San Bernardino City Attorney James F. Penman
Point of View
James F. Penman
Posted: 07/27/2013 06:54:11 PM PDT
A public office is a public trust and misrepresenting the facts to the public is one of the worst acts a public official can commit.
On Aug. 23, 2010, I advised the City Council that the budget they had just adopted put us into bankruptcy. I urged them to reverse their decision. Instead, the public was told I was “lying” and “grandstanding.”