Archive for March 11th, 2014

The Sun: Disbarred Rancho Cucamonga attorney pleaded no contest to grand theft


By Doug Saunders, The Sun
Posted: 03/11/14, 2:14 PM PDT |

LOS ANGELES >> Disbarred Rancho Cucamonga attorney James Reiss, 52, of Upland pleaded no contest to two counts of grand theft, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said today.

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Janice Rutherford

San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford. (File Photo/Staff Photo)

March 10, 2014; 03:12 PM

There will be contested races for every Inland county supervisorial seat up for election in the June 3 primary, candidate filings show.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Eloise Gomez Reyes

Eloise Gomez Reyes, a candidate running for the 31st Congressional District covering San Bernardino County

March 10, 2014; 09:38 PM

WASHINGTON — Thirty people are vying for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives in the November midterm elections in seven congressional districts that span Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Among the pool of incumbents are three first-term freshmen incumbents, one long-standing member and one third-term Congressman, while two incumbents have decided not to run for re-election at all.

To read story by David Hood in The Press Enterprise, click here.

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By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 03/10/14, 11:02 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> Water rates could go up 10 percent this year and continue to climb in the next five years.

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Dianne Feinstein

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein

By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
Posted: 03/11/14, 8:21 AM PDT | Updated: 20 secs ago

WASHINGTON — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA’s own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.

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By Melanie Mason
March 10, 2014, 3:28 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — The Assembly gave final legislative approval Monday to a bill that aims to crack down on anonymous campaign money by giving California’s ethics and tax agencies more authority to conduct investigations.

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By Anthony York
March 10, 2014, 4:08 p.m.

As California Republicans prepare to gather outside of San Francisco for their semi-annual convention this weekend, at least one of the party’s gubernatorial candidates wants to debate.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Mar. 10, 2014 – 6:18 pm

When Jerry Brown signed legislation giving California’s public employees collective bargaining rights during his first governorship, he – wittingly or otherwise – began a major political shift.

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Orange County Seal

Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 12:08 pm | Updated: 7:39 am, Tue Mar 11, 2014.

Orange County transportation officials fired their Sacramento lobbying firm Monday in the wake of a massive fine against the firm for giving illegal gifts to state lawmakers.

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City of Los Angeles Seal

Alice Walton | March 10th, 2014, 3:25pm

Speaking to KPCC Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti said he will run for re-election in 2017, but would not commit to serving out a second term if another office beckoned.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
March 10, 2014

Emphasizing that young students who frequently miss school are far more likely to fall behind and commit crimes later in life, California Attorney General Kamala Harris and half a dozen lawmakers introduced an anti-truancy bill package on Monday.

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