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New database details pay of California public school employees

New database details pay of California public school employees

July 29, 2014

The figures were added to Transparent California, which compiles compensation data for a variety of public sector employees. The education section of the website is composed of more than 581,000 individual compensation records from last year for about two-thirds of districts statewide. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

July 25, 2014

A recent survey of 90 miles of the Salmon River on found 55 dead adult salmon and more dead juveniles than would be expected this time of year, Sara Borok, an environmental scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, said Thursday. About 700 live fish were counted in cool pools fed by springs. [...]

The State Budget and Education Funding: 2014-15 and Beyond

The State Budget and Education Funding: 2014-15 and Beyond

June 25, 2014

Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), in partnership with EdSource, presents California’s Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor on Governor Brown’s May Revision of the 2014-15 state budget, what it means for schools and the fiscal outlook for education funding generally. The Legislative Analyst’s Office has built an outstanding reputation for objective and useful analysis of complex [...]

Department of Finance Discusses the 2014-15 California Budget

Department of Finance Discusses the 2014-15 California Budget

June 23, 2014

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She Shares with the Honorable Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly

She Shares with the Honorable Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly

June 17, 2014

She Shares, launched in March 2012, is a 501(c)3 in partnership with the California Center for Civic Participation.  Produced by the Dewey Square Group, She Shares is a unique conversation series featuring trailblazing women leaders who have created a lasting impact for women in California and beyond. Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins has served in the California [...]

Giannini Foundation Climate Change Forum: Challenges to California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources

Giannini Foundation Climate Change Forum: Challenges to California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources

June 5, 2014

California is the nation’s largest agricultural producer, with an output of $44.7 billion last year. The agricultural industry is a critical component of the Californian economy and it is the “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to climate change. Agricultural production is directly linked to climate and therefore will likely be affected by [...]

Press Conference: Immigration Reform Legislation & Ballot Initiative Announcement

Press Conference: Immigration Reform Legislation & Ballot Initiative Announcement

June 3, 2014

Senate Bill 396 will erase Proposition 187 from the code books. Senate Bill 1402 and Assembly Bill 692 will place an advisory question on November’s ballot asking California voters if Congress should immediately enact comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, and if the Federal Government should halt the deportations of noncriminal mothers and fathers of [...]

Capitol Weekly & UC Center: Online Gaming Conference 2014

Capitol Weekly & UC Center: Online Gaming Conference 2014

June 2, 2014

Fiscal Impact: How Much is There and For Who? Technology: Providers, Users and Security Keynote Tribal Perspectives Regulation: Jurisdiction, Sovereignty, and Equity Politics: Negotiating the Legislative Wrangle Did you like this? Share it:Tweet