Archive for April 25th, 2012

InlandPolitics: CD-8: Valles reports campaign finances

Victorville Council Member Angela Valles


Wednesday, April 25, 2012 – 10:45 a.m.

8th Congressional District candidate and Angela Valles (R-Victorville) has finally reported her fundraising results.

For the entire 2011-12 election cycle Valles has raised $32,584 and spent all but $175 of that amount.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/24/2012 06:12:19 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday rejected a proposal to discourage the hiring of illegal immigrants by requiring restaurants to inform customers if they use the federal E-Verify system.

Supervisor Neil Derry proposed amending the county health code to require restaurants to add a green or red overlay to their letter-grading window placards. A green overlay would indicate the restaurant uses the E-Verify system. A red overlay would mean a restaurant does not use the system.

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Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Created: 04/24/2012 12:32:42 PM PDT

UPLAND – The City Council on Monday approved a contract with a Chino-based law firm Gutierrez, Fierro & Erickson to provide interim legal services while the city seeks a permanent firm to serve as city attorney.

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VVDailyPress: Red light camera suit bumped to federal court

April 24, 2012 5:41 PM
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Brooke Edwards Staggs, City Editor

VICTORVILLE • The class action lawsuit over Victorville’s red light cameras has been moved from state to federal court, with the city motioning to dismiss the case while a local attorney gears up for a potentially precedent-setting battle.

The venue change came at the request of Redflex Traffic Systems, the private company that operates 10 cameras in Victorville and is a codefendant in the case alongside the city.

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The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
April 24, 2012

A key legislative committee isn’t going to act on a package of public pension reforms proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown and adopted by Republicans in their own bills.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 24, 2012

Post has been updated throughout the afternoon with responses and additional reporting.

A Sacramento Superior Court judge has tentatively ruled that the state controller has no authority to judge whether the state budget is balanced or block lawmakers’ pay as he did last June.

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