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  • California state workers committed bribery, mail fraud, auditor says

     
    California state workers cited by auditor for misconduct...
  • Having a little less to chew on

     Having a little less to chew on
    I've got two reasons to watch my weight over the next several weeks. First, it's the holiday season, when the national sport is overeating. Second, I've got another knee replacement coming up soon, and the lighter I am going in, the easier the recovery...
  • Public service workers may qualify for loan forgiveness

    Public service workers may qualify for loan forgiveness
    Dear Liz: I am the single mother of four daughters, including one who has a serious heart condition that causes $10,000 to $30,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses each year. These medical bills have caused me to file bankruptcy twice, but the...
  • Seven sentenced in bribery scheme at Navy base

     
    Four former government workers and three defense contractors were sentenced in San Diego federal court Tuesday for their roles in a bribery scheme involving Navy warplanes being repaired at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado....
  • Former Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally remembered by California leaders

     
    Former Lt. Gov. Dymally remembered...
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  • 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...
  • UC San Diego again tops national rankings of universities

     
    The 2012 listing, released Monday, put the UC San Diego campus as number one nationwide for the third year in a row based on such socially conscious efforts as enrolling and graduating low-income students, supporting research and encouraging students&#...
  • 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,"...
  • Thousands attend labor rally in MacArthur Park

     
    More than 4,000 people attended a Wednesday afternoon rally in MacArthur Park put on by a national public services employees union. The rally was held as part of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, 40th......
  • 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...