Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial DebateDemocratic 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:
CalPERS Charging Central Valley Workers Bay Area Prices For Health CareThe 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.
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.
CalPERS Spent Over $1M Discretionary Travel Despite Governor's BanCalifornia’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.
CalPERS To Post Data Of 500,000 Pensioners OnlineThe 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.
Former CalPERS CEO, Board Member Charged With FraudFederal 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.
California Public Pension Fund Moves To Divest From FirearmsCalifornia’s largest public pension system has approved divesting from companies that make guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in the state.
Vacaville Police Arrest CalPERS Employee For Identity TheftVacaville 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.
Hundreds Of California State Workers Boosting Pensions By MoonlightingCalifornia jobs records show many full-time state workers are moonlighting with second jobs in the same department.
Moody’s Says California Pension Reform A Positive StepMoody’s is calling California’s pension reform plan a positive development for the state and local governments.
Lenders Say Stockton Bankruptcy Costing Millions, While City Continues Pension PaymentsA bond insurer said lenders are losing millions in Stockton’s bankruptcy while the city continues to fund pricey pensions.
CalPERS Reports Dismal 1 Percent ReturnThe nation’s largest public pension fund reported a dismal 1 percent return on its investments, a figure far short of projections that will likely add pressure on California’s state and local governments to contribute more.