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No! No! Nuaimi! Town Council Cinches Up Purse Strings…

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  32 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Cal.-OPINION-Last week the Town Council sent Town Manager, Mark Nuaimi, home for the Thanksgiving holidays without authorizing him any more Staff time or money to rush his proposed tax measure for the March 5, 2013 ballot. After his surprised defeat of Measure U, Nuaimi scrambled to throw out a Plan B which was another “Rush […]

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The Defeat of Measure U-The New Media Factor….

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  3 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Calif.-Commentary- The Town of Yucca Valley started out 18 months ago to place a 1% General Fund Tax for 30 years led by then newly hired Town Manager, Mark Nuaimi.  Measure U, Nuaimi’s General Fund Tax, was defeated by the voters at the ballot box. When Nuaimi was hired, he was boastful of his […]

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Yucca Valley Boys & Girls Club, 501.c3, Receives $43,000.00 from Town

By   /  November 23, 2012  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca.-The Yucca Valley Town Council met for their last session of November before  heading into the Thanksgiving weekend to spend with their family, near and far.  One item on the Consent Agenda was passed without any discussion by the Town Council members which  was the Partnership Agreement with the Boys & Girls Club for […]

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Will Mayor Rowe Serve a Second Term to Deal with Her Legacy of Debt?

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca.-OPINION.  Measure U was defeated.  The costs to promote the 1% General Fund tax for 30 years have exceeded $200,000.00, including Mayor Dawn Rowe’s personal contribution of $1,000.00 not including her time. The projects brought in over budget during her time on the dais as Mayor and over commitments of funds will now […]

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Calling All Yucca Valley Town Council Candidates! March 5th Special Election! One Seat Open!

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  12 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.- Thinking about running for office?  You’d better ask Santa for a pair of running shoes but before you do, be sure to pull your papers beginning November 12, 2012. Papers must be filed by 5:00p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012.  For good measure, file your papers with the Yucca Valley Town clerk […]

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Timeline: 2010 Yucca Valley Sales Tax Question

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,-In an effort to document the beginning of a Sales Tax Measure introduced by Town Manager, Mark Nuaimi, I will publish this information for future reference to have an electronic link to the timeline. Nuaimi was hired in June 2010.  Nuaimi Contract 6/17/2010 September 20, 2010- Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce asks this […]

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Will Jennifer Collins run for Yucca Valley Town Council?

By   /  November 10, 2012  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

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Yucca Valley, Ca.-OPINION- The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce has always been about helping our local businesses until recently when the President, Jennifer Collins, decided to enter into the political arena. Fact: Collins proudly exclaimed “This is the first time the Yucca Valley Chamber has ever taken a stand on an issue.”  Well, there is […]

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The Voters Have Spoken – No on Measure U

By   /  November 7, 2012  /  News  /  19 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.- The voters of Yucca Valley have made their voices heard at the ballot box. The final totals are still pending as the San Bernardino Registrar of Voters count the provisional ballots and any absentee ballots that were dropped off at the polls on election day. Final Election Night Unofficial Results: Measure U […]

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Need A Ride to Cast Your Vote Today? Free Ride Offered to All Party Affiliations.

By   /  November 6, 2012  /  Candidates, News  /  Comments Off

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Democrats Offer Free Ride to Voters of All Party Affiliations Press Release While Nearly half of California’s voters have already mailed in their ballots, the remainder are expected to go to the polls today.  If you need to go to the polls or turn in your absentee ballot today and want assistance, the Morongo Basin […]

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Vote Yes on R…..Measure R Reflects Real Reform

By   /  November 5, 2012  /  Opinion, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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OP-ED by  Kieran Brennan, Measure R original proponent.  Brennan served on the San Bernardino County Grand Jury and served in the United States Navy Submarine Service during World War II.  “I did not do either to become wealthy. I did both to serve my country and my community.  Public service should be exactly that . […]

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Vote No – Measure Q is a Fraud

By   /  November 5, 2012  /  Opinion, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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COMMENTARY-Measure Q is meant to confuse voters. It is in response to Measure R, a grassroots voter-initiated measure that makes real budget cuts and reforms. There was no interest by county politicians to “reduce” their own salaries until Measure R threatened to do it for them. Now they are trying to mitigate the effects by […]

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Unsure? Vote No Measure U (Commentary)

By   /  November 4, 2012  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

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The Town of Yucca Valley placed this 1% General Fund Tax, 30 years, on the ballot which only requires 50%+1 vote, and is estimated to generate $160 million dollars. Measure U was written to confuse and deceive the voters in order to pass their tax. Opponents against Measure U were denied equal time on the […]

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Cook Still Remains Silent on Imus Signs

By   /  November 3, 2012  /  Candidates, News, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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OBSERVATION-Yucca Valley, Ca.-The first signs were defaced along Highway 62 around September 27th. I was careful not to disturb the ground.  The set of footprints were a very large size, maybe 12 or 13 mens and there was only one set of footprints around the defaced signs. I notified our local newspaper, the Hi-Desert Star, […]

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The Right to a Peaceful Assembly in Our United States

By   /  November 3, 2012  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca,- “Congress shall make no law abridging the right of the people peaceable to assemble.” First Amendment (Excerpt) United States Constitution. The citizens of Yucca Valley have been exercising their rights to assemble and to speak at public comments at Town Hall meetings.  Most of this recent activity is due to the controversial […]

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