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A janitor cleans an office. (AP)

Contra Costa County Workers Rally Over Pay, Benefits

Contra Costa County workers were rallying throughout the county Tuesday to protest what they call unjust treatment and to demand fair wages and benefits.


Jerry Brown

Phil Matier: Brown Hasn’t Ended Double-Dipping By Appointees

SACRAMENTO (KCBS) – Several officials Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed to state boards and commissions simultaneously collect a salary and a public pension, despite the governor’s campaign promise to end so-called double dipping. Those political […]


Contra Costa County Administrator David Twa

Contra Costa Top Officials Take Pay Cut To Close Budget Gap

Top county officials in Contra Costa have joined other employees in having their salaries and benefits cut to help in closing a projected budget deficit of nearly $46 million.



California Auditor Adds Teacher Pensions To ‘High-Risk’ List

The state auditor’s office is adding teacher pensions to the list of high-risk issues facing California government.



San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Tackles Wage Theft

Legislation to combat wage theft in San Francisco is picking up momentum at the Board of Supervisors.


UC Davis

Bay Area Colleges Losing Out To Private Schools As Professors Jump Ship

This week’s passage of the state budget dealt another $150 million blow to the University of California system, which will likely be made up via higher students’ fees. However, that’s not the only looming problem that may require students to dig deeper into their wallets.


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

Gov. Brown Wants State Workers To Repay Advances

Gov. Jerry Brown is ordering state agencies to recover millions of dollars in salary and travel advances that were given to state workers but never repaid.


The Chevron Oil Refinery In Richmond. (AP Photo)

Chevron CEO Made $14 Million In 2010

Chevron Corp. said its top executive made$14 million last year, according to an Associated Press analysis.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

A Gap Store. (AP)

Gap CEO Pay Package Up 18 Percent In 2010

Gap Inc. Chairman and CEO Glenn Murphy received compensation worth nearly $6 million in 2010, an 18 percent increase from the prior year, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

CBS San Francisco–04/12/2011

Intel Corporation President and CEO Paul Otellini (AP)

Intel CEO 2010 Pay Package Valued At $15.5M

Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini received a 2010 pay package worth $15.5 million, up 8 percent from 2009.

CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011