Homer Bosserman Jr. is a century-old marvel, a World War II Marine veteran who flew in the Pacific Theater with actor Tyrone Power. On Thursday, state officials honored him for his latest mission: 14 years of volunteer work for the California Highway Patrol.
This week’s State Worker column started with a tip that Caltrans employees were planning a barbecue and golf tournament on state time. Caltrans officials said that the off site at Land Park last Tuesday was on the up and up, that managers paid for it with their own money and that anyone who golfed had to burn leave credits.
The anonymous email said that Caltrans employees had recently scheduled a barbecue and golf tournament under the guise of a safety meeting at Land Park.
CalPERS members have less than a week to cast their votes for this years Board of Administration candidates. This week the retirement system released video from last Tuesdays candidate forum at CalPERS downtown Sacramento campus. You can watch the forum above. Click here to download the transcript.
Come January, either Kevin McCarty or Steve Cohn will represent California’s 7th Assembly District, which includes the state’s defective Board of Equalization headquarters in downtown Sacramento.
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.
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.
The director of California’s Department of Health Care Services will leave his post by year’s end, according to a letter to employees issued by Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Diana Dooley.
Our story in todays Bee highlights State Controller John Chiangs thumbs-down audit of CalPERS efforts to discover and to deter pension spiking. CalPERS strongly disagrees with the assessment.
Amid CalPERS board candidate David Miller’s suggestions that “dirty tricks” are behind the theft of his campaign’s signs, his opponent, Theresa Taylor, said that the signs’ disappearance “is a non-story” and that her campaign’s signs have also been removed from parts of downtown Sacramento.