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PensionTsunami Is Taking a Four-Day Weekend: Pension news has been very sparse lately and the past two weeks have been especially — trying as well as very hot — so we’re going to take off early for the Labor Day weekend. See you on Tuesday! — Jack Dean, Editor
PensionTsunami is taking a break: We’re taking my favorite holiday — the Fourth of July — as an opportunity to rejuvenate for several days. We may post a headline or two each day if they seem important, but otherwise we hope to be back with full daily news of escalating state and local government pension crises on Monday. – Jack...
Have a great Independence Day holiday: We’re going to celebrate my favorite holiday — the Fourth of July — by taking a few extra days to rejuvenate. We’ll be back with more news of escalating state and local government pension crises on Monday. – Jack Dean, Publisher
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CalPERS faces steep climb to rebuild its funding: Last year was one of the best ever for the CalPERS investment fund, a gain of $47 billion that boosted the total to $350 billion. But pension funding only increased from 68 to 71 percent of the projected assets needed to pay future costs. A CalPERS report last week said investments earned 15.7 ...
CalPERS may join union foes of 401(k) option: A bill by state Sen. Steven Glazer, D-Orinda, giving new state workers the option new University of California workers received two years ago, a 401(k)-style plan rather than a pension, is opposed by unions and soon may be opposed by CalPERS. More than a third of eligible new UC employees have ...
Some cities outsource their highest pension costs: Dozens of cities, many of them formed in recent decades, do not directly pay police and firefighter pension rates. They get their safety services though contracts with county sheriff departments and large fire districts. An example is Lake Forest, a community in Orange County formerly known as ...

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CalSTRS provides retirement related benefits and services to teachers in California public schools and community colleges. It is the largest U.S. teachers' retirement fund with 833,000 members and assets of $111.6 billion as of March 31, 2009. Like CalPERS, they have an international reputation for corporate governance activism.

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