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Grand jury scolds RC supervisors

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Riverside County supervisors are using taxpayer dollars that are meant to help community groups to instead promote themselves and their candidacies, according to a grand jury investigation. A report released Monday stated that all five supervisors have failed to put in place strict guidelines regarding Community Improvement Designation Funding. The …

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Merritt calls for special investigation into DA Ramos

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San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos, up for re-election in June, is now under fire by his opponent San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Grover Merritt for drafting a letter of recommendation that resulted in the county awarding a lucrative $20 million, three-year, indigent defense contract to Earl Carter’s …

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City says no more medical benefits for elected officials

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Upland has agreed to end all healthcare benefits for its elected officials. The move, which the city council approved Monday, will save the Upland about $103,000 a year, according to a report first published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. Council members will lose their benefits after the election this …

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Freeway closure delayed

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Plans to shut down Interstate 15 in part of Murrieta have been put on hold, although probably not for long. Last week, the city’s website included a notice that stated that Interstate 15 would be closed for several hours on April 28, where the freeway crosses Los Alamos Road, according …

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Future of SBC Museum is up in the air

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The future of the San Bernardino County Museum is in doubt, due to budget cuts and the resignation of its director and senior curator. Robert McKernan resigned as museum director last month, reportedly after being told by county administrators that they want to take the museum in a different direction, …

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