Archive for August 13th, 2012

The Sun: Despite San Bernardino bankruptcy, Amazon still hiring, coming this fall

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/12/2012 11:32:10 AM PDT

Special Section: San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – The city’s bankruptcy filing hasn’t changed online giant Amazon’s plans to open a distribution center and bring 1,000 jobs to the city.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/12/2012 11:35:41 AM PDT

Nurses at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton said patient care will likely decline if the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors imposes cuts to their pensions and the hospital continues expanding its use of registry nurses.

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Published: 10 August 2012 05:15 PM

Inland Rep Mary Bono Mack’s legislation seeking to lift taxes on the cash awards received by Olympic medalists gained a key supporter.

To read column in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

By Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times
August 12, 2012, 5:42 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — California’s progress in relieving its teeming prisons has slowed so much that it probably won’t comply with a court-ordered population reduction, and judges have raised the prospect of letting some inmates out early.

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By Jon Ortiz
Published: Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 – 7:17 am

Sacramento boasts a cottage industry of political message massagers, but when a chance to become the spokesman for a controversial initiative on the coming November ballot surfaced last year, none of the local firms stepped up.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

For years, hundreds of Superior Court judges have waged a political rebellion against what they considered to be an oppressive and bloated state judicial bureaucracy based in San Francisco.

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By Ed Mendel
Monday, August 13, 2012

If the Legislature attempts pension reform this month, one of the targets may be “air time,” a decade-old policy that allows CalPERS and CalSTRS members to boost their pensions by buying up to five years of additional service credit.

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