed for a joint legislative conference committee.

The six-member conference committee will consist of two Democrats and one Republican from each house, according to multiple legislative aides who had been notified of the plan.

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Money & Politics | Daily Report
April 19, 2012 | Kendall Taggart

In the flurry surrounding the end of redevelopment, 60 state Department of Finance officials are scouring local redevelopment budgets to determine whether their claims about existing debts and obligations are legal.

Cities and other local entities that are overseeing the shutdown of redevelopment agencies were required to submit a list of their ongoing financial commitments by April 15. Now, the department has a three-day window to raise objections. Of the budgets it has reviewed so far, the department has challenged almost two dozen, including budgets from the cities of Riverside, Orange and San Leandro.

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