Archive for January 25th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Hagman gains clear path to GOP central committee chairmanship


Friday, January 25, 2013 – 04:00 p.m.

State Assemblyman Curt Hagman (R-Chino Hills) has gained a path to become chairman of the San Bernardino County Republican Central Committee next week, courtesy of current Chairman Robert Rego.

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Joe Baca


Friday, January 25, 2013 – 10:10 a.m.

Here comes the rematch.

As expected, Former Congressman Joe Baca (D-Rialto) is making plans to challenge Gloria Negrete-McLeod (D-Chino).

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SBCO Sheriff Badge

Friday, January 25, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

Another embarrassing incident for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Another Deputy alleged to have had sex with a inmate. This time at the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in Devore. The incident follows a similar event made public just a week or so before.

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January 24, 2013; 09:35 PM

In a speech that started with thanks and ended with a challenge to Riverside residents to help improve their city, Mayor William “Rusty” Bailey gave the 36th annual State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 24.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The Sun: San Bernardino, unions at impasse in mediation

San Bernardino Seal

Posted: 01/24/2013 06:36:23 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – Mediation between the city and its police and fire unions broke down after only one meeting, leading the City Council to call a special meeting for Monday.

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SBSO Sheriff

Lori Fowler, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/24/2013 06:06:36 PM PST
Updated: 01/24/2013 07:06:17 PM PST

A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week on accusations of having sex with a female jail inmate – making him the third jailer to be reportedly linked to such instances in the Inland Empire.

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California Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown says California has averted fiscal collapse. He calls for investing in water and rail programs, but warns: ‘Fiscal discipline is not the enemy of our good intentions but the basis for realizing them.’

By Anthony York and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times
January 24, 2013, 5:40 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Seeking to reclaim the state’s identity as an innovator and engine of growth, Gov. Jerry Brown declared in a sweeping State of the State address that “California did the impossible” in emerging from financial crisis poised to lead again.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Gov. Jerry Brown uttered more than 3,000 words in just under 25 minutes Thursday, telling the Legislature – and 38 million other Californians – that the state is in good shape, getting better every day and can look forward to a bright future.

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Karl Rove

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
January 24, 2013

The California Republican Party is turning to GOP strategist Karl Rove, the “architect” of former President George W. Bush’s political campaigns, as it works to rebuild its own brand in the Golden State.

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The plan to use eminent domain to seize troubled mortgages and write down debt for homeowners failed to garner public support.

By Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles Times
January 24, 2013, 4:53 p.m.

San Bernardino County and two of its cities abandoned a plan that would use eminent domain to seize troubled mortgages and write down debt for homeowners.

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