Archive for February 23rd, 2016

Daily Press: Deputies to stand trial for Francis Pusok beating

Scales of Justice

By Matthew Cabe
Staff Writer
Posted Feb. 23, 2016 at 7:09 AM

  • Prosecutor calls trio’s actions a ‘breach of public trust’

SAN BERNARDINO — Three San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies seen on video beating Francis Pusok last April in a rural county area near Apple Valley were ordered to stand trial Monday.

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GOP - Shooting Itself in Head

John Myers
February 22, 2016

Californians may be more disenchanted with political party labels than at any time in modern history, as new voter registration data show another shift away from party affiliation coming at the same time as a presidential race that exposes deep partisan divides nationwide.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
February 22, 2016 – 3:54 PM

  • Gov. Jerry Brown proposes tax on medical organizations
  • It would generate net gain in federal health care aid
  • Republican votes needed and likely in Assembly

Opposition to new taxes has been a bedrock stance for Republican legislators, one they can enforce because taxes require two-thirds legislative votes.

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Politico: McCarthy: Trump is most likely nominee


By Nick Gass
02/22/16 – 08:10 AM EST

Donald Trump is the most likely candidate to win the Republican nomination, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday, adding that he believed the race post-South Carolina to be between the Manhattan developer and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

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