Archive for March 16th, 2013

The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Prosecutors argue against ‘free pass’


From left, developer Jeff Burum, Mark Kirk, former chief of staff to San Bernardino County Supervisor Gary Ovitt, former assistant assessor Jim Erwin and former supervisor Paul Biane in a 2011 court appearance. (David Bauman/The Press-Enterprise)

By Imran Ghori
March 15, 2013; 05:23 PM

A Rancho Cucamonga developer accused of bribing San Bernardino County officials will essentially get a “free pass” if prosecutors are not allowed to restore charges dismissed by a lower court judge, the state Attorney General’s office argued in a brief filed with the California Supreme Court this week.

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

By Brian Sumers Staff Writer
Posted: 03/15/2013 03:27:15 PM PDT
Updated: 03/15/2013 07:28:08 PM PDT

Concerned that the agency operating LAX could be illegally sending money to the city of Los Angeles, two Southern California congressmen are calling for a more thorough investigation and audit of Los Angeles World Airports’ spending patterns.

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DailyBulletin: Sequestration cutbacks hit defense

Air Reserve Technicians perform maintenance on the C-17A Globemaster at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside. The base is one of many bases that will be affected by the Federal sequestration. (Gabriel Luis Acosta/Staff Photographer)
Humanitarian losses: Missions like Hurricane Sandy relief could be curtailed.
$85 billion: Regionally, March Air Force base looks at major hit to its budget.

Posted: 03/15/2013 07:17:12 PM PDT
Updated: 03/15/2013 09:49:23 PM PDT

Photo Gallery: March Air Reserve Base Washington’s recent failure to meet politicians’ self-imposed deadline for broad-based budget cuts does not seem to have yet had much effect on average Americans, but its impacts on the military are on pace to “snowball”.

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Fontana USD

Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/15/2013 08:25:55 PM PDT

County election officials on Thursday announced they validated the signatures collected for the recall of Fontana Unified School District Board members Sophia Green and Leticia Garcia.

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March 14th, 2013, 3:43 pm

Two new reports released in conjunction with Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote open government, have found that it ain’t exactly sunny in California.

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Jeb Bush Speaks At The Reagan Library About His New Book

The former Florida governor delivered a signature speech and one of the strongest doses of tough love in the GOP’s post-election recovery.

By Beth Reinhard
Updated: March 16, 2013 | 9:32 a.m.
March 15, 2013 | 9:59 p.m.

For those who saw Jeb Bush’s clumsy rollout of his new immigration book as a tipoff that he had forfeited his political instincts, not to mention his principles: not so fast.

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