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  • Greuel to explore pension changes for existing city employees, backer says

     
    A co-chairman of Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel’s mayoral campaign told business leaders Wednesday that his candidate will explore an increase in the retirement age for current city workers. A day before she is set to meet with the......
  • Senate’s $74.3 billion budget differs over education issues

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate's released its $74.3 billion budget, and it looks a lot like the House's $74.4 billion spending plan in a lot of places — with the exception of education funding where the Senate takes an approach closer to Gov. Rick...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Teacher pensions

     
    UPDATE -- Part two is here. Joining me for a conversation about issues related to teacher pensions is Glen Brown, a retired suburban public high school teacher whose blog deals with education (full bio below). In part one, below, we......
  • Governor, legislators could face pay cut like other state workers

     
    Governor, legislators could face pay cut like other state workers...
  • Panel slashes state leaders' pay by 5% in wake of proposed worker cuts

     
    A state panel Thursday approved a 5% pay cut for Gov. Jerry Brown, the Legislature and other elected state officials two weeks after the governor proposed a similar reduction for rank-and-file state employees....
  • Unions lament local pension votes, turn focus to Sacramento

     
    Voters in San Diego and San Jose overwhelmingly voted to pare back retirement benefits for city employees, setting the stage for a showdown over public pensions in Sacramento later this year. A coalition of labor groups which has balked at......
  • Headed for May 21 runoff, Greuel gets influential labor backing

     
    Standing aside L.A. trash collectors and machinists, mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel accepted the endorsement of a powerful city workers union the morning after she won a spot in the May 21 runoff....
  • Beutner hears no 'answer' to budget deficit from mayoral candidates

     
    At a forum in the San Fernando Valley, the top five candidates for L.A. mayor were repeatedly pressed for specifics on that point by Austin Beutner, who served as first deputy mayor until mid-2011....
  • L.A. mayor candidates tone it down for radio debate

     
    The leading candidates for L.A. mayor have dialed up their rhetoric as a March 5 primary draws closer, but they are still little known to a large number of voters in the city and remain determined to make a good first impression....
  • Ex-Cudahy official gets probation, not prison, in pot bribe case

     
    A former official in the southeast Los Angeles County city of Cudahy was sentenced to five years probation Monday -- far less than the prison term prosecutors recommended -- for his part in taking $17,000 in bribes from a man......
  • L.A.'s mayoral race just got more complicated

    L.A.'s mayoral race just got more complicated
    With the first round of the Los Angeles mayoral election still more than four months away, the race has taken shape in recent weeks, largely because of two developments that have scrambled the handicapping of the contest. First, it became clear that...