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  1. California bill calls for divestment from Turkish governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The California State Assembly Public Employment, Retirement, and Social Security Committee voted Wednesday, April 22, to adopt Assembly Bill 1410, which calls for the divestment of the State of California's investments in the Turkish government, Asbarez reports. The bill was co-authored by Assemblymen Adrin Nazarian, Katcho Achadjian, and Scott Wilk.

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  2. My Word: Alameda's new leaders need to tell truth about city's financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... change pension or health benefits. Alameda is part of the pool of the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) in providing pensions to its employees. We are fortunate that our public safety employees agreed to pay for a larger share of ...

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  3. Sheriff delays armored vehicle purchaseRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Union Democrat

    Tuolumne County Sheriff Jim Mele on Tuesday rescinded his request for money out of the county's asset-forfeiture fund to buy a costly new armored vehicle. Mele was scheduled to ask the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors at Tuesday's meeting for $122,000 out of a county fund comprised of money seized from drug busts to put toward the purchase of a $270,000 Lenco MedCat Rescue Vehicle.

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  4. U.S. pension fund CalSTRS invests $100 million with Red MountainRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Reuters

    The California State Teachers' Retirement System , the second-largest U.S. public pension fund, made a $100 million investment with hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners earlier this year, three sources familiar with the matter said. The investment raises the Los Angeles-based activist hedge fund's total assets to $500 million, and gives it a credibility boost at a time activism is attracting both fresh capital and new players, industry analysts said.

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  5. Former Bush official's healthcare fund gets new life with HarbourVestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | PE Hub

    HarbourVest Partners acquired CalPERS' stake in a one-investor healthcare fund run by a former George W. Bush Administration official the system decided to offload, three sources confirmed. HarbourVest acquired the stake in Health Evolution Partners' growth fund around the end of last year, three sources said.

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  6. Milpitas selects interim planning directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    An interim director has been selected to temporarily replace outgoing Milpitas Planning and Neighborhood Services Director Steve McHarris. Bill Ekern, a former assistant city manager of Redwood City, will fill the position being vacated by McHarris who leaves to take a job as City of San Jose's new planning official.

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  7. Ousted Centinela Valley Superintendent Jose Fernandez suing districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    ... The lawsuit also raises issue with Fernandez's benefits under the California Public Employees Retirement System, alleging the district failed to take the appropriate steps to make his pay rate available on a publicly available pay scale, thus ...

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  8. REFILE-UPDATE 1-BP shareholders back more disclosure on climate change risksRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Reuters

    ... of shareholders at the meeting, including a representative of the $300 billion California Public Employees Retirement System, said voting through the resolution was fundamental to them retaining BP stocks. Some of BP's top 20 shareholders including ...

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  9. In historic move, BP's shareholders adopt global warming resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Mashable

    BP's shareholders overwhelmingly supported a resolution on Thursday that would force the company to disclose some of its climate change-related risks. The shareholder vote was extraordinarily lopsided, with about 98% of shareholders approving the resolution, which had the backing of BP's chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg.

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  10. BP boss faces investor protest vote against A 10m pay packetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Russia under sanctions. BP shareholders, including Aviva and the A 200billion California Public Employees Retirement System, voted in favour of a new resolution on climate change at the AGM. The resolution, passed by 98 per cent, now means BP will ...

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  11. UPDATE 1-BP shareholders back more disclosure on climate change risksRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Reuters

    ... of shareholders at the meeting, including a representative of the $300 billion California Public Employees Retirement System, said voting through the resolution was fundamental to them retaining BP stocks. Some of BP's top 20 shareholders including ...

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  12. CalPERS Benefits Education Event in San DiegoRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | San Diego NewsCape

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System is hosting a CalPERS Benefits Education Event in San Diego during May to inform members in a three-county region about programs and benefits available to them. This event will take place at the Doubletree San Diego/Mission Valley Hotel on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015.

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  13. BP shareholders back more disclosure on climate change risksRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Reuters

    ... of shareholders at the meeting, including a representative of the $300 billion California Public Employees Retirement System, said voting through the resolution was fundamental to them retaining BP stocks. (Reporting by Karolin Schaps and Dmitry ...

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  14. Milpitas council considers balanced 2015-16 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... than the prior year. But Karlen said costs for things like the city's unfunded California Public Employees Retirement System liability, the city's pension program, were growing along with retiree medical benefits costs. Karlen said PERS costs for ...

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  15. CalPERS reports $90 million less in costs for latest 5-year periodRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Pensions & Investments

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento, said annual ongoing costs for its investment operations have declined by about $90 million during the five-year period ended June 30, 2014, the pension fund said in a report released Monday.

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  16. Politicizing investments hurts pensioners, taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Wave

    Politicians love to spend other people's money. This axiom is no less true when it comes to investing other people's money.

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  17. Calpers plan funding increases 6 percent in new fiscal yearRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Reuters

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System will raise its funding for state and school employers by approximately 6 percent, the pension fund announced on Tuesday. The increases, which will take place in fiscal year 2015-2016, are driven by payroll growth, salary increases and retirees living longer, Calpers said.

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  18. UPDATE 1-Calpers raises pension plan funding in California by 6 pctRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Reuters

    The largest U.S. public pension fund announced on Tuesday that the state of California and its schools will increase funding of employee pension funds by 6 percent starting July 1. The California Public Employees' Retirement System, or Calpers, said the increases were driven by payroll growth, salary increases and retirees living longer. The state of California must increase its contribution by $487 million to $4.7 billion.

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  19. CalPERS says it trimmed fees to Wall StreetRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System said investment costs for managing its massive portfolio shrank by $90 million in the last five years, and that costs are now below those of its large public-pension-fund peers. Amid concern over soaring retiree costs, the state's nearly $300-billion public pension fund issued an annual report that showed solid investment gains.

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  20. CalPERS Investment Office Cuts Expenses for Five-Year Period, Tops Peer Benchmark in Cost SurveyRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System today reported that annual ongoing costs for its investment operations have declined by approximately $90 million for the five-fiscal-year period from 2009-14. The System also reported that it was found to be 'cost-advantaged' in a CEM Benchmarking survey, when measured against its peers.

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