Archive for July 12th, 2013

InlandPolitics: This and That!


Friday, July 12, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.

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

Will past bankruptcy haunt candidate in AD-52 contest?

Yes, a candidates past financial problems is likely to emerge in the race to fill the Assembly seat vacated by now-State Senator Norma Torres.

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San Bernardino Seal

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/11/2013 11:33:48 AM PDT

Special Section: San Bernardino
Letter: City Clerk Gigi Hanna’s letter rejecting signatures

SAN BERNARDINO >> More than 18,000 signatures asking for an election to recall City Attorney James F. Penman were delivered to the City Clerk’s Office Thursday morning, then rejected by City Clerk Gigi Hanna.

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July 11, 2013; 06:58 PM

SACRAMENTO – Fearing a repeat of Inland political history, Democrats and allied groups are scrambling to head off what a party leader called a “diabolical plan” by Republicans in the special election for an Inland Southern California Assembly seat.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Charles Munger Jr

Charles Munger, Jr.

July 11, 2013

Wealthy physicist and Republican activist Charles Munger Jr. has contributed $25,000 to the cash-strapped San Bernardino County Republican Central Committee.

To read post by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise Political Empire Blog, click here.

Bill Emmerson

State Senator Bill Emmerson

By Lori Fowler, Staff Writer
@IECourtsNow on Twitter
Posted: 07/11/2013 08:28:37 PM PDT
Updated: 07/11/2013 09:25:51 PM PDT

A local politician and his constitutes are reaching out to legislators with hopes of getting more information regarding recent reports that two California women’s prisons performed sterilization procedures on inmates.

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By Canan Tasci, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/11/2013 11:24:15 AM PDT
Updated: 07/11/2013 08:33:24 PM PDT

CHINO HILLS >> Residents of this community jumped out of their chairs Thursday as they watched the state Public Utilities Commission, by a split vote, approved undergrounding a portion of high-voltage power lines through their city.

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The Hill

By Alexander Bolton – 07/11/13 03:04 PM ET

Democrats moved closer Thursday to triggering the nuclear option to change the Senate’s rules after holding a lengthy meeting to discuss President Obama’s stalled nominees.

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