LACERS BOARD UPDATE: LACERS Improves Health Benefits As Retirees Focus on Fitness

LACERS Benefits Administration Committee just approved improvements to our health plans ...

A Note on COVID-19

The Board is confident that you are taking the proper precautions to stay as healthy and as safe as possible, following the policies that governmental agencies are recommending...

Ed Harding Retires: Tributes

RLACEI President Emeritus Edward Harding is retiring from the RLACEI Board after serving as President for more than 24 years and as Board member for more than 30 years...

Ed Harding’s Career

My dad, Ed Harding, and I have a number of things in common. We both had City of L.A. Street Maintenance careers, holding many of the same job titles (in different eras, of course) as we promoted up through the ranks, both of us retiring from the same Division Head position...

Ed Harding, My Dad by Dennis Harding, RLACEI Director

My dad, Ed Harding, and I have a number of things in common. We both had City of L.A. Street Maintenance careers, holding many of the same job titles as we promoted up through the ranks...

Cal. Supreme Court Issues Good, Cautious Pension News

On July 30, the California Supreme Court rendered its much-anticipated decision regarding public pensions. Following are the background and overview of the Court’s decision; and relevance for LACERS Members and Retirees.

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing August 2020

Here’s a listing of all those who retired from the City this month.

LACERS BOARD UPDATE: LACERS Adopts New Actuarial Assumptions

Whenever I write on the subject of actuarial calculations, I see eyes glazing over before I begin, so bear with me. Yes, changing LACERS’ actuarial assumptions may not sound important or thrilling, but..

Fernie ‘ELVIZ’ Ramirez is a Retiree on the Move.

Fernie Ramirez retired March 24 from LAPD Training Division’s Art Unit after 32 years of City service. He worked about 16 years at the L.A. Zoo and about 16 years with the LAPD as a Graphic Designer...

Canceling Is No Picnic

This year’s annual RLACEI summer picnic, scheduled for Aug. 6 at Grace E. Simons Lodge, has sadly but reasonably been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic...