Archive for August 28th, 2012

InlandPolitics: It’s official! Romney clinches Republican nomination

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 – 03:00 p.m.

It’s official!

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination for President of the United States just a little before 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday evening.

Romney will officially accept the nomination, at the Republican National Convention, just after 10 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday evening.

InlandPolitics: Romney forming transition team


Tuesday, August 28, 2012 – 09:30 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 – 02:15 p.m.

Republican National Convention sources say Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has commenced the formation of his transition team, should he be elected the next President of the United States.

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The Sun: San Bernardino keeping proposed budget cuts secret

San Bernardino city officials are not planning to release a budget plan to the public before the City Council votes on it Wednesday because it is part of the city’s bankruptcy proceedings. (Sun file photo)

City Attorney defends process, citing bankruptcy issue
Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/27/2012 01:26:47 PM PDT

Special Section: San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – The city manager doesn’t plan to release her recommendations on how to cut 30 percent of the city’s budget until at least Wednesday’s scheduled City Council vote, potentially cutting time for public input.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Created: 08/27/2012 05:47:47 PM PDT

San Bernardino County is expected to take the final action in creating an alliance with the city of Ontario to form a local authority for LA/Ontario International Airport.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/27/2012 06:47:51 PM PDT

San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford is ramping up her opposition to a controversial proposal that would have the county partner with a private firm and use eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages to stimulate the housing market.

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August 27th, 2012, 4:43 pm
Posted by BRIAN JOSEPH, Sacramento Correspondent

Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, told reporters Monday that he’s “optimistic” that a conference committee on pension reform will vote on a plan Tuesday that saves “tens of billions of dollars” over the next 20 to 30 years.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

We in the media occupy an odd place in Capitol politics.

Inescapably, we are part of the process because what we write and broadcast and how we do it affects outcomes of issues inside the Capitol and political campaigns outside.

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By David Siders
Published: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 – 8:17 am

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ripped into California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, calling him an “old retread” and suggesting – to the delight of California Republicans – that his own election in a Democratic state is proof Republicans in California could rebound.

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By Dan Zak
August 27, 2012

One of the top 10 films at the weekend box office was a documentary that equates Barack Obama’s reelection with the death and dismemberment of the United States of America — “2016: Obama’s America” grossed about $6.5 million to land at No. 7, nearly $800,000 ahead of Meryl Streep’s latest, the Obamically titled “Hope Springs.”

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