Archive for April 15th, 2014

DailyBulletin: West Valley Detention Center focal point of inmate abuse probe


West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 04/14/14, 9:24 PM PDT |

Federal and local law enforcement officials on Monday said they were unaware of any other allegations of inmate abuse by deputies in San Bernardino County jails, and that pending criminal and administration investigations are exclusive to West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.

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By Neil Nisperos, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 04/14/14, 9:21 PM PDT |

RIALTO >> Redevelopment of Rialto Airport land, which began a decade ago and slowed down considerably during the recession, is just about ready for take off.

Just ask developer Randall Lewis.

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Three deputies dismissed; no charges filed yet
April 14, 2014 3:27 PM

RANCHO CUCAMONGA • Three San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to West Valley Detention Center have been relieved of their duties amid two concurrent investigations into possible inmate abuse there, but FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller on Monday called it “premature” to say any federal charges would be filed.

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Upland seal

By Grace Wong, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 04/14/14, 11:17 PM PDT |

The Upland City Council voted 5-0 Monday to hold the city’s first town hall meeting May 10 at Foothill Bible Church to resolve mounting questions and concerns of the community on a range of issues.

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Prem Reddy

Dr, Prem Reddy

California University of Science and Medicine expects to welcome first class in 2016
April 14, 2014 12:59 PM

COLTON • A local group of doctors and community officials announced plans Monday to develop a privately-funded, nonprofit medical school in Colton.

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Field Poll

By Christopher Cadelago
Published: Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014 – 12:00 am

California voters remain intensely disapproving of the work conducted on their behalf on Capitol Hill, but they continue to offer a more upbeat assessment of the efforts of their own representatives, according to the latest Field Poll.

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LA County Seal

By Christina Villacorte, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 04/14/14, 11:15 AM PDT | Updated: 8 hrs ago

Los Angeles County’s budget officials on Monday unveiled a proposed $26.1 billion spending plan for fiscal year 2013-2014 that calls for hiring about 1,300 new employees — mostly nurses and social workers — as well as funding for reforms in the troubled jail and child welfare systems.

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LASO Badge

Interim Sheriff John Scott, who is running the department until Lee Baca’s replacement is elected, says he is ending the era of political connections and stressing merit.

By Cindy Chang
April 14, 2014, 7:40 p.m.

At the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department headquarters, a winding hallway leads to an unexpected oasis.

Surrounded by trees, with a built-in grill and tables, the patio is an ideal place for a barbecue. Until recently, though, only a select few enjoyed it, smoking cigars and fashioning it into their own private hangout.

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