More Videos

How to look for a state job online 2:05

How to look for a state job online

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money 3:18

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money

California needs to prepare for recession, Jerry Brown says 0:42

California needs to prepare for recession, Jerry Brown says

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters 1:08

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

Scenes from the 2018 Sacramento Women's March 0:46

Scenes from the 2018 Sacramento Women's March

Take a look at Whole Foods' dramatic price drop 1:06

Take a look at Whole Foods' dramatic price drop

Sexual harassment cases at the California Capitol 1:56

Sexual harassment cases at the California Capitol

'So how many of you enjoy coming to jail?' Counselor fights on the front lines of California's drug war 2:52

'So how many of you enjoy coming to jail?' Counselor fights on the front lines of California's drug war

Sorry, or Not: How Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct React 2:58

Sorry, or Not: How Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct React

'Being under the influence is about impairment' 0:55

'Being under the influence is about impairment'

  • See what The Bee found when it visited Camp Roberts in 2011

    Maj. Joseph Lovelace called public attention to severely dilapidated conditions at Camp Roberts, an Army post near Paso Robles, where sewage bubbled up from showers, old buildings decayed and materials bought for repairs were left out in the open until they, too, deteriorated. He now believes he was punished by the California National Guard for talking to The Sacramento Bee for stories published in 2011.

Maj. Joseph Lovelace called public attention to severely dilapidated conditions at Camp Roberts, an Army post near Paso Robles, where sewage bubbled up from showers, old buildings decayed and materials bought for repairs were left out in the open until they, too, deteriorated. He now believes he was punished by the California National Guard for talking to The Sacramento Bee for stories published in 2011. Nathaniel Levine The Sacramento Bee
Maj. Joseph Lovelace called public attention to severely dilapidated conditions at Camp Roberts, an Army post near Paso Robles, where sewage bubbled up from showers, old buildings decayed and materials bought for repairs were left out in the open until they, too, deteriorated. He now believes he was punished by the California National Guard for talking to The Sacramento Bee for stories published in 2011. Nathaniel Levine The Sacramento Bee

The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

National Guard whistleblower says he was forced to retire for exposing misconduct

March 27, 2017 12:01 AM

Comments

More Videos

How to look for a state job online 2:05

How to look for a state job online

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money 3:18

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money

California needs to prepare for recession, Jerry Brown says 0:42

California needs to prepare for recession, Jerry Brown says

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters 1:08

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

Scenes from the 2018 Sacramento Women's March 0:46

Scenes from the 2018 Sacramento Women's March

Take a look at Whole Foods' dramatic price drop 1:06

Take a look at Whole Foods' dramatic price drop

Sexual harassment cases at the California Capitol 1:56

Sexual harassment cases at the California Capitol

'So how many of you enjoy coming to jail?' Counselor fights on the front lines of California's drug war 2:52

'So how many of you enjoy coming to jail?' Counselor fights on the front lines of California's drug war

Sorry, or Not: How Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct React 2:58

Sorry, or Not: How Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct React

'Being under the influence is about impairment' 0:55

'Being under the influence is about impairment'

  • How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

    California’s newly paved freeways and highways are built to standards of smoothness that are the strictest in the country. Here is how Caltrans tests them.

About This Blog


The Sacramento Bee launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day The Bee filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Subscribe to alerts on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs at sacbee.com/newsletters. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.