Archive for December 27th, 2014

InlandPolitics: Newspaper Fantasyland


Saturday, December 27, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

The customary dull holiday news cycle was pleasantly interrupted on Saturday.

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San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 12/26/14, 1:25 PM PST | Updated: 1 min ago

SAN BERNARDINO >> Repeatedly over the last several years, city officials have cut what they acknowledge are important services, saying shrinking revenues leave the bankrupt city no choice.

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Brooke Self
Staff Writer
Posted Dec. 26, 2014 @ 8:31 pm
Updated Dec 26, 2014 at 8:36 PM

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a series of articles reviewing 2014 in each of the Victor Valley’s four municipalities.

ADELANTO — It’s safe to say that Adelanto had something of a rocky year in 2014, facing a fiscal crisis that brought the city of 32,000 residents to the brink of bankruptcy.

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Kevin McCarthy

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s list of policy goals in the coming year includes stopping high-speed rail and pulling Obamacare “out by the roots.” (Toby Jorrin/McClatchy Washington Bureau)

Californians to Watch in 2015
By Christopher Cadelago
12/26/2014 9:38 PM

Eight years ago, then-Assemblyman Kevin McCarthy was leading fellow Republicans in Sacramento, clawing for relevance in a Capitol dominated by Democrats.

Now McCarthy is the second most powerful member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Carly Fiorina

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina still owes nearly $500,000 to creditors from her failed 2010 Senate campaign to unseat Barbara Boxer. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)

Debra J. Saunders

By Debra J. Saunders
Friday, December 26, 2014

Carly Fiorina is gearing up to run for president. The National Journal reports she already has begun hiring staff.

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California Money

By John Wildermuth
Thursday, December 25, 2014

In politics, money matters, and plenty of out-of-work politicians want to hang on to their campaign cash for as long as they can.

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