Editor, Self-driving cars are coming. Consider: August 2012 – Google announces completing over 300,000 accident-free autonomous-driving miles. September 2012 – California becomes the third state to legalize street testing of self-driven cars. August 2013 – General Motors announces their desire to sell driverless cars by 2020. August 2013 – Nissan pledges to bring “multiple affordable, energy-efficient, […]
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A demand by administrators of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers) to raise retirement contributions from employers as much as 50 percent over the next seven years has already been factored into city budget planning and labor negotiations, according to the city manager. Without first determining the financial impact of Calpers’ looming hike in […]
Editor, Although the economic downturn hurt our city as it did all government agencies, Laguna’s current financial situation has stabilized. Per the latest budget, we have about $22 million in the bank (albeit mostly earmarked for contingencies, maintenance, and specific capital projects), no long-term debt, and a positive cash flow projected for the next two […]