Friday, August 16, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.
Locally-owned and operated Stater Brothers Holdings Inc., reported solid second quarter earnings this week.
Politics, Government & Business in California's Inland Empire
August 15, 2013; 05:45 PM
San Bernardino County and the city of Highland have agreed to pay $8.5 million to residents who contended the agencies were responsible for flood control failures that buried a Highland neighborhood with mud and debris in December 2010.
To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.
By Beau Yarbrough, beau.yarbrough@ inlandnewspapers.com, @inlanded on Twitter
Posted: 08/14/13, 10:55 PM PDT | Updated: 4 hrs ago
RIALTO >> The head of the school district has denied he had anything to do with the alleged embezzlement that put one former district accountant in jail last week amid accusations that high-ranking officials condoned such activity.
By Dan Walters
Published: Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 – 6:42 am
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg’s personal investigative staff issued a scathing report this week on a new state payroll system that so far has cost a quarter-billion dollars, but remains inoperable.
On politics in the Golden State
By Patrick McGreevy
August 15, 2013, 8:19 a.m.
Denounced by one property owner as a “communist land grab,” a bill is advancing in the California Legislature that would allow local governments to spend tax money to seize land from residents and provide it at a discount to private developers.
Companies & Industries
By Kyle Stock
August 15, 2013
There’s an increasingly clear dynamic in U.S. retail: Companies that cater to consumers who are doing just fine are doing just fine. That group includes those selling fancy pickups (Ford (F)), organic heirloom tomatoes (Whole Foods (WFM)), nonfat lattes (Starbucks (SBUX)), and mink wraps (Michael Kors (KORS)).
Aug 15, 2013, 12:12pm PDT
Time Warner Cable customers are mad as hell, and they’re not going to take it anymore!
By Seema Mehta
August 15, 2013, 7:57 p.m.
Paul Tanaka, a former Los Angeles County undersheriff who was ousted by Sheriff Lee Baca earlier this year, announced Thursday that he’s challenging his former boss.
By Barton Gellman
Published: August 15 E-mail the writer
The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents.
By Andrea Peterson
Published: August 15 at 10:28 pmE-mail the writer
At a news conference Friday, President Obama insisted that the threat of NSA abuses was mostly theoretical: