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Bill Lockyer

Guess Who's Getting Back Together?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.14.2013 | San Francisco

Well get Dr. Phil on the line. Bill and Nadia are reportedly trying to reconcile. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, California State Treas...

Shut Down the Merchants of Death -- A Divestment Strategy to Stop Gun Violence

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Around the country, Americans are not only lobbying their Congressmembers to support legislation to reduce gun violence, they are also voting with their dollars -- through pension funds, government purchasing policies, and university endowments.

Politician Found With Meth Granted Child Visitation Rights

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2012 | San Francisco

By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. -- The estranged wife of California Treasurer Bill Lockyer regained visitation rights with h...

Embattled Former Supervisor Arrested For Meth Possession

AP | Posted 11.06.2012 | San Francisco

ORANGE, Calif. -- Nadia Lockyer, the estranged wife of state Treasurer Bill Lockyer and a former Alameda County supervisor, was charged with drug poss...

Is The Nadia Lockyer Soap Opera Finally Over?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.24.2012 | San Francisco

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigned from her position on Friday saying she needed time to focus on getting her personal life in...

California Treasurer's Marital Saga Turns Even More Bizarre

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 06.17.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California state treasurer Bill Lockyer is used to the public spotlight. Just not like this. After a political career spanning ...

SEX TAPE RUMORED: Plot Thickens For Embattled Supervisor

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.27.2012 | San Francisco

The developing tale of Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer and her husband, California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer, has thickened, as the San Fra...

State Borrowing Billions To Stave Off Debt Crisis

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California borrowed $5.4 billion from private investors Tuesday as a hedge against a possible default by the federal government....

CA Prepared To Borrow $5 Billion If Feds Default

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's treasurer says the state is preparing to borrow as much as $5 billion in short-term loans if the federal gover...

State Of California Could Be Forced To Issue IOUs By April

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BERKELEY, Calif. — State Treasurer Bill Lockyer says California could be forced to issue IOUs as early as April or May if state lawmakers don't cut ...

A National Right-Wing Attack on California

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

If all those liberal Democrats were actually to solve California's very real political, economic and social problems, it would endanger the right's dearly-beloved dream of a Palin-esque future.

Retiree Gives $10K To Pay Back California For Unemployment Benefits

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

SAN FRANCISCO — A South Carolina retiree is doing his part to help California close its massive budget deficit. More than four decades after De...

California Mayor Was Set To Receive $500,000 'Finders Fee' Upon Sale Of Public Buildings

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The mayor of Santa Ana would receive a $500,000 "finder's fee" if the controversial sale of 24 state buildings goes through, according to interviews a...

The Top Vote-Getter in America? Lockyer of California

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

On election night last month, a small crowd of political enthusiasts gathered at a golf clubhouse in Hayward, California to cheer their winning candid...

The Last Hurrah of Jerry Brown

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

Some forty years ago, the late Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., my friend and mentor, asked me what I thought of Jerry Brown, who had just burst upon the nati...

Investment Banking and California's Municipal Bonds

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Dennis Santiago

California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer is a man with a lot of questions. On March 29, 2010 his office sent letters to Bank of America, Barclays, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley asking about their credit-default swap practices.

The F Word: CA Banks: Who Are They Working For?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Does it seem right to you that a state's ability to stay afloat should be the stuff of secretive betting pools? That's just what's happening. While st...

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jerry Brown, Bill Clinton and That Crazy California Governorship

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

California's next governor is likely someone who's already won a landslide election as governor, albeit 30 years ago. That's Jerry Brown, who won his latest landslide for Attorney General in 2006.

Goldman Advises Bets Against Bonds It Sold

ProPublica | Sharona Coutts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman, Sachs & Co. urged some of its big clients to place investment bets against California bonds this year despite having collected millions of do...