Gosia Wozniacka and Amy Taxin, Associated Press
Posted: 08/08/2012 05:59:19 PM PDT
Then came the final blow – Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to eliminate state funding for local redevelopment agencies to help close California’s yawning deficit. The move cost the city $30 million annually and highlighted something else: San Bernardino was using about $6 million of those funds to back fill its general fund.