San Diego City Attorney Michael Aguirre announced Wednesday evening that he is calling for a unified audit of the 2003 and 2004 financial statements of both the city and the city’s pension plan.
A City Hall e-mail surfaced Thursday showing a top-level human resource official coaching a mayoral staff member on how to maximize a contentious benefit that many say is driving up the massive pension shortfall.
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has ordered an investigation into possible criminal violations of the California conflict-of-interest law by members of the board of trustees of the city pension system and city officials, according to media reports.
A team of attorneys suggested that the city's retirement system seek advice from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to clear up questions over the agency's tax exempt status.
It's time for the city to halt underfunding tactics and give the city a true and accurate budget, said local business leaders.
It's that time of year -- spring is coming. Time for ice on northern and mountain lakes to begin melting.
Mayor Dick Murphy's promise of a "fresh start" in the leadership at the city's retirement system is doing little to change the minds of two city agencies seeking to separate their pension funds from the city.
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series.
The City Council approved the appointment of seven new member of the San Diego City Employees Retirement System on Monday despite public criticism over the exclusion of a key member.
Two lawsuits have temporarily been postponed which could allow for the speedier completion of the long awaited 2003 financial audit.
Members of the San Diego City Council have taken advantage of a controversial retirement benefit approved over the past 10 years that critics argue is driving up the pension systems' $1.37 billion shortfall.
The San Diego City Council approved a series of resolutions Tuesday in hopes of expediting the completion a long-awaited 2003 financial audit.