But the hoax was discovered when relatives contacted the newspaper to say the woman was alive and well. And the woman herself visited the newspaper office to prove it, according to the Associated Press. … [Read more...] about Man Faces Disorderly Conduct Charge After Faking (Alive) Mom’s Obituary in Bid for Paid Time Off
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ECOS President Ralph Propper said his group formally agreed on Friday to set aside that lawsuit in exchange for Caltrans' agreement to commit more funds to improve light rail service in the corridor, in hopes of making that service more of a real alternative for commuters. … [Read more...] about Highway 50 drivers, your daily commute is in for a big change. Light rail users, you too
The Sacramento Bee launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day The Bee filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Subscribe to alerts on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs at sacbee.com/newsletters. Twitter: @TheStateWorker. … [Read more...] about Will SEIU 1000’s raises hold back Yvonne Walker’s re-election bid?
“I think what he’s doing is important partly to draw attention to a river that deserves attention,” Buchanan said. “It’s basically dry, but you hear no conversation about that fact. I think that’s sad. If he can draw attention to that, and help raise people’s consciousness it’s all to the good.” … [Read more...] about Johnson County leader had life-changing kayak adventure at 22. At 64, he wants repeat
Pearce has stood staunchly against offering any new tax incentives for student housing, questioning whether there is a need for encouraging the developments. He also questioned whether the county could face legal challenges from other apartment developers that have been denied tax breaks, or might be denied in the future. … [Read more...] about Richland County flip-flops on tax break for student apartments near USC stadium