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  • CEO of California's $350B pension fund has no degree (CALPERS Union hackery)

    09/14/2018 3:21:58 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 67 replies
    KRON4 News ^ | 9/14/2018 | KRON4
    https://www.kron4.com/news/california/ceo-of-california-s-350b-pension-fund-has-no-degree/1444506328 KRON4 News - CEO of California's $350B pension fund has no degree Updated: Sep 14, 2018 11:07 AM PDT SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The chief executive of California's $350 billion pension fund does not have a college degree and the revelation has startled some retirees. Marcie Frost leads the California Public Employee Retirement System, the nation's largest retirement system. The Sacramento Bee reports that Frost did not claim to have a college degree when she was hired to lead CalPERS in 2016, but Frost is under fire now after a blogger alleged Frost implied in her application and in a...
  • #MeToo CA Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Accused of Sexual Harassment

    02/09/2018 11:19:28 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/18 | Katy Grimes
    Politico and Sac Bee Confuse 'Misconduct' and 'Harassment' With Latest Allegations Against Asm. Cristina Garcia Thursday it was revealed that the #MeToo Movement may be compromised by one of its leaders, Democrat Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, after new sexual harassment allegations against her surfaced.
  • ICE ‘surprise’ arrest in Sacramento courtroom could have chilling effect across state

    08/25/2018 8:54:38 PM PDT · by Mariner · 57 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | August 25th, 2108 | By Yesenia Amaro
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents entered Sacramento Superior Court last week and handcuffed an immigrant, making an arrest inside a courtroom that is considered a first of its type in the state, one that could have a chilling effect across California. “This will turn the judicial system on its head,” Sacramento attorney Charles Pacheco said. Pacheco said Wednesday’s arrest happened as a Sacramento Superior Court arraignment for his client, Yovanny Ontiveros-Cebreros, was concluding. Pacheco said ICE agents placed his client in handcuffs. Pacheco said he asked Superior Court Judge Lawrence Brown to step in, and Brown placed Ontiveros-Cebreros in the...
  • Trump, in his crude way, is supporting people's right to a voice

    08/23/2018 12:59:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Herald and News ^ | August 23, 2018 | Ben Boychuk, for the Sacramento Bee
    Donald Trump was serious when he campaigned on stricter enforcement of immigration laws. With “zero-tolerance” for illegal border crossers, a travel moratorium from certain countries and stricter limits on the number of legal immigrants, the president has kept his promise (short of building the wall) to reduce the number of newcomers to the United States. Even people who disagree with Trump’s approach on immigration — or think they disagree — should support him. Because it’s not about what might be the best immigration policy but rather who gets to make it. The president, in his crude way, is simply standing...
  • Sacramento Bee Leaks 19.5 Million California Voter Records, Promptly Compromised by Hackers

    02/08/2018 2:16:36 PM PST · by MeganC · 104 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 2/8/2018 - 12:00pm PST | Dell Cameron
    Last month, a local California newspaper left more than 19 million voter records exposed online. Gizmodo confirmed this week that the records were compromised during an apparent ransomware attack. The Sacramento Bee said in a statement that a firewall protecting its database was not restored during routine maintenance last month, leaving the 19,501,258 voter files publicly accessible. Additionally, the names, home addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of 52,873 Sacramento Bee subscribers were compromised. “We take this incident seriously and have begun efforts to notify each of the individuals on the contact list and to provide them resources to help...
  • Sacramento Bee Fishwives Troll Rep. Tom McClintock. Again

    02/10/2017 8:09:47 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/17 | Katy Grimes
    Targeted, Funded and Organized Protests Against Republicans The harpy fishwives on the Sacramento Bee editorial board, and shameless editorial boor Dan Morain, wrote an editorial Monday disputing the nature of the protest outside Republican Rep. Tom McClintock’s Townhall meeting held on Saturday in Roseville (”That’s not anarchy, Rep. McClintock, it’s democracy,”Feb. 6, 2017). McClintock described the large crowd of protestors as “anarchists” who had gathered to “disrupt” his meeting—which is exactly what happened. But the Bee fishwives said, “only if by “anarchists’ you mean ‘neighbors and grandparents.’” The fishwives and especially Morain, have been historically critical of McClintock just for...
  • Trump trumps Juno, to the detriment of us all

    07/07/2016 6:13:10 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 18 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | July 6, 2016 | Shawn Hubler
    Finding the big picture in a political season of smallness Why, even in the face of wonders, we can’t look away from the presidential campaign ‘Now the fun begins,’ scientists say, but will we share it?
  • Clinton-Warren together: Is America ready for all-female ticket?

    06/27/2016 9:04:05 PM PDT · by Mariner · 73 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 27th, 2016 | By Anita Kumar
    WASHINGTON - As Hillary Clinton campaigned with Elizabeth Warren for the first time Monday, the joint appearance raised the question: Is America ready for two women on a presidential ticket? Clinton is, of course, the first woman ever to clinch a major-party nomination for president. And she’s considering adding a second woman to the ticket, with Warren, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, as a running mate. “There is a wow factor to having two women on the ticket,” said Jim Hodges, a former governor of South Carolina and a Clinton ally who urged the campaign to select a woman. “It’s...
  • At least five stabbed at Capitol neo-Nazi protest

    06/26/2016 2:33:47 PM PDT · by Mariner · 69 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 26th, 2016 | By Stephen Magagnini and Ellen Garrison
    <p>At least five people were stabbed in a riot that broke out at the state Capitol Sunday between more than 150 anarchists and “anti-fascist” protestors and about 25 neo-Nazis who had gotten permission to rally on the west steps, police said.</p>
  • Sacramento Baptist preacher incites outrage with praise of Orlando massacre

    06/14/2016 2:03:08 PM PDT · by Mariner · 45 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 14th, 2016 | By Tyler Foggatt
    Sacramento’s religious community Tuesday roundly denounced a Natomas pastor who praised the Orlando massacre for eliminating “sodomites.” The 45-minute sermon Sunday by Roger Jimenez, pastor of a tiny church in a South Natomas office park, had gone viral by Tuesday morning, drawing condemnation around the nation. YouTube took down a video of the sermon, saying it violated the site’s ban on hate speech. But another copy was quickly posted. Jimenez of Verity Baptist Church spoke to reporters briefly Tuesday morning outside his house on River Run Circle in South Natomas. He said he would not back down from his Sunday...
  • Orlando, the latest deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history

    06/12/2016 6:36:06 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | June 12, 2016
    In the midst of Pride Month, a week into Ramadan, days after the burial of the beloved American Muslim Muhammad Ali, America woke on Sunday to yet another unbearable slaughter, the deadliest mass shooting yet in modern U.S. history.
  • Why Trump will win the White House

    06/05/2016 8:21:39 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | June 3, 2016 | Ben Boychuk
    5 reasons Donald Trump will be victorious in November The issues Trump has chosen resonate with voters Trump has shown he is a master of emotional appeal
  • Trump touts support from ‘my African American,’ says Clintons hate Obama

    06/03/2016 5:30:21 PM PDT · by Mariner · 34 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 3rd, 2016 | By Rachel Cohrs
    REDDING Presidential candidate Donald Trump said Bill and Hillary Clinton “hate” President Barack Obama during a sweltering campaign stop here Friday. “Hillary hates Obama, you know that? She has hated him for years,” Trump said. He argued the couple is only pretending to like the president to avoid prosecution for Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state. “Hillary Clinton will do anything (Obama) says,” Trump said. “You want to know why? She doesn’t want to go to jail.” Hundreds eager to hear Trump’s remarks gathered hours before the rally, chatting excitedly and sporting red “Make...
  • Why all the Hillary haters?

    05/23/2016 7:22:12 AM PDT · by Mariner · 104 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | May 23rd, 2015 | By Jack Ohman
    In this year of political rage, one aspect that baffles me somewhat is the absolute, electrified, apoplectic, blurred-vision hatred of Hillary Clinton. Nor do I get the similar outrage expressed about President Barack Obama, who in Comment Section World makes Donald Trump look like a lovable Disney character. I can only ascribe this Rage Against the Clinton Machine to misogyny. Yeah. I said it (send enraged emails to my boss, Dan Morain at dmorain@sacbee.com). Looking back on political figures, I can truly say that there are only a handful of people I could really get vein-popping angry about. â–ª Sarah...
  • California’s school gap wider than thought

    04/17/2016 3:34:25 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 16, 2016 | Dan Walters
    For years, California politicians and educators – who are sometimes the same – have talked about the “achievement gap” that separates poor and “English-learner” students from more advantaged classmates.
  • Bill is a way to boost Latino political power

    09/29/2015 6:14:41 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 5 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | September 28, 2015 | Cristóbal Alex
    Every American has the right to make his or her voice heard. Sadly, 50 years after the passage of the nation’s most important voting law, the 1965 Voting Rights Act, millions of Americans continue to be silenced at the voting booth because of a deadly one-two punch to our democracy – attacks on voting rights and an explosion of unlimited political spending in our elections.
  • California Senate passes resolution to ‘dump Trump’

    09/12/2015 7:26:54 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 44 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Alexei Koseff
    The final night of session is crunch time in the California Legislature: Ambitious new alternative energy goals are adopted. Landmark medical marijuana regulation is pushed through. Donald Trump is denounced. In the waning minutes before the Senate adjourned for the year, Democrats adopted a resolution condemning the Republican presidential frontrunner’s views on immigration and calling on Californians to divest from his many business enterprises.
  • Jerry Brown to Environmentalist Water Tunnel Critics: ‘Shut Up’

    05/07/2015 5:48:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    breitbart ^ | 5/7/15 | Daniel Nussbaum
    California Gov. Jerry Brown had some sharp words for environmentalist critics of his proposed Sacramento River water tunnels. On Wednesday, Brown told critics of his $15 billion plan to “shut up, because you don’t know what the hell you’re talking about,” according to the AP. Brown’s office told Sacramento Bee blog Capitol Alert that the governor’s remarks were made in “jest.” But the sharp rebuke highlights the tension surrounding the pricey project, which would send water from the northern part of the state south by using a pair of underground water tunnels to divert water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River...
  • Leftist McClatchy Online Ads Disrespect Women

    01/02/2015 2:08:25 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 1 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 12/31/2014 | David Lightman
        Leftist McClatchy (Fresno Bee, Sacramento Bee), routinely trumpets the Demogoguecrat line about "The War on Women". Then look at their online ad policy in action, putting their money where their mouth is. These ads are demeaning to all women and to everyone who cherishes a Mom, Wife, Sister or Daughter I tried to read a serious article about Hillary Clinton, whom the McClatchy Editorial Board has supported in the past. This despite Secretary Clinton's persecution of Kathleen Wiley, Paula Jones and a whole host of other victims of Bubba's serial groping.   You'd think that the Bee chain...
  • Democrats hope equal pay issue will mobilize women voters

    04/08/2014 3:35:40 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 8, 2014 | By Lindsay Wise and David Lightman
    A Democratic blitz this week for new orders and laws promising equal pay for women is a key agenda item the party hopes will boost turnout this fall among its most loyal voters. President Barack Obama signed two executive actions, which will bar federal contractors from retaliating against employees for comparing salaries and require contractors to report compensation data to the government by gender and race. A McClatchy analysis in January found that women employees at the White House make 91 cents for every dollar men make. The female share of the federal workforce also has declined under Obama, while...