Archive for February 11th, 2013

DailyBulletin: San Bernardino County lawsuit could bankrupt Upland, city manager says

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Joe Nelson and Sandra Emerson, Staff Writers
Posted: 02/10/2013 03:34:01 PM PST
Updated: 02/10/2013 10:57:13 PM PST

San Bernardino County’s lawsuit against Upland and two transportation agencies in which the county seeks to recoup a portion of a $102 million legal settlement could force Upland into bankruptcy court, City Manager Stephen Dunn said.

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Calbuzz: Why Brulte Will Relish Rove’s Speech to the CA GOP

Jim Brulte


By Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine
Monday, February 11, 2013

By snagging GOP strategist Karl Rove as the featured speaker at the California Republican Party convention in March, former legislative leader Jim Brulte – who won’t take over as CRP chairman until the day after Rove speaks – has already begun trying to alter the role his party plays in statewide politics.

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LATimes: Dorner’s LAPD firing case hinged on credibility


The Police Department concluded Dorner was lying when he said his training officer kicked a man during an arrest. But it’s not so clear whose testimony should be believed.

By Jack Leonard, Joel Rubin and Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times
February 10, 2013, 11:11 p.m.

For a Los Angeles Police Department disciplinary panel, the evidence was persuasive: Rookie officer Christopher Jordan Dorner lied when he accused his training officer of kicking a mentally ill man during an arrest.

But when a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge examined the case a year later in 2010 as part of an appeal filed by Dorner, he seemed less convinced.

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