Archive for February 28th, 2013

InlandPolitics: This and That!


Thursday, February 28, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

Here’s some news of interest flowing across the transom this Thursday morning.

San Bernardino County tally for Dorner manhunt at $550,000

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has pegged the cost of the manhunt for Former Los Angeles Police Department Officer Christopher Dorner at $550,000. The amount consists primarily of salary and overtime-related costs.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Adelanto jail costs increase


February 27, 2013; 05:59 PM

Construction costs have driven up the budget for San Bernardino County’s Adelanto jail expansion by $6 million.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.


Riverside County supervisors want to learn more about whether privatizing county landfill operations makes sense as they look for more ways to raise revenue.

February 27, 2013; 08:35 PM

Riverside County may have found a way to help pay for new jail space and other public services by transferring millions of dollars from a special fund that pays for landfills.

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

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By Tracy Seipel
Posted: 02/27/2013 06:39:59 PM PST
Updated: 02/27/2013 07:23:40 PM PST

Seeking to improve transparency and revolutionize the way residents interact with their government, the state’s political watchdog agency on Thursday will discuss a new application software that it says can help the public better gauge where potential conflicts of interest may exist with their elected officials.

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SacBee: State’s Indian casinos saw gains in 2011

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Published: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 6B
Last Modified: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – 12:11 am

Following three years of decline, California’s Indian casinos enjoyed a comeback in revenue during 2011, according to a new report.

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