Archive for August 24th, 2013

The PE: REDEVELOPMENT: State seeks to garnish Inland city’s revenue


August 23, 2013; 05:55 PM

SACRAMENTO — Signaling a toughening line on local governments that refuse to transfer former redevelopment assets, the Brown administration this week moved to grab $21.7 million in sales-tax money from Ontario.

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

SBCO District Attorney

By Beau Yarbrough, beau.yarbrough@, @inlanded on Twitter
Posted: 08/23/13, 7:02 PM PDT |

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> In a few weeks, it’ll be six years since California Charter Academy founder C. Steven Cox and former Hesperia Mayor Tad Honeycutt were charged with a variety of financial improprieties relating to the state’s largest chain of charter schools — and there’s still no trial date in sight.

Read the rest of this entry »

UTSanDiego: State criminal probe of Filner under way

California Department of Justice

By Greg Moran
Aug. 23, 2013 – 05:13 p.m. / Updated 09:31 p.m.

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s resignation Friday solved his immediate political problem of trying to fight off a recall movement that could have removed him from office.

Read the rest of this entry »

UTSanDiego: Filner resigns, council OKs exit deal

By Craig Gustafson
Aug. 23, 2013 – 03:42 p.m. / Updated 07:54 p.m.

Bob Filner announced his resignation Friday as San Diego’s 35th mayor following a tumultuous six weeks in which lurid allegations of repeated sexual misconduct against women crippled his ability to lead and turned him into a subject of national ridicule.

Read the rest of this entry »