Archive for August 20th, 2013

The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Contract plan between city, chamber dies

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A proposal before the San Bernardino City Council to contract with the city’s chamber of commerce on economic development efforts died on a 3-3 tie; Councilman Fred Shorett recused himself.

August 19, 2013; 08:59 PM

A proposal for San Bernardino to contract with the city’s chamber of commerce on economic development efforts proved controversial Monday, Aug. 19, and failed to win support.

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

Cassie MacDuff

Cassie MacDuff

August 19, 2013

There’s a saying: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

But investors eager to earn the 15 percent to 50 percent returns they say were promised by a former San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy couldn’t resist.

To read column by Cassie MacDuff in The Press Enterprise, click here.



By Beau Yarbrough
Posted: 08/19/13, 9:16 PM PDT | Updated: 9 mins ago

When the new school year starts on Aug. 27 in the Rim of the World Unified School District, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly’s two children might not be there.

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By Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 08/19/13, 6:55 PM PDT |

Incumbents in two water districts and three school district will easily reclaim their seat due to insufficient candidates running against them in the Nov. 5 local elections.

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Money will benefit self-help centers, other court expenses
August 19, 2013 11:54 AM
Staff Reports

SAN FRANCISCO • The California Judicial Council will decide this week where to allocate up to $93 million of special funds to support trial courts.

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By Patrick McGreevy
August 19, 2013, 4:52 p.m.

The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow noncitizen immigrants who are in the country legally to serve on juries.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

When former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislators asked voters for a north-south bullet train five years ago, they knew it would be a hard sell.

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Politics Blog
By Carla Marinucci
Monday, August 19, 2013 – 09:50 a.m.

In a move sure to ramp up speculation about a 2016 run for the White House, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will address hundreds of activists in the nation’s biggest state GOP in October as the headliner at the California Republican Party convention in Anaheim.

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Bank of America

A Bank of America customer finds out that playing by the rules on his end to keep his business account’s debit card free of fees is no guarantee.

By David Lazarus
August 19, 2013, 4:33 p.m.

It’s always impressive when businesses go out of their way to mess with customers.

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By Estelle Shirbon and Michael Holden

LONDON | Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:35am EDT

(Reuters) – The British authorities forced the Guardian newspaper to destroy material leaked by Edward Snowden, its editor has revealed, calling it a “pointless” move that would not prevent further reporting on U.S. and British surveillance programs.

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