Archive for March 22nd, 2018

InlandPolitics: Why would anyone throw money down the drain to support Ramos?


Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 10:00 p.m.
Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 12:45 p.m.

It didn’t take long for news of the frantic phone calls asking people to show up at a fundraising luncheon for embattled San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos to get out.

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InlandPolitics: Colonies Juror on KABC 790 at 5PM Today!

Joe Turner
Thursday, March 22, 2018 4:19 PM

One of the jurors in the Colonies case will be on KABC 790 AM’s “Drive Home with Jillian Barberie & John Phillips.” The unknown juror is slated to appear during the 5 o’clock segment.

You can listen live here.

Phillips published a recent oped with scathing comments from jurors who rebuked DA Mike Ramos and his political witch hunt.

From the article:

Juror Platten put it simply, “I never thought that the D.A.’s office was corrupt until after this trial. I’m pro-police and pro-D.A. But after seeing what Ramos did in this case, it shattered my expectations of what the D.A. is.”


Developer Jeff Burum, center, and his attorneys Jennifer Keller and Stephen Larson react as Burum is found not guilty of all charges in the Colonies corruption case verdict hearing at San Bernardino Superior Court in San Bernardino.(Photo by Rachel Luna, The Sun/SCNG)

By John Phillips |
Published: March 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm | Updated: March 21, 2018 at 10:01 pm

For mid-level politicians to move up the political pecking order in a state the size of California, they sometimes need to ride the wave of a big news event all the way to the front page of the paper.

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