CALPERS

Brown v. Kashkari

Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial Debate

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday’s night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:

09/05/2014

CalPERS has designated San Joaquin, Amador, Nevada, Sutter, Yuba and Yolo Counties as part of its Bay Area region. (CBS)

CalPERS Charging Central Valley Workers Bay Area Prices For Health Care

The Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.

04/02/2014

People walk by JP Morgan Chase & Company headquarters in New York, August 14, 2013. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Public Employee Pensions Gets $299M In JPMorgan Chase Settlement

JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay nearly $300 million to California’s public employee and teacher pension funds as part of a settlement related to mortgage-related investments.

11/19/2013

CalPERS

CalPERS Spent Over $1M Discretionary Travel Despite Governor’s Ban

California’s two public pension systems continued to fly top officials around the globe for conferences, workshops and speaking engagements even after Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a ban on discretionary travel.

07/18/2013

CalPERS

CalPERS To Post Data Of 500,000 Pensioners Online

The nation’s largest public pension fund announced Monday that it will post data online about nearly half a million pensioners in an effort to be transparent.

07/08/2013

Fred Buenrostro, CalPERS

Former CalPERS CEO, Board Member Charged With Fraud

Federal officials on Monday charged the former head of the nation’s largest pension fund and one of his business associates with falsifying documents and other charges in a long-running influence peddling and bribery investigation.

03/18/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

California Public Pension Fund Moves To Divest From Firearms

California’s largest public pension system has approved divesting from companies that make guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in the state.

02/19/2013

CalPERS

Vacaville Police Arrest CalPERS Employee For Identity Theft

Vacaville police arrested a California Public Employees Retirement System employee Friday on suspicion of stealing the identity of a retired Vacaville resident to obtain loans without the victim’s knowledge.

02/02/2013

CalPERS

Hundreds Of California State Workers Boosting Pensions By Moonlighting

California jobs records show many full-time state workers are moonlighting with second jobs in the same department.

01/30/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Moody’s Says California Pension Reform A Positive Step

Moody’s is calling California’s pension reform plan a positive development for the state and local governments.

09/10/2012

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