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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  /  Comments Off

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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  /  Comments Off

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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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Building trust with the community one cup at a time.

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Police Blotter  /  Comments Off

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On Monday, April 14, 2014, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, the Perris Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop.  The event will be held at the Starbucks Coffee, located at 1688 N. Perris Blvd., in the city of Perris.  The Morongo Basin would be well served by one of these soon.   In […]

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Desert Sun Op-Ed: Make life safer for local troops

By   /  April 1, 2014  /  29 Palms, Feature  /  Comments Off

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Desert Sun Editorial March 29, 2014-Our iSun investigation found that at least 28 Marines based at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center died in vehicle crashes. Another five Marines who were visiting the area died in vehicle crashes on desert roads surrounding the base. Those 32 deaths represent 10 percent of all off-duty Marine […]

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IEpolitics: SB County Candidate 460′s

By   /  April 1, 2014  /  Candidates, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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  Sharon Gilbert of IE Politics.com posted the 460s for the period of 1-31-2014 through 3-17-2014. Here they are for the San Bernardino County positions:   Auditor Controller:   Bob Dutton:  Bob Dutton   Dan Harp:  Dan Harp   District Attorney:   Grover Merritt:  Grover Merritt   Mike Ramos:  Mike Ramos   Sheriff:   Cliff […]

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James Ramos & Four Family Members each donate $4,100 to DA Mike Ramos Campaign

By   /  April 1, 2014  /  Candidates, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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San Bernardino County- The 460′s of several candidates have been posted by IePolitics for review covering the filing period of  01/01/2014 through 03/17/2014. These reports report the amounts donated to the candidate and list the expenditures. San Bernardino County limits contributions to $4,100 per person or business per election cycle. Contributions are not deductible for […]

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Bailiff whack that man’s pee pee

By   /  March 28, 2014  /  Riverside Co  /  Comments Off

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On March 24, 2014, at 8:36 p.m., officers from the Coachella Police Department responded to a report of a male exposing himself at De Oro Park, located near the intersection of Avenue 50 and Avenida De Oro, Coachella. Francisco Javier Cervantes, a 36-year-old Coachella resident, was arrested and transported to the Thermal Station. Thermal Station […]

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Colorado River provides training for Marines

By   /  March 27, 2014  /  Mohave Co  /  Comments Off

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Mojave Daily News.com-LAUGHLIN — A host of Marines descended upon the Colorado River south of Laughlin last week, where they received training on their rapid water skills. Encamped along Pipeline Beach, about 40 members of the 7th Engineering Support Battalion of the 1st Marine Logistics Group from Camp Pendleton spent five days on the water. […]

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Rancho Mirage Council Member Attacked With Anti-Gay Slur in Election Mailer

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Rancho Mirage, Riverside Co  /  Comments Off

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CaliforniaCityNews.org- A Rancho Mirage council race has taken an ugly turn after a mailer targeted the race’s openly gay incumbent with a homophobic slur. Scott Hines successfully campaigned in 2010 for a seat on the Rancho Mirage city council; however the previous race was also marred with anti-gay attacks. One flyer from an opponent claimed […]

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InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Campaign finance update

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Candidates, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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San Bernardino, Ca.,- A recent post by InlandPolitics.com reports on the campaign finances for the following seats: San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors – 2nd and 4th Districts, Sheriff-Coroner, District Attorney, Tax Collector and Assessor. For the complete list of donations, expenses, cash-on-hand and debt, click here>LINK     Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Riverside County: Campaign Donations Update

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Candidates, Riverside Co  /  Comments Off

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Riverside County, Ca.,- InlandPolitics.com has posted an update on campaign finance reports filed by the following candidates for the following seats:  Riverside County Board of Supervisors for the 2nd, 4th and 5th Districts, Sheriff and District Attorney. There are three elected incumbents that declared $80,000-$100,000 in debt. For the complete list of contributions, expenses, cash-on-hand […]

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TWENTYNINE PALMS: Base could lose 8 percent of personnel

By   /  March 22, 2014  /  29 Palms, Feature  /  Comments Off

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PE.com-Officials at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center near Twentynine Palms said they expect to lose about 1,100 personnel in the next few months. The move is part of the ongoing reduction in force that began last year in anticipation of the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. Initially, the wartime high of 202,000 Marines […]

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