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Education Key To Second Career In Sacramento IT Field

After a successful early career in sales and retail management, Sacramento’s Ron Klint decided it was time for a change.



CalPERS Pension Fraud Defendant’s Death Likely A Suicide At Nevada Gun Club

Reno, Nevada, police officer Tim Broadway said Wednesday that detectives were investigating the death Tuesday of Alfred Villalobos as an apparent suicide.


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Stockton Workers Fear Pensions They Worked For May Be Slashed In Bankruptcy Settlement

A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday that Stockton’s pension issues were no different than its other bills, leaving the door open for the city to slash payments once thought protected.



CalPERS Committee Approves Higher Pension Calculations

A state pension fund committee has approved retirement calculations for new hires despite concerns about pension spiking raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments.



Former CalPERS Chief Admits Accepting Bribes Stuffed In Paper Bags, Shoe Box In Guilty Plea

Fred Buenrostro Jr. pleaded guilty in San Francisco federal court to fraud and bribery charges stemming from his time as chief executive of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System from 2002 to 2008.


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CalPERS Leaves Medical Costs For 5 Valley, Sierra Counties In Bay Area Region

One of the nation’s largest public pension funds moved Yolo County into the Sacramento region, but left nearly half a dozen others in its Bay Area region, despite the fact some are more than 100 miles away.


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CalPERS Overcharging Thousands On Health Care Based On Bizarre Map

A public employee who lives in Sacramento could see their health care coverage cost jump as high as 15 percent just by moving a few miles to West Sacramento.



CalPERS Moves To Hike Contributions To Cover Retirees’ Longer Lives

Projections show workers are expected to live an average of as much as two years longer, driving up the cost of paying benefits to people until they die. Women retiring at age 55 in 2028 are expected to live to 87.


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Gov. Jerry Brown Urges CalPERS To Quickly Address Rising Pension Costs

He urged California’s largest public pension fund to act quickly to address rising costs saying failure to do so would widen the fund’s liabilities by billions of dollars.


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Gov. Brown Vows To Start Debate Over Teacher Pensions

In Gov. Jerry Brown’s promise to start paying off California’s massive liabilities, the largest single unfunded debt will not be seeing any additional pay-down in the coming fiscal year.



Sacramento City Council To Vote On Eminent Domain Against CalPERS

The council will vote on Tuesday whether to pursue an eminent domain claim on the old Macy’s building to make way for a Sacramento Kings arena.


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Pension-Share Increase Could Stymie City Plans Across State

Elk Grove will be forking out an additional $1.5 million dollars a year to cover increasing public pension costs.