Archive for May, 2021

The Sun: San Bernardino mayor accuses councilman of ‘complete racial bias’

By Brian Whitehead | bwhitehead@scng.com | The Sun
Published: May 21, 2021 at 11:24 a.m. | Updated: May 21, 2021 at 11:26 a.m.

Councilman Fred Shorett wants voters to decide if they want to eliminate the city’s top elected post

San Bernardino Mayor John Valdivia this week accused colleague Fred Shorett of having “complete racial bias towards leadership in this community” after the longtime councilman suggested voters decide whether to eliminate the city’s top elected post in 2022.

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InlandPolitics: Lawsuit targeting second Colonies settlement dismissed

Thursday, May 13, 2021 – 06:00 p.m.

A San Bernardino County Superior Court judge put a rapid end to a purported taxpayer lawsuit targeting a $65 million settlement between the county and Colonies Partners, L.P. and Jeffrey Burum on Thursday morning.

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Thursday, May 13, 2021 – 09:00 a.m.

The California Supreme Court has set a June 1 oral argument date in a lawsuit challenging the 2018 appointment of  San Bernardino County Supervisor Dawn Rowe.

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Politico: Newsom wants to hand out cash before California recall election

Besides the surplus, California Gov. Gavin Newsom touted $26 billion in direct state aid from the federal stimulus plan that Democrats passed in March. | Jeff Chiu/AP Photo

By Jeremy B. White
05/10/2021 08:24 PM EDT

The governor embarked on a road show to trumpet the fruits of an astonishing $75.7 billion state surplus thanks to soaring capital gains during the pandemic.

OAKLAND — Nothing smooths out political turbulence like having money to spend.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom embarked on a cross-state road show Monday to trumpet the fruits of an astonishing $75.7 billion state surplus thanks to soaring capital gains during the pandemic. His first order of business: tell Californians he wants to give them cash and pay some of their utility bills and back rent.

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By Brian Rokos | brokos@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise
Published: May 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. | Updated: May 7, 2021 at 3:07 p.m.

Former Congressman Jerry Lewis of Redlands will not be prosecuted after initially being charged with felony spousal battery, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office said.

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Charles Creitz | Fox News
May 6, 2021

In a special “Hannity” investigation, investigative journalist Sara Carter traveled to the Antelope Valley around Lancaster, Calif., where – hundreds of miles away from the Mexican border – the Biden’s border policies are starkly affecting everyday Americans as cartel-linked marijuana growing operations have become a criminal plague.

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San Bernardino News Daily
May 5, 2021

It is no secret that San Bernardino has witnessed an extraordinary increase in fireworks activity leading up to 4th of July and well beyond the Independence Day celebration.

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Marisa Sarnoff
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Fox News continued its winning streak across the board in Monday ratings, garnering nearly as many viewers in prime time as CNN and MSNBC combined, while CNN’s New Day took a hit in the valuable demographic of viewers age 25-54.

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