Archive for October 16th, 2013

The Sun: San Bernardino city attorney candidates distance selves from endorsements


By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 10/16/13, 9:03 AM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> Candidates usually tout their endorsements, but the two candidates running to replace City Attorney James F. Penman have both distanced themselves from those who have endorsed them in the wake of criticism by Penman.

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SacBee: San Jose mayor files public pension initiative

Pension Reform

By Jon Ortiz
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 – 10:50 pm

In a move that portends a labor firestorm, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and four other city leaders filed papers on Tuesday aiming to put a public pension measure on the November 2014 statewide ballot.

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Jerry Brown


By Chris Megerian
October 15, 2013, 10:10 a.m.

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to convince the U.S. Supreme Court that California’s prison crisis is over stalled Tuesday when the justices refused to hear his appeal of court-ordered caps on the state’s prison population.

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UTSanDiego: Filner to serve confinement, probation

Bob Filner

Terms of plea deal ban him from office, require treatment

By Greg Moran
Oct. 15, 2013

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s professional and personal collapse continued on Tuesday as he pleaded guilty to three criminal charges that he grabbed and fondled women during his first and last spring at City Hall.

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Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:47 pm | Updated: 7:19 am, Wed Oct 16, 2013.

Orange County district attorney investigators obtained a search warrant late last week seeking records at the offices of an aggressive law firm accused of bullying city leaders across Southern California on behalf of police unions.

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Government Shutdown

By Dan Balz
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The American people have witnessed a dizzying series of legislative maneuvers along with political posturing of a high art over the past few weeks. The fact is that little of it has had anything to do with resolving substantive differences about the federal budget.

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