CalPERS

Our View: Rehiring retired needs to be phased out

To rehire a retiree or not? A recent change in law to the California Public Employees Retirement System prohibits government entities from re-hiring a retired public employee on a ...

Council meeting to include wide range of topics

Auburn residents can look forward to a variety of topics at Monday night’s City Council meeting. In a closed session at 5:15 p.m. the council is set to discuss labor negotiatio ...

Auburn police reorganization brings new positions for some

With reorganization at the Auburn Police Department finalized, one citizen said he is more concerned about what public officials make after they retire than during their employment ...

Our View: Kids or not, you have a stake in Auburn schools

Auburn school supporters, it’s time to speak now or forever hold your peace. The marriage that bonds the Auburn community with quality elementary education has been rocked the p ...

Our View: Auburn out front on pension reform; can state follow?

How do you eat an elephant named “pension reform”? As you would any other elephant — one bite at a time. The Auburn City Council and three public safety unions agreed to cha ...

Council to discuss retirement benefits, redistricting, Streetscape

The Auburn City Council is set to discuss and decide on lowering pension rates for public safety as part of its Monday night meeting. The City Council is scheduled to decide wheth ...

Everyday educators speak out on pensions

Several local retired educators want the community to know they aren’t making anywhere near $100,000 in annual pensions. Patrick Graham Patrick Graham is a Roseville resident ...

A lesson in teacher pensions

I am very disappointed in the headline of Aug. 18 concerning retired educators and their pensions, (“Retired educators hit pension gold”). The Auburn Journal does not need to ...

Our View: $100K pensioners are poster children for a broken system

In Vegas, 21 is a great number. In fact, it’s a lock on a winning hand. In Placer County, 21 is the number of county retirees holding that winning hand – a guaranteed annual p ...

Why more bureaucracy?

CalPERS is currently electing new Board of Administration members. But I have to ask, is a Board really necessary? If the investment decisions these board members make under-perf ...