Archive for June, 2012

Daniel Borenstein: Stockton bankruptcy resulted from common reckless borrowing

June 30, 2012

http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_20978601/daniel-borenstein-stockton-bankruptcy-resulted-from-common-reckless

 

City College accreditation in jeopardy, report says

June 30, 2012

http://www.sfgate.com/education/article/City-College-accreditation-in-jeopardy-report-3675075.php

 

Stockton’s default linked to pensions — and a big stock market gamble

June 29, 2012

http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20120627/BLOG03/120629924

 

Southland cities struggle to avoid joining Stockton in bankruptcy. Officials say cuts in services and employee benefits, along with higher taxes, are options to avoid Stockton’s fate. “Bankruptcy is what you do when you run out of options,” one says.

June 29, 2012

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bankruptcy-20120628,0,6615646.story

 

CalPERS reviewing administrator’s pension. Sweetwater deputy superintendent is working, collecting retirement.

June 29, 2012

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jun/25/calpers-reviewing-administrators-pension/

 

Steep firefighter pay violates law of supply and demand, grand jury says

June 29, 2012

http://taxdollars.ocregister.com/2012/06/28/steep-firefighter-pay-violates-law-of-supply-and-demand-grand-jury-says/158004/

 

L.A. County Pig arrested, found with 15-year-old girl in parked car at 2 a.m. in San Fernando

June 29, 2012

http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_20965628/l-county-sheriffs-deputy-arrested-found-15-year

 

The best place for business and careers? Not California, says Forbes

June 29, 2012

http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-best-place-for-business-20120628,0,173708.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MoneyCompany+%28Money+%26+Company%29

 

State audit: City of Vernon not living up to promises for government reform

June 29, 2012

http://californiawatch.org/dailyreport/state-audit-city-not-living-promises-government-reform-16867

Alameda County judge charged in elder abuse case to take leave of absence; affidavit outlines charges

June 29, 2012

http://www.contracostatimes.com/top-stories/ci_20965995/alameda-county-judge-charged-elder-abuse-case-take