Archive for August 24th, 2012

The Sun: Appellate Court reaches tentative decision in Colonies case

By Joe Nelson, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 08/24/2012 10:49:13 AM PDT

The Fourth District Court of Appeal in Riverside has issued a tentative decision on appeals brought by prosecutors and defense attorneys in a sweeping San Bernardino County corruption case involving a legal settlement with a land developer.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/23/2012 06:44:25 PM PDT

The state Democratic party has invalidated the election for chairman of the San Bernardino County party, leaving the first vice chair in charge until a new election is held in September.

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Published: 23 August 2012 – 06:04 PM

The back-and-forth over a veto by San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris is back again.

And this time it could play a part in whether the City Council agrees to go forward with a plan that will serve as the city’s operating budget as it goes through bankruptcy.

To read story by Imran Ghori in the Pres-Enterprise, click here.

The deadline for haulers looking to take over the landfills and trash transfer service is in October

Published: 23 August 2012 – 04:19 PM

For the first time in more than a decade, San Bernardino County is seeking bids for a multimillion dollar contract to operate its landfills and trash transfer stations.

To read story by Imran Ghori in the Press-Enterprise, click here.


By Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 08/24/2012 02:38:58 AM PDT

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, was in Ontario on Thursday at the Doubletree Hotel stumping for Rep. Gary Miller, R-Brea.

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By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

State workers call it “use it or lose it,” a practice in which departments try to spend every last penny rather than save for the good of the overall California budget.

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Lawmakers also advance measures that would allow voters to register on election day and would restrict the ability to track people through cellphones.

By Patrick McGreevy and Michael J. Mishak, Los Angeles Times
August 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO — Acting on nearly 200 proposals, state lawmakers Thursday advanced measures that would increase fines for texting while driving, allow voter registration on election day and restrict the ability of law enforcement to track people through their cellphones.

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