Archive for February 27th, 2014

InlandPolitics: Sloat Higgins: SoCal legislators get FPPC warning letters

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Thursday, February 27, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

The fallout from the scandal involving Sacramento lobbyist Kevin Sloat and his firm Sloat, Higgins, Jensen and Associates, has touched several Southern California legislators, in addition to the Governor himself.

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A new low-polluting Metrolink engine with positive train control, and a safer passenger car with stronger frame, rubber bumpers and collapsible tables, are pulled onto tracks in downtown San Bernardino for transit center groundbreaking on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Cassie MacDuff/STAFF PHOTO)

February 26, 2014; 03:10 PM

Transportation officials circled the wagons in downtown San Bernardino on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to kick off a $227 million project to bring Metrolink, bus service and, eventually, rail to Redlands together at a single station.

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

The Sun: San Bernardino councilman’s court case continued

Robert Jenkins


By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 02/26/14, 7:40 PM PST |

RIVERSIDE >> San Bernardino Councilman Robert Jenkins appeared in court Wednesday for a felony settlement conference related to the 30 felony and misdemeanor charges he’s facing, but the conference was postponed until March 28.

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Grand Terrace

By Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 02/26/14, 11:19 AM PST | Updated: 1 hr ago

GRAND TERRACE >> City Council members were expected to go over their mid-year budget Tuesday evening until they received information that could possibly throw a wrench into their finances.

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Janice Rutherford

San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Janice Rutherford delivers the annual State of the County address Wednesday evening at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. (John Valenzuela/Staff Photographer)

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 02/26/14, 8:07 PM PST |

ONTARIO >> People will need to think bigger and collaborate more to help San Bernardino County meet its future economic, educational and quality-of-life goals, Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Janice Rutherford told more than 1,000 people at Wednesday evening’s State of the County event at Citizens Business Bank Arena.

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Kiana Webb-Severloh

Franchise owner Kiana Webb-Severloh shares a laugh with store manager Blanca Ahumada at McDonald’s on Base Line Road in Rancho Cucamonga. (Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)

By Neil Nisperos, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 02/26/14, 8:26 AM PST |

Before Don Thompson, there was Reginald Webb. And Ronald McDonald would never be the same.

It was 1973 when a headhunter recruited Webb, a young, African-American graduate of Cal State Los Angeles, to become a manager at McDonald’s.

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