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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board meeting NOT on web OR T.V. tonight??

E-mail form PUSD: June 29, 7:08 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, tonight's meeting cannot be televised or webcast live....

Original post made by Arnold on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 30, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 11 comments | 1139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who pays CalSTRS debt: state, schools, teachers?

Who pays CalSTRS debt: state, schools, teachers? By Ed Mendel "A day of reckoning may be coming for a huge CalSTRS...

Original post made by Arnold on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Candy Man Luke, on Sep 12, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 9 comments | 1006 Views

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Target Return Of 7.75% Very Challenging

Target Return Of 7.75% Very Challenging In The Near-term By Cam Hui on October 12, 2011 “Joseph Dear, the CIO of CALPERS,...

Original post made by Arnold on Oct. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 708 Views

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State pension funds: what went wrong

Two CalSTRS programs that expired at the beginning of the new year are an example of what all three state public pension...

Original post made by Arnold on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:27 am | 11 comments | 1325 Views

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Gov. Brown - CalPERS is a Ponzt Scheme

"Brown was particularly bothered by a contention in a report by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System that...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by watching pensions, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 804 Views

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Ootgoing CalPERS Board Member Rips Earnings

Outgoing CalPERS board member rips earnings December 19, 2011 “In a feisty farewell last week, an outgoing CalPERS board...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by B Madoff, on Jan 4, 2012 at 1:45 am | 5 comments | 1859 Views

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Teacher's Retirement Fund Wants You - The Taxpayers!

““…the state will have to increase CalSTRS funding by $3.8 billion a year for 30 years for a total of more than $114 billion.”” “Spokespersons...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by to: stacey, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 852 Views

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Gov. Brown's Budget Plan

“Governor Jerry Brown proposed $92.6 billion in spending for the year starting in July, an increase of about 7 percent, which...

Original post made by Arnold on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 1292 Views

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The governor's dice roll (Tim Hunt)

Tim Hunt: "California is a great dichotomy—we want all of the services (quality, low-cost higher education, locking up three-strikes...

Original post made by Arnold on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 787 Views

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Pension Reform Dead - HSR approved -State Broke

CalPERS has just ended their fiscal year losing 10 billion dollars while projecting they would earn 18.6 billion, for a net...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2107 Views

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Bankruptcy

SAN BERNARDINO -- The City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize a bankruptcy filing. "This is probably the hardest...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Be nice, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 957 Views

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Moody�s Triples Pension Debt Estimates

Moody�s Triples Pension Debt Estimates This is a big deal because Moody�s is changing the way they view public employee...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 1618 Views

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Police Officers Abuse Disability

Fraudulent disability claims are a huge issue which should be part of the governors 12 pension reform plan, but it isn't....

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 2717 Views

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AB 2541 - more money for police & fire unions t taxpayer cost

AB 2451 So this is what our politicians are working on, ALL OF THEM, while claiming pension reform is one of our biggest...

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Disgusting, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1290 Views

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To: Tim Hunt

"A starting firefighter makes $5,800 a month, while those at the top salary step (no. 6) make $7,405 or $88,860 annually....

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 2187 Views

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Did city management lie to the public regarding pension reform?

Yes! The city of Pleasanton and the management team have claimed public safety consecions that do not exist. The claimed...

Original post made by Arnold on Nov. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1188 Views

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Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 19 comments | 2142 Views

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Alameda County rewards boss: $400k…for life

"Alameda County supervisors have really taken to heart the adage that government should run like a business — rewarding County...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 685 Views

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CalPERS rate hike: 50 percent over six years

"The CalPERS board last week tentatively approved an employer rate hike of roughly 50 percent over the next half dozen years,...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr, drowning, on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 628 Views
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