Subject:

California Public Employees' Retirement System

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    BART Releases "Fact Sheet" That's Supposed to Make You Feel Better About Labor Negotiations

    Yesterday, BART unions held a press conference where reporters gathered to learn that workers are still not happy with the way things are going at the bargaining table. Among the many complaints, union folks slammed BART's chief negotiator, Tom Hock, saying he's being totally unfair and has a histor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Patronage Army General Willie Brown Stumps for Pension Reform

    I repent!​Willie Brown, who in 2001 deployed his friends, family, and hangers-on into what was commonly referred to as a "patronage army," is now helping the governor campaign against the classic patronage perk known as bloated pensions.At an event last week Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger billed as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Deaf Left Behind During Emergencies, Lawsuit Says

    The building is burning down -- but no one told Arthur​If the fire alarm goes off and nobody tells the deaf guy, he's just going to sit at his desk. It's a disturbing image, but according to a lawsuit filed today in San Francisco superior court, that's exactly what's happening in four state agenci ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Missed Connection

    The multiuse Transbay Terminal project may have shrunk into a really expensive bus station

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Requiem for a Pension Fund?

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger launches an attack on CalPERS. The giant pension fund's Democratic allies aren't taking it lying down

  • News

    January 12, 2005

    The Parmalat Syndrome

    How U.S. financial firms -- including Bank of America -- allegedly abetted a multibillion-dollar fraud, and how U.S. regulators are letting them get away with it

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Looking Inside INdTV

    Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?

  • News

    June 16, 2004

    Tower Inferno

    Mayor Newsom aids a developer at the apparent expense of the Transbay Terminal project, raising a question: Is the new boss just like the old boss?

  • News

    October 22, 2003

    Rolling in War Bucks

    How the state public employees' retirement system and the politically connected Carlyle Group profit from defense

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Class Action

    A peek at the future of higher political education

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Mecklin

    Get Me Rewrite

  • News

    May 26, 1999
  • News

    May 19, 1999
  • News

    May 12, 1999

    W.L. Brown: A Public/Private Partnership

    Mayor Willie Brown has made official decisions benefiting business entities that are partners in the mayor's own private business endeavors. Is this intersection of Brown's public decisions and private finances a coincidence - or a conflict of interest?

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