Archive for February 3rd, 2013

The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Some offices still closed Fridays


February 02, 2013; 06:40 PM

In 2009, Riverside County furloughed workers and closed non-emergency offices on Fridays to cut costs in the face of gaping budget deficits.

The furloughs are over. But a number of county departments remain shuttered on Fridays, including most Board of Supervisors’ offices, the department responsible for processing building permits and workforce development centers. The County Administrative Center in downtown Riverside is closed to the public on Fridays.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

WashPost: White House photo shows Obama firing shotgun

By Zachary A. Goldfarb and Howard Schneider
Published: February 2, 2013

On his 51st birthday last August, President Obama hit the links with a group of buddies and then flew by helicopter to Camp David. There, he changed into jeans and picked up a shotgun. And then, before it got too dark, he started a round of clay target shooting.

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The Hill

By Keith Laing – 02/02/13 06:00 AM ET

President Obama blamed the recent contraction of the U.S. economy on “bad decisions in Washington” in his weekly address.

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