Proposed Ballot Measure Would Cut Public Pensions In CaliforniaA proposed ballot measure unveiled Thursday would reduce pension payments for state and local government employees in the nation's most populous state.
UC Davis Students Protest Planned UC Tuition HikeStudents gathered on the campus of UC Davis Tuesday to protest planned tuition hikes.
$198 Billion: California's Unfunded Pension Liability Grew More Than 30 Times In A DecadeA decade of financial data posted by Controller John Chiang on his open-data website, ByTheNumbers.sco.ca.gov , shows that the state's 130 public pension systems are carrying $198 billion in unfunded liability in 2013, compared with $6.3 billion of unfunded liability in 2003.
CalPERS Committee Approves Higher Pension CalculationsA state pension fund committee has approved retirement calculations for new hires despite concerns about pension spiking raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments.
Gov. Brown Vows To Start Debate Over Teacher PensionsIn 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.
Roseville City Council Votes To Make 'Best And Final' Offer To Police UnionThe Roseville City Council passed a motion to have the city's police officers begin paying into their own pensions.
Roseville Police Cry Foul Over Emergency Pension MeetingThe meeting was originally supposed to happen on June 5, but the city called for a special emergency meeting Thursday at 11 a.m. and didn’t notify the police union.
Vallejo Man Allegedly Hid Dead Father To Collect Pension MoneyNeighbors complained about the smell, and deputies would make the disturbing discovery of a body in the backyard.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Right On Blog: Brown Ducking Pensions is Smart Politicshis week the California Legislature will consider over 650 bills in committee, the last opportunity for bills to be heard this year. Incredibly, Governor Brown’s modest pension reform package will not be one of them.
Modesto Voters Back Pension Reform Advisory Measures Voters in Modesto are strongly supporting three advisory measures aimed at reforming the pensions of city employees.
Governor Unveils Aggressive Pension Reform PlanGov. Jerry Brown unveiled details of his pension proposal Thursday that seeks to move new California state workers to a hybrid system where guaranteed benefits are combined with a 401(k)-style plan and would raise the retirement age from 55 to 67 for civil workers, as union leaders lined up to oppose his plans.
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UC Execs Demand Big Pension BoostTop executives at the University of California are threatening to sue if employees earning more than $245,000 annually do not receive a major pension hike.