The CA State Auditor’s Office just released these findings plus a “dashboard” so you can check out the financial health, or lack thereof, of your city.
Following Wednesday evening’s discussion by Councilmen Larry Chu and John McCauley, this news certainly reinforces the need – expressed by those two conscientious local officials - to start looking long and hard at ways to control retiree pensions and healthcare costs.
Here is a link to the State Auditor’s dashboard site. On it you will find a link where you can enter your town’s name:
Stay safe over these coming days of continuous fire concerns, possible PG&E shutoffs and potentially dangerous levels of smoke in the air.
This issue was also covered by of the Sacramento Bee in recent article, These are California's most financially strapped cities. Is yours on the list?