The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

March 26, 2009
PECG / CAPS science and engineering fair winners announced

We blogged last week about the Sacramento Regional Science & Engineering Fair, which was held on Saturday at Rosemont High School in Sacramento. PECG and CAPS helped sponsor the event, which drew students from around the region.

Blog users asked if we could get some details about the outcome of the fair. We contacted PECG / CAPS spokeswoman Lisa Marie Burcar, who was literally working up this press release about the event when she fielded our request for follow-up info.

After reading the press release you can check out the fair's Web site, now with updated lists of winners and photos from the event.

We're always interested in promoting charitable events sponsored by state worker organizations. In fact, we wish we would get more such news. Please keep this blog in mind whenever you'd like to get out the word about these kinds of events, employee awards or notable individual or group milestones. We want to share the good news.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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