Archive for December 15th, 2015

The Sacramento Bee: California’s taxable property passes $5 trillion

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Capitol Alert
By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
December 14, 2015

  • Property taxes should top $57 billion
  • Placer County has highest increase

The value of all taxable real estate in California has surpassed $5 trillion, according to the state Board of Equalization.

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calpers

Melody Petersen
December 14, 2015

The state’s biggest public pension fund has repeatedly missed a key performance goal for its controversial private equity investments.

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Orange County Register

A bidding war may be emerging for the Orange County Register. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)

Andrew Khouri
December 14, 2015

A federal judge has approved a $4.5-million loan that will allow the Orange County Register to operate during bankruptcy — setting the stage for a possible bidding war by an insider group and the owners of the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily News.

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