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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2005 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County's chief administrative officer suggested Thursday that Supervisor Dennis Hansberger's beleaguered chief of staff step down because investigations into the aide's land deal are sullying the county's image. "This embarrasses the county," Mark Uffer said. "It raises questions about our commitment to ethical behavior."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 2001 | SCOTT GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under fire from women's rights organizations and state health officials, San Bernardino County officials abandoned their campaign Tuesday to end the distribution of morning-after contraceptive pills in county health clinics. The Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 not to appeal a Los Angeles-based nonprofit health care agency's decision to block their proposal. An appeal would have gone to the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday blocked the release of an investigative report detailing conflict-of-interest allegations involving the county's $31-million purchase of a privately run jail in the Mojave Desert. The investigation, completed in October by an outside special counsel, examined whether former Assemblyman Brett Granlund, now a lobbyist for the county in Sacramento, unduly swayed top county officials to buy a jail in Adelanto while he was working for the jail's owner.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 2004 | Hugo Martin, Times Staff Writer
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to award a $77,000 contract to a charter school that is under investigation by the state Department of Education for alleged financial mismanagement and questions about administrative oversight. Victorville-based California Charter Academy, the state's largest operator of charter schools, was one of 18 agencies that won county contracts to provide summer programs for youths between 14 and 21.
NEWS
June 12, 2001 | SCOTT GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Church bells echoed across the Inland Empire on Monday as religious organizations, most of them Roman Catholic, protested the execution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy J. McVeigh--the first person put to death by the federal government since 1963. As its battle cry, the organizations invoked passages of "For Whom the Bell Tolls," the 17th century work declaring that "any man's death diminishes me."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 2004 | Hugo Martin, Times Staff Writer
The wife of a former San Bernardino County supervisor who resigned last month to join the governor's cabinet will temporarily fill her husband's post, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday. After a unanimous vote, Patti Aguiar was sworn in Tuesday to be an interim supervisor, replacing her husband, Fred Aguiar, who left last month to be Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's secretary of State and Consumer Affairs.
SPORTS
November 11, 1988 | DOUG JEFFREY
A year after backing into the playoffs with no wins but 2 ties, El Camino Real High qualified for the City Section 4-A Division playoffs Thursday, defeating Canoga Park, 13-7. Canoga Park managed to cross the El Camino Real 30-yard line only 2 times as the Conquistadores (3-6, 2-5) clinched third place in the West Valley League game at Canoga Park. Brian Astgen's 3-yard scoring run in the third quarter increased El Camino Real's lead to 13-0.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 2006
-- Supervisor District 2 -- -- 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Paul Biane 24,654 100 -- -- District 4 -- -- 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Gary C. Ovitt 14,606 73 Kenneth M. White 5,517 27 -- -- Assessor -- -- 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Bill Postmus 64,487 46 Donald E. Williamson 47,018 34 Michael Willhite 14,751 11 Alfred Palazzo 12,992 9 -- -- Auditor/ Controller-Recorder ...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2006 | Jonathan Abrams, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County supervisors Tuesday approved a $102-million settlement with a politically connected developer that sued the county for failing to pay for flood-control improvements for its community of new homes and stores in Upland. The lengthy legal battle had ignited a political firestorm among the supervisors, including allegations of secret negotiations and leaked government memos -- and prompted some supervisors to offer to take lie-detector tests.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 2005 | Ashley Powers and Lance Pugmire, Times Staff Writers
All five San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday vowed to take lie-detector tests to prove that none of them leaked a confidential memo about a proposed $77-million legal settlement with a Rancho Cucamonga developer. The pledge is the latest twist in a three-year legal battle between the county and Colonies Partners over which should pay for flood control improvements near a massive residential and commercial development in Upland.
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