Activists fighting climate change and the oil companies persuaded a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee to move forward with a resolution Wednesday for the city’s retirement fund to divest from fossil fuel investments.
Renteria, 36, did not play in 2012. He last appeared in the big leagues with the Reds in 2011, when he hit .251/.306/.348 in 96 games.
A new report said California needs to pay an additional $4.5 billion a year to shore up its financially shaky teacher retirement fund.
Confidence in the ability to afford a comfortable retirement remains at the same record low level recorded in 2011, and is slightly lower than last year, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, which has conducted the study the past 23 years.
Health concerns are forcing Morrissey to cancel his North American tour which included a stop in Davis, Reno and San Francisco in November…
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.
After 27 years in the department, San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore retired on Friday.
The nation’s largest teachers’ pension fund says it will review its holdings after being criticized for having an investment in the manufacturer of an assault rifle used in last week’s Connecticut school massacre.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will create the nation’s first state-run retirement savings program for private-sector workers, over the objection of critics who said it creates a new liability for taxpayers.
Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.