Archive for August 7th, 2013

The Hill: Republicans say IRS can’t be trusted with ObamaCare data


By William Cutting
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 – 04:15 p.m.

The train wreck that is ObamaCare is still hurtling down the tracks.  It used to be “out of sight, out of mind” but now its approach is growing closer.  We still can’t see it…but we are starting to hear the rumble echoing through the canyons in the distance.

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InlandPolitics: A Viagra Shake!

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013 – 01:30 p.m.

Anyone ever heard of a Viagra Shake?

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013 – 08:30 a.m.

It’s a black-eye for the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, and Sheriff’s Department.

But don’t tell anyone!

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Jim Penman

San Bernardino City Attorney Jim Penman

August 06, 2013; 05:25 PM

San Bernardino city officials expect a federal bankruptcy judge to settle a dispute with the state over the city’s handling of former redevelopment funds and properties, San Bernardino City Attorney Jim Penman said Monday, Aug. 5.

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


Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/06/2013 06:55:45 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — A panel led by former Cal State San Bernardino President Al Karnig will meet Thursday to discuss ways to improve the city’s business environment.

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Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/06/2013 09:17:36 PM PDT
Updated: 08/06/2013 09:17:45 PM PDT

ONTARIO — A prominent Inland Empire business leader is questioning Los Angeles International Airport’s management after it was revealed consultants there received lucrative perks.

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VVDailyPress: SEC files to deny lawsuit dismissal


August 06, 2013 6:50 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The Security and Exchange Commission recently filed a motion to oppose a defense request to dismiss certain claims in the U.S. District Court lawsuit over alleged investment fraud by city officials.

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Orange County Seal

Posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 2:08 pm | Updated: 6:56 am, Wed Aug 7, 2013.

Just as Sacramento leaders return for the end of this year’s legislative session, Orange County leaders are sending an important message:

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Connie Conway


Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
August 6, 2013

For the second time this year, Assemblywoman Connie Conway faces the possibility of surrendering her leadership of the Assembly Republican Caucus.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

The biblical injunction “as ye sow, so shall ye reap” has a political version – what goes around comes around.

Jerry Brown’s career is a particularly ironic example.

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By Dale Kasler
Published: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 – 1:52 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 – 4:27 pm

CalPERS was sued Tuesday over the big rate hikes it imposed on its long-term care insurance program, which covers stays in nursing homes.

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LATimes: U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities


The Justice Department and SEC accuse Bank of America of lying to investors about $850 million in mortgage bonds.

By E. Scott Reckard
August 6, 2013, 7:47 p.m.

In twin securities-fraud lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., the federal government is accusing the nation’s second-largest lender of lying to investors about supposedly prime loans that more closely resembled subprime “liar loans.”

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