Archive for February 10th, 2013

InlandPolitics: City of LA steps up and offers $1 million reward for Dorner


Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 11:30 p.m.

The City of Los Angeles has put up a $1 million bounty on the head of Former LAPD Officer and Murder Fugitive Christopher Dorner.

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InlandPolitics: This and That!


Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 12:00 p.m.

Here’s an update and recap of news coming across the transom this past week.

Dorner manhunt update

There’s still no sign of Former LAPD Officer and Murder Suspect Christopher Dorner as of late Sunday Morning.

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Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 11:15 a.m.

It’s really kind of bizarre, and more importantly unprofessional.

The conduct of press conferences related to the manhunt, in the San Bernardino Mountains, in and around Big Bear Lake, for murder suspect Christopher Dorner were out of line.

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Published: February 9, 2013

LOS ANGELES — School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.

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Smoke and Mirrors

By Daniel Borenstein, Staff columnist
Posted: 02/08/2013 12:00:00 PM PST
Updated: 02/09/2013 05:49:07 PM PST

Gov. Jerry Brown’s claim that he balanced his proposed 2013-14 budget ignores that he’s driving the state teacher pension system deeper into debt by shortchanging it at least $4.5 billion.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 – 8:32 am

Much – probably too much – is being made of the newly minted Democratic supermajorities in the Legislature and the prospects of doing this or that.

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LATimes: Automatic budget cuts are almost certain


The ax is set to fall March 1 — with the first installment of $1.2 trillion in reductions over the next decade — because lawmakers can’t agree on an alternative.

By Jim Puzzanghera and Richard Simon, Washington Bureau
February 9, 2013, 8:39 p.m.

WASHINGTON — In less than a month, a budget ax is set to fall on the federal government, indiscriminately chopping funding for the military and slicing money for various programs, including preschools and national parks.

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