Archive for August 31st, 2013

The PE: CONGRESS: Making the rounds during recess

Gary Miller

Gary Miller steps off the stage after speaking during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Colton Crossing on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. (Stan Lim/Staff Photographer)

August 30, 2013; 06:54 PM

For members of Inland Southern California’s congressional delegation, summer recess means time to tour businesses in their districts, meet with local elected officials and even journey to the border of war-torn Syria.

To read story by Imran Ghori, Jim Miller and Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

San Bernardino Seal

The city of San Bernardino was in court on Wednesday to hear a decision on the Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility.

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 08/29/13, 7:19 PM PDT | Updated: 10 hrs ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> The relief city officials felt when a federal judge granted them bankruptcy protection on Wednesday didn’t last long before that same judge and many of their constituents asked a pressing question: Now what?

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By Jean Merl
August 30, 2013, 12:44 p.m.

Activists in bankrupt San Bernardino have qualified their effort to recall three city officials this fall, the county registrar of voters has announced.

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Colonies Aerial

By Sandra Emerson, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 08/30/13, 9:26 PM PDT | Updated: 2 hrs ago

UPLAND>> As the Colonies Crossroads development continues to expand, so does the tax revenue generated to the city.

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The PE: ONTARIO: Blunt talk on airport’s sharp decline

Cassie MacDuff

Cassie MacDuff

August 30, 2013; 05:01 PM

Inland officials spoke more bluntly about the crisis of declining passenger numbers at Ontario International Airport last week than I have heard them speak before.

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

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By Patrick McGreevy
August 30, 2013, 8:16 a.m.

SACRAMENTO — The California Republican Party violated state campaign finance rules by failing to properly disclose its contributions last year to a campaign against newly drawn state Senate districts, the state’s ethics agency has concluded.

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Democrats make up 43.9 percent of the registered population, but the state’s share of Republicans has declined to 28.9 percent.

Aug 30, 2013, 1:25pm PDT
Christopher Arns
Staff Writer- Sacramento Business Journal

A new study of California voters shows the state’s Republican Party may be in deeper trouble than previously thought.

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LA Angels

Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013 3:54 pm | Updated: 12:24 pm, Sat Aug 31, 2013.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim could soon drop hometown Anaheim from its brand altogether, under a newly proposed lease.

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Bob Filner

The 70-year-old Democrat is nowhere to be seen on his last day at City Hall, and his chief of staff leaves by a back entrance.

By Tony Perry
August 30, 2013, 8:49 p.m.

SAN DIEGO — After nine months of chaotic governance, and six weeks of headline-grabbing accusations of sexual harassment, the tenure of Bob Filner as mayor came to a quiet end at 5 p.m. Friday when his forced resignation became effective.

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