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Good Friday Pilgrimage to Mt. Rubidoux

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Riverside Co  /  No Comments

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RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Worshippers will make their annual pilgrimage up Mt. Rubidoux for Sunday’s Easter sunrise service. It’s the 105th annual ecumenical service – the longest-running outdoor event of its kind. It starts at 6am. Hundreds of worshippers will take the 45 minute climb. Parking is available at the Bonaminio Park. Another Easter service […]

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Bullhead City Places 1% Tax on Ballot for Street Repairs

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Mohave Co  /  9 Comments

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  BULLHEAD CITY — The agenda item referred to placing a “dedicated sales tax proposal” on the August ballot. The discussion among most of the 15 speakers — and six members of the Bullhead City Council who voted in favor of letting voters decide the fate of a 1-cent increase in the city’s sales tax […]

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Pismo Beach Puts an End to Prayers at City Council Meetings

By   /  April 17, 2014  /  Feature, Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

  CaliforniaCityNews.org-The Pismo Beach City Council voted 3 to 0 Monday to settle a lawsuit targeting its use of prayer during council meetings. Council members Kris Vardas and Mary Ann Reiss were absent for the vote. Under the terms of the settlement, the city chaplain position will be eliminated and all forms of prayer will […]

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Silver Tsunami of Retiring City Managers Predicted

By   /  April 17, 2014  /  Feature, San Bernardino Co  /  No Comments

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  CaliforniaCityNews.com- Cue the music from the movie Jaws. It’s out there—it’s coming right toward us, and it could impact local government and its citizens as much as any other challenge that today’s cities and counties face. The “Silver Tsunami” is a borrowed term we’re using to describe the pending retirement tidal wave of California’s […]

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Ramos Plans Solar Expo for Homeowners

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  San Bernardino Co  /  No Comments

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Joshua Tree, Ca.,-Third District Supervisor James Ramos recently announced a free, public expo, “Solar Options for Homeowners,” to be held on Saturday, April 26th from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joshua Tree Community Center, 6171 Sunburst Ave. in Joshua Tree. The Solar Options for Homeowners expo aims to bring area property owners together […]

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Fired Andy Takata Files Lawsuit Against City of Banning

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Feature, Yucca Valley  /  No Comments

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PE.COM-Banning, Ca.,-Banning’s former city manager and police chief have filed a joint defamation, libel and slander claim against the city, specifically mentioning one councilman in connection with the resignation of the chief and termination of the manager. Former City Manager Andy Takata and former Police Chief Leonard Purvis filed the claim last month. Takata also […]

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After Government Seized this couples child, we hear a plea

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Feature, General Posts  /  No Comments

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More than one year ago, the state of Massachusetts made a decision that forever changed the Pelletier family. The entire ordeal began when doctors at two facilities could not agree on an opinion regarding a persistent disorder affecting a young girl in the family. Her father wanted her to see a former doctor who had […]

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Sunfair Dry Lake Bed ORV Violations

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  Feature, OHV Issues  /  2 Comments

Joshua Tree, CA - Sunfair Dry Lake Bed Z107.7 News | April 14, 2014  It was not your typical off-road experience when representatives from the County Sheriff’s Department, Bureau of Land Management, Marine Corps Base, the National Park Service and County Supervisor James Ramos office buckled up and set out in a convoy toward Sunfair Dry […]

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InlandPolitics: The spin cycle – Two different stories out of the gate

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  Feature, San Bernardino Co  /  5 Comments

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“Maybe the Feds are genuinely starting to take an interest in looking at the real corruption in the county.” InlandPolitics: The spin cycle – Two different stories out of the gate April 12, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. | InlandPolitics Administrator The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is conducting a criminal civil rights investigation at the San Bernardino […]

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Restore liberty: repeal over-burdensome helmet law

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Feature, OHV Issues  /  No Comments

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“Any people that would give up liberty for a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Ben Franklin   These words from one of our great country’s founders serve as a reminder that personal freedom is at the core of our identity as Americans and Californians. In an age when government has become […]

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A Citizen’s Letter-Yucca Valley Code Enforcement

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  General Posts, Yucca Valley  /  21 Comments

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Dear Cactus Thorns: So what’s going on with Code Enforcement in Yucca Valley? A Yucca Valley code enforcement officer has issued several citations on a residential property representing several thousand dollars in fines for the following violations: (1) overweight vehicles on the property, (2) performing mechanic work out of their house in a residential neighborhood, […]

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Yucca Valley Code Enforcement Becomes In-Active?

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Yucca Valley  /  No Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Introduction-A citizen submitted a letter and asks the question, “Why is Code Enforcement allowing car repairs to take place in the front yard of a single family residence in a quiet neighborhood, running a generator 12 hours a day while repairing  8-10 cars parked in the yard since the first complaint was […]

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Palm Desert Explorers make good showing

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Palm Desert, Riverside Co  /  No Comments

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On April 5-6, 2014, The Sherriff’s  Explorer Post 507 from the Palm Desert Station  participated in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department North County Explorer Competition in Castaic, California.  The purpose of the competition was to serve as a learning experience, camaraderie development, demonstrating the skills learned by the explorers, and applying those skills to […]

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Cook Votes To End ObamaCare’s 30-hour Workweek

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

The Protect American Workers Act, co-authored by Congressman Paul Cook, would eliminate ObamaCare’s 30-hour workweek. President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill. (File Photo)

  Rotwnews.com-Washington, D.C. – Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley/8), who represents the mountain communities, has voted to eliminate language in ObamaCare that defines full-time workers as working more than 30 hours a week. Cook is a co-author of the Save American Workers Act, H.R. 2575. Congressman )Paul Cook (File Photo) A media release from Cook’s office […]

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