Articles Tagged With ‘California Public Employees’




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California drops communist worker bill, lawmaker issues apology

A California lawmaker has rescinded his bill that would have made it easier for members of the Communist Party and their sympathizers to work for government agencies in California. Though the bill was advancing through... (Continue reading)

University of California faculty accused of sexually pursuing students

A document dump has revealed 113 cases of alleged sexual misconduct by employees across the University of California system over the last several years. Investigators substantiated claims against UC professors for conduct including lewd comments,... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission selects new director

After hiring a consulting firm that contacted more than 1,000 candidates nationwide, the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously last week to hire its interim chief as its new executive director. Jack Ainsworth has worked for... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man of the year facing life in prison for child molestation

A longtime public servant and former Lompoc man of the year is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to 17 counts of child molestation charges. Anthony Michael Durham, 67, is expected to spend the... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district administrator accused of racism

By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of racism, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board will discuss the discipline or termination of District Administrator Gerhardt Hubner at a Dec. 7 meeting, according to the... (Continue reading)

California janitor earns more than a quarter million

A custodian who works for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system received more than $270,000 in total compensation last year, including more than $160,000 in overtime pay, according to Transparent California, a database of... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande’s rehire of interim city manager in question

Arroyo Grande City Council’s plans to hire Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager were dismantled shortly after the council voted last week to approve his contract. It is currently unclear whether McFall will... (Continue reading)

Atascadero city clerk and treasurer positions go up for votes

Atascadero voters will decide whether the city clerk and treasurer roles remain elected positions or will become jobs controlled by the city manager. The Atascadero City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to put the issue... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly faculty to receive 10.5 percent raise

Just days before Cal Poly professors were to begin a five-day strike, the California State University System and the California Faculty Association agreed Friday to a tentative contract agreement. After almost a year of wrangling... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission chief fired in Morro Bay

At the conclusion of a jam-packed meeting in Morro Bay, the California Coastal Commission voted 7-5 to fire its executive director, Charles Lester. Hundreds of environmentalists and supporters of Lester converged upon the Morro Bay... (Continue reading)



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