A citizens’ commission has approved 2 percent cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers and statewide officials, including the governor and attorney general.
The Justice Department sued Apple and other publishers last year. The five other publishers named in the lawsuit have settled. The judge has urged Apple to do the same.
California Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, once busted for shoplifting, is accused of renting an underwater Castro Valley home to a staffer shortly after giving him a big raise.
The Golden Gate Bridge District is well on its way to increasing fares 5% on its ferries come July. But transit experts have said that riders will feel the real pinch several years down the road.
San Francisco police officers have approved the plan, which calls for them to contribute more to their pensions, in exchange for raises and no layoffs this year.
Three top executives who oversee the Contra Costa County retirement system have asked for raises of four to six percent.
School board members in San Francisco would be in line for a regular pay check under a measure that’s headed for the ballot.