Archive for August 12th, 2015

Lou Desmond

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

The Lou Desmond and Company Show is broadcasting from the Toyota of San Bernardino Recording Studios!

Joining Lou on the show is Michael Bilheimer, President of the Fire Management Association in San Bernardino. San Bernardino will soon decide whether or not it will outsource its fire department. What do the fire fighters in the city have to say about this?

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InlandPolitics: Is Clinton circling the drain?

Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – 09:30 a.m.

We’ve been saying for some time now that the Obama Administration is gutting the campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Fitch Ratings says it will be watching the outcome of the tentative agreement between L.A. and Ontario.

Published: Aug. 11, 2015 – Updated: 4:23 p.m.

Fitch Ratings said Tuesday that the tentative agreement between Ontario and Los Angeles to return Ontario International Airport to Inland control will stabilize ONT, “but there remain lingering credit issues.

To read article by Richard K. De Atley in The Press-Enterprise, click here.


Built on the former the site of the former Norton Air Force Base, San Bernardino International Airport is often described by local officials as one of the East Valley’s best hopes for economic growth. Norton closed in 1994. (Staff file photo)

By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 08/11/15 – 12:36 PM PDT |

With ownership of LA/Ontario International Airport now being turned over to the city of Ontario, operations at San Bernardino International Airport, which for years has struggled to land a commercial airline and shape its identity, should not be negatively impacted, officials said.

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San Bernardino Seal

By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Posted: 08/11/15 – 8:19 PM PDT |

SAN BERNARDINO >> The City Council will get a report Wednesday supporting a plan to outsource fire services to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, City Manager Allen Parker said Tuesday.

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Capitol Alert
By Jim Miller
August 10, 2015

  • California has relied on revenue anticipation notes every year since 2000-01
  • The short-term loans help smooth out revenue and expenses
  • About $26 billion is available for internal borrowing to avoid RANs in 2015-16

California can handle all of its cash flow needs in-house, State Controller Betty Yee said Monday, the first time since before the dot-com bust that that the state will make it through a fiscal year without turning to Wall Street for short-term loans to smooth the ebb-and-flow of tax revenue.

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Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL team owners met in Illinois on Tuesday to review the presentations of the competing L.A.-area stadium plans.

By Sam Farmer
August 11, 2015

Relocation-minded NFL teams made their pitches Tuesday, but it will take months to know how well they performed.

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Ed Mendel
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The authors of an initiative giving voters the power to decide whether new government employees get pensions said they will “commission a legal review” of the ballot summary issued yesterday by Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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Under Employed

Capitol Alert
By Dan Walters
August 11, 2015

  • Unemployment rate has climbed out of the cellar
  • However, by other measures state still lagging
  • Los Angeles County labor picture especially dark

Although California’s official unemployment rate climbed out of the cellar during the year that ended June 30, it still had the nation’s second highest rate of total “labor underutilization,” according to a new federal government report.

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Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participates in the first Republican presidential debate in Cleveland. Despite stirring controversy, he continues to be the party’s front-runner. (John Minchillo AP)

By David Lightman
August 11, 2015

  • Expands lead in post-debate poll
  • ‘Solid ground game’ in Iowa
  • Angry voters eventually turn away from protest candidates


Donald Trump could win the Republican presidential nomination.


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