Archive for March 5th, 2014

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – 05:00 p.m.

Friday’s scheduled civil service hearing for a former San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department employee at the center of a well-publicized training pay scandal will go forward.

A hearing that will be open to the public.

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Reality Check

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.

Finally! Some experts have weighed in on the future of San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA).

The opinions aren’t too promising either. What a surprise!

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Carey Davis

San Bernardino City Clerk Gigi Hanna swears in Mayor Carey Davis, as his wife Johnetta stands near during the inauguration ceremony Monday. (John Valenzuela — Staff photographer)

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 03/04/14, 2:36 PM PST | Updated: 1 min ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> Mayor Carey Davis didn’t waste any time moving toward charter reform on his first day in office — but he didn’t rush, either.

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China Zhongwang Holdings Limited

Plant may employ 2,000 people
March 04, 2014 9:20 AM

BARSTOW • The City Council on Monday night voted 5-0 to approve the framework of a development agreement that would bring a $1.5 billion aluminum production facility and as many as 2,000 high-skilled manufacturing jobs to the Barstow area.

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Jerry Brown

California Gov. Jerry Brown is among the officials who could get another pay raise this year. (Nick Ut / Associated Press / March 2, 2014)

By Patrick McGreevy
March 4, 2014, 4:15 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Three months after Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers received a 5% pay raise, a state panel is set to meet next week to begin considering whether to provide further increases, and the chairman of the group says data from counties indicates California elected officials are underpaid.

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Legislative Travel - 2013

By Jeremy B. White
Published: Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2014 – 11:00 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2014 – 11:11 pm

They toured renewable energy projects in Scandinavia, attended panels on public safety in Maui and learned about how dentists are trained in New York City.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2014 – 10:01 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2014 – 10:52 pm

The past couple of years have seen a steady stream of resignations from the state Legislature, for one reason or another.

There’s already been one resignation this year and two state senators are in trouble with the law and could depart. When a vacancy occurs, the governor calls two special elections to fill it.

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On politics in the Golden State
By Evan Halper
March 4, 2014, 1:45 p.m.

WASHINGTON — As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid resumed his polemic against the Koch brothers Tuesday, Republicans were quick to respond, noting they are not the only ones with a generous billionaire in their corner.

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California Supreme Court  justices

By Maura Dolan
March 4, 2014, 12:13 p.m.

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court appeared inclined during a hearing Tuesday to favor a ruling that the public has the right to know the names of police officers involved in shootings.

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