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Calif. Retirement Systems Sending Members to Summit in Hawaii

February 27, 2013 | 9:32 am

Calif. Retirement Systems Sending Members to Summit in Hawaii

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by Jennifer Gollan, California Watch When the head of one of the state’s largest independent pension funds received an invitation recently for his staff to attend a conference in Hawaii, his response lacked the aloha spirit. “I don’t plan on approving anyone to attend this conference given its location. … Hawaii is just not the right […]

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Can State Employees Work 2 Jobs At Once?

January 17, 2013 | 12:27 pm

Can State Employees Work 2 Jobs At Once?

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Some managers at CalPERS, the California state retirement system, are working two jobs there. Is that legal? CalPERS spokespeople say the agency is doing nothing wrong, but the practice has raised eyebrows among some experts in state regulations, according to the Sacramento Bee. In a written statement, the agency says it hired some managers to […]

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Just How Bad is San Jose’s Budget Situation, Really?

September 23, 2011 | 2:55 pm

Just How Bad is San Jose’s Budget Situation, Really?

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On Wednesday of this week, one could read an account of the previous day’s San Jose City Council meeting in the Mercury News that started this way: Every San Jose branch library shuttered. All city community center programs shut down. No more school crossing guards or park rangers. Even fewer cops. That will likely be […]

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