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Insight: CSU Executive Salary Cap / Question 1 / Andrew Nisker / Achilles Wheels


 
 
 
CSU Executive Salary Cap Last week the California State University board of trustees voted unanimously to cap executive pay at 10 percent of the predecessor's earnings or $375 thousand a year in public funds (additional private funds can be added.)  But some say the salary cap isn't enough.  Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco wants to cap the president's pay at 5 percent and the Legislative Analyst, Mac Taylor, has criticized the board of trustees for boosting executive pay by unfairly comparing Cal State Universities to out-of-state schools plush with research funding.
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Question 1 A new documentary examines the controversial leading role of Sacramento-based campaign consultants Frank Schubert and Jeff Flint in Maine's 2009 referendum battle over same-sex marriage.  We'll speak with the director of "Question 1," Joseph Fox, ahead of the film's West Coast premiere at the Crest Theatre on February 1st.
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Andrew Nisker Canadian filmmaker Andrew Nisker discusses how film, television and radio have influenced our view of the environment.  Nisker joins us ahead of his discussion: "The Role of the Media and Our Environment" in Roseville on Friday 3rd at the Utility Exploration Center. For tickets and more information click HERE.
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Achilles Wheels A five-man band from the CA Foothills combining rock-and-roll, Americana World Jam Band genres into hybrid instrumental compositions.  A high energy fusion of original music, the band plays on numerous stringed instruments and a whole truck load of drums.  Achilles Wheels can perform either acoustic or electric sets of any length.  They have a new CD out and will perform in Auburn this week-end.  They are playing in Auburn  on Saturday.  You can also stream their music at: http://www.sonicbids.com/epk/epk.aspx?epk_id=347291
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Wednesday, February 01, 2012
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