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New option could cut state retiree medical costs

Fairly well known is California’s state and local pension problem, as much as $500 billion according to a 2011 Stanford University study. Less well known is the coming acute shortage in medical care for such retirees. Last December, Controller John

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State lawmakers’ financial interests now posted online

Mike McGuire made over $100,000 in 2014 as a Sonoma County supervisor and another $525 in parting gift certificates as the young Democrat left to take a $95,291-a-year job as a state senator. Richard Pan, a physician, took in just

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CA to reverse food glove law

Say goodbye to California’s ban on bare hands for food and drink handlers. Set to be enforced beginning July 1, the measure — passed just this March — would have required all bar and restaurant employees who prepared meals or beverages to

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Big Milk and Big Cheese start food fight 1

March 1, 2013 By Joseph Perkins Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician, knows a thing of two about health care. That’s why it is understandable the Sacramento Democrat was appointed chairman of the Assembly Health Committee. But Pan doesn’t know much

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AB 145 attacks voter registration 0

Sept. 4, 2012 By Dave Roberts Seventy-two percent of Californians who are eligible to vote are registered to vote. That’s up 2 percentage points from four years ago, but down from the three-quarters of eligible Californians who were registered in

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