Archive for May 27th, 2014

The Sun: Grand Terrace officials hope to keep city on course with plan

Grand Terrace

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 05/26/14, 10:23 PM PDT |

GRAND TERRACE >> An almost total loss of institutional memory and severe financial constraints allow city leaders very little margin for error as they follow a course toward hoped-for economic development, but they expect a strategic plan for the next six years to help keep them on track.

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By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 05/27/14, 12:38 AM PDT |

San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford, who represents the 2nd District, is being challenged by a political newcomer in the June 3 primary — a former crime scene investigator from Lake Arrowhead unhappy with a newly adopted sober living home ordinance.

The 2nd District includes Rancho Cucamonga, parts of Fontana and the mountain communities of Crestline, Lake Arrowhead and Running Springs.

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Neel Kashkari

Neel Kashkari, shown meeting with reporters in March, has spent $2 million of his own money on his campaign for governor, but he trails his Republican rival in the polls. (Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle)

Carla Marinucci
Updated 10:43 pm, Monday, May 26, 2014

Sharp divisions between the GOP’s “country club” establishment and its rough-around-the-edges Tea Party activists have been exposed in the California governor’s contest, where the race for second place pits an ex-investment banker – who’s dropped $2 million of his own money on the campaign – against a fiery former plastics salesman whose chief campaign assets are an iPhone and a car with 370,000 miles on it.

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Tim Donnelly

GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly is communicating with people by social media, talking to groups and campaigning via the grapevine — an effective strategy in a low-turnout election. (Irfan Khan, Los Angeles Times)

Seema Mehta
May 27, 2014

As GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly concluded an address to activists in Riverside recently, alongside such conservative stalwarts as firebrand Ann Coulter, he explained why he chose education as his subject.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 – 12:00 am

We will call June 3 election day in California, but it’s more accurately the final day of election month, and it promises to be a particularly lackluster one.

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