The report says dozens of agencies have engaged in legal pension spiking – a method of boosting a worker’s pay to fatten future pension checks.
More than 30 law enforcement agencies in New York, Illinois and California are splitting nearly $9 million in assets seized when authorities busted a cross-country marijuana ring involving buried gold and a former world mountain biking champion.
The former California governor will share the stage with Governor Jerry Brown at a climate change symposium. Schwarzenegger will then head to the capitol rotunda to unveil his official portrait.
After being nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, employees at Angeion Consulting decided that instead of dumping water on their heads, they’d donate to help a town running dangerously low on water.
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them.
Without the change, more than 78,000 veterans in California would risk losing their GI Bill benefits.
The state Assembly has approved legislation that would impose the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Oceanfront homes in Seal Beach, California, have avoided another drenching from huge surf spawned by Hurricane Marie in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico.
Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon’s screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn’t get to him.
A Michelin tire study found 52 percent of teens between the ages of 15 and 17 don’t know how to change a tire, while 44 percent don’t know how to check for tread depth, and 32 percent don’t understand the importance of tire pressure.
The bill by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles prohibits stores from carrying the bags as a way to encourage reusable ones. It follows about 100 cities and counties that previously banned plastic bags to fight litter.
U.S. District Judge Anthony Ishii of Fresno ruled that “10-day waiting periods impermissibly violate the Second Amendment” for gun-buyers who already passed background checks or are authorized to carry concealed weapons.