Archive for June 17th, 2012

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InlandPolitics: Local politicos need to remember Civics class


Sunday, June 17, 2012 – 10:30 a.m.

It’s interesting to see the reaction from local politicians when it comes to the state cutting away local funding.

The newly-approved smoke and mirrors California budget is actually $5 billion higher than last year.

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Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster drew most of his support from voting precincts in and around Riverside in the June 5 primary.



Published: 15 June 2012 05:51 PM

A north/south split in support for incumbent Bob Buster and challenger Kevin Jeffries appeared during the June 5 primary for Riverside County supervisor, an analysis of voting results shows.

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Local Economist John Husing



Published: 16 June 2012 04:55 PM

Moreno Valley city officials say the economic promise of 41.6 million square feet of warehouses envisioned for the east side of the city includes paychecks for “tens of thousands” of workers.

The enticing projection, trumpeted amid some of the highest unemployment rates in the nation — 13.7 percent in Moreno Valley and 11.7 in the Inland region — grew out of an analysis by Inland economist John Husing. He calculated that the proposed World Logistics Center would put one person to work for every 2,000 square feet of warehouse space, creating about 20,000 “direct jobs.”

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The PE: REDLANDS: Council to review 2012-13 budget


Published: 15 June 2012 06:56 PM

When Redlands’ five city councilmen consider the 2012-13 general fund budget on Tuesday, June 19, they will hear a little bit of good news along with the not so good.

While property tax revenues continue to sag, sales tax revenue is “climbing out of the hole a little bit,” City Manager N. Enrique Martinez said last week.

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The Sun: GOP’s Rego pleased with primary night fallout

Benjamin Demers, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/16/2012 06:26:41 PM PDT

The primary on June 5 could be seen as a positive for Robert Rego, chairman of the San Bernardino County Republican Party Central Committee.

The GOP trounced Democrats in voter turnout in the county by about 28 percent despite the Democrats’ 5 percent registration advantage.

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The Sun: Wall looks back at primary night


Benjamin Demers, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/16/2012 06:26:39 PM PDT

The June 5 primary provided its share of setbacks for the San Bernardino County Democratic Central Committee and its chairman, Ron Wall.

The primary results saw missed opportunities for the Democrats in a pair of key congressional races – the 8th and 31st districts.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Jun. 17, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

As votes in California’s primary were being counted on June 5, Stockton’s City Council was giving its city manager permission to file for bankruptcy protection if negotiations with creditors failed to bear fruit.

The vote-counting quickly revealed that voters in San Jose and San Diego had overwhelmingly approved landmark reforms in pensions for city employees. Almost immediately, city worker unions filed suit to block the reforms.

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