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West Coast Politics and Finance Reporter — Bloomberg News

Reporter, West Coast politics and finance, Bloomberg News

Fed’s Lockhart Says Planned Rate Hike Complicated by China

bloomberg.com — Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said he continues to expect the first interest-rate hike in nearly a decade this year, while cautioning that a stronger dollar, a weaker Chinese yuan and falling oil prices complicate the outlook.
Aug 24, 2015

Fed’s Lockhart still sees rate hike `sometime' this year, China complicates U.S. growth outlook: bloom.bg/1U9NyHb via @stevematthews12

Aug 24, 2015

RT @SteveMatthews12: Ever-the-centrist @AtlantaFed Lockhart says outlook clouded by weaker yuan, falling oil prices bloom.bg/1U9NyHb via @business

Aug 24, 2015

Ever-the-centrist @AtlantaFed Lockhart says outlook clouded by weaker yuan, falling oil prices bloom.bg/1U9NyHb via @business

Aug 24, 2015

.@AtlantaFed Lockhart still looks for rate hike in 2015 but omits mention of September bloom.bg/1U9NyHb via @business

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Uber Unleashes Lobbyists in California to Reshape Driver Rules

bloomberg.com — Uber has spent more on lobbyists in California than Facebook and Apple combined to fend off regulations aimed at the heart of its worldwide business model. The San Francisco company's lobbyists are pushing lawmakers to exempt its drivers from obtaining commercial licenses before they can ferry passengers. Uber Technologies Inc.
Aug 24, 2015

Uber Unleashes Lobbyists in California to Reshape Driver Rules bloom.bg/1U1SX8u via @bpolitics

Aug 24, 2015

RT @business: .@Uber has spent almost $1 million in California to fend off regulations aimed at the heart of its business model bloom.bg/1U1SX8u

Aug 24, 2015

RT @business: .@Uber has spent almost $1 million in California to fend off regulations aimed at the heart of its business model bloom.bg/1U1SX8u

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As California Road Talks Begin, Brown Keeps Lawmakers Guessing

bloomberg.com — California Governor Jerry Brown said he won't tip his hand yet as to whether he'll support raising gas taxes to come up with $5.7 billion needed to repair the state's crumbling roads and bridges. "My approach to bringing people together is not to prematurely close the door," Brown, a 77-year-old Democrat, said Wednesday at a news conference at the Port of Oakland.

San Francisco Seeks Break From $3,500 One-Bedrooms Through Bonds

bloomberg.com — With tech workers flooding San Francisco, one-bedroom apartment rents have climbed to $3,500 a month, more than in any other U.S. city. Residents are being priced out. Evictions routinely spark political rallies.
Aug 10, 2015

Wow! Flood of tech workers bumps San Francisco one-bedroom apartment rents to $3,500 a month bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Aug 10, 2015

RT @LisaAWolfson: Wow! Flood of tech workers bumps San Francisco one-bedroom apartment rents to $3,500 a month bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Aug 10, 2015

RT @mccarthyryanj: The median asking price for a SF 1-bedroom apartment is $3,500 (NYC=$3,100) bloom.bg/1Uz0Zmc

Aug 10, 2015

The median asking price for a SF 1-bedroom apartment is $3,500 (NYC=$3,100) bloom.bg/1Uz0Zmc

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Calpers Investment Head Eliopoulos Plays Long Game With Pension

bloomberg.com — Ted Eliopoulos doesn't fret over the meager 2.4 percent he earned last year for the biggest U.S. pension even though it was a third of what was needed. Time, he says, is on his side. Appointed chief investment officer last year for the $300 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, Eliopoulos inherited a fund struggling with market volatility caused by six years of near-zero interest.
Aug 10, 2015

Calpers CIO Ted Eliopoulos isnt that worried abt meager returns -- he's playing the long game bloom.bg/1MkdNeK w @alisonvekshin

Aug 10, 2015

RT @mdc: Calpers CIO Ted Eliopoulos isnt that worried abt meager returns -- he's playing the long game bloom.bg/1MkdNeK w @alisonvekshin

Aug 10, 2015

Calpers investment boss doesn't fret over meager 2.4% return last year even though it was a third of what was needed. bloom.bg/1MkdNeK

California’s Worst-in-Nation Roads Face $5.7 Billion Funding Gap

bloomberg.com — California's streets are some of the most potholed and rutted in the U.S., with three-fourths in Los Angeles and San Francisco rated poor in a new national study calling on lawmakers to boost road funding. The dilemma that California and other U.S.

California Farmers Fight for Century-Old Claims to Water

bloomberg.com — California farmers whose families have held rights to water since the Gold Rush are fighting cutbacks sought by an agency that's merely 48 years old, one of many points of contention in a battle inspired by an epic drought.

Calpers Chief Sees Interest Rates as Greatest Portfolio Stress

bloomberg.com — The chief investment officer of the biggest U.S. pension fund is most worried about low interest rates as the California Public Employees' Retirement System struggles to earn enough money to pay beneficiaries.
Jul 15, 2015

Calpers CIO is worried abt low interest rates as it struggles to earn enough to pay beneficiaries bloom.bg/1M4v7TN w @alisonvekshin

Jul 15, 2015

RT @mdc: Calpers CIO is worried abt low interest rates as it struggles to earn enough to pay beneficiaries bloom.bg/1M4v7TN w @alisonvekshin

Calpers Misses Target With 2.4% Return in Past Fiscal Year

bloomberg.com — The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest pension in the U.S., said it earned 2.4 percent last fiscal year, below its target rate as financial-market turbulence depressed stock and bond returns. The $300 billion fund earned 1 percent on public-equity holdings and 1.3 percent in fixed-income investments, said Ted Eliopoulos, chief investment officer.
Jul 13, 2015

Calpers earned 2.4% in past fiscal year, just a lil shy of 7.5% target bloom.bg/1TxuQLj by Alison Vekshin

Jul 13, 2015

RT @mdc: Calpers earned 2.4% in past fiscal year, just a lil shy of 7.5% target bloom.bg/1TxuQLj by Alison Vekshin

Jul 13, 2015

RT @mdc: Calpers earned 2.4% in past fiscal year, just a lil shy of 7.5% target bloom.bg/1TxuQLj by Alison Vekshin

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More Cops Walk U.S. Beats as Cities Emerge From Riots, Recession

bloomberg.com — U.S. cities are hiring thousands of police officers as they recover from the recession that emaciated department ranks, putting more cops on neighborhood beats who could ease racial tensions between police and communities. New York is adding 1,300 officers, the first expansion of its police force in two decades.
Jul 07, 2015

U.S. cities are hiring more cops as they emerge from riots and the recession bloom.bg/1Uw6fYG by @alisonvekshin

Jul 07, 2015

U.S. cities are hiring more cops as they emerge from riots and the recession bloom.bg/1Uw6fYG by @alisonvekshin

Jul 07, 2015

RT @bpolitics: 7 out of 10 American cities are now increasing spending on public safety bloom.bg/1KOngc2 pic.twitter.com/VuQvJK45m6

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Jun 26, 2015

Ceremony commemorating 70th anniversary of U.N. Charter signing at SF city hall. pic.twitter.com/Ua77ghyuCG


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