A series of new documents released through various sources further illustrate attempts to cover up the true state of the city's financial condition in early 2002, said City Attorney Michael Aguirre.
A lawsuit filed last week by the city pension plan against the San Diego city attorney and City Council is the centerpiece of a power struggle that took center stage in a Monday council meeting.
A startling revelation about the pension system was brought up in the City Councilís first open government meeting on Monday -- deceased retirees are receiving checks.
City Attorney Michael Aguirre is fulfilling campaign promises to bring change to City Hall -- but some wonder if the change is good.
January is awards month in the entertainment world. The Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild recognize their winners, and then come the nominations for the Big Daddy of them all -- the Academy Awards.
To paraphrase Sen. Howard Baker's question about Richard Nixon during the famous Watergate Hearings: "What did the mayor know, and when did he know it?" The hearings that launched a million lawyers.
Attorneys for the city and the city employee's pension system board are squaring off in an increasingly vitriolic battle that seems headed for the courts.
The San Diego City Employees' Retirement System saw another drop in its funded status through fiscal year 2004 -- leaving it at 65.8 percent, according to a preliminary actuarial report.
A 1090 action lawsuit to roll back the 2002 San Diego pension benefits, which cost the city approximately $42 million-plus, was filed Friday, according to the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.
As City Attorney Mike Aguirre moves forward with his pension funding investigation, more questions arise around the role of pension administrators.
City Attorney Mike Aguirre on Wednesday continued blasting a member of the mayor's Blue Ribbon finance committee for not reacting to information about the mounting pension deficit warnings in 2002.
City Attorney Michael Aguirre dropped a bombshell on City Hall in the first report of his pension investigation Friday. Aguirre alleges that city officials failed to disclose critical financial information and reports.
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