Former City Manager Embroiled In Hercules' Financial Meltdown Found DeadFormer Hercules City Manager Nelson Oliva, who resigned in 2011 amidst the city's deepening financial struggles, has died, according to city officials.
San Jose Sues Santa Clara County To Recover Millions In Property TaxesSan Jose city officials have accused Santa Clara County of defying a state order to pay millions of dollars in property tax revenue that state officials ruled has been improperly withheld.
State Auditors Critical Of Hercules' Accounting RecordsState Controller John Chiang said in a pair of audits released on Thursday that Hercules has the worst set of accounting records he has ever seen and may have to pay back $2 million in federal and state grants because of poor documentation.
California Revenues Beat Projections In AugustState revenues surpassed budget estimates in August by a little more than 2.1 percent.
California Controller Asks Drug Companies For Lower Cost AIDS MedicationCalifornia's State Controller has asked that pharmacuetical companies lower the price of AIDS medications.
California Controller Aims To Prevent Local CorruptionState Controller John Chiang said his office needs more power to oversee local governments and agencies.
Budget Deal May Not Save California From IOUsThe state is saddled with $8 billion of past due bills that will come due as soon as the governor signs a budget, and the state controller said Thursday there is not enough money to pay all of its debts at once.
Schwarzenegger Sues to Enforce Minimum Wage