Latest CalPERS Stories

2011-02-24 08:30:20

Apple shareholders opposed demands that the company disclose a plan for succession after CEO Steve Jobs took medical leave for the third time, but did approve a proposal giving them a bigger say in the appointment of directors.

2010-10-18 13:11:00

Consumer Group Calls On Pension Funds to Divest From Prop 23 Backers Tesoro, Valero SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct.

2010-10-06 07:45:00

Shareowners to Vote at Special Meeting on October 6 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An investor coalition, comprising seven public pension funds, is urging shareowners to vote their shares at Massey Energy Company's special meeting.

2010-07-12 11:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to US Department of Health and Human Services, compared with urban Americans, rural residents have higher poverty rates, have fewer doctors, hospitals, and other health resources, and face more difficulty getting to health services.

2010-04-19 09:00:00

"Blue Ribbon" recognition program will enable Blue Shield of California members to quickly find quality data about doctors online SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, Californians will have access to information identifying physicians who scored highly on evidence-based performance measures under a new program announced today by Blue Shield of California and the Pacific Business Group on Health.

2009-09-11 07:00:00

TOKYO, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiyo Fund announced today that it has accumulated a position in excess of 5% in ULVAC Inc. (6728) to become its second largest shareholder. The Taiyo Fund is known for its cooperative investment style working with senior management to enhance shareholder value.

2009-07-21 17:42:00

- Lower Rate Plan Now Available in Imperial, San Francisco, San Mateo and San Luis Obispo Counties - SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California announced today that it will expand the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) NetValue(SM) service area as of January 1, 2010 to include the counties of Imperial, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo and the northern part of San Mateo.

2009-07-21 18:39:54

California's two government pension funds reported nearly $100 billion in losses Tuesday, amounting to about a quarter of their portfolio values. The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest in the nation, posted a preliminary drop of $56.2 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30. No.

2009-06-17 07:00:00

CalPERS, Anthem Blue Cross, Medco Health Solutions, and Blue Shield of California Look to Promote Adoption Among Physicians SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The State of California's efforts to move into the age of wired health care received a shot in the arm today as The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) joined with Anthem Blue Cross, Medco Health Solutions, Inc., and Blue Shield of California to launch the state's largest electronic prescribing...

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.