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Who Will be Yucca Valley’s Next Manager?

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Feature, General Posts, Yucca Valley  /  9 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The recently fired unpopular politician/Town Manager Mark Nuaimi, passed through the ranks of the Town of Yucca Valley long term employees with the swiftness and deftness wielding a death scythe.  After his uncontrolled spending spree of tax dollars trying to pass the failed Measure U, a 1% General Fund Tax for 30 […]

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Complaints to SB County Grand Jury

By   /  January 7, 2014  /  San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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The San Bernardino Grand Jury filed their 2012-2013 Final report to Presiding Judge Marsha G. Slough on June 28, 2013.  It is a 200 page report, but of interest is the mention on their cover letter indicating they followed up on some agencies and paid a visit to our town manager, Mark Nuaimi. E.H. Burgnon, […]

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Campaign Manager Sentenced 28 Months in Prison for Donations Scheme

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  General Posts, News  /  Comments Off

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FBI Press Release- Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Rhonda M. Glover, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that Joshua Nassi, 35, formerly of Fairfield, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to 28 months of […]

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Nuaimi Gives Black Eye to Yucca Valley

By   /  June 10, 2013  /  Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- OPINION- Mark Nuaimi, the Golden Boy of Fontana’s past glory as Mayor for 12 years, plowed through the reserves of the City of Colton reducing them to approximately $55,276.00 during his 3.75 years as Assistant General Manager. This seasoned politician thought he would try his hand at city government and step into […]

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Who Swiped Yucca Valley’s Sign?

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Someone call out the fashion police because the iconic landmark Yucca Valley sign has been swiped!  This sign has stood the test of time and matches the town emblem citing the date of incorporation. This historic design is seen on the flag waved at town hall, above the entrance to the building, […]

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Tab Berg: Citizens Want to Vote on any Public Subsidy

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

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Sacramento, Ca.,- According to a recent poll conducted by Tab Berg, “The results were clear: nearly 80% of the public wants their voices to be heard, they want to vote on any deal that includes any form of public subsidy.” Tab Berg of Tab Communications was the consultant hired by the Yes on Measure U […]

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Abel Falls Flat @ Friday Function

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Kudos to the local radio station for inviting councilman Merl Abel to the Friday “Up Close” call-in show.  Always a polite host and tossing out some fluffy questions to warm up his guest, Gary Daigneault sat back while Abel fell flat on his face just before sticking his foot in his mouth. […]

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Measure U…David versus Goliath in Yucca Valley…the Biggest Story of 2012

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  News, Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  8 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- FLASHBACK-The biggest story of  2012 was the defeat of Measure U against the greatest odds and the most campaign money ever spent in Yucca Valley to promote Measure U, the 1% sales tax for 30 years, a General Fund tax expected to bring in $160 million to the Town’s coffers. Town Manager, […]

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Councilman Robert Lombardo’s Sour Grapes over Measure U Defeat

By   /  February 21, 2013  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment

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Yucca Valley, Ca.- At the February 19th Town Council meeting, the public was subjected to the whines and moans of the Yes-On-Measure-U Committee. Speaking at the lectern that evening in an orchestrated presentation were the Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and later joining in was Councilman Dr. Robert Lombardo, DDS. Addressing an agenda item to end the […]

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The “Boys” Throw the Dice for Another Yucca Valley Tax!

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  10 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- There were three meetings back-to-back  this evening at the Yucca Valley Town Council. The first meeting started at 5pm with a Budget Workshop spilling into the 6pm start time of the regular Town Council meeting with unfinished business. It was obvious the Yucca Valley Town Manager, Mark Nuaimi, wanted to continue the […]

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Nuaimi’s Budget Forecast: $700,000.00 – $1 Million Deficit…and another Tax?

By   /  February 16, 2013  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  9 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.- Town Manager Mark Nuaimi recently secured his 3-year contract with an inexperienced Town Council to increase his pay package to $293,000,which was not widely accepted by the public. link Nuaimi is now rolling out the first peek of the town budget for 2012-2013. The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold a budget […]

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Yucca Valley Wastewater Project Moving Forward

By   /  February 11, 2013  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  11 Comments

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The Hi-Desert Water District has kept their nose to the grindstone making steady progress on the sewer project with very little fanfare.  The Public Advisory Committee, consisting of 15 citizens, met this evening to work on the Low Income program to help seniors living in Phase One of the sewer project. Trying not to re-invent […]

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..”Not From the Same Mold as Other Town Managers”….

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  19 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.-The Town Council lavished their praise on Town Manager Mark Nuaimi just before approving a 3 year contract that increased his current total package from $293,339.00, including insurance, contributions and allowances, to $300,840.00 by 2015. Councilman Rowe came out of the box first to give some background on how a Town or City […]

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Tonight-Yucca Valley Council to Defend Town Manager’s Bloated 3-year Contract

By   /  February 5, 2013  /  Opinion, Yucca Valley  /  2 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.-(Predication)- This evening at the Town Council meeting, four Council members, The Sky Harbor Four, will defend their decision to approve a 3-year contract for Town Manager Mark Nuaimi. His current benefit package is $293,300.00 per year and will be increased to $300,840.00 at the end of three years allowing him more accrual […]

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