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  • Former Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally remembered by California leaders

     
    Former Lt. Gov. Dymally remembered...
  • Are state workers overpaid?

     
    The high salaries earned by California state workers have long rankled voters, who are again being asked to raise their taxes in November. The average California government employee earned $70,777 in 2011. That’s nearly $16,000 more than the...
  • California state workers committed bribery, mail fraud, auditor says

     
    California state workers cited by auditor for misconduct...
  • Brazilian woman alleges Marines ran her over

     
    A woman plans to file charges against the United States Embassy in Brazil after alleging that four government employees ran her over, another case that has tarnished the image of U.S. government employees in Latin America....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown targets state workers for cuts

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown is targeting a new part of the budget to close a widening deficit by seeking to reduce state employee costs in his budget proposal, according to sources with knowledge of his plans....
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • Public service ads warn Egyptians to be wary of foreigners

     
    CAIRO — Activists and human rights advocates have criticized Egypt's military-led government over a series of new television ads suggesting that foreigners are spies out to destroy the country. One of the public service announcements plays...
  • San Diego County worker fired for misconduct gets job back

     
    A San Diego County government employee who was fired after a co-worker reported that he allegedly had been watching pornography and masturbating while at work has gotten his job back. A hearing officer ruled that a 90-day suspension was more appropriate...
  • 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....
  • Governor, legislators could face pay cut like other state workers

     
    Governor, legislators could face pay cut like other state workers...
  • 'Glee' adoption plot sparks online petition

     
    An adoptive mother is using an online advocacy platform to distribute a petition calling on the producers of "Glee" to create a public service announcement that would offset inaccuracies in an adoption-based story on the series....