Archive for the ‘City of Stockton’ Category

Steven Greenhut: Bankrupt cities suffer for officials’ foolishness

July 22, 2012

http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/city-364739-san-bankruptcy.html

 

‘Me-first’ attitude driving fight for lavish benefit

July 22, 2012

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120713/A_NEWS0803/207130319

 

Document details Stockton’s 40-year bankruptcy plan

July 22, 2012

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120721/A_NEWS/207210325

 

Contra Costa Times editorial: City bankruptcies won’t be the last one in California

July 13, 2012

http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_21070804/contra-costa-times-editorial-city-bankruptcies-wont-be

 

Rising costs push California cities to fiscal brink. Throughout the state, local governments are slashing services to avoid bankruptcy. For some, it’s too late.

July 13, 2012

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-san-bernardino-bankruptcy-20120712,0,2433019.story

 

Stockton retirees sue to stop city from cutting health benefits. Stockton, which has filed for bankruptcy, told retirees they must pay their premiums or medical coverage will be canceled. The retirees say they can’t afford the premiums.

July 13, 2012

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-stockton-retirees-20120712,0,1188974.story

 

Stockton’s historic bankruptcy proceedings get under way

July 7, 2012

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/07/07/4615144/stocktons-historic-bankruptcy.html#mi_rss=Our%20Region

 

Unions, pensions drove Stockton, California to bankruptcy

July 2, 2012

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558298/Unions-pensions-drove-Stockton-California-to-bankruptcy.html

 

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

 

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

June 29, 2012

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