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  • Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund

    Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund
    SACRAMENTO — The longer California's leaders delay shoring up the cash-strapped teacher pension fund, the more money it will cost taxpayers in the long run, according to an analysis presented to lawmakers on Wednesday. If lawmakers and Gov....
  • Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.

     Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.
    Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....
  • Letters: Common Core is about teaching students to think

    Re "Common Core learning curve," Editorial, March 14 As a middle school language arts teacher, I see the new Common Core curriculum as a necessary improvement. It requires students to think deeply about what they have read and to justify their positions...
  • Kashkari targets Brown on bullet train, schools, inequality

    Kashkari targets Brown on bullet train, schools, inequality
    SACRAMENTO — Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari pounded away Thursday at Gov. Jerry Brown's support for a $68-billion bullet train project, calling it "the most egregious example we have of misplaced priorities." "Dollars are limited,...
  • Democrats hoping to succeed Miller will battle over party backing

    Democrats hoping to succeed Miller will battle over party backing
    Hoping to pick up an Inland Empire congressional district in this year's elections, Democratic campaign officials got behind Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar from the start and hoped party voters would do the same. But the three other Democrats in the race...
  • California Senate Democrats acknowledge lost public trust

    SACRAMENTO -- In proposing to outlaw many gifts to lawmakers, including golf games and Lakers tickets, state Senate Democrats acknowledged Thursday that recent scandals have damaged how the public views the Legislature. “There is no question...
  • State GOP has $13.6-million plan to block Democratic supermajorities

    State GOP has $13.6-million plan to block Democratic supermajorities
    SACRAMENTO — California Republican leaders have a plan for depriving the Democrats of supermajorities in both houses of the state Legislature and rebuilding the party in this year’s elections, but it will take raising up to $13.6 million,...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss battered confidence of California Republicans

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss battered confidence of California Republicans
    Join Times staff writer Seema Mehta at 12:30 p.m. for an L.A. Now Live discussion on the clashing brands of conservatism on display over the weekend at a state Republican convention. The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's...
  • Gov. Brown takes swipes at GOP, praises labor unions

    Gov. Brown takes swipes at GOP, praises labor unions
    SACRAMENTO -- Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown gave a rousing pro-worker speech to a ballroom filled with union representatives Monday night, thanking organized labor for helping pass his vote-approved tax hike in 2012 and worker's compensation reform and...
  • Campaign donor, affirmative action bills go down without supermajority

    Campaign donor, affirmative action bills go down without supermajority
    SACRAMENTO — The Democrats' loss of a legislative supermajority stifled their push to change California's campaign finance and affirmative action laws Monday, potentially foreshadowing a return to partisan battles over their other priorities, such...
  • California's chief justice asks legislators to help rebuild courts

    California's chief justice asks legislators to help rebuild courts
    California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye warned Monday that the closure of budget-strapped courts has deprived more than 2 million residents of accessible justice and left the state “on the verge of a civil rights crisis.” "A three-...