State government employees retirement benefits a total mess
The federal government isn't the only branch out of control. Consider the state employees and this astonishing statistic: In the average state, full-career state government employees collect more in retirement benefits than 72 percent of full-time workers earn on the job in that state.
Water transfer proposal ruffles some locals in ag community
Oroville >> Farmers with surface water rights are scrambling to decide if they will pump groundwater to make up for cutbacks from the state water supplies along the Feather and Sacramento rivers.
Chris Haile promoted to CalFire Division Chief
Former Battalion Chief Chris Haile shared the details of his new position as division chief during an interview on Thursday afternoon.
UC, local schools promote good health through billboard, poster
Artwork by a fifth-grader at Manzanita School identified only as Emily graces a billboard on Highway 99 between Gridley and Biggs.