SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Supreme Court is denying Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's effort to speed up a final decision on whether the state can legally furlough more than 200,000 state employees.
The one-sentence order rejected the governor's request that the high court combine seven appeals court lawsuits.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An Alameda County judge is ordering back pay for more than 50,000 state workers he ruled were illegally furloughed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch on Thursday ordered the state to pay all employees who work in nearly 70 departments their full... more »
Santa Maria High School District leaders are making personal sacrifices to balance the budget.
The superintendent and the entire management team of the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District will be taking seven furlough days, two before June and five during the next school year. The furloughs save... more »
A reminder for residents of Santa Maria, another furlough day will take place on Friday. It's the second in the series of 13 furlough days throughout 2010. The Santa Maria city council passed a mandatory time off program last year to try and close the budget gap. As a result,... more »
Some city workers in Santa Maria will not be heading to work tomorrow. It'll be the second mandatory furlough day of 2010 for the employees.
Most will take the third Friday of each month without pay. The furlough was approved last year as a way to save the city... more »
Santa Maria city officials want to remind community members about the city's next furlough day.
The Santa Maria City cCuncil passed the city's Mandatory Time Off program last year, in order to save the city some cash. City offices will be closed on the third Friday of each month... more »