Archive for November 12th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Emmerson backing Granlund as replacement


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 12: 30 p.m.

It didn’t take long.

California State Senator Bill Emmerson, who announced his resignation last Friday, is apparently supporting Yucaipa Water District Board Member Lonni Granlund, to be his replacement to represent the 23rd Senate District.

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InlandPolitics: ObamaCare and the next recession


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

We previously said, months ago, that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly-known as ObamaCare, would single-handedly undo democratic control of the U.S. Senate, and further expand the republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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InlandPolitics: Cheryl Brown to hold community meeting

Cheryl Brown

Cheryl Brown

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 08:55 a.m.

Assembly Member Cheryl Brown (D-San Bernardino) has announced she will hold a community meeting at Fontana City Hall on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.

The meeting will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 8353 Sierra Avenue.


By Jim Steinberg, The Sun
Posted: 11/11/13, 5:50 PM PST |

COLTON >> Patrick Petre, a longtime top admininstrator of Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, has resigned, county officials said Monday.

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San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 11/11/13, 10:20 PM PST |

SAN BERNARDINO >> The Fire Department has been asked to present a plan within two weeks that will cut $2 million by the end of this fiscal year and $4 million from the following year’s budget, Fire Chief George Avery said in a memo sent to his employees Monday.

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By Amy Goldstein and Sarah Kliff, The Washington Post
Posted: 11/12/13, 5:17 AM PST |

Roughly 40,000 Americans have signed up for private insurance through the flawed federal online insurance marketplace since it opened six weeks ago, according to two people with access to the figures.

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By Ed Mendel
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

CalPERS made two court filings last month after the San Bernardino city council approved a confidential draft of a plan to exit bankruptcy, as if stepping up opposition in reaction to something in the plan.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 – 7:41 am

So once again, California voters will find themselves at the vortex of the culture war.

Just as the state was ground zero for the years-long struggle over same-sex marriage, it now will be the battlefield as many of the same warriors clash over the legal rights of transgender students.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 11, 2013

Although California’s once-dismal employment picture is slowly improving, the state’s Unemployment Insurance Fund is not only plagued by digital glitches, but is still paying out more in benefits than employers are paying into the UIF in taxes, according to a new report from the state Department of Employment Development.

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