Protesters disrupted a board meeting of the California Housing Finance Agency on Tuesday and demanded that the agency’s Keep Your Home California program move faster to aid homeowners with $2 billion it received from the federal Hardest Hit Fund.
After decades on the Sacramento City Council, Steve Cohn aspires to vault into an open Assembly seat. He stopped by The Sacramento Bee Capitol Bureau on Tuesday to answer questions about his record, his vision for state office and the ever-present debate over a new Kings arena.
California fishermen might need to swap out the content of their tackle boxes, depending on the progress of a proposed state regulation targeting what some consider chemically hazardous weights and sinkers.
After months of rancorous talks over pay and a threat to strike, California’s state building operators have ratified a contract with Gov. Jerry Brown.
The man accused of battery and other charges on a former CalPERS board member who later died made a brief court appearance Tuesday and had a preliminary hearing set on his pending case.
Men outnumber women almost three to one on California's city councils and boards of supervisors, according to a report released today by GrassrootsLab, a public affairs firm.
CalPERS said Monday it will eliminate all investments in hedge funds, unrelated pools of securities only available to top-shelf investors.
Howard Roth, a former aerospace engineer who became California’s chief state economist, was thrust into an uncomfortable spotlight when the recession tore a multibillion-dollar hole through the state’s budget. By all accounts, he handled his responsibilities with a steady hand, crafting his economic forecasts without any regard for politics.
Our most recent State Worker column focused on CalPERS board candidate David Miller’s campaign to represent state workers. Here are some clips of Miller, recorded during a lunch break interview at The Bee’s Capitol Bureau on Sept. 9, 2014.