The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

October 27, 2011
Magazine calls State Worker 'Best Civic-Minded Blog' of 2011

Editor's note, 1:30 p.m.: The link to Sacramento Magazine has been updated.

The editors of Sacramento Magazine have named The State Worker "Best Civic-Minded Blog" of 2011.

The honor is one of 17 "Best of Sacramento" designations bestowed by the publication's staff on everything from "Best Old-Fashioned Barbershop" (Uncle Jed's Cut Hut) to "Best Place to Spot a Celebrity (California Hall of Fame).

The magazine also surveyed readers in 17 other categories including "Best Website," which was won by

Click here to open the 2011 Best of Sacramento editors' picks. Click here for the Bests picked by readers.

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About The State Worker

Jon Ortiz The Author

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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