Archive for March 17th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Supreme Court: Opening brief filed in Colonies appeal

California Supreme Court

Sunday, March 17, 2013 – 12:30 p.m.

The California Attorney General has filed its Opening Brief on the Merits in its appeal of the dismissal of key charges in the well-published criminal case stemming from the $102 million settlement between San Bernardino County and Colonies Partners L.P. in 2006, some six and one-half years ago.

Read the rest of this entry »

San Bernardino Seal

Posted on | March 17, 2013 |

San Bernardino City Attorney Jim Penman’s deadline for state officials to promise not to collect $15.2 million in former redevelopment funds appears to have elapsed with no response.

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


Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/16/2013 06:51:47 PM PDT

A San Diego Superior Court judge, in an effort to encourage a settlement between San Bernardino County, and Upland and two transportation agencies, purged his Feb. 5 decision to dismiss all damages claims the county made against the city and the two agencies.

Read the rest of this entry »


Joe Nelson and Sandra Emerson, Staff Writers
Posted: 03/16/2013 05:17:55 PM PDT
Updated: 03/16/2013 06:51:03 PM PDT

After nearly nine years and roughly $46 million in taxpayer money spent by all parties involved, San Bernardino County’s indemnity lawsuit against Upland and two transportation agencies has left scars, but none that cannot be healed, officials say.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: 03/16/2013 07:04:27 PM PDT

Warner Hodgdon, real estate developer, civic leader, entrepreneur and descendant of a pioneer San Bernardino family, is seriously ill, his son, Aaron, said late Saturday, denying an earlier report in the day that his father had died.

Read the rest of this entry »


Beau Yarbrough, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/16/2013 05:47:50 PM PDT
Updated: 03/17/2013 09:39:37 AM PDT

Despite additional revenue in their coffers, nine Inland Empire school districts have warned teachers and other employees that their services may not be required in the coming school year.

Read the rest of this entry »

SFChronicle: Lockyer sets sights on controller’s job

Bill Lockyer

Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross
Published 4:50 pm, Saturday, March 16, 2013

Having taken steps to reconcile with his wife, state Treasurer Bill Lockyer’s next move will be to run for state controller after he’s termed out next year.

Read the rest of this entry »

By Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles Times
March 16, 2013, 7:46 p.m.

Invitation Homes bought one of its first fixer-uppers in the San Fernando Valley just last May, a three-bedroom steps from a sought-after school in north Granada Hills.

Read the rest of this entry »