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Pot issue to go to ballot

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Voters in Upland will decide next year whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in their city. The city council voted 3-2 to include the ballot measure – which would allow three dispensaries to operate in the northwest part of the city – on next year’s general election ballot, according to …

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Riverside defends pay for new city manager

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John Russo, Riverside’s new city manager, will be paid well for his work. Russo, who is scheduled to start May 4, has a five-year contract that will pay him $295,000 a year plus an annual raise of three percent for good performance, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. Russo …

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Walmart alcohol permit to be discussed

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The Pomona City Council will hold a special public hearing regarding whether a Walmart Neighborhood Market should be allowed to sell alcohol. The Planning Commission voted last month to allow the store at 778 E. Arrow Highway, which opened recently, to sell beer, wine and other forms of liquor, according …

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Riverside deals with San Onofre shutdown

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Riverside could be forced to pay up to $79 million in connection with the closing of the nuclear power plant in San Onofre in 2013. However, Riverside officials say they don’t expect the plant’s closing to affect that fee, and other costs related to the closing, according to a report …

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LA wins a decision in OIA battle

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A Riverside Superior Court judge has rejected Ontario’s bid to have overturned an agreement that shifted ownership of Ontario International Airport to Los Angeles. Judge Gloria Connor Trask ruled Thursday that the 1985 transfer order was unauthorized and could have been voided, but said the time in which the order …

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Pot issue before voters

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Riverside voters will decide whether some medical marijuana dispensaries should be allowed in the city. The proposal will appear before voters June 2, following a vote Tuesday by the city council that acknowledged that supporters had gathered enough signatures to get the measure on the ballot, according to a report …

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