Archive for March 12th, 2014

The PE: JOBS: Inland hiring should be ‘healthy’ in second quarter


March 11, 2014; 04:21 PM

The market for job hunters in Inland Southern California is expected to continue improving as spring turns into summer, a study by one of the country’s largest personnel agencies found.

To read story by Jack Katzanek in The Press Enterprise, click here.

VVDailyPress: Desert Valley Hospital appealing sanction


Top 100 recognition rescinded
March 11, 2014 1:42 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • A spokesman for Prime Healthcare Services Inc. on Monday said its flagship Desert Valley Hospital is appealing a sanction by the California Department of Public Health that spurred Truven Health Analytics to strip the facility of a Top 100 Hospitals recognition.

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CapitolWeekly: GOP’s Brulte leads the uphill fight

Capitol Weekly

by JIM CAMERON posted 03.11.2014

Jim Brulte, who served as GOP leader in both the Assembly and Senate, heads the California Republican Party – not exactly a dream job in a state dominated by Democrats.

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LATimes: More than 4.2 million people sign up for Obamacare


But new figures confirm that the administration probably will fall well short of the 7 million sign-ups it hoped for by the March 31 enrollment deadline.

By Noam Levey
March 11, 2014, 6:13 p.m.

WASHINGTON — With less than a month remaining in the first enrollment period, more than 4.2 million Americans have signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by President Obama’s health law, administration officials announced Tuesday.

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By Richard Winton
March 11, 2014, 5:18 p.m.

A disbarred attorney charged with stealing nearly $2 million from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and more than $1 million from other clients was convicted Tuesday of grand theft and will be sentenced to a decade in prison.

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Barack Obama

Wall Street Journal

Politics and Policy
Marks Could Be Hurdle for Democrats in November Amid Broad Dissatisfaction
By Patrick O’Connor
March 12, 2014 12:01 a.m. ET

President Barack Obama is struggling to overcome widespread pessimism about the economy and deep frustration with Washington, notching the lowest job-approval ratings of his presidency in a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.

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By David Lauter
March 11, 2014, 5:41 p.m.

Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding onto a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama’s healthcare law.

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