The City of San Bernardino has a long history of rejecting private investment opportunities within her boundaries. Opposition to private development both large and small have ranged from objections to minor land use changes to the adoption of strict foothill development codes to rejection of the reuse of existing railroad …Read More »
31st Congressional Race Down to the Wire
Question: What do low voter turnout, Vice President Joe Biden, and President Bill Clinton all have in common? Answer: Pete Aguilar stumbling to a possible defeat in the 31st Congressional race. A race that three months ago was Aguilar’s to lose is looking like he just might. With only a …Read More »
Tribal Gaming Interests Spend Big Money in Redlands?
Who knew that the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians had significant interest in the quiet little town of Redlands? The tribe, which has a large casino on reservation land North of San Bernardino is taking great interest in the Redlands City Council election, and spending big money too. County …Read More »
It Gets Worse in San Bernardino
A few months ago the City of San Bernardino announced that they had reached an agreement with the San Bernardino Police Officers Association (SBPOA) related to San Bernardino’s bankruptcy filing. Police Officers overwhelming ratified the contract with the city. On Wednesday, the SBPOA announced that the agreement touted by city …Read More »
31st Congressional Race a Sleeper?
“Never count your chickens until they hatch?” That is an old statement that clearly applies to the race for the 31st Congressional District pitting Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar (D) against Reserve Naval Officer Paul Chabot (R). In a race that is Aguilar’s to lose with a 6-8 point Democrat registration …Read More »
Interesting Race for Redlands City Council
The City of Redlands will elect three council members on November 4th. Seven candidates have successfully filed for the race including two incumbents, a former county supervisor, a former public information officer, an insurance agent, a tattoo parlor owner, and a “domestic engineer.” Council member Bob Gardner decided not to …Read More »