It was a gold-plated promise: A career in government meant a safe and sound pension, no matter what. All that may have changed Tuesday. In a case with major implications for California, a judge in Michigan ruled that the bankrupt city of Detroit can impose cuts to its municipal pension plans. Read more
Our running list of CA Fwd news coverage, alongside selected items on reform in California.
California may be leading the nation in health insurance enrollment, but critics say it's lagging in complying with a federal law that encourages voter registration -- a problem that could lead to a lawsuit before the end of December. Read more
Bolstered by help from his powerful father, City Council aide Sebastian Ridley-Thomas beat two fellow Democratic candidates in a special primary election Tuesday for a Los Angeles-area seat in the state Assembly. Read more
More California voters are becoming critical of the job Barack Obama is doing as President. Read more
Factory orders and production across the country grew to a healthier clip in November, as a trend of growth was re-established at manufacturing companies across Inland Southern California, a pair of reports released Monday, Dec. 2, found. Read more