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  • CA: Oakland teacher picked to sit on CalSTRS board

    08/29/2006 12:44:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 373+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 8/29/06 | Gilbert Chan
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday tapped an Oakland high school teacher and government ethics advocate for the state teachers' retirement board. Peter Reinke, a third-generation teacher, will join the 12-member board of the influential California State Teachers' Retirement System, filling the post vacated by controversial Schwarzenegger adviser David Crane. Under fire by teachers' groups and labor unions, Crane was ousted last June by Senate Democrats who said the governor's special adviser for jobs and economic growth was not the right fit for the post at the $142 billion fund. Crane came under criticism for his refusal to oppose a legislative...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 743 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • CA: Nunez picked to be Assembly's 66th speaker

    01/08/2004 8:13:49 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 132+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 1/8/04
    <p>A first-term lawmaker who grew up poor in Tijuana and San Diego was elected to the most powerful post in the California Assembly on Thursday.</p> <p>By a voice vote, lawmakers picked Assemblyman Fabian Nunez of Los Angeles as the house's 66th speaker. He will succeed the current speaker, fellow Democrat Herb Wesson of Culver City, on Feb. 9.</p>